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Target audience 

Level 3 students and current industry employees who wish to enhance their skills and gain a higher level of qualification

Entry requirements 

You must have achieved 48 UCAS tariff points from an appropriate Level 3 (NVQ 3, BTEC Award or A Level). You are also required to have GCSE passes at grade 4 or equivalent in English and Maths.

Course content 

YEAR 1 (Level 4) The first year of the programme is designed in such a way to meet the needs of the students and provide appropriate supported opportunites for progression. Modules delivered for Level 4:

  • Sales and Marketing in Travel and Tourism
  • Financial Decision Making
  • Customer Service Management in Travel and Tourism
  • The Work Enivornment and Self-Analysis
  • UK Tourism - Diversity and Importance
  • Managing and Developing Talent in Practice
YEAR 2 (Level 5) The final year of the programme is designed to follow a similar structure to Year 1. The final year will provide an excellent grounding for further study to the top-up degree. Modules delivered to Level 5:
  • Tourism Technologies
  • Global Tourism-planning, developing and managing
  • Industry Related Project
  • Current Issues in Travel and Tourism
  • Events Tourism
Teaching & Learning 

This inventive programme with a tailored design to encompass the essence of the vibrant Travel & Tourism industry.
It offers students the opportunity to study relevant modules from across the industry, with the chance to top-up to
a relevant BA (Hons) with a further year of full time study.

This programme is designed to meet the needs of students who have already studied at a lower level, already
working or have an interest in working in the Travel & Tourism industry.

You will learn through group and individual study, trips, practical activities and research you'll get the skills you need
to work in what can be a dynamic and exciting industry. Covering everything from customer service skills to the
sales and marketing behind Travel & Tourism, investigating holiday destinations and constructing a working
knowledge of the wider world around us, and what it has to offer you in the world of work.

Delivery methods include lecture and seminar activities and students will be further supported by group and
individual tutorials and workshops.

Tutors delivering the modules will demonstrate models of good practice with regard to teaching/learning to
accommodate students with a range of learning difficulties and/or disabilities.

Assessment criteria 

A variety of assessment methods will take place throughout the programme and have been chosen to allow studentsto become confident, critical and creative in their work to be able to adapt thier academic writing. Both in-course andend course assessments include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • projects
  • case studies
  • examination
  • individual or group presentation
  • group activites
  • an individual work project
  • an industry related project

Successful students may progress to the Level 6 (top-up) qualification: BA (Hons) in Travel & Tourism, Tourism Managment or Tourism and Aviation

Other information 


Whatever course you choose, you'll get the highest level of training from specialist tutors, benefiting from their knowledge and experience of working not just in education but also in industry.

Application & Enrolment

You are able to apply online for all courses, however to complete your course enrolment fully, you will need to have an interview and then be accepted onto a course. The only courses available to enrol online are Full Cost courses, if you wish to enrol on any other course please call into Student Services or call 01429 295000.

Full Cost course fees are inclusive of VAT.

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