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HND Travel and Tourism Management

Course Name 
HND Travel and Tourism ManagementAvailable for Enquiries

Course Details

Location Wakefield City Campus
Level Level 5
Start Date September 2017
Duration 1 year
Mode of Study Full time
Awarding Body Edexcel
Programme Design and Overview If you are looking at a career in travel and tourism then this course will help you further develop your knowledge and understanding of the sector and support you in pursuing a career within the Travel and Tourism sector.
Indicative Content To achieve the Level 5 HND qualification you must: Achieve at least 240 credits at or above the level of the qualification Achieve a minimum of 125 credits at Level 5 or above. Mandatory units: The Travel and Tourism Sector Finance and Funding in the Travel and Tourism Sector The Developing Manager Research Project Marketing in Travel & Tourism Contemporary issues in Travel & Tourism Sustainable Tourism Development Legislation and Ethics in the travel and tourism sector Specialist units may include: Marketing in Travel and Tourism Contemporary Issues in Travel and Tourism Tourist Destinations Tour Operations Management Work-based Experience Visitor Attraction Management Human Resource Management The grade achieved in units from an appropriate HNC may contribute to an HND grade. If a learner moves from HNC to HND, credits at Level 5 or above from both the HNC and HND can contribute to the best 75 credits of the overall HND grade. Note that for HND learners, level 4 units do not count towards the qualification grade.
Delivery Methods You will learn through a variety of activities including guest speakers, visits to work places, University centre lesson based activities and practical application of skills.
Course Structure Classroom based: 100%
Nature of Assessments on the Programme There are no formal exams on the BTEC Higher National Diploma course. Most modules will be assessed by a mixture of coursework and end of module tests. Some practical modules are assessed on 100% coursework. Assessment methods are assignment based and may include practical projects including presentations, group activities, written reports or research projects
Entry Requirements 120 UCAS points and a full level 4 qualification in a travel related subject and a satisfactory interview
Attendance Expectations Minimum 16 hours per week over three days per week
Fee Information

Fees relating to academic year 18/19 will be confirmed around the end of April.

These fees relate to 2017/2018:

Tuition fee: £6600.00 per year

Home and EU students on their first higher education course who are studying at least 25% of a full time equivalent course can apply for a non-means tested tuition fee loan from Student Finance England. For more information, please visit: https://www.gov.uk/student-finance.

Different fees apply to international/overseas students and those studying this qualification as a standalone course.

Additional Course Costs

The following costs should be used as a guide only. Arrangements apply to 2016 entry.

Printing and photocopying costs:
There is no charge for course hand-outs, handbooks etc. Students will receive a printing credit of £10 per annum from the University Centre, after which students will have to pay for extra credits.

Library overdue charges:
Overdue charges apply to all library loans to encourage you to return any resources you borrow on time. Overdue charges are 5p per day per book. There is no charge for e-books rentals.

Graduation Ceremony:
When you graduate, we will invite you to your graduation ceremony. It is free for you to attend, however, to take part you will need to pay to hire an academic robe to wear during the ceremony. Details can be found here: www.edeandravenscroft.com/graduation-services.

Financial Support Information

The government provides financial assistance to help pay for tuition fees and to help with living costs. To find out more, visit the website at: https://www.gov.uk/student-finance

We have a strong commitment to widening access to higher education, and to help we have a range of bursaries and scholarships to support eligible students starting a higher education course with us in September. To find out more, email: hebursaryfund@wakefield.ac.uk

For more information on any funding or money matter issues please contact the Financial Support Team. Get in touch on 01924 789283 or email: student.finance@wakefield.ac.uk

Further Study This course is recognised as a qualification in its own right, Following this course you can progress on to University to undertake a Travel and Tourism related Honours Degree or even go into the Travel and Tourism industry. This qualification may enable you to claim accredited prior learning against an undergraduate qualification dependent on the institution’s entry policy and the programme that you are considering.
Career Opportunities The course is intended to provide a higher education foundation for people who are interested in a career in Travel and Tourism so with application of the knowledge and skills gained there are opportunities to progress within the vocational areas or on to further Higher level study.
How to Apply

Please complete a HE/Professional application form.

If you require an application form or details on how to enrol, please contact Course Information on 01924 789111.

Admissions Process For details on higher education admissions procedures, please see the 'Admissions Code of Practice' document on the Wakefield College website: http://www.wakefield.ac.uk/higher-education/he-policies
Disability Support Information

We’re committed to a programme of support to ensure that the Equality and Diversity policy is fully effective. We recognise the importance of effective support mechanisms in enabling all students to achieve their potential and will continue to improve provision for students with a disability.

The Additional Support Service is responsible for supporting disabled learners and those with language support needs. The earlier you request support, the quicker it can be provided, so if you know you’ll need support or adjustments, contact us in good time before your course starts. Get in touch on 01924 789120 or email us at: Additionalsupportenquiries@wakefield.ac.uk

For Further Details Please contact Andrew Cawtheray on 09124 789317.
Course Groups (W) Higher Education
Subject Area (W) Travel & Tourism
Client Group (W) 19+, Higher Education
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