Leadership and Management (Top Up) at University Centre Leeds, Leeds City College - UCAS

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Course summary

Looking to spread your wings and begin your high-flying career in the travel and tourism sector? Our BA (Hons) Travel and Tourism Management gives you the skills to take you far. You will build on your sector-specific knowledge whilst enhancing your industry skills. Take to new heights and go further than you ever imagined. The travel industry has undoubtedly been hard hit by recent events but 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, with a growth of 2.1% predicted for job opportunities between 2021 and 2024. Enrol on this Travel and Tourism Management BA (Hons) and get your ticket to fly. Our BA (Hons) Travel and Tourism Management top-up will further develop your knowledge and skills to ensure you have all you need to succeed within the industry. This course includes a range of academic and specialist modules allowing you to deepen your industry knowledge and experience in preparation to begin your career. You will learn about effective people management and the specific issues that affect your sector. You will complete a dissertation based on your chosen area of interest, alongside written and oral assessments such as case study analysis and group work.


Modules may include: Research Methods (20 Credits) Linked closely to the dissertation module, you will develop your research and evaluation skills to enable you to complete a successful dissertation. Strategic Management for Travel and Tourism (20 Credits) Develop your understanding of strategic management within the travel and tourism sector. Destination Marketing Management (20 Credits) Evaluate marketing theory and practice through research and analysis, whilst developing strategies to promote global destinations. Influencing Sustainable Tourism (20 Credits) Further your knowledge in the future of the travel and tourism sector as you explore a range of topics, including sustainability and its focus within travel and tourism. Dissertation (40 Credits) Using independent research in an area of your choice relating to travel and tourism management, you will critically analyse and evaluate your chosen topic in order to create an extended piece of academic writing.

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 are dependent on each module and usually consist of: A written analysis of a case study Written and oral assessments, or presentations A dissertation on your subject area of choice Presentations: You will have the opportunity to strengthen your oral and written communication skills through assessed presentations. Presentations are especially valuable as both oral and written communication skills are vital assets for the travel and tourism industry. This assessment type applies to modules such as Research Methods and Destination Marketing Management. Case studies: We incorporate case studies into our assessments to develop your understanding of how theories and concepts relate to current organisations. It also enables you to build your research and analytical skills. Case studies will be used throughout different modules, such as Influencing Sustainable Tourism and Strategic Management for Travel and Tourism. Dissertation: During the Dissertation module, you will undertake an in-depth research investigation into a topic relating to a module you’ve already studied. The topic can be decided by you, subject to an ethical review and approval from your dissertation supervisor. You will also have the opportunity to carry out group and individual work to support your understanding of your chosen topic, whilst strengthening your skills in independent research and lone working.

How to apply

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

Typical offer: Foundation Degree: 50% module average on the second year of a foundation degree in a relevant subject. HND: Pass grade in a relevant subject. English GCSE: English Language Grade C or above (grade 4 for those sitting their GCSE from 2017 onwards). Alternatively, Key Skills Level 2, Functional Skills Level 2 and a 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. RPL claims: The course structure actively supports claims for Recognition of Prior Certified Learning (RPL).

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Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £4372 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4372 Year 1
Scotland £4372 Year 1
Wales £4372 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees are charged per academic year. Please note that the fees for those starting an 18 month part time Top Up course in the academic year of 2024-25 will be charged at £4372 in the first year and £2186 in the second year of their studies.
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