International Tourism & Hospitality Management (with Foundation Year option) BA (Hons)

Why study BA (Hons) International Tourism & Hospitality Management at BU?

  • You can combine tourism and hospitality, or select optional units to specialise in on or the other  
  • Regular guest lectures from industry professionals
  • You will gain invaluable experience, enhance your employability, and build your network through a placement (which can be anywhere in the world)
  • You can study abroad at one of our many partner institutions across the world 
  • As a popular seaside resort Bournemouth is a perfect location to study this tourism and hospitality
  • We are in the top 20 universities in the world for hospitality and leisure management (QS University Rankings 2023), 94% of our graduates are either working or studying fifteen months after graduating

Course accreditations

The accreditation bodies on our BA (Hons) International Tourism & Hospitality Management course are renowned industry-wide for promoting excellence and the highest standards, all of which is reflected in the BU Business School Experience.

  • Recognition as an Institute of Travel & Tourism Centre of Excellence signifies BU as an industry-leading university.  
  • Accreditation by the Tourism Management Institute ensures this course meets standards aligned to the needs of the tourism sector, enhancing future employment prospects when you graduate.
  • Being recognised as a United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO.TedQual) course provides opportunities for you to participate in tourism policy events of the highest level, as well as obtaining placements in the most prestigious tourism organisations globally.  
  • Successful completion of the accredited unit will allow you to acquire the IDM Certificate in Digital and Data-Driven Marketing, from the Institute of Data & Marketing (IDM).
  • Accreditation by the leading hospitality professional body, the Institute of Hospitality, offers numerous benefits to you such as free membership and access to the mentoring scheme.

Foundation year: We have a foundation year option for students who do not meet the entry requirements for the degree course. This additional year of study will give you a grounding in Business & Management, building your confidence, knowledge and skills for further study. After successful completion of the foundation year, you will progress to the full degree. 

BA (Hons) Award
September Start
Full-time Study Mode
4 years Duration
N840/N841 UCAS Code

Entry Requirements For This Course

For September 2024 and September 2025 entry: 104 - 120 UCAS tariff points including a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM. T Levels: Merit (120 UCAS tariff points)

Relevant subjects: All subjects considered

Foundation Year Entry Requirements for September 2024 and September 2025 entry: 48 - 72 UCAS tariff points.

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