universal consultancy

BSc (Hons) Business and Tourism Management with Foundation Year

Learn the basic business principles and skills you need to run a business, with a focus on the tourism industry. This course is perfect for anyone who wants to start a business or get a job in an exciting industry that supports millions of jobs around the world.

Course Details

Course Overview

With the current economic difficulties in the travel and hospitality industries, it is more crucial than ever to produce a degree that supports the growth and sustainability of an industry that provides millions of jobs globally.

Our business and tourist management programme will provide you with the skills necessary to further your career in the tourism sector. Whether you’re seeking work with local, national, or worldwide firms, or you’re an aspiring entrepreneur wanting to carve out a new niche, “the world is your oyster” has never been more applicable.

Degree-level studies will provide you with transferable abilities that may be utilised in any job setting. Leadership, business operations, strategy, and entrepreneurship are necessary for the development of our industries.

This curriculum will prepare people with a particular interest in tourism with the experience, skills, and information necessary for success. You will acquire knowledge and comprehension of the many elements of tourism.

Full Time and 4 Years
September, January, June

Tourism is an essential component of the service industry, which provides considerable revenue for regions and nations worldwide. This course will provide you with the necessary skills and information to pursue a prosperous career in business and tourist management.



Year 0 (Foundation)

– Academic Skills for Business and Management (20 credits)
– Orientation for Success in Higher Education (20 credits)
– Understanding Business Organisations (20 credits)
– Understanding Customers (20 credits)
– Understanding the World of Tourism (20 credits)
– Foundation Year Project (20 credits)

Year 1

– Business Environment (20 credits)
– Tourism Marketing Principles (20 credits)
– Tourism Environment and Industry (20 credits)
– Organisation Behaviour (20 credits)
– Fundamentals of Business Finance (20 credits)
– Tourism and Society (20 credits)

Year 2

– Employability and Enterprise Skills (20 credits)
– Principles of Operations Management (20 credits)
– Entrepreneurship in Tourism (20 credits)
– Human Resource Management (20 credits)
– Tourism Impacts and Sustainable Development (20 credits)
– Research Methods (20 credits)

Year 3

– Tourism: Contemporary Issues (20 credits)
– Global Strategic Management (20 credits)
– Leadership and Change (20 credits)
– Destination Management (20 credits)
– Dissertation (40 credits)

Standard Entry Requirements (Under 21 years old)
Minimum 80 UCAS tariff points or 60 Credit Ofqual qualification at level 3.

Applicants who do not meet the above entry requirements will be considered on an individual basis

Applicants aged 21+ 
If applicants aged 21+ do not meet the standard entry requirements, we will also consider those with life/work skills which would make them suitable for undergraduate study with our Foundation programme.

London, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds