Tourism is a thriving international industry with great employment opportunities within a variety of sectors, from travel and marketing to public and voluntary. As travel and business opportunities increase in China the ability to speak Mandarin is a skill increasingly in demand by organisations.
Why study BA International Tourism Management (Mandarin) at Middlesex University?
Our cutting'edge degree combines theory with practice and focuses on global trends and current developments in international tourism. The theory element offers a distinctive social science perspective covering topics such as sustainability, cultural tourism, and tourism in developing countries. The practical component offers a range of exciting placement and field trip options, enabling you to build professional industry experience, in the UK and abroad, while you study.
Along with knowledge and skills highly relevant within the tourism industry you will also learn Mandarin as part of your degree through specialist classes with an expert language tutor. Mandarin is the most widely spoken language in the world and this additional skill will help you succeed in the tourism sector, with great support offered by our academics and a study abroad year in China to enhance your learning.
Every year you will take part in a range of UK field trips, while in year two you will have a week'long visit to an international exciting tourist destination. International field trip destinations have included Spain and Greece, and the majority of the cost is included in your tuition fees
Your 3rd year is a study abroad year with one of our partner universities in China. You also have a
work placement opportunity to enhance Mandarin language
You will have the opportunity to plan your career path with the support of a designated team and to engage in industry networking activities such as career fairs
Our international staff team provide excellence in teaching and research; ensuring you receive a first'class learning experience, with high levels of tutor support
Global Tourism Dynamics (30 credits) ' Compulsory
Tourism and Society (30 credits) ' Compulsory
Business Mandarin ' Written (30 credits) ' Compulsory
Business Mandarin ' Spoken (30 credits) ' Compulsory
International Tourism Management (30 credits) ' Compulsory
Researching People and Places (30 credits) ' Compulsory
The Tourist (30 credits) ' Compulsory
Business Communications in Mandarin (30 credits) ' Compulsory
Study Abroad ' China (120 credits) ' Compulsory
Policy and Planning in Tourism (30 credits) ' Compulsory
Hospitality and Tourism Marketing (30 credits) ' Compulsory
Business Strategies in Mandarin (30 credits) ' Compulsory
Strategic Management in a Hospitality Environment (30 credits) ' Compulsory
Managing Sustainable Tourism (30 credits) ' Optional
Cultural and Heritage Tourism (30 credits) ' Optional
Events Management (30 credits) ' Optional
Independent Tourism (30 credits) ' Optional
|Duration & Attendance||Qualification||Tuition fees||Fee type|
Full Time With Time Abroad
|Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)||£9,250||Home Fees|
Full Time With Time Abroad
|Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)||£11,500||Overseas Fees|