BA (Hons) Heritage and Tourism

Planning a career in heritage, travel or tourism? Our Heritage and Tourism degree is the perfect place to start your professional journey.

Heritage and Tourism

Key facts

  • Award BA (Hons)
  • Start date August 2021
  • Duration 48 months
  • Mode of study Full-time, Campus based
  • UCAS Code 8V74
  • Study abroad opportunities

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If you have aspirations of working in the heritage, conservation or tourism sectors, our dedicated Heritage and Tourism degree is the perfect starting point. This course is a fully integrated degree taught in conjunction with Forth Valley College, and you'll spend the first two years studying at the college and the final two studying at the University of Stirling campus. 

The course is supported and shaped by leading organisations such as Historic Environment Scotland, VisitScotland and Scottish Canals, and delivered jointly by the University of Stirling and Forth Valley College. Your studies will reflect the importance of combining academic knowledge with a firm grasp of management and business. You’ll learn about heritage, history, exhibition design, marketing and environmental studies – as well as the challenges facing the management and promotion of historic and natural environments in Scotland and beyond.

Every aspect of the course is informed by the expertise of our academic staff and professional partners, helping to distinguish our programme from other heritage and tourism courses. You can be confident that everything you’re learning is rooted in the latest industry thinking, and designed to prepare you for a career in the heritage and tourism sectors. You’ll also apply your skills in real-world settings while you study – further sharpening the skills you’ll put to use when you transition into the exciting professional world of heritage and tourism.

Top reasons to study with us

Past students from this degree have been awarded a range of prizes within the Division and Faculty, including the dissertation prizes.