BA (Hons) International Air Travel and Tourism Management

Looking for a fast-paced career in international air travel operations and tourism? With a unique focus on the point at which air travel and tourism overlap, this course will help equip you with valuable business, project management, and customer relations skills while you build a thorough understanding of these two interlinked industries. This course has a strong focus on employability - students will develop transferable business and management skills that can be applied in a wide range of careers. The theory is reinforced through discussions with peers and industry experts, role play, simulations, problem-solving and critiques - all with the direct support of the experienced course team.

What Does This Course Lead To?

Graduates are able to pursue roles in the global tourism and air travel industry. These include the travel trade, tour operators, airlines, airports, aviation supporting industries, hospitality and destination management. The course curriculum ensures that students can also pursue careers outside of travel and tourism, applying transferable business and interpersonal skills to a range of corporate positions. Graduates may also manage their own business, applying their knowledge in a way that helps the business grow, or pursues a portfolio career, where personal ventures are combined with part-time work or work within small to medium businesses.

Who Is This Course For?

Applicants for Solent’s air travel and tourism management programme come from a wide range of academic background. Candidates should aspire for careers in global tourism, air travel, destination management, hospitality or any other related role.

Course Syllabus:

• Introduction to Tourism
• World Tourism Perspectives
• Leisure Marketing
• Introduction to the Air Travel Industry
• Professional Practice for Tourism and Events
• Tourism and Events Business Practice
• Tourism and Events Research Skills

Suitable roles for graduates include:

• International tourism marketing
• Customer services
• Public sector tourism
• Visitor management
• Heritage attractions management
• International hospitality
• Global cruise industry
• Tourism research
• International tour operation
• Resort management