International Travel and Tourism Management at ICON College of Technology and Management - UCAS

Course summary

The new RQF BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) in International Travel and Tourism Management is a specialist programme with a strong vocational emphasis and academic rigour. The qualification provides a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in the sector with national recognition by employers allowing progression direct into employment or further studies at degree level. This HND in International Travel and Tourism Management is ideal for those who wish to specialise in the travel and tourism sector. The students will be able to understand and ready to take up employment in the travel and tourism sector industry, including in managing destination related operations. Students will learn how the travel and tourism establishments operate and gain in-depth knowledge of the functional arears of management such as marketing. Students will also attain the necessary academic foundation if they wish to continue their studies in a university at degree level.


This course consists of 16 units (8 core units + 8 specialist unit) including a Project. There are 60 learning hours for each unit and 120 learning hours for the Project. Unit Details: Unit No Level 4 Units (8 Units, 120 Credit) Unit Credit 1 The Contemporary Travel and Tourism Industry Core 15 2 Managing the Customer Experience Core 15 3 Professional Identity and Practice Core 15 4 The Travel and Tourism Business Toolkit Core 15 5 Leadership and Mgt. for Service Industries Core 15 7 Managing Conference & Events Optional 15 13 Global Tourism Destinations Optional 15 16 Marketing Essentials for Travel and Tourism Optional 15 Unit No Level 5 Units (7 Units, 120 Credit) Unit Credit 19 Research Project (Pearson-set) Core 30 20 Tourism Consumer Behavior and Insight Core 15 26 Destination Marketing Optional 15 28 Corporate Events Management Optional 15 32 Sustainable and Responsible Management Optional 15 41 Tourist Resort Management Optional 15 47 Strategic Human Resource Management Optional 15 Note: All units in the above table are subject to change as and when required by the College without prior notice.

Assessment method

The aims of the Teaching, Learning and Assessment Strategy is to achieve the following: To educate students who are motivated and self-directed critical thinkers, capable of conducting an independent enquiry To provide students with both sound academic knowledge and vocational expertise To foster independent and collaborative learning among students and to encourage lifelong learning leading to enhancing their career potentials To develop and implement approaches to feedback and assessment that maximise learning and student outcomes To widen participation from students who are mature, from Black and Minority Ethnic Communities, and come from lower socio-economic backgrounds The generic components of teaching and learning strategy normally involve a variety of approaches and include delivering many of the following: Regular use of formal lecture sessions in all units. Regular assignment workshops and seminars in all units. Regular use of individual and/or team-based projects in all units. Regular use of self-directed and directed reading in all units. Regular use of library resources in all units. Regular use of tutor-led and student-led discussion groups via e-learning platform; ICON VLE in all units. The assessment is criterion-referenced and learners’ are assessed against published learning outcomes and assessment criteria. All units are individually graded as ‘Pass’, ‘Merit’ or ‘Distinction’. To achieve a pass grade for the unit, learners must meet the assessment criteria set out in the unit specifications.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

A candidate must have either: A minimum of two completed A-Levels with grades D and above or A level 3 qualification with minimum 60 credits or An Access to Higher Education Certificate awarded by an approved further education institution or 4 GCSEs with grades D and above and 3 Years’ Experience or A level 2 qualifications with minimum 30 credits and 3 years relevant work experience or Substantial work experience related to the field of proposed study and, Where applicants do not have a formal qualification to demonstrate capability in English equivalent to CEFR level B2 e.g. IELTS 5.5 (including 5.5 for reading and writing), PTE 51 or equivalent, they will be required to undertake the College's written English Language test before an offer of a place on a course is made. Judgement of their capability in spoken English will be assessed by the Admission Tutors at the interview. Suitable alternative arrangements to written tests will be made where a student declares a disability, specific learning difficulty or long-term health condition on their application form, e.g, oral questioning, amanuensis, etc. and, Demonstrate a Commitment to Study and a reasonable expectation of success on the Course International qualifications at the appropriate level will also be accepted. The College will use UK NARIC to determine the equivalence of any international qualifications.

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Additional entry requirements


English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)5.5
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Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6500 Year 1

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International Travel and Tourism Management at ICON College of Technology and Management - UCAS