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Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) or Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BA/BSc (H) years full-time 2018
Ucas points guide


% applicants receiving offers


  • Hospitality, leisure, sport, tourism & transport
Student score
81% MED
% employed or in further study
93% LOW
Average graduate salary
£18k MED
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level

Scottish Highers
Not Available

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma

International Baccalaureate

UCAS tariff points

72 points must be made up of a B and C grade at A2, not including General Studies. The remaining 32 points may be made up using any qualifications including General Studies.

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 104 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers


Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support

Not available

Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

Examining how we might manage tourism activities in a more sustainable and ethical way is a key aim of the programme. You will gain a sound knowledge of the tourism industry and the business environment as well as acquiring a range of subject specific and transferable skills. Your degree will arm you with the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to work in a wide range of tourism management contexts as well as preparing you to meet the challenges of developing and managing tourism activities in a sustainable way. Fieldwork opportunities, both at home and abroad, will enable you to apply concepts and ideas in ‘real world’ situations and to engage with tourism issues in a practical context.


Year One - The foundation year aims to provide you with a broad overview of tourism as a socio-cultural and economic phenomenon and to equip you with a basic grounding in the communication, research and ICT skills necessary to study and work in tourism. You will be introduced to the principle areas of management studies including: HR management and the behaviour of organisations. Year Two - Modules at Level 5 explore tourism from the consumer and the business perspective as well as examining the socio-cultural, environmental and ethical dimensions of tourism activity. The European Fieldwork module in Prague allows you to gain experience of tourism activities outside the UK. Year Three - At Level 6 a wide range of specialist tourism and management modules are available from which to build up your programme. Many of these involve contact with outside organisations and professionals working in the industry. You will undertake an extended Research Project on a topic of your own choosing.

St Mary's University, Twickenham


St Mary's University is unique in every sense of the word. As a student here, you'll be a part of more than an academic institution you'll also be in a close-knit community which has always valued diversity, sporting and academic brilliance and a sense of fun! Strawberry Hill House, a 300 year-old piece of gothic architecture, is the campus focal point.

How you'll spend your time

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How you'll be assessed

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What do the numbers say for

The percentages below relate to the general subject area at this uni, not to one course. We show these stats because there isn't enough data about the specific course, or where this is the most detailed info made available to us.

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were taking courses within this subject area about things such as the quality of facilities and teaching - useful to refer to when you're narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether overall satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 95%
Student score 81% MED
Able to access IT resources


Staff made the subject interesting


Library resources are satisfactory


Feedback on work has been helpful


Feedback on work has been prompt


Staff are good at explaining things


Staff value students' opinions



Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
8% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
74% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
4% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
268 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
74% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
13% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 93% LOW
Average graduate salary £18k MED
Graduates who are other elementary services occupations


Graduates who are sales, marketing and related associate professionals


Graduates who are sales assistants and retail cashiers


Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
This course sits in a wide group of smaller subjects that don't necessarily have that much in common - so bear this in mind when you look at any employment data. Most graduates took a hospitality, events management or tourism-related course, but there are a group of sports and leisure graduates in here as well who do different things. Events management was the most common job for graduates from this group of subjects, and so it’s no surprise that graduates from specialist events management courses did better last year than many of the other graduates under this subject umbrella - but all did about as well as graduates on average or a little better. If you want to find out more about specific job paths for your chosen subject area, it's a good idea to go on open days and talk to tutors about what previous graduates went on to do, or to have a look at university department websites.
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