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Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs grades A*-C including English and maths or a relevant Level 2 qualification at merit or above.

You will also need to provide a good school report/reference.

Who is the course for

This course is for those wishing to gain employment in the travel & tourism industry or progress onto the Level 5 HND in Travel & Tourism Management at Uxbridge College or at university.

Course Content

Yr 1 course = 90 credits

Yr 2 course = additional 90 credits (total 180 credits)

Course units include:

  • UK destinations
  • Worldwide travel & tourism destinations.

Optional units include:

  • Overseas resort operatives
  • Investigating the cruise industry
  • Developing an entertainment programme
  • Conferences and events
  • Promotions and sales
  • Worldwide adventure tourism.

Study Methods

Lectures, workshops, group work, visiting speakers, practical sessions and outside visits to provide students with a realistic view of the industry. This will also involve a UK residential trip.

How is the course assessed

Course work, assignments, time constrained assignments, online exams and practical applications of skills

Where next - Further Studies

Progress from the Level 3 Diploma to the Extended Diploma in Travel & Tourism and then onto our BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma in Travel & Tourism Management or go on to university.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Various roles in airports, travel agencies, tour operators, airlines and at tourist attractions.

More Information

For further information, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team on 01895 853333 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

How to Apply

This course requires an informal interview.

To arrange an assessment and interview time please contact Information, Advice & Guidance on 01895 853333.

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Mon 05 September 2016

Starts: 05/09/2016

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00