Bedford College Group

HNC International Travel and Tourism Management (Bedford) Bedford College Group Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd


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Course summary

This course explores the dynamic and exciting travel and tourism industry. Using a combination of practical and academic approaches, you will learn about operational practice as well as the strategic development of the UK and international travel and tourism. The course is designed to fit around your family and working life. Whether you are new to the travel and tourism business or have experience of working in a related organisation the qualification will enhance your career prospects. There is an option to 'top up' to an HND during the second year of the course. Many universities offer a 'top up' course to convert an HND to a full degree in as little as one year.

Course details


This course is designed to give you an in depth understanding of the industry environment and the opportunities it offers to organisations and individuals. You will focus on specific areas such as marketing, destinations and contemporary issues affecting the industry.

Units may include:

The Travel & Tourism Sector
Tourist Destinations
Contemporary Issues in Travel & Tourism
Passenger Transport Operations
Marketing in Travel and Tourism
Finance and Funding
Heritage and Cultural Tourism Management
Employability Skills.

You will be offered the opportunity to participate in trips and visits during the course. These are designed to aid your coursework and enhance your ability to achieve.

Assessment method

Teaching is a mixture of classroom based lessons, e-learning, tutorials and self-study. You should expect to spend a minimum of 10 hours per week in independent study. Each unit is assessed using a variety of methods including, written assignments, presentations, and practical activities and demonstrations. There are no external examinations. The assessment will develop your work related skills such as analysis, problem solving, decision making, communication and presentation skills. These will enhance your self-confidence allowing you to progress your career aims.

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

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code N810
Institution code B23
Campus name Bedford College
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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

You will need:

32 UCAS points from A-Levels, OR
BTEC Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma in Travel & Tourism OR
Equivalent Level 3 qualification.

We welcome applications from mature students who will be considered individually on experience rather than qualifications.

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Additional entry requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £5,895 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5,895 Year 1
Scotland £5,895 Year 1
Wales £5,895 Year 1

Additional fee information

A travel fund payment of £100 per year will be taken on enrolment to cover the cost of trips and study visits.

Provider information

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Bedford College Group
Cauldwell Street
MK42 9AH

Course contact details

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Bedford Main Contact

01234 291000

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