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Higher National Diploma (HND) International Travel & Tourism Management

Subject Area
Hospitality & Tourism
Start Date
September 2022
Study Mode
1 Year
£7,200 per year
Entry Requirements
Completion of the HNC or other relevant Level 4 qualification
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The purpose of BTEC Higher Nationals in International Travel and Tourism Management is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals, able to meet the demands of employers in travel and tourism. They provide a stimulating and challenging programme of study of the visitor economy that combines both subject knowledge across a range of multidisciplinary theoretical frameworks and industry experience that is both responsive to the interests and needs of students and employers. 

UCAS Code: T7T4

UCAS Institution Code: Y70

Level 5
Research Project (Pearson-set unit) 
Tourism Consumer Behaviour and Insight 
Plus, an additional 5 optional units which can be selected from the specialist and optional units. 

Entry requirements

Successful completion of Higher National Certificate in International Travel and Tourism Management or equivalent relevant level 4 qualification.

Or significant relevant prior learning and experience.

How will I be assessed?

The assessment will integrate academic and vocational learning through assessments based on real-world case studies, developing a range of in-demand business and commercial skills through practical and project activities.

Students will demonstrate knowledge and skills through a combination of coursework, practical activity, and formal assessments. A wide range of assessment styles are employed, such as: practical work, portfolios of evidence, formal reports, seminars, and presentations.

Graded exercises, weekly tasks, problem solving activities, flipped classroom actives and on-line revision tests/quizzes will be used as formative assessment tools to monitor your learning.

A full assignment schedule will be available at the beginning of the year to ensure that the workload is well balanced.

Skills you will learn

Throughout the one-year course students will develop skills in active research skills , effective writing skills, analytical skills, critical thinking, creative problem-solving, decision-making, team building, exam preparation skills, digital literacy and competence in assessment methods used in higher education.

Method of delivery

The Level 5 Higher National Diploma in International Travel and Tourism Management offers pathways designed to support progression into relevant occupational areas or on to degree-level study. Holders of the Level 5 Higher National Diploma will have developed a sound understanding of the principles in their field of study and will have learned to apply those principles more widely. They will have learned to evaluate the appropriateness of different approaches to solving problems. They will be able to perform effectively in their chosen field and will have the qualities necessary for employment in situations requiring the exercise of personal responsibility and decision-making. 

Additional costs

No additional costs are expected for this course, although students should have access to an internet enabled laptop or PC.

Your next steps

On successful completion of the Level 5 Higher National Diploma, students can develop their careers in the travel and tourism sector through either continuing with further study or entering employment in a wide range of roles including but not limited to; International media officer, destination manager, curation and interpretation officer, tourism development advisor and group operations manager.

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