The course aims to provide students with an understanding of the managerial, decision-making and leadership aspects of the tourism industry. In addition, it is also designed to develop independent research and study skills required when working at Junior managerial level in the industry. It is therefore an excellent preparation for either entry to the workplace or as a springboard into final year bachelor’s degree level study.
This is a stand-alone qualification, but there are entry requirements. Applicants must have obtained one of the following:
LMQ Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Hospitality and Tourism Management, or above, as notified on the NQF or QCF of the United Kingdom or overseas qualifications, as judged by UK NARIC, to be equivalent in standard to a level 4 qualification in the UK (or higher).
This qualification is equivalent to the following:
Framework for higher education qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland
- Foundation Degrees, Diplomas of Higher Education (DipHE), Higher National Diplomas (HND)
Regulated Qualifications Framework for England and Northern Ireland
- Technical/Vocational Qualifications Level 5, Higher National Diplomas (HND)
Credit and Qualifications Framework for Wales
- Foundation Degrees, Vocational Qualifications, Higher National Diplomas (HND), Apprenticeships
National Framework of Qualifications for Ireland
- Advanced Certificate, Higher Certificate
Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework
Higher National Diplomas (HND), Diplomas of Higher Education (DipHE), Technical Apprenticeship, PDA, SVQ, Award
The successful candidates have a wider opportunity to progress onto the higher-level qualifications including LMQ Level 6 Graduate Diploma . As this qualification is equivalent to Level 5 (QCF/RQF), the candidates are eligible to gain a direct entry into the Year 3 of the Bachelor’s degree programmes. Click here to see the progression opportunities.
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|L/DHT/5002 Tourist Destinations||15|
|L/DHT/5003 Finance and Funding in the Travel and Tourism Sector||15|
|L/DHT/5004 Legislation and Ethics in the Travel and Tourism Sector||15|
|L/DHT/5005 Heritage and Cultural Tourism Management||15|
|L/DHT/5006 Human Resource Management for Service Industries||15|
|L/DHT/5007 Passenger Transport Operations||15|
|L/DHT/5008 The Travel and Tourism Sector||15|
This qualification is expected to be delivered minimum of 12 months for full-time study. Centres should make sure the Total Qualification Times (TQM) or National Learning Hours (NLH) are covered as per the qualification requirements. This programme is flexible and delivered face-to-face, distance learning, through lectures, tutorials, seminars.