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Travel and Tourism AS and A level at Frome Community College

Course description

AS assessment Year 12

Terms 1 and 2

Unit 1

Introducing travel and tourism

Students will investigate the tourism industry and its development, you will cover sections 1 and 2 in this term. You will complete exam questions on each section and mini tests at the end of each section.

Exam

Mock exam in December on sections 1 and 2 of Unit 1.

Unit 2

Travel destinations

Students will investigate tourism destinations, their characteristics, appeal and trends in popularity. During this term you will start the coursework, There will be ongoing assessment.

Terms 3 and 4

Unit 1

Sections 3 and 4 exam questions on each section and mini tests at the end of each section.

Unit 2

Finish coursework by the end of term

Terms 5 and 6

Revision for Unit 1 exam.

Final deadline for coursework marks (up to 60% of final mark)

AS exam for Unit 1, up to 40% of final mark.

A2 assessment Year 13

Unit 5

Tourism impacts and tourism developments

This is an examined unit worth 40% of the final mark.

Unit 8

Event management in travel and tourism

This is a coursework unit worth 60% of the final mark.

 

Entry requirements

5 GCSE grades A* - C including English and/or maths

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Frome Community College directly.

Last updated date: 06 September 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September

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