University of East London

Course Introduction

Learn from an experienced and dedicated team of permanent and guest lecturers, take advantage of an optional placement year and gain both valuable and practical industry experience, discover the range and breadth of tourism on a global scale with our study abroad programme, exposure to the challenges of attraction and destination management and access to some of the capital's most dynamic tourism attractions on field trips, travel abroad as part of our global scholars programme and share innovative ideas that contribute to your own self'development and a more prosperous and inclusive global society, enhance your employability and gain academic credits by volunteering in a tourism'related field and engage in a learning programme that is both inspiring and transformational, providing you with the knowledge and opportunities to succeed in an expanding global industry. This course is available with an optional placement year. This option means you'll spend your third year on a year'long placement working for a company, adding valuable practical skills to your growing academic knowledge.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £14,040  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees
5 years
Part Time
BA (Hons) £2,250  Module. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • European Baccalaureate 65%
  • International Baccalaureate 25
  • SQA Higher
  • GCE A-level BBC
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Award
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units)
  • BTEC Level 3 National Certificate

Key Course Information

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92% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 88%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 80%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 64%

£21,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

67% Go on to work and/or study

In work 54
Studying 9
Studying and working 4
Unemployed 25
Unknown 8

22% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 22%

Total Coursework: 70%

Total Practical: 8%

£4,095 - £4,349
Typical cost of university accommodation

£3,536 - £4,784
Typical cost of private accommodation