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Travel and Tourism at Mark Rutherford School

Course description

Travel and tourism is a very dynamic global business and represents probably the world’s largest industry. Organisations offering travel and tourism products and services are constantly striving to anticipate consumer needs.

The travel and tourism industry is one of the most important employers worldwide and is continually growing, p roviding millions of employment opportunities.

The course is designed to be adaptable to your needs, interests and career aspirations and consists of four compulsory core units plus a choice of two units from a variety of specialist areas (which total 360 guided learning hours).

Course content

The course is designed to be adaptable to your needs, interests and career aspirations and consists of four compulsory core units plus a choice of two units from a variety of specialist areas (which total 360 guided learning hours).

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements apply. You should have grade 4 or above in English and a broad GCSE base, but not necessarily BTEC First in Travel and Tourism.

Assessment

There are no exams or tests. Each unit will be assessed through the written portfolio work you produce. When you finish an assignment, it will be assessed by your teacher and it will be graded as Pass, Merit or Distinction. At the end of the course you will achieve a grade based on all your completed assignments. When you complete the three Core units, you will have enough credits for a Level 3 BTEC Certificate in Travel and Tourism which is equivalent to one AS level. The remaining specialist units qu alify you for the Level 3 BTEC Subsidiary Diploma which is equivalent to one A level.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Mark Rutherford School directly.

Last updated date: 01 November 2017

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