The world of travel, tourism, and events is a dynamic and challenging industry to work in. It offers a wide variety of employment opportunities at both supervisory and managerial level in a wide range of sectors both locally and further afield.
This course is for students who are interested in achieving a Higher Education qualification and pursuing a career in the Travel and Tourism Industry. The course consists of 240 credits at both Level 4 and level 5 which includes the following Mandatory units: The Travel and Tourism Sector, Finance and Funding in the Travel and Tourism Sector, The Development Manager, Research Project, Marketing in Travel and Tourism, Contemporary Issues, Sustainable Tourism Development and Legislation and Ethics in the Travel and Tourism Sector. There are no formal exams on the BTEC Higher National Diploma. Most modules will be assessed by a mixture of coursework and end of module tests. Some practical modules are assessed on 100% coursework. Assessment methods are assignment based and may include practical projects including presentations, group activities, written reports or research projects.
How to apply
This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Barnsley College Higher Education Church Street Campus|
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
We no longer accept Tier 4 International applications
|UCAS Tariff||60 points|
|A level||A/AS Level profile which shows a strong performance in relevant subjects|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MPP||BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism at Grade MPP|
|HNC (BTEC)||Travel and Tourism|
GCSE grades 9/A* to 4/C including English Language and maths or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and maths. The academic requirement may be offset by three years recent and substantial relevant industrial experience.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£5,995||Year 1|