International Tourism and Hospitality Management (Top-Up) via Study Centres BSc (Hons)

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Gain a solid tourism and hospitality education with a focus on management. Study for a UK degree from your country. Graduate and start a rewarding career.

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This course takes place in study centres that include universities and colleges in non-UK countries, and is a way to gain a world-class undergraduate degree from a British university without leaving your country. The content of the course mirrors the Sunderland-based equivalent course: International Tourism and Hospitality Management (Top-Up).

This particular course allows you to top a Foundation Degree in travel and tourism to a full honours degree with just one more year of study.

Please contact your Study Centre for the duration and mode of this course.

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Why us?

  • ‘World-leading’ research in Tourism in the Latest Research Excellence Framework (REF)
  • All Tourism courses are members of the ‘Institute of Hospitality'

Course structure

You will be taught by passionate academics who produce world-leading research. A typical week for you will include lectures, seminars, workshops, group work, fieldwork and e-learning. There is an emphasis on developing independent study skills. You will also have opportunities to present ideas and information to other students and also develop concepts and analyses within groups.

As well as assessments that count towards your final degree, there are also on-going assessments to provide feedback and help consolidate your learning. Assessment methods include written coursework, projects, presentations, practical exercises, time-constrained examinations and the major project in your final year.

Modules on this course include:

Core module

  • International Hospitality Management (20 credits)

Optional modules (choose five)

  • Strategic Planning for Tourism and Leisure (20 credits)
  • Urban Tourism (20 credits)
  • Digital Technology in the Visitor Economy (20 credits)
  • International Tourism and Hospitality Management Major Project (40 credits)
  • Gastronomy (20 credits)
  • Service Quality (20 credits)
  • Leadership and Management for the Service Sector (20 credits)


Some modules have prerequisites. Read more about what this means in our Help and Advice article.


Please contact the Study Centre directly for more information on facilities and location.

Entry requirements

  • Your qualification will need to be assessed by the course tutor to ensure the programme content meets the required learning outcomes for accreditation of prior learning from HND, Diploma, Foundation Degree or other NQF Level 5 qualification in a related subject

We also require three passes at GCSE grade C or above, which must include Mathematics and English Language, or an equivalent qualification, for example; a minimum of Level 2 Key Skills in Communication and Application of Number. If you have studied for a new GCSE for which you will be awarded a numerical grade then you will need to achieve a grade 4 or above.

If English is not your first language we will require an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with an overall score of 6.0 and at least 5.5 or higher in each component: reading, writing, listening and speaking. An alternative approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) can also be considered if the applicant's element scores are equivalent to those required for IELTS.

Fees and finance

Please contact the Study Centre directly for information about tuition fees and scholarships.

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When you graduate from this course you’ll be ready to take on a position in managerial roles within the tourism and hospitality industry. Job titles include Hotel Manager, Tourism Development Officer or Resort Office Manager. Employers include hotels, airlines, travel agencies, events organisers, heritage attractions, local authorities and other public sector bodies.

Additionally, you will have a broad set of transferable skills that will equip you for a much wider range of graduate-level employment. Your course could also be a stepping stone to further study and research.

More details about employment and careers will be available from your selected study centre.

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