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Travel and Tourism at The Henley College offers students the opportunity to participate in a practical way, through visits and assignment work, in the real world of travel and tourism.Students are able to gain first hand experience, developing skills by putting knowledge into practice, working with local schools, community and local business.
Second year students will have to carry out a compulsory 315 hour industrial placement.
75% coursework and 25% external exams
4 in English and 4 in Maths, plus at least 3 other 4s
£20 per year for textbooks plus £20 per optional day trip in the first year and up to £1,000 for optional residential trips in years 1 and 2.
You may be required to complete an activity before you start in order to help introduce you to the subject. Check back in the summer term for more details.
This practical, work-related course is demanding in terms of the coursework required from you. Good organisational skills and the ability to meet deadlines are vitally important to be successful. You will be assessed continuously through projects and assignments based on real life scenarios; there are no exams. Assessments are varied and include presentations, group work, role plays and written reports.
Last year students went on to various destinations including university places at Derby, Brighton, Winchester and Bournemouth. Other students went straight into employment with further training.
There are many options for a career in Travel and Tourism including roles as events manager, air cabin crew, hotel manager, resort representative, tourist guide, travel agent and more.
This course is an accepted qualification for entry into university, with students going on to study subjects including travel and tourism, event management, international marketing, international business and public relations.