Qualifications in travel and tourism can take you far and wide. With our Higher National Certificate, you will study six areas of specialism to enhance your employability skills in this industry. From aviation to events management there is a range of career opportunities you can take on following completion of this course. This Higher National Certificate course is a fantastic opportunity to develop a range of essential Travel and Tourism management skills to further career opportunities in your chosen sector. Each unit within this course caters to the increasing need for high quality professional and technical education at level 4 (equal to Yr1 of a Hons Degree), providing students with a clear pathway to employment or progressing onto further higher education. The blended structure of this course means you attend one full day at college whilst balancing your significant proportion of your studies at home. In addition, it is expected that you will gain vocational experience through part-time work as well as engage in independent research into the topic under investigation, an essential part of completing the programme. On successful completion of the Higher National Certificate, you may progress on to a Higher National Diploma (equivalent to the second year of a degree). Following successful completion of the HND you may apply to University of your choice to complete a one year Honours Degree top up. This will require you meeting the entry requirements for 'top up' set by the accepting University.
During this course you will be given the opportunity to choose from a selection of general International Travel and Tourism pathways, as well as 6 areas of specialism: 1. The contemporary travel and tourism industry 2. Managing the customer experience 3. Professional identity and practice 4. Managing aviation services 5. Managing conferences and events 6. Travel and tourism business leadership and management for service industries
During this course you will be assessed on all units through a combination of case studies, presentations and written assignments.
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Leicester College is not a Home Office Student Sponsor and does not accept applications from international students. We can only accept applications from students already resident in the UK. EU / EEA nationals resident in the UK must be able to demonstrate that they have gained either ‘Settled’ or ‘Pre-settled’ status under the EU Settlement Scheme. Other non-UK nationals (apart from Irish nationals) must demonstrate they have valid UK residency / leave to remain in the UK to be considered for admission. Right to study in the UK does not automatically confer Home fee status and you may be required to undertake a fee status assessment to confirm your eligibility for student funding.
English language requirements
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£5250||Whole course|
Additional fee information
Freemen's Park Campus
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