Nottingham College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

International Travel and Tourism Management

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Course summary

This new Level 4 Higher National Certificate course offers a broad introduction to the dynamic and exciting world of travel and tourism. Students will learn about operational practice as well as the strategic development of the UK, European and international travel and tourism industries. Whether you are new to travel and tourism or have relevant previous experience and want to widen your horizons, these highly-regarded qualifications could enhance your future career prospects. This course is currently being designed and is offered subject to validation. We plan to have two intakes during 2021: firstly in January and then in September. Please check with the College for further information on start dates. For the course scheduled to begin in January 2021, course delivery is planned to run continuously until the end of August 2021. About the course Students will be encouraged to gain knowledge and understanding of the broad aspects in Travel and Tourism Management. There will be a strong emphasis on employability skills and the underpinning knowledge essential for students with entrepreneurial, employment or academic aspirations. Programme content is designed to be appropriate for entry into or progression within the international travel and tourism sector and enables students to progress onto higher study at Higher National Diploma (HND) or BA (Hons) top-up pathways. This course will be based at the college's new £58 million City Hub campus, near Nottingham train station. The campus is due to open in the Winter of 2020-21 and features state of the art teaching and learning facilities, science laboratories, with a restaurant, cafe and performing arts venue. Higher National Certificate (Level 4) modules may include: • 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 Conferences and Events • Visitor Attraction Management • Tour Operations Management • Global Tourism Destinations • Marketing Essentials for Travel and Tourism Assessment Assignments (including timed assessments – some under examination conditions), individual and group presentations, discussions, academic posters, displays, leaflets, recorded interviews/role plays, reflective journals and work-based projects. Qualification awarded: Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in International Travel and Tourism Management Bursaries We want our courses to be accessible to students from any background, so we’ve put together a cash support package in the form of non-repayable bursaries to provide financial help where it’s really needed. Details for 2020-21 will be advertised once approved by the university regulator – the Office for Students (OfS). Please check our website - www.nottinghamcollege.ac.uk - for more information. Your career and progression From the Higher National Certificate (HNC) , students may progress to the Higher National Diploma (HND), from where they could progress to our BA (Hons) Service Sector Management or BA (Hons) Business and Enterprise Management top-up degrees or a similar programme at another institution (subject to entry requirements). Students may further develop their careers by entering employment in a wide range of roles in the global travel and tourism sector such as: operations manager, tourism development manager, visitor attractions manager, events manager, marketing and sales manager, flight /passenger operations manager, destination manager, tourism development officer or tourism business adviser.

Course details

Modules

Modules may include: • 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 Conferences and Events • Visitor Attraction Management • Tour Operations Management • Global Tourism Destinations • Marketing Essentials for Travel and Tourism

Assessment method

Assignments (including timed assessments – some under examination conditions), individual and group presentations, discussions, academic posters, displays, leaflets, recorded interviews/role plays, reflective journals and work-based projects.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
TVL1
Institution code:
N30
Campus name:
City Hub
Campus code:
A

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

This course is currently closed to applications for students requiring a Tier 4 visa under United Kingdom Visa and Immigration (UKVI) regulations. Potential applicants are advised to contact our International Office for up to date information and guidance. Please email: [email protected]

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

For entry to our university-level courses, we expect applicants to be working (or to demonstrate competency) at Level 2 or above in English Language/Literacy and Mathematics/Numeracy. Generally, we accept GCSE passes in English Language and Mathematics at Grades 9 – 4 (formerly Grades A* - C). Experienced mature applicants (those aged 21 or above at the start of the course) with relevant professional or industrial experience and/or qualifications are very welcome to apply.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.nottinghamcollege.ac.uk/study/university-centre/how-to-apply-for-a-university-level-course


English language requirements

If English is not your first language, you should have attained (or expect to achieve) IELTS 5.5 (with no individual component less that 5.0) or equivalent.

Guidance on English language requirements

https://www.nottinghamcollege.ac.uk/study/university-centre/how-to-apply-for-a-university-level-course


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £8250 Year 1
England £8250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8250 Year 1
Scotland £8250 Year 1
Wales £8250 Year 1
Channel Islands £8250 Year 1
International £9500* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

International fees for 2020-21 have not yet been confirmed. The sum quoted of £9,500 is intended to be indicative only. Please check on the College website or contact our International Office for further information.
International Travel and Tourism Management at Nottingham College - UCAS