HNC International Travel and Tourism Management

The Travel and Tourism industry is one of the fastest growing industries within the UK with a vast amount of employment opportunities available. HNC/HND in Tourism Management is a logical step towards a managerial position within the industry and a BA Honours degree.


Entry Requirements

Typical offer: 32 UCAS points from: Subject/level: BTEC Level 3 in Travel and Tourism or 2 A-levels at C grade or above plus five GCSEs at grades A*-C to include English and Maths, or an alternative level 2 qualification in Numeracy and Literacy. Mature learners with no formal qualifications, but with industry experience will be considered on a case by case basis. We welcome applications from international students with equivalent and IELTS 5.5.

Course Duration

The HNC is a Full Time course and can be studied during the day or in the evening (Exact days and times of delivery to be confirmed.  However some Saturdays of attendance will be required throughout the academic year).  There is an option to 'top up' and complete a second year (HND) in Travel and Tourism Management.

Course Content

Students will study a mix of mandatory and optional units. These are at Level 4 and are a minimum of 120 credits in Size

Mandatory/core units include:-

  • The Travel and Tourism Sector (15 credits)
  • Finance and Funding in the Travel and Tourism Sector (15 credits)


And optional units which may include:-

  • Marketing in Travel and Tourism (15 credits)
  • Contemporary Issues in Travel and Tourism (15 credits)
  • Sustainable Tourism (15 credits)
  • Special Interest Tourism (15 credits)
  • Heritage and Cultural Tourism (15 credits)
  • Visitor Attraction Management (15 credits)


Students who pass the HNC course will be given the opportunity to progress to the HND course, which can lead to a BA (Hons) in Tourism Management (at a partner university). Alternatively, students may wish to enter employment within the industry.

Additional Information

Tuition fees 2017-2018 for Home/EU students is to study the Day Provision - £5500 and to study the Evening provision - £4600.

Fees information for International students - £9000 plus awarding body fees and consumables

Fees quoted are per year of study.

Applications for this course can be made through UCAS. UCAS Codes: Institution Code: K83, Course Code Day Provision: N800 and the Course Code Evening Provision: NN88

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Awarding Body: Edexcel

This course is delivered at the Kingston College Kingston Hall Road Centre, Kingston Hall Road, Kingston on Thames KT1 2AQ.

The course will provide students with the opportunity to gain entry to university or paid employment within the industry. Enrolments take place throughout the year and learners can join the course at any stage. This course is run in the evening and at the weekend (approximately one weekend in five), therefore suiting applicants with other commitments.


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