The Higher Nationals in Travel and Tourism are nationally recognised tourism qualifications which provide students with a thorough grounding in a broad range of subjects which are relevant to the modern travel and tourism environment, and if required, access to a range of university degree conversion programmes in related subjects.
Typical Course Structure
The Travel and Tourism Sector
Finance and Funding in the Travel and Tourism Sector
Marketing in Travel and Tourism
Contemporary Issues in Travel and Tourism
Passenger Transport Operations
Sustainable Tourism Development
Visitor Attraction Management
Students' work on the course is assessed via a programme of continuous assessment. Assignments will vary in format and will include individual course work, group work and in-class activities. Each successfully completed unit will be graded as a pass, merit or distinction.
Applications for this course are processed through UCAS. Please make a note of the codes below, then continue to apply through the UCAS website: Institute code: L42 UCAS Course code: N800
Applications for this course are processed through UCAS.
Please make a note of the codes below, then continue to apply through the UCAS website:
Institute code: L42
UCAS Course code: N800
You will study on the Lincoln College Campus for the full duration of the course.
HNC Full Time - 1 Year - 2 Days per week
It is expected that full-time students complete between 9 and 12 hrs of additional independent study per week and part-time students between 3 and 6 hrs in order to be successful on this programme. Whilst the sessions are delivered at College 2 days per week, it is expected that students will complete the online study, in addition to the independent study, outside of these times. Students should also make themselves available to complete work experience hours outside of these times. Many of the opportunities offered through the college will require commitment during evenings and weekends.
A minimum of 56 UCAS Tariff points from the following: GCE A and AS Levels with at least one subject at A Level. BTEC National (Diploma or Extended Diploma) in a relevant subject Access to HE Scottish Higher/Advanced Higher with at least one subject at Advanced Higher. For mature applicants some experience may be taken in lieu of A Levels / BTECs. Plus GCSE English – grade C/4 or above GCSE Maths – grade C/4 or above (Level 2 Functional skills is not taken as an equivalent) EU and International applicants NARIC confirmed equivalent of 56 UCAS points IELTS with an overall score of 6.0 and a minimum of 5.5 in each component. Equivalent English Language qualifications are acceptable for applicants not requiring a Tier 4 Visa.
Students' work on the HNC course is assessed via a programme of continuous assessment. There are typically 2-3 assessment tasks per module delivered. The assessment methods used throughout the programme include:
Presentations (group and individual)
Work experience placement
The programme specification details the assessment strategy for each module, including the relevant task weightings.
HNC and HND qualifications are widely recognised in their own right and provide students with the skills required for employment in a range of associated professions.
On successful completion of the course students can top up to degree level at another higher education institution. The point of entry will depend on the chosen institution and the subjects studied and the grades achieved at HNC/D.
Home and EU Students £6500.00
Tuition fees will remain unchanged for the duration of a student’s continuous enrolment.
Eligible students studying their first higher education funded course do not have to pay any tuition fees upfront. Instead, Tuition Fee Loans are available to UK and EU students and are paid directly to the College to cover the cost of fees. These are repayable after you graduate or leave your course and earn over £21,000 a year. For more information, please visit www.gov.uk/browse/education/student-finance
For further information on the support available to you, please see Fees and Financial Support
ADDITIONAL COURSE COSTS
Textbooks – varying costs (optional); Visits – varying costs (optional)
Additional compulsory course costs will be paid for using the Career Degree Bursary. The scheme allows students to access the remainder of the bursary (up to a maximum value of £500 / £250) for additional optional courses, workshops, professional memberships and resources. There is no cash alternative. Students who wish to access opportunities in excess of the Career Degree Bursary may do so at full cost to themselves. Details of payment dates will be provided prior to the course induction.
Please see the full ‘HE Terms and Conditions’ for details of additional library and printing costs associated with this programme (http://www.lincolncollege.ac.uk/higher-educations/terms)
Applications for this course are processed through UCAS, please see the course description and make a note of the Institute Code and UCAS Course Code.
Apply Online at UCAS
This course is validated by Pearson. The validating institution is responsible for awarding the qualification at the end of the programme. Students on validated courses are HEFCE registered, funded and taught at Lincoln College and it is the responsibility of the College to manage all aspects of this provision. The validating institution maintains an oversight of the programme throughout the academic year and must be satisfied that students are being taught in line with the required academic standards of the awarding institution. For full details of the responsibilities of both Lincoln College and the validating partners please see the HE Terms and Conditions page, section 11.
Full details and information regarding terms and conditions of study, relevant policies and procedures, offers and acceptance of offers can be found at: