How long is the course?
This course is delivered over two years full-time and commences in September or January. Attendance is typically 9.00am – 4.30pm across three days per week, although evenings may be included.
What qualification will I achieve?
The qualification title is BTEC Higher National Diploma in Travel and Tourism Management Level 5 (QCF)
What will I study?
The world of travel and tourism is a dynamic and challenging industry to work in and offers a wide variety of employment opportunities at both supervisory and managerial level in sectors associated with transport, tour operations and visitor attractions. This course consists of 240 (Level 4 and Level 5 combined) credits and caters for students who are interested in achieving a Higher Education qualification and pursuing a career in the travel and tourism sector.
Study consists of:
Mandatory core units:
- The Travel and Tourism Sector
- Finance and Funding in the Travel and Tourism Sector
- The Developing Manager
- Research Project
- Marketing in Travel and Tourism
- Contemporary Issues in Travel and Tourism
- Sustainable Tourism Development
- Legislation in the Travel and Tourism Sector
- Special Interest Tourism
- Resort Management
- Public Relations and Promotions in Travel and Tourism
- Visitor Attraction Management
- Personal and Professional Development
- Office Solutions Development
- Work Based Experience
- Tourist Destinations
Where will I study?
You will study at University Campus Barnsley, Church Street, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S70 2AN.
What equipment will I need?
You will need to provide your own writing material, paper and folder. You will also need a storage device (USB) to save computerised work.
How will I be assessed?
There are no formal exams on the BTEC Higher National Diploma course. Most modules will be assessed by a mixture of coursework and end of module tests. Some practical modules are assessed on 100% coursework. Assessment methods are assignment based and may include practical projects including presentations, group activities, written reports or research projects.
What can I do next?
This qualification may enable you to progress to a top up degree in a related subject area, undertake an Apprenticeship or seek employment in the Travel and Tourism profession.
How do I apply?
Apply directly via UCAS.
How much does the course cost?
Course fees: £5,995 per year.
As a Higher Education student living in England you may be eligible for the non-means tested Tuition Fee Loan from the Government. See the Fees and Finance page for further information.
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