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Course summary

This course can be studied full-time over 1 year, achieving a Higher National Certificate (HNC) in International Travel and Tourism Management qualification, or over 2 years, achieving a Higher National Diploma (HND) in International Travel and Tourism Management qualification. The HNC (Level 4) course provides a thorough grounding in travel and tourism principles which is further enhanced at Level 5 (the HND course) where units cover a broader range of contemporary issues relating to a variety of professions within the travel and tourism sector. It equips individuals with commercial acumen along with the understanding, professional and personal skills for success in a diverse range of roles in the industry including marketing and sales management, operations management, tourism development management, visitor attractions management, events management or even setting up your own business. By completing a Higher Education (HE) level course you will develop appropriate academic study skills at degree level enabling progression to further professional qualifications in specific travel and tourism areas by mapping to units in a range of professional travel and tourism qualifications or jobs. Lessons are based in our dedicated HE blended classroom.


Global Tourism Destinations Leadership and Management for Services Industries (Pearson-set) Managing the Customer Experience Marketing Essentials for Travel and Tourism Professional Identity and Practice The Contemporary Travel and Tourism Industry The Travel and Tourism Business Toolkit Visitor Attraction Management

Assessment method

Delivery and assessment takes place using a variety of reflecting practices that are used in the industry so that you are not only qualified but work ready. Examples of activities which can contribute to the total qualification time include: Guided classroom based learning Independent research Compilation of a portfolio of work experience E-learning E-assessment Coursework Pre-recorded podcast or webinar Work-based learning. Approximately 13 hours per week class contact time

How to apply

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Sutton Coldfield College
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

International applicants

BMet do not hold a Tier 4 sponsor licence with UK Visas and Immigration, therefore, we are unable to accept international students on our courses.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

You are required to have a minimum of 1 GCSE at Grade C or 4 in English. We will accept Level 2 equivalences for English in place of GCSEs. We encourage applications from students who do not meet the entry requirements outlined but can demonstrate ability through work experience, portfolio of evidence or successful interview.

Additional entry requirements

Admission tests


You will be contacted by telephone or receive a request to attend a virtual interview prior to an offer being made to you.

Institutions Own Test (IOT)

If you do not hold a Level 2 English and/or Maths qualification you maybe required to undertake an initial assessment to ascertain your current literacy and/or numeracy levels and/or a free writing assessment.

English language requirements

Students whose first language is not English must have a minimum standard of English at IELTS Level 5.5 with no element below 5.0.

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £6000 Year 1
England £6000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6000 Year 1
Scotland £6000 Year 1
Wales £6000 Year 1
Channel Islands £6000 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £6000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note that the tuition fee stated is charged per year of study and we intend to increase tuition fees in subsequent years using the Retail Price Index (RPI-X). BMet do not hold a Tier 4 sponsor licence with UK Visas and Immigration, therefore, we are unable to accept international students on our courses.
International Travel and Tourism Management at BMet (Birmingham Metropolitan College) - UCAS