BTEC HND Travel & Tourism

Course: BTEC HND Travel & Tourism
Code: QHNDL5TRA1/F011V
Location: Winsford
Dates: 18/09/2017 to 25/05/2019
Times: 09.10 to 16.30
Fee: £5995.00
Hours/week: 12.00
Weeks: 34



01606 74444

What is the programme structure?

The growth of online travel businesses, budget airlines and hotels means there is more choice for tourists and numerous employment opportunities. The booming Travel & Tourism Industry accounts for over 10% of the UK's total employment and is now considered to be the world's bieggest employer. The programme will cover a variety of elements including travel and tourism, evironment, law, finance, marketing and passenger transport operation to meet the needs of the industry. The programme is for those students who are motivated to abtain a higher level position within the travel and tourism industry, whether this may be in sales, marketing management, tour operatior management, public relations or customer service.

Who is the programme for?

This programme is designed for those who wish to further their career opportunities in the field of Travel & Tourism.

How long does it take to complete?
2 years

What qualifications do I need?

UCAS Points Required: 80 points from Level 3 qualifications. For example: A levels; BTEC Extended Diploma; Access to HE Diploma; NVQ3

What does it include?

Listed below is an example of units typically delivered but the Pearson qualifications are modular, which allows a certain degree of flexibility and Mid Cheshire College will tailor the units to the needs and interests of the group.

Year 1 units are;
Unit 01 The Travel and Tourism Sector
Unit 02 Finance and Funding in the Travel and Tourism Sector
Unit 05 Marketing in Travel and Tourism
Unit 06 Contemporary Issues in Travel and Tourism
Unit 14 Tour Operations Management
Unit 16 Passenger Transport Operations
Unit 19 Heritage and Cultural Tourism Management
Unit 23 Personal and Professional Development

Year 2 units are;
Unit 03 The Developing Manager
Unit 04 Research Project
Unit 07 Sustainable Tourism Development
Unit 08 Legislation and Ethics in the Travel and Tourism Sector
Unit 09 Tourist Destinations
Unit 15 Resort Management
Unit 17 Work Based Experience
Unit 18 Human Resource Management for the Service Industries.

Are there any special facilities for the programme?

Will there be any extra costs involved?

Find out about tuition fees and additional course costs

How is the programme assessed?
Coursework including essays, report, case studies and presentations.

What award will I achieve?
Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma in Travel and Tourism Management (QCF)

Examining/Validating Body:
Pearson (formally Edexcel)

What can I do next?

On completion of the course students will have the opportunity to progress onto a Level 6 (top up year) in a related subject or into one of the wide range of career opportunities including tour operations, the aviation sector, visitor attractions, hotels and the public sector.

Equal Opportunities:

Mid Cheshire College is committed to the implementation of a policy to achieve equality of opportunity for all staff, students and members of the community it serves. In doing so the College will actively work to achieve equality regardless of age, race, skin colour, disability, gender, marital status, sexuality and faith.

Additional Learning Support is available for HE students who declare a disability or a specific learning difficulty, and who have claimed the Disabled Student Allowance (DSA). See link below for details.

How do I get further information?

Contact the college on 01606 74444 or email

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For BTEC HND Travel & Tourism

All applicants wishing to apply for a Higher Education course at Mid Cheshire College must apply through UCAS – see the link below for help with the application process. Although the deadline is 15th January, we will consider late applications but advise applying by the end of April.

The only exception to this is for those applying for the employer-sponsored HNC/HND Engineering, who can complete the 19+ Application Form which can be downloaded here.

To find out more about the application process and how to write personal statements, follow the resources below.

Do you have any questions?
If there is anything you would still like to know about this course, please don't hesitate to ask us.

Money matters.
Depending upon your circumstances, you may be able to apply for financial support to help you during your studies. Find out more.