The BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma (HND) in International Travel and Tourism Management (with Events) offers those who have an interest in the dynamic world of travel, tourism and events management an opportunity to explore the sector and develop the skills required to work in this competitive industry. Why Choose this Course? This qualification offers career progression and professional vocational development within employment or provides opportunities to progress further in education after your Level 5 study programme. Entry Requirements – Two A Levels, grades A*–C – BTEC Level 3 qualification (Merit profile) – Access to Higher Education Certificate All applicants will require an initial assessment and interview by a member of the lecturing team. If you currently do not hold any of the above qualifications, you may still be able to enrol on to the course if you have a wide range of relevant experience in the hospitality or tourism industries. Structure As an HSDC student studying HND International Travel and Tourism Management, you will have the opportunity to participate in a higher level of study to develop your understanding of the tourism and events sector. Within the First Year of the course, you will study the International Travel and Tourism Level 4 pathway, gaining an HNC, followed by the Events pathway at Level 5 to achieve the HND. There will also be the opportunity to obtain further industry recognised qualifications, such as the Level 2 Personal Licence Course. HNC/D units (Year One): – The Contemporary Travel and Tourism Industry – Managing the Customer Experience – Professional Identity and Practice – The Travel and Tourism Business Toolkit – Leadership and Management for Service Industries – Managing Conference and Events – Global Tourism Destinations – Marketing Essentials for Travel and Tourism HND units (Year Two): – Research Project – Tourism Consumer Behaviour and Insight – Developing the Event Experience – Corporate Events Management – Global Events – Sustainable and Responsible Management – Cruise Management Teaching and Learning You will attend workshops, lectures and tutorials each week. The course will be taught with an approach that delivers: – A balance between practical skills development and knowledge acquirement – Links made between theory and practice in the workplace – Utilisation of industry knowledgeable staff – Constant links and work with industry employers – Opportunities to apply learning to actual events within the sector Assessment The HND in International Travel and Tourism Management is assessed continuously through a range of assignments, case study activities, group projects, workshops and formative tasks. Industry Links Throughout the course, there will be active involvement of industry professionals and organisations. The links include visits to local businesses and guest speakers and visits to attractions, including a planned visit to Madrid for the Fitur International Tourism Fair. Progression Students will be provided with the opportunity to access the continually developing world of travel, tourism and events. The qualification will provide wide- ranging vocational skills that will enable individuals to gain employment within the sector - the units covered are relevant and current to the dynamic modern day industry and will be valued by employers. In addition, the qualification can be topped-up to a full tourism/events management degree at a number of universities. About Us Our campus has a range of modern facilities to enhance students learning experience including music recording studios, gym facilities, a nursery, to our own working restaurant and beauty salon and much more. There are frequent buses from the surrounding areas and local train stations in Havant and Cosham. Located off Junction 4 of the A3(M), the College has extensive free onsite parking.
HNC/D units (Year One): – The Contemporary Travel and Tourism Industry – Managing the Customer Experience – Professional Identity and Practice – The Travel and Tourism Business Toolkit – Leadership and Management for Service Industries – Managing Conference and Events – Global Tourism Destinations – Marketing Essentials for Travel and Tourism HND units (Year Two): – Research Project – Tourism Consumer Behaviour and Insight – Developing the Event Experience – Corporate Events Management – Global Events – Sustainable and Responsible Management – Cruise Management
The HND in International Travel and Tourism Management is assessed continuously through a range of assignments, case study activities, group projects, workshops and formative tasks.
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.
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15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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|Campus name||South Downs Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
At this time HSDC is unable to accommodate overseas applicants requiring a Tier 4 Licence.
|A level||Two A Levels grades A*-C|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM|
Along with an interest in travel and tourism, you will require one of the following qualifications to enrol on this course. Two A Levels grades A*-C, BTEC Level 3 qualification (Merit profile), Access to Higher Education Certificate. All applicants will require an initial assessment and interview by a member of the lecturing team. If you currently do not hold any of the above qualifications, but have wide ranging and relevant experience in the hospitality or tourism industries then, subject to interview, there may be enrolment upon the course. In other situations where the above qualifications are not held, the College may be able to offer you an alternative full-time course or apprenticeship to support future progression onto this course.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£5995*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£5995*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
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