Marketing, Tourism, Events and Hospitality sector management

With Marketing, Tourism, Events and Hospitality sectors growing exponentially both in the UK and global business markets, our courses meet the rising demand for skilled graduates across these sectors.

Careers and employability

Our students leave with the ability to thrive in a competitive and demanding business environment. We provide a rich and varied industry-driven learning experience that gives you an understanding of Marketing, Tourism, Events or Hospitality sectors in both local and international contexts. A degree from LSBU gives you a competitive advantage sought after by employers, and a wide variety of careers will be available to you. Search our Story Finder to see what our alumni have already achieved in their varied careers.

A degree from us will build your analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving capabilities; help you tackle communication, teamwork and decision-making; and make you self-reliant, innovative and able to manage your time, projects and resources. Thinking and working creatively is at the heart of this process and forms an integral part our courses, with creative skills and aptitudes developed and assessed. These skills, plus your ability to handle qualitative and quantitative research to interpret and use business data, are key skills employers look for in their graduate employees.

Many employers actively seek graduates holding accredited degrees, plus accreditations are a mark of quality assurance and professional relevance. That's why it's highly relevant that all of our degrees are accredited or developed in partnership with all the leading professional accrediting bodies. This professional recognition means employers actively seek graduates holding accredited degrees from us.

In Marketing there are both undergraduate and postgraduate courses, with the opportunity to study on courses that are accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and the Institute of Direct Marketing – all of which include an option to avail of internships with UK companies.

Our Business Management pathway courses with Events Management, Travel and Tourism and Hospitality are also accredited by the Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs (IOEE). All of our individual course entries have specialist careers information. Search our courses.

Practical and professional

Our graduates go on to have a positive impact in their chosen business career. We provide real world experiences through various consultancy projects, work placements, business games and simulations, and live briefs within our courses.

We offer excellent opportunities for students and staff alike to engage with employers through our business networks, partnerships with international universities, volunteering opportunities, research projects and social enterprises.

Our courses include this rich experience, with an effective infusion of academic theory with practice that enables our students to make a positive impact in the workplace, during their studies and after they graduate.