This course is delivered and awarded by Arden University in Berlin.
Arden University’s Business (Tourism) BA (Hons) is for those seeking to develop professional skills and insider knowledge of the tourism industry. The course offers you the foundation you need to manage or start a business in this field, with a curriculum that enforces a range of transferable and relevant business skills. You will develop an understanding specific to tourism management that will enable you to respond to specific industry requirements in national and international contexts.
You’ll study in Germany, the most popular option for international students looking to study in Europe.^ Germany is recognised for its high-quality education.
^According to statistics and data from ICEF monitor.
This programme is designed, delivered and awarded by Arden University: a UK university regulated by the Quality Assurance Agency for England (QAA) and the UK government.
Arden has helped 50,000 students from around the world succeed in its 26+ years of providing higher education. This institution was rated 4.2 out of 5 for student satisfaction, with 96% of graduates in employment or further study 6 months after graduating.*
*2016/17 Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE)
Who should take this course?
This is the perfect course for those who want to introduce their passion for tourism and travel into their careers. The programme will enable you to build a promising professional future.
How will you learn?
You will learn using a combination of face-to-face and online learning. Arden University's innovative distance learning techniques mix traditional face to face classes with the flexibility of online studying. You will also have access to online study materials and resources 24/7 to support independent study, as well as online lessons, tutorials, forums and virtual classrooms and libraries. Assessment methods consist of assignments, essays, presentations, case studies, portfolios and exams. In addition, you will receive regular academic support from Arden’s expert tutors and your own student support coordinator for any administrative, technical, or motivational help.
Alongside learning the fundamentals of tourism management and the inner workings of the industry, students will acquire an understanding of the key concepts such as it's unique supply chain, what motivates tourists, and how government decisions affect the sector.
You will be able to grasp key concepts of business pillars such as marketing, finance and human resource management and learn in greater detail management techniques, including motivation, conflict management and team building.
Year 1 (Level 4)
Year 2 (Level 5)
Year 3 (Level 6)
Please note that the modules listed are indicative and may be subject to change.
Upon completion of the course, graduates have a wide variety of career options available to them. Positions that graduates can expect to take up include travel consultant, hotel manager, tour manager, travel agency manager, event organiser, travel administrator, business development executive, among many others. Graduates can also choose to embark on postgraduate study.
Why study in Berlin?
** For more information please visit our section for International students.
^ Based on an annual survey by ICEF.
Fees and funding
In addition to the qualification, fees cover a range of student support services, including accommodation assistance and visa application support, as well as German language classes for international students.
Scholarships for this course will soon be available. To find out more, contact a programme advisor.
Tuition fee - €8,000 / Year
Flexible payment plan
A deposit of €1,000 is required to begin with (please note that from February 2020 onwards, an initial deposit of €2,000 will be required).
Arden University offers flexible payment plans* that allow you to spread the costs of your programme fees across multiple instalments. If you apply today, you can receive an early bird discount of €1,000.
For full details on the flexible payment plans available, click here.
Standard entry requirements:
For students whose prior learning was not taught in English
Applicants should be able to demonstrate that they have a strong motivation to study the programme. A personal statement will be needed if you do not meet the standard entry requirements. This statement should be between 350-500 words and should include your references, relevant prior experience and qualifications.
Furthermore, we will ask for references and evidence of a minimum of 2 years’ work experience.
A completed application form is required for all entry routes.
Student satisfaction rating on this course*
Years of support by Arden University
Of students employed or in further study 6 months of graduating*
Of students saw their career improve as a direct result of their studies*
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