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 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
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!
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|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
Please visit our website for information at http://universitycampus.barnsley.ac.uk/study-at-ucb/international-students/
|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
|Northern Ireland||£5,995||Year 1|