Travel and Tourism

International Travel and Tourism Management (Events) Higher National Diploma (HND) Full-Time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course starts again in September 2020 and runs for two Years.

Entry requirements

  • 60 UCAS points
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism (Grade: Merit, Pass, Pass)
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Travel and Tourism (Grade: Merit, Merit)
  • BTEC Level 3 90-Credit Diploma in Travel and Tourism (Grade: Distinction, Merit)
  • A/AS Level profile which shows a strong performance in relevant subjects
  • Any other related Level 3 qualification
  • HNC in Travel and Tourism
  • GCSE grades 9/A* to 4/C including English Language and maths or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and maths
  • The academic requirement may be offset by three years recent and substantial relevant industrial experience

You will achieve

International Travel and Tourism Management (Events) Higher National Diploma (HND).

Awarding Body

Validated by the Pearson

UCAS Course Code


Course overview

The world of travel, tourism, and events is a dynamic and challenging industry to work in. It offers a wide variety of employment opportunities at both supervisory and managerial level in a wide range of sectors both locally and further afield.

Course content

Core modules:

  • Contemporary tourism trends
  • Managing the customer experience
  • Professional identity and practice
  • The travel and tourism business toolkit
  • Leadership and management for service industries
  • Research project
  • Tourism consumer behaviour and insight
  • Developing the event experience
  • Corporate events management
  • Global events

Optional modules:

  • Work experience
  • Tour operations management
  • Managing conferences and events
  • Destination marketing
  • Pitching and negotiating skills

There are no formal exams on the BTEC Higher National Diploma course. Most modules will be assessed by coursework. Assessment methods are assignment based and may include practical projects including presentations, group activities, written reports or research projects. Some modules may be assessed externally.

You will need to provide your own writing material, paper and folder. You will also need a storage device (USB) to save computerised work. As the course will include optional educational visits to relevant organisations students will need to self-fund these should they wish to partake.

Church Street Campus
Church Street
S70 2AN

This qualification may enable you to progress to a top up degree in a related subject area, undertake an apprenticeship or seek employment in the travel, tourism and events professions.

How much does the course cost?

Course fees: £5,995 per year.

Extra information

As a Higher Education student living in England you may be eligible for the non-means tested Tuition Fee Loan from the Government. For further details go to:

A Maintenance Loan of up to £6,904 per year will be available to eligible students living with parents or up to £8,200 per year to those living away from home. EU Students cannot apply.

Students with children or dependant adults may qualify for a Childcare Grant or Adult Dependants’ Grant. Students can apply for these at the same time as applying for a Maintenance Loan.

Remember: Eligible students will not have to pay tuition fees in advance and can apply for the Maintenance Loan before they start the course.

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International Travel and Tourism Management (Events) Higher National Diploma (HND) Full-Time

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