Pearson BTEC HND Level 5 Diploma in Travel & Tourism Management
GCSE maths and English at grade C or above (or equivalent), plus a UCAS Tariff score of 120-160 from a full BTEC Level 3 qualification such as BTECs, A Levels or an Access Course.
For further details on entry requirements, please see the Higher Education Guide 2015-16 on our website.
Who is the course for
This course is designed for those who are in, or plan to enter employment in a wide range of areas within the travel, tourism and hospitality industry.
Course units include:
- The travel and tourism sector
- Contemporary issues in travel and tourism
- Finance and funding in the travel and tourism sector
- The developing manager
- Marketing in travel and tourism
- Sustainable tourism development
- Legislation and ethics in the travel and tourism sector
- Research project.
Optional units include:
- Hospitality provision in the travel and tourism sector
- Sports and leisure tourism in the UK
- Tourist destinations
- Travel and tourism entrepreneurs
- Visitor attraction management
- Employability skills.
Usual delivery methods include lectures, classroom discussions, case studies, group work, presentations, guest speakers and educational visits. These will vary according to the units and their requirements. Some units do require the completion of timed assessment activities which are done in exam conditions but there are a range of assessments for each unit.
How is the course assessed
All units will be individually graded as âpassâ, âmeritâ or âdistinctionâ. To achieve a pass grade for the unit you must meet the assessment criteria set out in the specifications. You will be informed of all assessment criteria at the beginning of each new unit via the assignment brief.
Where next - Further Studies
Progress directly into the second or third year of a university degree programme. The college has affiliated links with Buckinghamshire New University, Brighton University and University College Birmingham. Many professional bodies also recognise the BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma for further professional study.
Where next - Job Opportunities
Management positions in hospitality or travel & tourism organisations such as hotels, travel agencies, tour operators, airlines, airports, tourist
attractions, overseas representatives and tourist boards.
Students will attend college for 15 hours - over three days. Student are expected to complete approximately 18 hours per week of independent study (i.e. on research and completing assignments).
Staff profiles available within the course handbook but all staff have higher level qualifications in the relevant field and work experience related to their subject specialisms.
Last updated: 10 June 2016
How to Apply
All applications for HND courses are through Universities and College Admissions Service (UCAS). For an application pack, contact UCAS on 01242 227788 or visit www.ucas.com
For information and advice from the College you can also make an initial application by clicking the Apply Now button below. Our Information, Advice and Guidance team can provide you with support and advice to help you through the UCAS process.
- Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Wed 28 September 2016
Duration: 64 Week(s)
Where: Uxbridge Campus
When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00