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International Tourism Management PGDip

International Tourism Management PGDip

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Full time | University College Birmingham | 1 year | 14-FEB-22

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

14-FEB-22

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Tourism Management International Business Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Course overview

Tourism is one of the largest, most dynamic and competitive industries in the world, creating a demand for managers who possess high-level knowledge and skills to succeed in this exciting global industry. This course will enhance your management potential and develop your critical thinking, problem-solving, research and analytical skills to make an immediate impact on a tourism or service organisation.

Students will have the opportunity to specialise in a range of areas through our optional module offer.

A strong emphasis is placed on the role of communication and creativity in effective management practice, together with an in-depth understanding of contemporary issues.

A key feature of this course is the ‘international live industry project’, where you will travel to an overseas destination and apply your skills and knowledge to a real tourism context.

Previous students have completed projects in the Gambia, the Azores (in Portugal), the Canaries, Cyprus, Madeira and Dubai.

During your studies, you will work on other industry consultancy projects, network and debate contemporary themes in ‘creative dialogue’ sessions and mix with a diverse range of nationalities. The course also offers you an opportunity to undertake an optional placement.

Why should I choose this course?

  • UCB is an Institute of Travel & Tourism ‘Centre of Excellence’ and a leading provider of innovative undergraduate and postgraduate courses in tourism, with a national and international reputation.
  • UCB’s well-developed international links are reflected in our thriving international student body, which makes for a diverse and friendly atmosphere.
  • Our lecturers have significant industry and academic experience.
  • Postgraduate students will also benefit from a ‘professional mentor’ to offer further guidance and advice on advancing their careers.
  • The ‘live industry project’ is a fantastic opportunity to travel abroad, gain experience and use the skills you develop on your course in a real industry environment.

Modules

This module is based on an overseas visit to undertake a specific consultancy project. By applying your project management skills to an international destination, you will develop your ability to produce management solutions for a real case study. You will get involved with project management at all stages, work in a team whilst leading a particular work package. The collaborative teamwork will focus on developing strategies/ solutions to your given project brief. Please note: the costs of the essential elements of the trip will be covered by UCB.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£6,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Academic: PGDip International Tourism Management – A grade classification of third-class is required, or international equivalent. Work-Based: We also consider applicants who are currently employed and wish to apply to UCB; To apply, you must have 5 years of relevant managerial work experience, demonstrating in-depth knowledge of the sector for the subject matter you are interested in pursuing; and a reference detailing your roles and responsibilities from your line manager and a meeting with the programme team will usually be scheduled prior to a place being offered.

University information

Situated in the heart of the UK’s second-largest city, University College Birmingham has been providing award-winning, career-focused education and training for individuals with the “ambition and commitment to succeed” in some form for nearly 150 years. It’s also a diverse, multicultural university that welcomes over 7,500 students from 65 countries each year. University College Birmingham is renowned for its vocational courses which are led...more

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