The following modules are indicative of what you will study on this course.
You will be able to choose three option modules, a selection of which are listed below. Please note that we cannot guarantee all option modules will run each year, as availability will depend on demand.
- Destination Development - Case Study Perspectives
- Research and Communication Skills
- The Business of Tourism
- Tourism Marketing and Entrepreneurship
- Airline and Airport Management
- Creating the Attraction and Event Experience shapes
- Global Festivals and Events
- Professional Practice
- Tourism, Culture and Society
The course is aimed at graduates seeking to establish or develop a management career in the tourism industry in the UK or abroad. As a minimum, you should have a good Honour's degree or equivalent.
Exceptionally an applicant without these formal qualifications, but with considerable work experience in the tourism or related industries, may be accepted at the discretion of the Course Leader.
If your first language is not English, you will need an IELTS score of at least 6.5 (or equivalent) with a minimum score of 6.0 in each component.
Graduates of this course have gone on to establish careers in a wide variety of fields around the world, including:
- national and regional tourism organisations in the UK and overseas,
- marketing roles with transport organisations such as airlines and tourism destinations,
- working for companies specialising in business tourism.
Some of our graduates have launched their own travel agency businesses, while others work in a variety of management roles in hotels, and in consultancy roles for tourism research organisations.
Career development centre
Our Career Development Centre has just been shortlisted for the Best University Careers Service in the National Undergraduate Employability Awards for 2017.
With a growing network of over 3,000 employers around the world and a team of experienced careers consultants, we are here to help you succeed.
In 2015–16, we helped over 1,500 students find work placements across a range of sectors, with 250 employers attending 14 on-campus skills and careers fairs.
As a Westminster student, you’ll have access to our services throughout your studies and after you graduate.
We can help you:
- find work placements related to your course,
- find part-time/vacation, placement and graduate jobs, including voluntary experience,
- find international opportunities to enhance your employability,
- market yourself effectively to employers,
- write better CVs and application forms,
- develop your interview and enterprise skills,
- plan your career with our careers consultants,
- meet employers and explore your career options at our employer fairs, careers presentations and networking events throughout the year.