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Travel & Tourism BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma at Denefield School

Course description

The course comprises six modules that are all coursework based.

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  • Investigating the travel and tourism sector: students will develop their knowledge and understanding of the travel and tourism sector, its component industries, their role and the interrelationships within the sector. Students will develop knowledge and understanding of how the sector has developed over the last 50 years, what it is today and how it is being affected by current trends and factors.
  • European destinations: in this unit students will gain skills to enable them to locate and explore the diverse destinations that make up the European travel market. They will develop their knowledge of the appeal of destinations for different leisure experiences and gain an understanding of the factors affecting the development and decline of selected destinations.
  • Long haul destinations: students will gain a knowledge and understanding of long-haul travel destinations. They will develop skills in locating major long-haul destinations, as well as the skills needed to plan a multicentre long-haul tour.
  • Entry requirements

    To study some facilitating subjects or BTEC qualifications you will need to have achieved an average of 40-45 points from your GCSE qualifications (mostly Cs and Bs). You will not be able to study any science or mathematics subjects at AS.

    To study BTEC qualifications you will need to have achieved an average of 20-39 points from your GCSE qualifications (mostly Cs and Ds). As a minimum you must have achieved four GCSEs at grade C, including English.

    How to apply

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

    Last updated date: 12 June 2014

    Key information

    • Start date: Next September
    • Duration: 2 years