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University of Derby (UoD) was named the University of the Year at the UK Social Mobility Awards 2020 best practice and innovation and elevate social mobility as a cause equal to the level of other diversity issues. It has achieved Higher Education Institution of the Year at the 2020 NEON (National Education Opportunities Network) Awards for its contributions to access and participation.

The Centre for Contemporary Hospitality and Tourism in the University of Derby has been awarded accreditation as an International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education. The accreditation is for teaching, curriculum, and student experience, so you can be assured that what you are learning is of the highest standard and centred around the skills employers are looking for.

In BA(Hons) - International Tourism Management (BAITM), students will learn the full range of modern-day tourism management and business management skills. They will learn to problem-solve and adapt to changing external environments, create successful experiences while considering sustainability, and plan, manage and evaluate projects. It will cover interesting or emerging topics such as sustainable tourism, e-tourism and the role of technology, and niche tourism such as food, nature-based or adventure tourism. Students will be taught how to research, analyse, and present data, as well as how to launch a new business, manage finances and lead teams. Overall, the students will graduate with a diverse skillset, a 'can-do' attitude and the knowledge and confidence to go out and make their mark in the chosen hospitality or Tourism industry.

BA(Hons) - International Tourism Management (Top-up)University of Derby

The Basics

Entry Requirements and Intakes

Registered / Accreditation

University of Derby 




Full-Time & Part-Time 

Program Length

12 Months

Commencement Date(s)

First Working Monday of January, April, July and October  

Intake Period

January, April, July, October  

Academic Calendar

Academic Requirements

  • AAC Advanced Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management; OR

  • Other polytechnic Diploma from related fields; OR

  • Other private institutions Advanced Diploma (level 5) from related fields.  

English Proficiency

  • IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all areas); OR

  • Pearson Test of Academic English: 56; OR

  • Cambridge English Scale: B2; OR

  • London Tests of English: level 4 for undergraduate courses; OR

  • GCE' O' level English (grade C6) or equivalent. (If the medium of instruction in Diploma/Advanced Diploma is English, the student may get a waiver for English proficiency requirement subject to UoD's approval on a case by case basis.)  

The Programme in Depth

Teacher Student Ratio


School Hours/Timetable

8:00am – 11:00am /
12:00pm – 3:00pm /
3:15pm – 6:15pm
7.00 pm to 10.00 pm

Mondays – Fridays (excludes Public Holidays)
^Subject to change


Final Year Degree (Level 6)

Modules Covered


  • Consumer Behaviour

  • Creative Applications in E-Tourism

  • Strategic Management

  • Independent Study

Electives (any one module)

  • Event Tourism

  • International Resort Management

  • Reconfiguring Tourism Futures

  • Wellness Tourism

Assessment & Grades


The The programme utilises a wide range of formative and summative assessment methods, which are challenging, realistic and meaningful. Feedback is integral to the assessment and the learning and teaching process. Formative assessments are designed to provide self-assessment opportunities, a dialogue between students and staff, and dialogue among students via peer assessment.

Certificate will be awarded by University of Derby.

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Fees (Please see the top of the webpage for online payment of Application Fee and Course Fee)

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