Access to HE Diploma (Travel & Tourism)

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Are you interested in applying for a degree in Travel & Tourism, Events, Business or Leadership and Management but don’t have the skills or qualifications for university?

The Access to Higher Education Travel and Tourism course could be the gateway to your future. Become part of the new and exciting Travel and Tourism Training Academy at the Printworks Campus. Designed especially for adult learners, this access course aims to give you comprehensive skills, knowledge and experience to prepare you for your journey into Higher Education. By studying a compelling range of units you will gain an insight into a diverse range of Travel and Tourism sectors, incorporating Business, Events and Management.

Travel and Tourism

Course Information

The Access to HE Diploma gives you the opportunity to explore the links between travel and tourism, and business management - understanding their reliance on each other to ensure the success of the travel and tourism sector.

By studying a compelling range of units, you will gain an insight into the diverse areas of travel and tourism, incorporating business, events and management.


Who is this course for?

Adults (19+) who wish to progress to university but don’t hold the relevant qualifications - or adults who may have gone straight into employment and now wish to progress into higher education.

Units / Modules

Modules may include:

  • Business Skills for the Travel and Tourism Industry
  • Leadership and Management Practice for the Travel and Tourism Sector
  • Responsible Tourism
  • Special Interest Tourism
  • Event Management
  • Marketing
  • Academic Writing and Study Skills
  • Preparation for Higher Education

Benefits / Skills

Students will develop a detailed insight into the travel and tourism industry, while building academic assignment writing skills for progression to higher education.

Assessment Types

Unit assignments

Entry Requirements

Grade C/4 or above or level 2 equivalent in Maths and English.

We welcome applicants without the entry qualifications however you must be able to demonstrate competence in English and Maths and will be subject to interview. You should consider that these qualifications will be required for acceptance into Higher Education.

Career Progression

  • Tourism Management
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Tourism and Leisure Studies
  • Travel and Tourism Management

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Course Details


1 year

Study Type

Full time

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Course Fee (16-18)

No fee

Course Facts

Trips and Opportunities

The course aims to reintroduce students to education, in a responsive and supportive environment


It enhances personal and career opportunities

Extra Curriculum

The diploma equips learners with the skills to progress to higher education

School of Travel, Food & Drink
Leeds City College
Leeds City College