Tourism Management - Foundation Degree
Course delivery:Classroom based
Course duration?2 Year(s)
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Since 2010, tourism has been the fastest growing sector in the UK in terms of employment. Revenue from inbound tourism has increased by 30% since 2008, making the industry the UK's fifth largest export earner. Domestic tourism has also grown significantly and Britain is forecast to?ÿhave a tourism industry worth over ?œ257 billion by 2025 (VisitBritain.org.uk). Tourism is Blackpool's main industry and accounts for 24,000 full time equivalent jobs, generating ?œ1.295b within the local economy (Blackpool.gov.uk) in 2012-13.This programme will give you a strong foundation in key business disciplines that are taught alongside, and so support, tourism industry specific modules.?ÿ Unique features of the programme includea close involvement with employers through work based learning, visiting speakers, industry visits and contextualised assessments; modules that are designed with a business focus as well as contemporary tourism specific ones small classes where debate can flourish;
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