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Location Wakefield City Campus
Level Level 4, Level 5
Start Date September
Duration 1 year per level (2 year pathway)
Mode of Study Full time
Awarding Body Edexcel
Offering Code HDL5TAT1F000
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

HNC Level 4

The HNC course consists of 120 credits at Level 4 which includes the following:

Mandatory units:

• Travel and Tourism business Toolkit
• Contemporary Issues in Travel and Tourism
• Professional practice
• Tour Operations Management
• Managing Conference and Events
• Travel and Tourism Marketing

HND Level 5

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:

• Research Project
• Tourism consumer behaviour and insight

Specialist units may include:

• Visitor Attraction Management
• Adventure Tourism
• Special Interest Tourism
• Tourism Resort Management
• Global Events
• Destination Marketing
• Cruise 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.

Assessment methods are assignment based and may include practical projects including presentations, group activities, written reports or research projects.

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 Certificate 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 48 UCAS points or a full level 3 qualification in a Travel related subject, Access to Higher Education diploma and a satisfactory interview.
Attendance Expectations 16 hours per week over three days per week
Fee Information

These fees relate to 2020/21

Tuition Fees: £6750.00 per year.

All eligible full-time Home and EU undergraduate students are entitled to apply for affordable Student Loans and Grants towards their tuition fees. 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

All eligible full-time Home and EU undergraduate students are entitled to apply for affordable Student Loans and Grants towards their tuition fees. 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.

For more detailed information on financial support please contact the Financial Support Team on 01924 789304.

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 Following this course you can progress on to the HND in Travel and Tourism course.
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

For further details please contact:

h.manwaring@wakefield.ac.uk
M.Freeman@wakefield.ac.uk

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Course Groups (W) Higher Education
Subject Area (W) Travel & Tourism
Client Group (W) 19+, Higher Education
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Information last amended: 21 May 2020 14:27
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