5 reasons to study hospitality and tourism?
There are many benefits to studying hospitality and tourism:
1. A limitless industry
Hospitality and tourism industries are constantly growing, responding to market shifts with modern advances. There is plenty of scope for careers which means you will never be limited when searching for work opportunities.
2. Desirable transferable skills
Studying hospitality and tourism will provide you will crucial skills that will help you have a successful career in a variety of industries. It will also encompass the learning of key business skills. Some of the transferable skills you will develop include: teamwork, communication and time management.
3. Opportunities to travel
Whether you decide to pursue a career in hotels, attractions, catering or any other hospitality and tourism industry, there are jobs you can follow across the globe.
4. . No day is the same
Whatever industry you work in, a variety of tourism jobs require you to be creative and think on your feet. There will typically be very few dull moments with everyday offering something new.
5. Be part of an exciting and developing industry
Hospitality is a sector that is constantly growing and transforming through the use of digital technology. You can be part of an exciting industry that is changing how we choose, buy and share our hospitality and travel experiences.
Why study hospitality and tourism at the University of Surrey?
Studying a degree in hospitality and tourism at the University of Surrey means you will be based in the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. You will have the chance to develop the knowledge and skills needed to begin your career at a university with an international outlook and globally-renowned for excellence in the field.
Undergraduate hospitality and tourism courses at Surrey offer the chance to gain real-world experience through the Professional Training Year programme. You will apply your academic knowledge in a working environment that will help you develop the professional skills that make you a desirable employee. There is a range of partners you could do a Professional Training placement with, including:
- Four Seasons Hotel
- Hilton Worldwide
- TUI UK & Ireland
- The Hospitality Company.