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(Hons) Tourism Management, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #601 (WUR) ,
Study Tourism at Manchester Met ? the UK?s most popular undergraduate Tourism Management course. Ranked in the Top 10 of The Guardian University League Table 2018, you will learn about cutting-edge tourism and business practices in the heart of Manchester, England?s largest international city tourism destination after London.


At Manchester Met, we know that tourism offers varied, global employment prospects. So that you graduate with the skills that future employers expect, we have designed our course in consultation with industry leaders including TUI, the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA), QANTAS airlines, Manchester Airport and Visit Manchester. 

You can study specialist Tourism options that match your interests, learn a foreign language, take part in international fieldtrips and work for a year in the tourism industry. We are an Institute of Travel and Tourism Centre of Excellence and an ABTA Education Partner meaning you get access to expert industry networks during your studies.

Features and benefits of the course
  • Tourism at Manchester Met has been accredited by the Institute of Travel and Tourism as a Centre of Excellence.
  • The course is an education partner institution of Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA).
  • You will study at our city-centre campus close to Manchester?s landmark tourist attractions, at the heart of the Northern Powerhouse?s visitor economy.
  • Regular guest speakers from tourism organisations.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Destination Manchester
  • Tourism Operations Management
  • Marketing for Tourism
  • Tourism and Commerce
  • Tourism Financial Management
  • Tomorrow?s Tourist
  • Tomorrow?s Tourist (with a Language) 
  • The Business of Tour Operators
  • International Tourist Experience Design
  • Tourism and the Law
  • Managing Human Resources in Tourism
  • Responsible Tourism
  • Researching Tourism

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements



104-112 UCAS Tariff Points at A2 (Grades CCC-BBC) or acceptable alternatives e.g. BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma, Extended Diploma at Level 3 (Grades DMM).


GCSE grade C or grade 4 in English Language and Mathematics. Level 2 Functional Skills English and Mathematics also accepted.


106-112 UCAS Tariff Points from a relevant Access to HE Diploma with at least 45 credits at Level 3.

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Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    15000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Manchester

  • 645 - 1200 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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