Tourism Management

Gain and develop your people skills and prepare for a career in tourism marketing, management or enterprise by studying a tourism management degree.

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Key Facts



BA (Hons) Tourism Management

Degree Duration

4 years :

1 year pathway + 3 year degree


Pathways Available

International Year Zero


Start Dates

Degree Overview

The tourism management degree at Greenwich is designed to meet the demands of an industry which is flourishing. In one of the fastest growing business sectors in the world, and the UK alone employs around 2.6 million people in the industry.

Through this course you will be taught ways of applying sustainable principles to the development of tourism. Also develop and gain skills and knowledge in areas such as tourism marketing, human resource management, innovation, product development and destination planning. You may also get the chance participate in the Erasmus+ student exchange programme.

Well known areas for careers in tourism management include tourism marketing, destination management and tourism policy, and tour operator businesses. Graduates can also launch their own tourism enterprises.

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You may incur additional costs during your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources.

Why Study this Degree

University of Greenwich is 1st in London overall for Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation and Tourism subjects (The Guardian 2021)

Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation and Tourism programmes have 94% in student satisfaction (The Complete University Guide League Tables 2022)

Employment opportunities are available in areas such as tourism marketing, destination management and tourism policy with tour operators and many other businesses.

Your Pathways

The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

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University of Greenwich

Greenwich campus sits on a World Heritage Site and is home to a modern university that builds excellent professional prospects.

First established in 1890 as Woolwich Polytechnic, the University of Greenwich today is a modern institution with strong links to business and an emphasis on helping students meet the demands of a fast-changing workplace.

Located at the heart of London, with the picturesque buildings of London Stock Exchange only a few kilometres away. Students will be living and studying in one of the great financial centres of the business world and within proximity to some renowned global businesses.

Students will be able to enjoy all the finer things a vibrant multicultural city such as London can offer including a wide variety of social activities.