Cookies on the Belfast Met website

We use cookies to ensure that you receive the best experience of our website. By continuing to use our website you are agreeing to our use of cookies. For more information about cookies and how to manage them, read our Cookie Policy.

Foundation Science Degree in International Travel and Tourism Management (Ulster University)

Course Code: C5140
Campus: Titanic Quarter
Week Commencing: 10 Sep 18
18/19 Academic Year End Date:
08 Jun 19

This is a two year course.  The travel and tourism industry is one of the biggest, exciting and fastest growing industries in the UK. If you are passionate about travel, meeting people and providing good customer service then a course in travel and tourism could be for you. Modules of study include, Introduction to Travel & Tourism, International Travel and Tourism Destinations, Events Operations, Destination Ireland and Professional Skills for Travel & Tourism. In addition, you will study, Marketing and Entrepreneurship, Leadership and People Management and Global Tourism Management. This two year programme validated by Ulster University involves a compulsory period of local or international work-based learning.

This programme of study is likely to include enrichment units, which are an additional component to enhance your employability. There is no extra charge for these units.

Career Opportunities / Progression

Successful graduates may progress into the final year of the honours degree at Ulster University following bridging modules. Students can also apply to final year in other universities or may also progress directly into employment. Students may also progress directly into employment opportunities within the travel and tourism sectors in public, private and voluntary organisations. Past students have gone on to careers in cabin crew, airport ground staff, travel agencies, tour operations, managing visitor attractions and organising events. There will be an opportunity for students to be nominated for the NI Travel News Student of the Year Award.

Entry Requirements

Requirements are pre-defined by the College’s admissions criteria which are outlined at Please note the minimum tariff accepted for entry to this course is 72 tariff points. In addition, applicants must have GCSE Grade C or above in English and Maths or an equivalent level of qualification. Applicants who do not have English as their first language should be able to provide an English Language certificate at Level 2/GCSE Grade C or above. All applicants must attend a pre-entry guidance session.


Tuition Fee


Fees relate to year 1 of a 2 year course.

All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

Important Information

Students will be required to contribute approximately £20 towards the cost of educational visits on this programme.

Contact Information

Lorraine Girvan/Carolyn McNeice, Tel: 028 9026 5021 or email: [email protected]