Barnsley College Higher Education

International Travel and Tourism Management (Events) Barnsley College Higher Education Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

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.

Course details


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 the following Core modules: Contemporary tourism trends, Managing the customer experience, Professional identity and practice, The travel and tourism business toolkit, Leadership and management for service industries, Research project, Tourism consumer behaviour and insight, Developing the event experience, Corporate events management and Global events. Optional modules include: Work experience, Tour operations management, Managing conferences and events, Destination marketing and Pitching and negotiating skills. There are no formal exams on the BTEC Higher National Diploma course. Most modules will be assessed by coursework. Assessment methods are assignment based and may include practical projects including presentations, group activities, written reports or research projects. Some modules may be assessed externally.

How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

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Course code 8L41
Institution code B13
Campus name Barnsley College Higher Education Church Street Campus
Campus code -

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

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
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 are also required.

The academic requirement may be offset by three years recent and substantial relevant industrial experience.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £5,995 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5,995 Year 1
Scotland £5,995 Year 1
Wales £5,995 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees are quoted based on 2017 entry information and are subject to change for 2018.

Provider information

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Barnsley College Higher Education
PO Box No 266
Church Street
S70 2YW

Course contact details

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01226 216106