Salford Tourism

BSc (Hons) Business and Tourism Management

Programme Summary

Tourism is one of the world’s fastest growing industries, opening up a range of exciting career

opportunities in the aviation and cruise sectors, hospitality, tour operation, heritage management and


Teaching is provided by Salford Business School academics and qualifications are accredited by the

University of Salford, offering you the benefits and prestige of British Higher Education

Tourism is now one of the largest industries in the world and educating responsible managers is a key

focus of our tourism courses. Tourism development in harmony with the environment is a core theme.

This course will allow you to gain an appreciation of theory alongside the practical skills needed to be an

international tourism manager and prepare you for a variety of employment opportunities in major

areas of business. You will also gain an understanding of the impacts of current

international initiatives around tourism leadership and innovation. By your final year you will be able to

analyse tourism systems and make recommendations to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of

operations in respect of stakeholders including consumers, employees, shareholders and the



Programme Structure

All Business and Tourism Management students study the same modules in the first year, after which you are given the flexibility to review and change your options depending on which subjects interest you the most. This approach gives you a vital foundation in key business disciplines to support the subjects you go on to study in your second and final years. It also means that all students achieve the same level of Business and Tourism Management knowledge at the end of their first year

In your second year, you will start to take specialist modules and build your knowledge in these areas. You also have the option to change your specialism and original choice of degree.

Programme Content

Year 1

  • Principles of Marketing
  • Principles of HRM
  • Business Statistics
  • Organisations in a Global Environment
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Principles of Economics

Year 2

  • Project Management
  • Destination Management
  • Professional Development
  • Event Tourism Management
  • Event Planning and Development
  • Law in a Business Context

Year 3

  • International Tourism Developments: Leadership and Innovation
  • Service Sector Entrepreneurship
  • Business Ethics and Sustainability
  • International Conference Tourism
  • Strategic Management
  • Applied Business Research and Analysis

Entry Requirements


  • Minimum of 5 passes including English and mathematics.

UCAS tariff points

  • BSc: 260-300 points With Professional Experience: 280-320 points

GCE A level

  • 3 “C” Grade  passes or above

BTEC National Diploma

  • DMM/DMM - DDM with placement

International Baccalaureate

  • indicatively 24 points for International Baccalaureate Diploma (25 points for Professional Experience Year)

Supports and Facilities

  • Highly qualified faculty with relevant industrial experience
  • Friendly and accessible staff.
  • Library with books covering the range of subjects and options for the programmes study, plus periodicals and internationals journals.
  • On-line access to electronic Journals and Periodicals.
  • High-tech multimedia computer facility with unlimited Wi-Fi internet access
  • Air-conditioned lecture rooms & syndicate rooms for group work and discussions that provide a comfortable learning environment.
  • Social and cultural activities
  • Canteen and recreation facilities.

Contact Details


Imperial Institute of Higher Education
No.25 ½ , Tower Building , Station Road
Colombo 04
Sri Lanka
M:- 0772226666