Do you see yourself playing a key role within a successful tourism brand? Are you seeking a degree to make you stand out from the crowd with the dynamic skills needed to manage a global, national or local tourism organisation?
As well as providing a grounding in business management, this degree gives a deep understanding of core tourism topics at local, national and global levels. This spans from destination management and tourism economics, to development and policy.
Blending theory and practical activity, you will develop the essential transferable skills necessary for tourism careers, locally and across the world.
The BSc Business Management (Tourism) degree at Swansea University is an established programme within the School of Management, known for producing highly skilled and commercial thinking business managers. Graduates have gone on to work for the world’s biggest brands.
As well as specialising in tourism, this Business Management course will equip you with essential modern expertise in marketing, entrepreneurship, operations management, finance, accountancy, strategy and human resources.
WHY BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (TOURISM) AT SWANSEA?
- Ranked in the UK Top 30 for Graduate Prospects (Complete University Guide 2018)
- 83% of our Business Management graduates are employed or in further study within six months of graduating (DLHE 2016/17)
- Ranked in the UK Top 5 for Value Added (Guardian University Guide 2018)
- Ranked in the UK Top 15 for overall student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2018)
- A diverse student body from over 60 different countries
- Based in the £22 million School of Management building on the new Bay campus
YOUR BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (TOURISM) EXPERIENCE
Business Management (Tourism) at Swansea is a flexible degree giving you the chance to study abroad for a year, or work in industry for a year. This can give you a real competitive advantage and broaden your horizons when it comes to seeking employment.
The course blends theory with practical activity, helping prepare you for a diverse range of career opportunities in the private, public and voluntary sectors of tourism and related industries. Our broad selection of optional modules from the second and third years allows you to shape the degree towards your specific career goals.
Teaching at Swansea is partly informed by research and our staff have hands-on experience of theory and practice, meaning you can benefit from their academic expertise and real-world know-how.
As well as setting you up for a career in tourism within an organisation, we also have support services available to help you start your own business.
During your time with us, you will also have full access to our cutting edge video and digital content creation suite and state-of-the-art facilities at the School of Management, including the Fujitsu Innovation Hub and presentation rooms.
BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (TOURISM) EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
As a Business Management graduate from Swansea specialised in tourism, you will find yourself in a great position to secure rewarding employment at any business.
Whether your target is British Airways, Airbnb, TripAdvisor or Virgin Holidays this degree makes you a strong candidate for any potential employer. Your next step could lie in any of these roles:
- Tourism Management
- Travel Coordinator
- Market Analyst or Researcher
- HR Business Partner
- Business Development Manager