By studying this hybrid degree at Buckinghamshire New University, you’ll gain the extensive knowledge and understanding needed to dive into a career within the tourism and air travel sectors.
We have a strong track-record of helping students meet the contemporary needs of these global industries, with our participation in the Erasmus scheme giving students the opportunity to study aboard for a semester.*
Why study this subject?
A perfect fit for someone that has an interest in working in the international travel and tourism sectors, you will gain an understanding of the behind-the-scenes operations, planning and management required by employers in these industries.
Our BA (Hons) in International Tourism with Air Travel degree gives you a broad understanding across all aspects of tourism, with a focus on air transport, helping you to gain the knowledge and transferable skills to start a career in these vast and varied areas.
There are a wide range of career paths that this degree could take you, including working airlines or tour operators, marketing agencies, ground handlers, destination management companies, tourism planning, air cargo operators, among many others.
With to our ITT accreditation, students studying this course are also provided with access to their exclusive networking and careers events.
Why study at Buckinghamshire New University?
Our BA (Hons) in International Tourism with Air Travel course keeps pace with the continuous changes within the travel and tourism industry, ensuring you graduate with the most up-to-date knowledge and skills that this energetic sector demands.
You will learn from skilled lecturers within the School of Aviation and Security who have a high level of working knowledge, based on industry experience. Their teaching will allow you to gain a deep insight into the latest trends and requirements of tourism and air travel.
As well as receiving top-class lectures and seminars, students are also supported by personal tutors, module leaders and course leaders. In addition, guest speakers often deliver sessions for students within the University to enrich their learning – in the past, in the past we’ve welcomed speakers from the likes of TUI and British Airways.
What facilities can I use?
We’ve invested in a range of state-of-the-art facilities across our campuses to support your learning.
Our library is the perfect place to find the resources you need and a quiet place to study, filled with four floors of books, journals, computer suites and study rooms. Or, if you’d rather work off campus, e-Journals and resources are only a few clicks away using our Virtual Learning Environment.
What will I study?
In your Foundation Year, you will spend time adapting to study at university level, through a well-balanced mix of skills and subject-focused modules to help you make the transition into your degree.
As you move into your undergraduate studies, you will get to explore the key issues facing the travel and aviation sectors and gain the skills employers are looking for.
You’ll complete a mix of tourism and aviation modules throughout the three years, covering the structure, operations and marketing of these ever-changing sectors and how they may evolve in the future.
We’ll give you the opportunity to undertake seasonal work experience, as well as a studying a semester abroad which will provide you with further insight into the international travel and tourism sector. During this time, you’ll be able to fine-tune the skills learned in the classroom in a practical, real-time setting.
By the time you finish this degree, you will have specific knowledge of the day-to-day operation and management of the various tourism sectors.
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