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Travel Business Management (level 6 top up)
Undergraduate course
BSc (Hons)

Travel Business Management (level 6 top up)


This commercially relevant and bespoke course has been designed in partnership with professionals form the travel industry and aims to enhance your career progression in what is a dynamic sector.

On this online course, you will be part of a global community of learners who are also working in the travel industry. Studying part-time to fit with your professional commitments, you will be able to relate your assessments to your place of work, enhancing your prospects as you extend your knowledge of your company's operations.

You will explore the different sectors of the travel industry, increase your commercial awareness and financial knowledge, explore innovations which drive business, and engage in integrated marketing communications.Your individual project will provide an opportunity to research and develop your knowledge in a specialist area.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.
We were the first university in the UK to be recognised as a Centre of Excellence by the Institute of Travel & Tourism (ITT) and you'll become a student member of this professional body, giving you the opportunity to attend the ITT events. You will also be mentored by a manager from within the industry - a great source of support and career advice during your study.

Our course is delivered online, helping you fit your study around your personal and professional commitments. You'll have access to our Online Library and Virtual Learning Environment with the opportunity to take part in online seminars and master classes from experts in the field.

Course Features

  • Professional accreditations
  • Distance learning course
  • Part-time study available
  • January start
  • Expert careers service
  • 24/7 Library
  • TEF Silver Award

Entry Requirements

Additional Requirements: Applicants should have a HND, Foundation degree or equivalent award in the cognate subject of Travel.
IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification. The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses.
Mature Applicants
Our University welcomes applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential. We usually require some evidence of recent academic study, for example completion of an access course, however recent relevant work experience may also be considered. Please note that for some of our professional courses all applicants will need to meet the specified entry criteria and in these cases work experience cannot be considered in lieu.

If you wish to apply through this route you should refer to our University Recognition of Prior Learning policy that is available on our website.

Please note that all applicants to our University are required to meet our standard English language requirement of GCSE grade C or equivalent, variations to this will be listed on the individual course entry requirements.

Additional Requirements: Applicants should have a HND, Foundation degree or equivalent award in the cognate subject of Travel.
IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification. The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses.
Verify your qualifications
If you are an international student, we can help you to compare and verify your qualifications. Please contact our International Office on +44 (0)113 812 1111 09.00 to 17.00 Mon-Thurs / 09.00 to 16.30 Fri GMT or email internationaloffice@leedsbeckett.ac.uk.
Need to improve your English Language skills?
Don't worry if you don't have the level of English required for your chosen course. We offer a wide range of courses which have been designed to help you to improve your qualifications and English language ability, most of which are accredited by the British Council. Check your English and find out more about our English courses.

More questions?
No matter what your questions, we are here to answer them, visit our International website to get more information and find out about our online open days.


Donna Allcock


Donna Allcock
Freelance Travel Professional

BSc (Hons) Travel Business Management (Top-up)

“Designed by professionals from the Institute of Travel and our Tourism Centre for Excellence, my course provides the current knowledge I need to stay ahead in this dynamic industry. It is perfectly suited for busy tourism professionals - like myself - who work all over the world.

Modules & learning

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Develop your commercial awareness, business acumen and financial skills to help run a successful business.

Learn about multi-channel strategies, social media and digital marketing.

Learn to assess current issues that are shaping and influencing management in the travel industry.

Develop your industry-specific management skills and capabilities to innovate.

Choose an area of particular interest to you based on a practical business issue.

Trish Coll
Trish Coll
Senior Lecturer
Trish Coll MSc is a senior lecturer within the School of Events, Tourism & Hospitality Management. Her current research interests include exploring retailing development and research frameworks within the heritage sector, regional branding strategies and university partnerships.
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Fees & funding

Fees for this course are not yet confirmed
Fees for this course are not yet confirmed


  • Library

    Tens of thousands of our Library's digital resources, including ebooks, ejournals and databases, can be accessed online at a time and place to suit you, and the Library is open 24/7 if you would like to visit. Our offsite team also provide specialist support for distance learning students.

  • Dedicated Support Team
    Dedicated Support Team

    Just because you aren't learning on campus doesn't mean you'll have to cope on your own - you'll have the support of a personal tutor along with the University's Student Hub and Wellbeing Centre. They are on hand to offer you advice about everything from academic issues to stress and anxiety.

  • Virtual Learning Environment
    Virtual Learning Environment

    The VLE gives you access to course materials such as videos, e-books and other documents. You also use it to submit your assignments and to receive feedback.


Distance Learning

Distance Learning

We understand that full-time study does not suit everyone. That’s why we offer courses which give you the opportunity to decide where, when and how you get can get involved in learning. Our flexible courses – internet-based learning and part-time options – give you more choice, convenience and flexibility to make education work for you. Whether you’d like to fit your studies around childcare, develop your skills while working or, quite simply, want to learn from the comfort of your own home, we can help you gain a qualification at a time and pace that suits your lifestyle.

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