UCAS code N800 (campus code B)
About the course
The travel and tourism industry accounts for over 10 per cent of the UK's total employment and is now considered to be the world's biggest employer. There are thousands of jobs around the world in sales, marketing, management, public relations and customer service, covering everything from airlines and hotels to small tour operators and travel agencies.
You will be based at City College Brighton and Hove - however, students have access to many of the facilities of both the college and the university.
The entry requirements listed here are for students starting their course in 2014. Entry requirements for students thinking about starting a course in 2013 can be found in the online prospectus. Individual offers may vary
120 points, from a minimum of one 6-unit qualification. Level 3 Key Skills and General Studies will count towards the tariff score.
24 points, certificates considered.
GCSE (minimum grade C) or Access equivalent:
at least three subjects including English language and mathematics or a science.
For non-native speakers of English:
IELTS 6.0 overall, 6.0 in writing.
For equivalent international qualifications
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In this professionally oriented course, core modules are studied from October to Easter to prepare students for their work experience. From Easter, all students undertake 20 weeks of work experience in the UK or abroad. Previous placements have included resorts in the USA, holiday companies around the Mediterranean, holiday homes operators in France and various UK tourism companies.
On their return in October, students choose from a range of options via which to specialise in various aspects of the industry.
Introduction to the Travel and Tourism Industry
People and Organisations
Understanding Business and Finance
Marketing and Consumer Behaviour
Industrial placement and reflective practice
Planning for Sustainable Tourism
Industrial placement and Reflective Practice
Travel Operations and Transport
Accounting for Management Decisions
3 options from:
Business Research Methods
Business Travel Management
Heritage Tourism Management
Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibition Management
Small Business Management
The fees listed here are for full-time courses beginning in the academic year 2013-14. Further tuition fees are payable for each subsequent year of study and may be subject to small increases, in line with inflation.
The tuition fee you have to pay depends on a number of factors including the kind of course you take, and whether you study full- or part-time. If you are studying part-time you will normally be charged on a pro rata basis depending on the number of modules you take.
What's included in the fee?
When costs such as health or criminal record checks, field trips or use of specialist materials are incurred as a mandatory requirement of the course they are included in your tuition fee.
You may incur additional costs depending on the optional modules or activities you choose. The cost of optional activities is not included in your tuition fee and you will need to meet this cost in addition to your fees. Before you apply please check with the school that provides your course using the contact details on the left of this page for advice about what is included and what optional costs you could face so you can budget accordingly.
Our website www.brighton.ac.uk/money provides advice about funding and scholarships as well as further information about fees and advice on international and island fee paying status.
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Major employers include tour operators, travel agencies, airlines, tourist boards, information centres and local authorities. The industry offers particularly attractive opportunities to work around the world.
Successful graduates may have the opportunity to progress to a top-up honours degree course at the university.
This course is indirectly funded by the University of Brighton. This means that you will be taught at City College Brighton and Hove and have access to all the facllities and support the college offers.
You will also have access to student services and support offered by the University of Brighton, including: sports and learning facilities on all campuses; membership of student societies and sports teams; student advice services and financial support including income-related bursaries and university scholarships.