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International Tourism Management (Mandarin) Honours, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) ,
Tourism is a thriving international industry with great employment opportunities within a variety of sectors, from travel and marketing to public and voluntary. As travel and business opportunities increase in China the ability to speak Mandarin is a skill increasingly in demand by organisations. The International Tourism Management (Mandarin) Honours is offered at Middlesex University.

About

Why study BA International Tourism Management (Mandarin) Honours at Middlesex University?

The International Tourism Management (Mandarin) BA Honours degree combines theory with practice and focuses on global trends and current developments in international tourism. The theory element offers a distinctive social science perspective covering topics such as sustainability, cultural tourism, and tourism in developing countries. The practical component offers a range of exciting placement and field trip options, enabling you to build professional industry experience, in the UK and abroad, while you study.

Along with knowledge and skills highly relevant within the tourism industry you will also learn Mandarin as part of your degree through specialist classes with an expert language tutor. Mandarin is the most widely spoken language in the world and this additional skill will help you succeed in the tourism sector, with great support offered by our academics and a study abroad year in China to enhance your learning.

Course highlights

  • Every year you will take part in a range of UK field trips, while in year two you will have a week-long visit to an international exciting tourist destination. International field trip destinations have included Spain and Greece, and the majority of the cost is included in your tuition fees
  • Your 3rd year is a study abroad year with one of our partner universities in China. You also have awork placement opportunity to enhance Mandarin language
  • You will have the opportunity to plan your career path with the support of a designated team and to engage in industry networking activities such as career fairs
  • The international staff team provide excellence in teaching and research; ensuring you receive a first-class learning experience, with high levels of tutor support

Careers

There is an exciting diversity of tourism careers across the private, public and voluntary sectors, with roles for graduates within the tourism sector including;
  • Business Development Officers
  • Customer Service Agents
  • Graduate Trainee Managers
  • HR Executives
  • Marketing Executives
  • Project Managers
  • Travel Consultants

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Business Mandarin Spoken 
  • Business Mandarin Written 
  • Tourism and Society 
  • The International Tourism Industry and Employability 
  • Business Communications in Mandarin 1 
  • Business Communication in Mandarin 2 
  • Contemporary Tourism Management 
  • Researching People and Places 
  • Experiential Learning Overseas 
  • Tourism Languages 
  • Aviation and Transport Management 
  • Tourism Enterprise and Revenue Management 
  • Emerging Markets: Chine and Latin America

                                English Language Requirements

                                • Minimum required score:

                                  6.5

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                                • Minimum required score:

                                  87

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                                General Requirements

                                • 96 UCAS points
                                • Your prior achievement in awarded qualifications
                                • Predicted achievement in the qualifications you are currently studying
                                • Personal statement or statement of purpose for evidence of your motivation and commitment to your subject
                                • References about your academic potential and personal qualities
                                • Details of time spent at another Higher Education institution, even if the course was not completed.

                                Advance entry

                                • Year 2 entry: 120 UG credits at Level 4 in a Business/Management based degree/HND/HNC
                                • Year 3 entry: 240 UG credits in a Business/Management based degree/HND/HNC

                                Tuition Fee

                                • International

                                  13000 GBP/year
                                  Tuition Fee
                                  Based on the original amount of 13000 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
                                • EU/EEA

                                  9250 GBP/year
                                  Tuition Fee
                                  Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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                                Living costs for London

                                • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
                                  Living Costs

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