Tourism, Hospitality and Events

Study at the heart of a national Tourism hub. Personalise your course with a host of flexible modules. Use industry placements and professional contacts to springboard yourself into a career in a rapidly expanding sector.

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Courses we offer

Our Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation and Tourism courses ranked 1st in the country for Teaching Quality and Student Experience in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.

Go on life-changing visits to the world’s most iconic cities, meet and learn from inspiring industry guest speakers and work alongside an approachable, vastly-experienced teaching team by studying a Tourism, Hospitality and Events degree at the University of Sunderland.

We have a whole host of fantastic courses available for you to study, take a look below to find the right course for you.

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Join a dynamic global economic industry

Studying a degree in tourism, hospitality and events will enable you to gain unrivalled insights into an industry that is one of the key players in international commerce. You will study at our Sir Tom Cowie Campus at St Peter’s. You’ll become part of one of the fastest growing economic sectors in the world, where employment in the UK this decade is expected to grow at more than double the national average. You can ensure you stand out from the crowd with specialised modules that will enable you to study in the areas most passionate to you.

But, your learning will not just be based in Sunderland. We organise several field trips every year and have visited famous international cities such as Prague, Barcelona and New York in the past. You will also pick up advice and develop your skills alongside industry experts working in some of the world’s most popular destinations.

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The Sunderland difference

Our department has a fantastic reputation, our Hospitality, Event Management and Tourism courses are ranked 2nd in the UK according to The Guardian University league tables 2019. You will be based at the Sunderland Business School at St Peter’s within the vicinity of both the city centre and an increasingly popular seafront. You will have access to I.T resources, dozens of work areas and a library that contains over 31,000 books related to business, economics, management, human resources, marketing, strategy and tourism.

There’s never been a better time to study Tourism, Hospitality and Events and, here at Sunderland, you will be given all the tools needed to help you to begin your career in this popular and rapidly expanding sector.  

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