Have you decided you want to work in the Travel and Tourism industry? Or do you want to pursue a related degree? Then this course could be for you!

General entry criteria applies. 

The topics you study will help you to prepare for progression to a wide range of university degrees that can lead to careers in Tourism Management, Events and Hospitality. You will also have opportunity to progress to careers within the airline, hospitality and events industry. Topics include:

Year 1

• The World of Travel and Tourism

• Global Destinations

• Principals of Marketing in Travel and Tourism

• Managing the Customer Experience in Travel and Tourism

• Recruitment and Selection in Travel and Tourism

 

Year 2

• Travel and Tourism Enterprise

• Visitor Attractions

• Work Experience in Travel and Tourism

• The Cruise Industry

• Researching Current Travel Trends and Key Issues in Travel and Tourism

• Managing Accommodation Services

• The UK as a Tourist Destination

You’ll enjoy learning through a variety of experiences including group work, independent research, case studies, role plays, report writing, presentations and examination preparation. A range of trips and experiences are also available such as to Blackpool, Dublin and Flamingo Land.

To enhance your future employment prospects, you will have the chance to study additional qualifications such as Air Cabin Crew, Resort Representatives and Events Planning.

Assessment is through a combination of coursework and exam graded at Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction*. You will also be assessed in an externally examined unit for the world of Travel and Tourism and a controlled assessment on Global Destinations.

The Travel and Tourism industry is one of the biggest and fastest growing industries in the world, and our students often pursue it at university or enter related employment. Our graduates have progressed to a hugely diverse range of opportunities within Tourism Management, Events and Hospitality, as Air Cabin Crew, and with a range of leading companies including Jet 2.

News From the Department

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The Travel and Tourism industry is growing. Demand for employees with related degrees is increasing and there are expected to be 69,000 more managerial positions over the next eight years. 

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