Tourism is about showing people the world and capturing their imaginations. In this era of social media, holidays take on new meaning.
But tourism doesn’t just mean foreign travel. There’s a wealth of fascinating and beautiful attractions on our doorstep. Manchester is England’s second-largest international city tourist destination. It’s the perfect place to see excellent tourism practices in action.
Tourism for the 21st century
On this course you’ll learn about modern tourism practices from industry leaders. It’s been designed alongside high-profile organisations such as TUI, Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA), Qantas Airways and Visit Manchester.
You’ll explore marketing, financial management, human resources, the law and responsible tourism, as well as developing research skills. This well-rounded degree will prepare you for a range of careers – at home and overseas.
World of choice
There are option units from Year 1 giving you incredible flexibility with your studies.
Choose subjects that interest you and get specialist knowledge alongside a good grounding in how the tourism industry works and fits into society.
In your second year, you’ll have the chance to travel abroad to a tourist destination. You can also choose to learn a language, which could help you access career opportunities overseas.