The world tourism and aviation industries have continued to flourish with increased international travel. This course will give you both academic and practical insight into these fascinating sectors and will help to prepare you for a range of related careers.
You will experience training with the airline industry as well as a range of field trips which will bring the subject to life. You will also cover key concept areas including marketing, global tourism, aviation safety and security, the environment and hospitality.
This course offers a clear route to graduate employment; as the Department of Tourism is a member of the Swissport Academy, you will explore continuous learning opportunities through airport visits, experiential learning, and guest speakers from Swissport to develop in-demand skills for a career in the aviation industry. In addition, you will be guaranteed an interview for the Swissport graduate scheme.
All students on this course are eligible to register for the Institute of Hospitality Education Membership Scheme.