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Bedford College Group

HNC International Travel and Tourism Management (Bedford)

UCAS Code: N810

Higher National Certificate - HNC

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Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2021

Other options

2.0 years | Part-time | 2021

This course explores the dynamic and exciting travel and tourism industry. Using a combination of practical and academic approaches, you will learn about operational practice as well as the strategic development of the UK and international travel and tourism. The course is designed to fit around your family and working life. Whether you are new to the travel and tourism business or have experience of working in a related organisation the qualification will enhance your career prospects. There is an option to 'top up' to an HND during the second year of the course. Many universities offer a 'top up' course to convert an HND to a full degree in as little as one year.

Modules

This course is designed to give you an in depth understanding of the industry environment and the opportunities it offers to organisations and individuals. You will focus on specific areas such as marketing, destinations and contemporary issues affecting the industry.

Units may include:

The Travel & Tourism Sector
Tourist Destinations
Contemporary Issues in Travel & Tourism
Passenger Transport Operations
Marketing in Travel and Tourism
Finance and Funding
Heritage and Cultural Tourism Management
Employability Skills.

You will be offered the opportunity to participate in trips and visits during the course. These are designed to aid your coursework and enhance your ability to achieve.

Assessment methods

Teaching is a mixture of classroom based lessons, e-learning, tutorials and self-study. You should expect to spend a minimum of 10 hours per week in independent study. Each unit is assessed using a variety of methods including, written assignments, presentations, and practical activities and demonstrations. There are no external examinations. The assessment will develop your work related skills such as analysis, problem solving, decision making, communication and presentation skills. These will enhance your self-confidence allowing you to progress your career aims.

Tuition fees

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England
£5,895
per year
Northern Ireland
£5,895
per year
Scotland
£5,895
per year
Wales
£5,895
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Bedford College

Department:

Leisure, Travel and Tourism

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