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.


Academic Year: 2024/25
Course Code: 10737
Campus: Lisburn
Study Type: Full-Time
Education Level Higher Education
Department: Travel & Tourism

Available Sessions

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Campus & Course Type Start
Full-Time
Lisburn
02/09/2024
Course Structure

The HND in International Travel and Tourism Management is achieved following progression form the HNC in International Tourism Management. Timetabled over 15 hours per week and an additional 1.75 hours per week, to complete and employability qualification. Study includes a combination of classroom teaching and scheduled educational visits and guest speakers. You will study 3/4 modules over each academic semester (7 in total).

Subjects studied will include:

  • Research Project (Pearson-set)
  • Tourism Consumer Behaviour and Insight
  • Destination Marketing
  • Corporate Events Management
  • Strategic Destination Planning
  • Special Interest Tourism
  • Destination Management Services

This programme is delivered using a range of on-campus and online synchronous and asynchronous approaches.

Contact Hours per week

15 hours contact time to include practical classes, lectures, workshops or tutorials.

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.

General Entry Requirements  

The general entry requirements below identify the minimum qualifications needed to apply for the programme. Other qualifications will be considered on an individual basis on application.  You are required to upload a copy of your qualification certificates to show how you meet the entry requirements for the programme prior to enrolment.  Applications will also require successful completion of the admissions process.   

GCSE/ Level 2 Requirements 

  • GCSE grade C/4 in English Language, or Level 2 Certificate in Essential Skills- Communication, or equivalent in an approved alternative qualification.    AND  
  • GCSE grade C/4 in Mathematics, or Level 2 Certificate in Essential Skills-   Application of Number, or equivalent in an approved alternative qualification. AND  
  • Passes in 4 different subjects (can include English Language and Mathematics and as above), with 1 at GCE Advanced (A) level (grades A-E), and 3 at GCSE level (grades A*-C*/9-4), or equivalent in an approved alternative qualification

Course Entry Requirements    

A minimum of 32 UCAS Tariff points including:  

  • A HNC in International Travel and Tourism Management  
  • GCE A level (A2): Typical grade profile CC    OR  
  • [RQF] Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Travel & Tourism with overall award profile PP   OR  
  • Access to HE Diploma (NI): 45% overall   OR
  • An equivalent in an approved alternative qualification.  

Accreditation of Prior Learning

Alternatively, you can provide evidence of your ability to undertake the programme by meeting the requirements for the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process, either through Accredited Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) or Accredited Prior Experiential Learning (APEL).   Further details on APL can be found in the HE Admissions Process section of our website and the HE Accreditation of Prior Learning SOP.  

International Students English Language Requirements  

International applicants, from Non-Native English speaking countries, must have evidence of English Language Level B2 on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages:  

  • IELTS 6.0 (Academic) (minimum of 5.5 in all skills)   
  • PTE Academic 51 (minimum of 46 in each part)  
  • Or equivalent UKVI-approved English Language Test   For further information please contact our International Department at international@serc.ac.uk     

 

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.

Successful completion of the HND in International Travel and Tourism Management 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

The course provides comprehensive vocational content delivered through tourism specific modules. You will be provided with opportunities to gain both academic and industry skills, along with a variety transferable skill (communication, organisational skills, problem solving, leadership, critical thinking.)  A key component of the course is undertaking a “Research Project” where you will research a key tourism theme, relating to a current issue within the Travel and Tourism industry. These skills will assist you with understanding developments in the industry and support your path when applying for employment within the tourism industry.

 

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

This programme is regulated by Pearson BTEC. 

Research Project (Pearson-set)

Tourism Consumer Behaviour and Insight

Destination Marketing

Corporate Events Management

Strategic Destination Planning

Special Interest Tourism

Destination Management Services

Available Sessions

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Campus & Course Type Start
Full-Time
Lisburn
02/09/2024

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Available Sessions

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Pearson BTEC HND in International Travel and Tourism Management
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Lisburn

02/09/2024
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Terms & Conditions

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

We strive to ensure the description of courses on SERC's website and in publications is accurate. However, for various reasons there may be occasions when the College may need to change arrangements or be unable to deliver classes due to circumstances such as reduced funding. If there are insufficient numbers applying for a course it may not be viable to deliver the class.

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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