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Applied Travel & Tourism AS A2 at Prince William School

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At Advanced level you can choose from different types of awards: Three Unit AS Award:                     This is equivalent in length and standard to one AS levelSix Unit Award:                        This is equivalent in length and standard to one A level (AS and A2) AIMS OF THE COURSEThe Travel and Tourism industries cover local, national and international services and offer many job opportunities. The Advanced course develops and extends students’ understanding of the Travel and Tourism industries and introduces them to the more advanced skills and knowledge needed to work in this area or progress onto a Higher Education course at University. COURSE DESIGN AND CONTENTStudents will study six mandatory units covering a range of topics which include: ·        Inside travel and tourism·        Travel and tourism – A people industry·        Travel destinations·        Travel and tourism project·        People and quality·        Current issues in travel and tourism TEACHING METHODSStudents learn to work responsibly and, with the support of staff, are expected to take control of their own learning. Examples of the ways in which they may be asked to learn are: ·        Working on their own and as part of a team·        Doing short projects and longer assignments·        Looking into processes, products and organising events·        Through work experience, visits and talks from industry experts

Assessment

·        In four of the units, work will be collected into a portfolio for evidence based assessment·        In the two remaining units there will be external assessment

Future opportunities

Last year 25,000 students were offered places at University based on their A level Vocational qualifications. This qualification could lead to courses at University in Travel and Tourism Management, Countryside and Recreational Management plus other Travel and Tourism related occupations. 

Further information

Combinations with other subjects could include:·     Geography·     Business·     A modern foreign language·     Other AS/A2 subjects·     PE

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Prince William School directly.

Last updated date: 16 November 2015
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