Travel and Tourism Management at University Centre Leeds, Leeds City College - UCAS

Course summary

Journey towards your future with our Travel and Tourism Management Foundation Degree. This course will take you to new heights whilst getting you closer to your dream of a career in this exciting and dynamic sector. With knowledgeable staff dedicated to helping you achieve your goals along with connections to employers, you can propel your career up and beyond anything you could have imagined. Whilst the travel industry has undoubtedly been hard hit by recent events, it is beginning to recover. Supported by the Government’s Tourism Recovery Plan, the future of the industry is beginning to look more optimistic. With pre-Covid jobs at around the 3,219 mark we are seeing a return to job advertising with 1,295 total jobs advertised between January and November 2021. As consumer confidence increases in the sector, recovery will continue, a growth of 2.1% predicted for job opportunities between 2021 and 2024. Be ready to join this exciting sector as it continues to recover and grow by enrolling on the Travel and Tourism Management Foundation Degree today. You will explore tourism development, management and marketing as you acquire practical and academic knowledge and skills. Familiarise yourself with all aspects of travel and tourism and grow to appreciate the critical importance of customer service, while getting up to speed with current industry developments and trends. You will also learn industry processes from the ground up, allowing you to apply your skills to multiple travel and tourism roles.


Modules may include: Year 1 (Level 4) Academic Toolkit (20 Credits) Acquire and develop transferable, academic and subject specific skills to succeed in the travel and tourism industry. The Travel and Tourism Industry (20 Credits) You will be introduced to the dynamic context of the travel and tourism sector through exploration of contemporary structures. Understanding the Tourist (20 Credits) Journey towards understanding the complexity of the current tourist consumer and their experience. Tourism, Events, Culture and Heritage (20 Credits) Examine key concepts of tourism, heritage and culture and learn about how specific events across the travel and tourism sector relate to social-economic and political developments. Introduction to Management in Travel and Tourism (20 Credits) Learn practical skills whilst developing your theoretical knowledge of leadership and management. Introduction to Finance (20 Credits) This module gives you the tools to understand the operation and decision making within an organisation from a financial standpoint. Year 2 (Level 5) Innovation and Enterprise (20 Credits) This module will give you a greater insight into innovation and enterprise within the travel and tourism sector. Marketing and Consumer Behaviour (20 Credits) You will explore travel and tourism theories and concepts on the role and function of marketing. Contemporary Tourism Development (20 Credits) Develop your understanding of theories and key concepts throughout the travel and tourism industry. Managing People in Travel and Tourism (20 Credits) Learn about the importance of human resource management using models of practical examples with travel and tourism organisations. Research Project (40 Credits) This module teaches you to identify, research and analyse solutions relating to dilemmas within the industry and allows you to reflect on your learning experience as a whole.

Assessment method

Our assessments are designed around the occupational sector, reflecting the skills that are needed for the workplace. This means they not only prepare you for the industry, but offer a glimpse into your future work-based activities. Assessments will be carried out by:

  • The recruitment process, the selection of application, interviewing and evaluating
  • Written analysis of case studies
  • Written reports on various travel and tourism topics
  • A professional discussion
  • A reflective learning report
  • Evidence based portfolio
  • Group presentations, including research and discussion on current industry topics
  • The level five module: All students will be given the opportunity to work together on an innovative product, service or experience that will be outlined in a business proposal
All assessments offer you the ability to show your continued development on the course and the knowledge you have gained within the travel and tourism sector from current challenges and debates, to knowing how to manage tourist organisations and understanding employability.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We accept International applications subject to our sponsor licence application being approved.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE English: English Language Grade C or above (grade 4 for those sitting their GCSE from 2017 onwards). Key Skills Level 2, Functional Skills Level 2 and the Certificate in Adult Literacy are accepted in place of GCSEs. IELTS: IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any component. International qualifications: International qualifications will be assessed against these criteria Mature applicants: Leeds City College welcomes applications from mature* applicants who may not have met the academic criteria, but who can demonstrate a wealth of experience in their chosen field. Candidates in this category and otherwise are likely to be interviewed to assess their suitability for the course. *21 years and over at the start of the course RPL claims: The course structure actively supports claims for Recognition of Prior Certified Learning (RPCL) or Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL)

Additional entry requirements


For mature* applicants who may not have met the academic criteria, but who can demonstrate a wealth of experience in their chosen field. *21 years and over at the start of the course.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8745 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8745 Year 1
Scotland £8745 Year 1
Wales £8745 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees are charged per academic year.
Travel and Tourism Management at University Centre Leeds, Leeds City College - UCAS