Tourism, Hospitality and Events Management

A degree in tourism, hospitality and events management could be your passport to success. We give you opportunities to build professional links, take part in national and international visits, and go on amazing work placements.

Learn from internationally renowned experts with extensive first-hand industry experience. You'll develop an understanding of wider society and how real-world developments affect organisations. 

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International Hospitality Management student Romesa loves to travel. Her passion for the hospitality industry has seen her develop her knowledge of marketing and international events management. Now, after getting hands-on with planning the graduation ball, she’s looking forward to a globetrotting career. Next stop – the USA! 


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We encourage you to have ambitions that extend beyond any board room and make a positive impact on more than the bottom line. When you study with us you’ll experience real success by achieving real results in the real world.

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Why choose us?

  • Our teaching staff belong to many professional bodies. Such as Council for Hospitality Management Education (CHME), The Institute of Hospitality (IoH), Tourism Society, Association of Event Management Education (AEME) and Association for Tourism in Higher Education (AFTE).
  • We host careers events where employers are in attendance. Such as the Dorchester Collection, DNATA Travel (Gold Medal), Manchester Arena – SMG Europe and Holiday Inn, are in attendance.
  • Our Tourism, transport and travel courses are ranked 1st in the UK for overall positivity and for teaching on the course (National Student Survey, 2023) (compared with unis in the Guardian University Guide)
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Career paths in tourism and hospitality

Opportunities for our graduates are vast. Some of our graduates go onto graduate schemes within renowned organisations. Others find roles such as managers and team leaders within a multitude of businesses. Some use acquired skills, knowledge and links to start their own business in hospitality, tourism and events.

Studying tourism, hospitality and events management could lead to a future career as a:

  • Accommodation manager
  • Exhibition designer
  • Restaurant/catering manager
  • Hotel manager
  • Customer service manager

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