Bournemouth University

About the school

Our focus is to equip you with the knowledge and professional skills to create ‘exceptional customer experiences’ in your chosen industry.

We have a unique focus on the social, economic, environmental and cultural impacts affecting the contemporary tourism sector and are internationally recognised as a leading provider of courses in events, hospitality, leisure, retail, sport and tourism.

Our courses are rated as ‘excellent’ by the Quality Assurance Agency, our research was assessed as being of national and international excellence in RAE 2008 and we were awarded the UNWTO-TedQual accreditation for tourism provision in 2010.

Our close relationship with local and regional industrial partners helps us maintain our position at the leading edge of strategic thinking within the ‘experience economy’ of the sector.

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Why choose us

Our respected academics have extensive experience of industry, commerce and research. Several have authored the leading textbooks in their subject areas and are offered roles as visiting professors at other respected universities around the world.

Our aims

We are proud of our achievements to date and strive to establish the School as the world’s leading centre in its subject grouping focusing uniquely on the economic, environmental, social and cultural impact of the broadly defined tourism sector.