Enter the exciting world of international tourism with this specialised management degree from Solent University. You’ll learn the skills, qualities and knowledge required by employers to help you develop a successful career in a growing global industry.
The experienced course team recognise the importance of helping to build the skills, qualities and knowledge to enable graduates to make an immediate impact on employers and develop a successful career. To reinforce this, industry professionals have provided valuable input into the course to ensure that the theory and practice taught help develop key employment skills.
Previous students have had the opportunity to either study abroad at one of our partner institutions and experience a different culture, or undertake a work placement, exposing them to the industry and gaining valuable work experience.
Students have also previously benefitted from guest lectures delivered by travel and tourism industry professionals, providing up-to-date and first-hand knowledge of the industry.
Southampton’s location on the south coast means that students can take advantage of the University’s links with Carnival UK, Southampton International Airport and international tourist attractions such as Beaulieu National Motor Museum in the New Forest National Park. These links also have also provided past students with a variety of case study material in the sector.
What does this course lead to?
This course is industry-focused, leading to careers in the growing UK and international overseas tourism industry. Working in tourism is an exciting option if you have a passion for travel and creating a memorable and inspiring experience for tourists. You may prepare travel itineraries, lead tour parties or even work with local attractions and hotels. Jobs include tour operators, reservation consultants, local authority tourism officers and a variety of management positions.
Who is this course for?
Solent’s international tourism management programme is the ideal course for students who aspire to careers in tourism marketing, cruising, international tour operation, resort management or any other aspect of the international tourism industry.