International Tourism and Hospitality Management

University of Sunderland
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree

About this program

International Tourism and Hospitality Management

Explore the world with this management-focused Tourism and Hospitality degree and graduate into a fast-paced, exciting industry.

With close links to employers, this course focuses on the connection between theory and practice to give you a well-rounded education with real-world applications.

You'll study courses like 'Fundamentals of Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality' to learn about the ideas that make a company successful.

Plus, you'll go on field trips, visiting regional events and tourist attractions, visit companies and get a practical understanding of the industry. In the past, we've gone to Barcelona, Amsterdam, Edinburgh, the World Travel Market and the Crowne Plaza, to name a few. You'll get a full list of field visits at the start of the course.

Admission requirements

To study this course you need:

112 points from a minimum of two A-Levels.

You should also have:

Three passes at GCSE grade C or above (including Mathematics and English Language) or

If you have studied for a new GCSE that awards numerical grades, you need grade 4 or above

Equivalent qualifications including Level 2 Key Skills in Communications and Application of Number

If English is not your first language you should have at least one of the following qualifications (or equivalent) as a minimum

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Generally, the course requirements will be a minimum score of 6.0, with at least 5.5 or higher in each component: reading, writing, listening and speaking.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

Year 1

  • Fundamentals of Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality
  • Global Tourism
  • Impacts of Festivals and Events
  • Marketing and Business for the Service Sector
  • Study Skills for the Service Sector
  • Tourism and Heritage Management

Year 2

  • Consultancy for the Visitor Economy
  • Current Issues for Tourism and Hospitality
  • Exploring Human Resource Management for the Service Sector
  • Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions
  • Research Methods for the Service Sector
  • Tourism Fieldwork 2

Final year

  • Digital Technology and the Visitor Economy
  • Gastronomy
  • International Hospitality Management
  • Professional Development for the Service Sector
  • Service Quality
  • Strategic Planning for Tourism and Leisure

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available, Please visit university website for more information.


The full-time annual fee for this course is:

  • £9,250 if you are from theUK/Europe*
  • £12,500 if you are an international student

Career paths

This course gives you the knowledge you need for an exciting and successful career in a fast-paced, global industry with lots of job options. With close links to major industry experts, you'll learn using a mix of theory and practice that gives you the skills employers are looking for.

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University of Sunderland

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Contact info

University of Sunderland

Edinburgh Building, City Campus, Chester Road
SR1 3SD Sunderland

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