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Tourism & Events Management


Ready to jump straight into the first year of your tourism & hospitality degree?

We’re here to help you settle into your new home. You will benefit from extra support with study skills, and you will learn how to adapt to the UK educational system. Teaching will take place at the College during your first year, and at the University during your second year.

You will gain the practical skills to either specialise in Events Management or become an effective Tourism and Business Manager with the ability to work worldwide.


  • Two semesters


  • January
  • September


  • £16,250

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Special Features

  • First year direct entry available
  • Optional placement year
  • Learn in real-life settings, including our Hotel School

If you are successful, you could join our list of graduates who were chosen by multinational corporations, specialist tour operators, national tourist boards and hospitality organisations worldwide.

Degrees Available

*Full programme specifications can be found under the ‘Course Details’ section for each University of Plymouth webpage.

Programme Details

Location: UPIC at the University of Plymouth
Intake: January and September

 Standard Modules – All Pathways

  • Business Foundations: You will build on your knowledge and understanding of business concepts, strategies and models by looking at different types of organisations and a variety of sectors.
  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication (ILSC)
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Principles of ICT

Specialist Modules

  • Principles of Economics
  • Organisational Behaviour and Leadership
  • The Tourism Industry
  • Tourism Environments and Behaviour

Full Programme Specification (PDF)


  • Catering Manager
  • Event Manager
  • Hotel manager
  • Travel Agency Manager

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