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International Business and Tourism Management (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #601 (WUR) Glasgow, United Kingdom
The BA International Business and Tourism Management (Hons) of Glasgow Caledonian University will prepare you to compete for a wide range of job opportunities in UK and internationally.
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While gaining a broad understanding of business and the society in which it operates, you'll also develop essential leadership, management and communication skills and the global perspective you need to excel in business and tourism management.

By choosing a joint honours in International Business and Tourism Management (Hons) of Glasgow Caledonian University, you will gain a solid foundation in business and management and develop a distinct area of specialism in tourism, with 50% of your modules related to the tourism sector. You will acquire knowledge in destination development, planning, marketing and development, urban regeneration and finance for the tourism sector.

GCU is home to the Moffat Centre for Travel and Tourism Business Development which is the University’s consultancy and research centre for tourism and business development, which may allow interested students the opportunity to contribute towards research for some of the projects currently being carried out by the staff. 

Career Opportunities

Recent graduates have secured employment with The Scottish Government, Standard Life, Marriot Hotels, Radisson, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, Tesco PLC, Police Scotland and Microsoft UK.


The course is accredited by the Institute of Hospitality as well as recognised by the Tourism Management Institute (TMI), this enables our students to become members, with associated benefits.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Responsibility and Ethics in Tourism and Hospitality
  • Destination Development Image and Marketing
  • Urban Regional Regeneration
  • The Enterprise Value Challenge
  • Business Research Methods
  • Language and Skills and International Business Strategy

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place may be asked to achieve more than is stated.

Year 3

HND: HND Travel and Tourism or HND Hospitality Management with AB/ABB in Graded Units

Other related HND qualifications may be considered

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12250 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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  • RUK: £9250

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


We provide high-quality education for a fair price; as the University for the Common Good, we are committed to offering accessible higher education for talented students by keeping our tuition fees low and providing a generous scholarship package of over £2.5 million per year.

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