Higher National Diploma (HND) in
Travel and Tourism Management

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This exciting course provides individuals with the opportunity to develop valuable skills and to gain an understanding of the business practices employed within the tourism industry. Whether you aspire to work in the UK, abroad or both, this full-time programme aims to ensure that you receive the relevant training to start a successful career within the various divisions of this dynamic sector.

Course Content

With the intention of developing you as a fully informed practitioner, this HND course seeks to enhance your managerial abilities and refine your interpersonal skills. This programme is ideal for those who are working towards a career within special events, tour operations, attraction management, or airline services. Through a combination of theoretical study and practical work experience, you will have access to a range of module topics in areas such as:

  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Marketing
  • Public Relations

Designed to emphasise the importance of employability, this course also offers you the opportunity to apply your industry knowledge to existing travel-related companies.

Modules

Year 1
  • Semester 1
    • Contemporary Issues in Travel & Tourism
    • Visitor Attraction Manager
    • Developing Manager
    • The Travel & Tourism Sector
  • Semester 2
    • Incoming and Domestic Tourism
    • Finance and Funding in the Travel & Tourism Sector
    • Travel & Tourism Entrepreneurs
    • Sustainable Travel & Tourism Development
Year 2
  • Semester 1
    • Contemporary Issues in Travel & Tourism
    • Visitor Attraction Manager
    • Developing Manager
    • Research Project
  • Semester 2
    • Incoming and Domestic Tourism
    • Finance and Funding in the Travel & Tourism Sector
    • Travel & Tourism Entrepreneurs
    • Sustainable Travel & Tourism Development

Features/Benefits

The programme includes course trips to relevant facilities and businesses within the travel and tourism industry, as well as a variety of talks from guest speakers appropriate to the subject area. Students will have the opportunity to gain the ILM Certificate in Leadership and Management, which is highly regarded by industry.

Entry Requirements

  • Miniumum of 32 UCAS points
  • Vocational qualifications and experience are also considered.

UCAS code: 018N

Progression Opportunities

Many of our students choose to enrol on final-year degree programmes in related areas, such as our BA (Hons) Tourism Management (Top-Up) degree, with the aim of attaining a full BA (Hons) degree after 12 months of study. Our graduates have gained employment within the travel and tourism industry in a variety of areas, including destination planning, travel writing, attractions, and agency supervision.

Disclaimer

Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information contained on this website is correct, the College accepts no liability for any errors or omissions. Please note that details are subject to change without notice with regard to the provision of courses, course times and dates and the fees and charges levied.

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Key Facts

Dates:

  • September 2018

Mode of Attendance:

  • Full Time (FT)

Level:

5

Course Duration:

2 Years

Programme Costs: (Per Year)

  • Full Time (FT):
  • UK / EU Residents: £7,395.00
  • Non EU: £8700

Please contact Student Recruitment for more information.

UCAS Code:

018N

College Course Code:

  • 18/19TFK5081

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