Tourism and Visitor Economy

  • A unique opportunity

    Our courses are all available at our Ambleside campus, the only UK campus set in both a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a National Park, providing a stunning backdrop to your learning experience.

  • Designed By Industry

    All of our awards are designed by academic and industry practitioners and in consultation with a range of businesses operating in the tourism and visitor economy, ensuring that relevant content and contemporary issues are embedded in all of the modules that make up your course.

  • Delivered by Industry

    Our team is made up of highly qualified and experienced academics who have worked in industry or still work as academic practitioners. This depth of real world experience and knowledge of best practice is embedded in all aspects of your course.

  • Employability and Industry Leadership

    We focus on employability and leadership by developing your existing skillset in terms of future strategic thinking, people management, creativity and innovation, business continuity and risk, and sustainable practice.

The only UK campus set in both a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a National Park

Our location provides you with an opportunity to develop your management skills and expertise in one of the most beautiful and successful tourism destinations in the world, showcasing tourism and visitor economy challenges, best practice and transformational, sustainable thinking.


Designed and delivered by industry

All of our awards are designed in consultation with organisations operating in both the public and private sector to ensure that course content is contemporary and relevant to managing the challenges of business in a dynamic and uncertain environment.
Delivered by an experienced, highly qualified team of experts who have worked in tourism, events and hotel management both in the UK and abroad, our courses will build your academic thinking and practical skillset to help you optimise your career and standout with employers.

Focused on Employability and industry leadership

All of the awards in our undergraduate and postgraduate portfolio are aimed at developing the skillset needed to be successful as a future leader of industry.  As a student at Ambleside all of our courses:

Recognition and Partnership

Our focus on employability and the provision of educational awards that are applicable in the real world mean that we work closely with a number of industry and educational partners to ensure that our courses provide a value added experience.


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