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BSc Honours International Tourism Management

Middlesex University Dubai
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Dubai
English

Program description

BSc Honours International Tourism Management

Introduction to the Program

Our cutting-edge degree combines theory and practice, with a focus on global trends and current developments in international tourism. The theory element provides a distinctive social science perspective covering such topics as sustainability, cultural tourism and tourism in developing countries. Students will also have the opportunity to blend their knowledge of tourism with business-related subjects, especially given that the Program concerns the management of this important sector. The practical component offers a range of exciting placements and field trip opportunities, enabling students to build professional industry experience. This Program thus provides students with the chance to specialise in this growth industry, which offers excellent career prospects around the world. Tourism is a multifaceted sector, constantly evolving to meet the diverse needs of customers. The degree utilises a variety of assessment methods, comprising of a mixture of examinations, coursework, class tests, peer review, individual and group presentations, learning diaries and portfolio work.

Why Study BSc Honours International Tourism Management ?

  • The focus of the Program on sustainability within tourism will prepare you for the changes that are taking place in the tourism industry.
  • You are offered the opportunity to travel abroad to further enhance your international experience.
  • Our ITM Program has strong links to the tourism industry and offers you many site visits to provide hands-on insight into careers in this field.
  • Students graduating from this Program find jobs across the tourism and management sectors.

Admission requirements

Middlesex University International Foundation Program (IFP)

Successful completion of the Middlesex University International Foundation Program (IFP)*** (equivalent Programs from other Universities/Colleges/Institutes will be considered).

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Year 1

  • The International Tourism Industry and Employability
  • Opportunities and Resources in Tourism
  • Tourism and Society
  • Marketing Theory and Practice

Year 2

  • Contemporary Tourism Management
  • Researching people and places
  • Experiential Learning Overseas
  • Emerging Markets: China and Latin America
  • Responsible Tourism Management
  • Tourism Enterprise and Revenue Management
  • Aviation and Passenger Transport Management
  • Consulting Project in Tourism

Year 3

  • Tourism Policy Making
  • Creative Branding in Tourism
  • Social Media and Viral Marketing
  • Tourism Supply Chain and Sector Analysis
  • Heritage Tourism
  • Event Sector
  • Event Planning and Management
  • Hospitality Business Management
  • Customer Service Management in Tourism and Hospitality
  • Work Placement
  • Dissertation

Tuition fees

The tuition fee is AED 55,700/USD 15,165/EUR 13,485 per year.*

Students applying from overseas can benefit from an International Study Grant of 20%.

Instalment plans available: minimum 4 equal instalments of 25% of the tuition fee.

*Fees are subject to change based on the exchange rate at the time of the transaction.

Career opportunities

As international tourism continues to grow, new opportunities for business and career development are created. Opportunities exist in such areas as: travel media; event marketing, planning and management; travel agencies and tour operators; airlines, airports and other transport sectors; museums and theme parks; travel and tourism consultancy; hotels and other organisations in the hospitality sector; and the recreation and sport industries. Opportunities not only exist in the private sector but also the public (government) sector, e.g., National Tourism Boards. As the tourism industry is essentially a service sector industry, graduates often seek work in such sectors as banking, finance and retail. Given that students have also gained the relevant knowledge and skills in business and management, they can expect to find work in the world of marketing and human resource management, for instance. Graduates may go on to postgraduate study in ‘International Tourism Management’, or related areas associated with the hospitality and event industries. Additionally, they can opt for postgraduate Programs in business and management.

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About this institute

Middlesex University Dubai

Middlesex University Dubai is the first overseas campus of the internationally renowned Middlesex University in London. The campus, which opened in January 2005, has over 3,500 students from more than 100 nationalities and offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in a...


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Why study at Middlesex University Dubai

Study a Quality UK Degree in the Heart of Dubai

All of their programmes have the same validation and monitoring system as those offered at their home campus in London, with the same examinations taken simultaneously in both cities. This means students have the benefit of receiving their degree from the UK whilst being able to study in one of the most dynamic, vibrant and rapidly developing cities in the world.

Experience a Truly Global University

Middlesex University Dubai has over 3,200 students from more than 100 nationalities, and has four campuses worldwide: Dubai, London, Malta and Mauritius. Their students are able to learn to work in a multicultural environment, and benefit from the insights and viewpoints of an internationally diverse range of students and faculty – an invaluable asset for any graduate.

Start Your Studies in Dubai with the Option to Transfer Overseas

They provide students with the opportunity to transfer their studies to one of the overseas campuses within their second year of study, enabling them to explore a new culture and build overseas contacts whilst benefiting from the same high quality teaching they would experience in Dubai.

Simple Student Visa Process

Middlesex University Dubai provides Student Visas for all non-national students studying on any academic programme, and their dedicated team ensures this process is carried out as smoothly and efficiently as possible.

Earn Whilst You Learn

Students studying an undergraduate programme are able to hold part time jobs in any of the over 4,500 businesses located in its free zones. Postgraduate classes are held in the evening, Sunday – Thursday between 6:30pm to 9:30pm – enabling students to balance their career and their studies.

Build Your Network

What really sets Dubai apart is its ability to attract the world’s top companies, providing plenty of opportunities for graduates to fast track their career in a multitude of professional roles. Middlesex University Dubai have extensive connections with local and international organisations, allowing students to gain insight from and network with professionals at the top of their game. Many of their programmes are also accredited and recognised by leading professional bodies, meaning their graduates may also gain exemptions from examinations or specific units of professional qualifications.

Reviews

Average rating 5

Based on 4 reviews.

Aakanksha
(5)
The staff and students are very friendly. The course allows us to not only confide to our text but all think outside the box. Absolutely love MDX for their diversity
Mohammad
(5)
Teachers are the best
Sara A
(5)
Studying at Middlesex has been more than I could ask for! It taught me so much about the industry, about the world, about my community, and about myself. The BA International Tourism course and the faculty push you to be the best you can be. The staff are so supportive and the opportunities for students to learn, work, and grow is unparalleled! ...
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Middlesex University Dubai

Dubai Knowledge Park
Blocks 4, 16, 17 & 19
500697 Dubai
United Arab Emirates

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www.mdx.ac.ae

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