Glasgow Caledonian University
Glasgow, Scotland, UK
International Tourism and Events Management (B.A. Hons)
**Academic Requirement at Undergraduate level for students with British Qualifications stay the same regardless of the Student's country of residence.
A Personal statement. At least 1 Academic references/Testimonial from School and College.
About The Program
About The University
Academic IELTS score of 6.0 with no element below 5.5
Minimimum Academic Requirement
English Proficiency Requirement
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*£1,000 scholarship is given on the 1st year.
and £1,000 for each subsequent year of the degree. Up to £4,000 over 4 years.
Become an international tourism or events manager if you enjoy planning and collaborating. Study the creation, management and delivery of successful events and tourism initiatives at degree level.
The international tourism and events sector has witnessed phenomenal growth and significant change in recent years. With global opportunities and a range of career choices, there has never been a more exciting time to pursue a career in international tourism and events management.
The programme develops your cultural understanding of events and tourism, and how they impact on society and the environment. You will be equipped with business and management knowledge incorporating an international perspective. This includes planning, marketing, and staffing through to risk assessment and securing funding to create, manage and deliver successful events and tourism initiatives.
You'll benefit from interactive and hands-on learning experiences, collaborating with business using social media, wikis and blogs, providing you with practical skills that you can carry forward into your career.
Enterprising Behaviours for the Business Professional; Principles of Marketing; Welcome to the World of Tourism and Events; Fundamentals of Financial Management; Introduction to Tourism and Event Studies; Option module (including languages)
Ethics and Responsible Leadership; Creating and Designing Experiences; Tourism and Event Operations; Event Delivery and Management; Managing in the Destination; Option module
Entrepreneurship for Business, Society and the Professions; Tourism and Event Policy; Financial Decision Making in the Tourism and Event Industry; Re: Imaging the Destination; Business Research Methods: Theory and Practice; Option module
Honours Dissertation, Current Issues in Tourism and Events; Critical Tourism and Event Studies; Event Tourism in Context; Option module.
You will also benefit from industry speakers, field trips and real-life business simulations that will provide you with networking opportunities, key insights and a competitive edge on entering the industry.
Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is a vibrant, innovative and multi-award winning University for the Common Good.
The university aims to contribute to society in a manner that embraces yet goes beyond the traditional role of a university. GCU’s For the Common Good commitment is brought to life and delivered by students and staff across academic schools and departments.
GCU’s student experience nurtures knowledge and creativity to address real-world global challenges, transforming the lives of our students and others.
Ranked in the world’s top 150 universities in the Times Higher Education’s 200 under 50 league (2017)
We have academic schools offering high-quality teaching, innovative facilities and specialist areas of study
We have world-leading and internationally excellent research
We are the largest provider of nursing and midwifery education; have experts in renewables, energy and construction; and we are a leading provider of management, business, law and social science education
We are raising attainment of talented individuals from all backgrounds through articulation and widening access initiatives such as College Connect and the Caledonian Club
Outstanding student experience
Our modern city-centre campus provides an excellent learning environment for more than 20,000 students and 1,600 staff from more than 100 countries. GCU’s friendly campus community offers:
The award-winning Saltire Centre with large academic library
Opportunities to study abroad or as part of a global exchange
95% of GCU graduates find work or further study within six months of graduation (HESA, Destination of Leavers from Higher Education, 2018).
£32million Glasgow campus redevelopment completed in 2016
Representation from the GCU Student Association
A 90% satisfaction rating in the International Student Barometer 2016 (ISB)
All the on-campus facilities you need including accommodation and health and fitness
GCU has received the Cycle Friendly Campus award from Cycling Scotland – the first of its kind in Scotland
GCU was the first university in Scotland to achieve EcoCampus Platinum certification for its environmental practices]
Ranked first in Scotland for work experience opportunities