International Tourism and Aviation Management (Top Up) - BA (Hons)

International Tourism and Aviation Management (Top Up) - BA (Hons)

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International Tourism and Aviation Management (Top Up) - BA (Hons)

This course is validated by The Open University.


This new and exciting programme is a one year full time top-up degree for those individuals who have already successfully completed either a Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma in a tourism/aviation-related subject.

The BA (Hons) in International Tourism and Aviation Management degree (Top Up) course has been specifically developed by highly qualified and experienced staff to ensure that you cover appropriate and relevant modules, which will equip you with the experience, knowledge and skills to be successful in the tourism and aviation industry or progress to post-graduate study.


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Duration 1 Year Full Time
Study mode Full time
Start date 16/09/2019
Campus University Centre
Course code 72298-10
Fee £7,250 Full Time (per academic year)

What You Learn / Units

Modules you may study may include:

  • Global Issues in Tourism

  • Worldwide Tourism and the Media

  • Crisis Management in Tourism and Aviation

  • Research Methods

  •  Dissertation


Benefits / Skills you will develop

Developing students to become lifelong-learners is central to the learning and teaching strategy for the programme and as such, all the learning and teaching methods across the programme are designed to encourage all students to take a more independent approach to their learning.

You will develop a range of academic skills such as: presenting, referencing, research and writing, as well as many skills required by employers such as: communication, critical thinking, problem solving, teamwork and the use of IT.

You will also complete a research dissertation on an appropriate topic of your choice.


How you will be assessed

Key assessment methods include:

  • Written assignments
  • Dissertation
  • Evaluations
  • Literature Review
  • Presentations
  • Reports


Where is the course delivered (facilities / classrooms)

The course will be delivered at the University Centre.

The facilities include a mock aircraft cabin to enable you to do any practical assessments.

There are good IT facilities in the Learning Resource Centre and we have well stocked shelves with business and travel books and journals.




Entry Requirements

Foundation Degree in a tourism related subject with a 55% module average in year 2 (Level 5) or a Higher National Diploma in a tourism/aviation related subject based on a 50% merit or above profile in year 2.

Relevant Work Experience / Volunteering in the subject area. This will be assessed on an individual basis.

GCSE Grade C in English and Maths (or equivalents). Detailed personal statement, which outlines their suitability for this programme of study.

In the absence of formal learning qualifications applications are welcomed from persons who can demonstrate relevant work experience, including work in a voluntary capacity.

The course structure actively supports claims for Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) and Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL). International qualifications will be assessed against these criteria.

Speakers of other languages will need to possess an IELTS band score of 6.0 (with no-less than 5.5 in any one element) or a recognised English Level 2 qualification.


How to apply

If you would like to apply for any of the Leeds City College full-time Higher Education programmes for 2019 entry, (unless otherwise stated) please do so via UCAS at

The UCAS code for this course is 8G19 and the Leeds City College institution code is L21.

What's Next

There are many different career opportunities for graduates within the tourism and aviation sector. Tourism in Leeds alone supports over 19,000 full time jobs and is worth over £900 million to the local economy. Careers within tour operations, airlines, airports both in the UK and overseas are all possibilities. Alternatively, you could choose to carry on your academic learning by undertaking an MA in subjects such as International Tourism.


Campus Locations

University Centre

Park Lane
West Yorkshire
0113 216 2406
Nearest train station
Leeds Central Station, 0.6 MilesWebsite

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