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Pearson BTEC HND in International Travel and Tourism Management


This course aims to provide the Travel and Tourism student with a comprehensive and flexible framework for education and training in line with professional accreditation requirements, which facilitates safe practice within both the Travel, Tourism sector. At all levels students will be able to gain knowledge of key aspects of the Travel and Tourism industry.
10737
Lisburn
Level 5
Full-Time

Course Structure

The HND in Travel and Tourism is achieved following progression form the HNC in International Tourism Management. Timetabled over 15 hours per week and an additional 3 hours per week, to complete the OCN Level 2 Tour Guiding qualification. Study includes a combination of classroom teaching and scheduled educational visits and guest speakers. You will study 4 modules over each academic semester (8 in total per year).

Subjects studied will include:

  • Research Project (Pearson-set)
  • Tourism Consumer Behaviour and Insight
  • Destination Marketing
  • Developing the Event Experience
  • Sustainable and Responsible Management
  • Special Interest Tourism
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Strategic Human Resource Management

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Lisburn

06/09/2021

9

£2500.00

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Contact Hours

 

Contact Hours per week

15 hours contact time to include practical classes, lectures, workshops or tutorials plus up to 3 hours per week to complete the OCN Level 2 Tour Guiding. A maximum of 18 hrs per week.

Mandatory Additional Study

Maximum of 7 hours per week average over the academic year.

Personal Study

22 hours maximum studying and preparing assessments in your own time per week, including use of online materials.

 

Entry Requirements

HNC in International Travel and Tourism Management  

GCSE

  • English GCSE English Language Grade C or above OR Pass in Level 2 Essential Skills Literacy
  • It is critical that the applicant has an appropriate level of English language skills if English is not the first language.

GCSE

  • Maths GCSE Mathematics Grade C or above OR Pass in Level 2 Essential Skills Numeracy

UCAS

A minimum of 32 UCAS points including:

  • Two A Levels at A2 OR
  • Level 3 National Diploma

Access Diploma

  • Access Diploma in Foundation Studies with an overall average of 60%-65%+ with one science module at 60%+

International Requirements

  • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2
  • PTE 51
  • IELTS 5.5; (minimum of 5.5 in reading and Writing and 5.0 in Listening and Speaking)
  • Or equivalent (Examples of equivalent qualifications would be a GCSE in English, Level 3 Programmes, Essential Skills in Literacy – Grade C, ESOL Level 2 or another qualifications gained at an Institution within the UK).

Admissions

  • Successful completion of the admissions process

APEL

  • Provide evidence of ability to undertake the programme by meeting the requirements for the accreditation of prior experiential learning. Further details on APEL can be found in the admissions section

 

How will I be assessed and given feedback?

Students are assessed using a range of different methods. These include examinations, e-portfolios, coursework, presentations, practical, posters, leaflets, role-play, and case studies. This is dependent on the requirements of each unit of study. Oral, written and online feedback will be provided during your course to help improve and monitor performance.

Where will it take me?

Successful completion of the HND in Travel and Tourism equips students to work within the industry. The HND provides students with flexibility of choice and opportunity to enhance current skills, knowledge and employability e.g. promotion opportunities, in their existing professional roles in a relevant sector e.g. Marketing and Sales Manager

  • Operations Manager
  • Tourism Development Manager
  • Visitor Attractions Manager
  • Events Manager
  • Marketing & Sales Manager

How will it make me more employable?

Successful completion of the HND in Travel and Tourism equips students to work within the industry. The 2 years of full time study provides students with flexibility of choice and opportunity to enhance current skills, knowledge and employability e.g. promotion opportunities, in their existing professional roles in a relevant sector e.g.

  • Marketing and Sales Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Tourism Development Manager
  • Visitor Attractions Manager
  • Events Manager

 

Additional Costs

Estimated cost for field trips, college educational programmes and uniforms (College Hoodie) £300.

Accreditation

This programme is regulated by Pearson BTEC. 

Course Modules

Research Project (Pearson-set)

Tourism Consumer Behaviour and Insight

Destination Marketing

Developing the Event Experience

Sustainable and Responsible Management

Special Interest

Tourism Organisational Behaviour

Strategic Human Resource Management

Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

In addition to the above Terms & Conditions students must also adhere to the following:
Students must comply with College Policies and procedures, submit all coursework and assessments by specified dates and Pass all modules in each year of study.

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