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BSc (Hons) Business and Tourism Management

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Expand on your experience of tourism in the UK, while developing knowledge of today’s modern business world.

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The UK’s tourism sector is an economic powerhouse.

Generating £106 billion a year, employing over 2 million people and supporting thousands of businesses, it’s a vital part of the UK and global economy.

Our BSc (Hons) Business and Tourism Management degree is designed to give you the key business skills needed for a successful career in this sector. There’s a particular focus on the current challenges facing the tourism industry, including sustainability, ethical tourism, diverse competition and crisis management.

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Campus facilities

As a student at ARU London you'll have access to:

  • state-of-the-art lecture theatres, seminar rooms, PC-equipped study areas and space for you to work, relax and socialise
  • multiple study pods, perfect for group work or personal study
  • campuses close to business and events hubs of the UK.
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Student support

You’ll be supported by:

  • our Personal Development Tutor Scheme, which is your first point of contact for enquiries about your studies, with regular sessions on academic progression and development
  • the Employability Team, offering growth of skills, knowledge, and experiences through extra-curricular sessions and the Passport Scheme
  • learning resources that are available to all students. Learn, at different stages, the Microsoft Office suite, increasing your study and employability skills.


Your ARU London lecturers all have first-hand experience of business and hospitality, so you can feel confident that the content of your degree is relevant to the demanding, constantly evolving world of business and tourism.

In your final year, you’ll undertake an Tourism and Events Live Project. This is an opportunity to combine your academic knowledge with experiences beyond the classroom, apply your skills and personal ideas, and develop transferable skills which can be applied in the workplace.

During your studies, there will be the opportunity to participate in the Employability Scheme with the specific objective of enhancing your future employment prospects. This includes CV workshops, interview techniques, career counselling and visits from prospective employers.

We work with several employers to offer part-time work in conjunction with our degrees.

On successful completion of your BSc (Hons) Business and Tourism Management degree, you might choose to move on to postgraduate studies, such as our Master of Business Administration – International.

Apply now for BSc (Hons) Business and Tourism Management

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Life in London

With campuses near central London and the financial district, our buildings are in an ideal location for business, hospitality and law students.

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