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Travel And Tourism - January Start HNC

(SCQF level 7)

, Hospitality and Leisure

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Mode of Study


Start Date

5th Jan 2021, 1 year


City Campus

Applications from International Students Welcome


This course will give you the skills, knowledge and understanding to develop your career in the Travel and Tourism Industry. You'll gain the skills and knowledge required to provide high-quality customer service and enhance your own employability.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • One Higher at Grade C or above (such as  English, Modern Studies, Languages, Business Management, Geography or History) AND three National 5 qualifications at Grade C or above including English; OR
  • NC at SCQF level 6 in a related subject; OR
  • NQ (minimum of 12 credits at SCQF level 6) in a related subject; OR
  • Other equivalent qualifications or experience.

Additional selection requirements

  • Your application will be reviewed and a decision will be made based on your qualifications, work experience and personal statement.

ESOL entry requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English should have minimum ESOL Intermediate level 2 or equivalent for NC/NQ courses and ESOL Higher for HNC/D courses.

What you study

The subjects you'll study include:

  • Structure of the Travel and Tourism Industry.
  • Preparation for Employment in Travel & Tourism.
  • Creating a Culture of Customer Care.
  • Applying Marketing Principles in Travel and Tourism.
  • Graded Unit.
  • International Tourist Destinations.
  • Retail Travel Practice.
  • Air Travel.

After the course


This course prepares you for a career in travel and tourism with:

  • National Tourist Organisations.
  • Travel Management Companies.
  • Visitor Centres/Attractions.
  • Tour Operators.
  • Travel Agents.
  • Airlines.
  • Airport Ground Handling.
  • Foreign Exchange Services.

Continuing Study

On completion of all credits and with satisfactory references from Academic Advisors and Lecturing staff, you may progress onto the 2nd year of the HND Travel & Tourism.


How the course is taught

The course will be taught using a variety of different teaching methods such as:

  • Lectures.
  • Group work.
  • Industry Visits.
  • Guest Speakers.

Assessment methods

You will be assessed on an on-going basis using a variety of methods such as:

  • Presentations.
  • Closed Book assessments.
  • Reports.
  • Investigations.
  • Role Play.
  • Mode of Study:
  • Start Date:
    5th Jan 2021
    End Date:
    25th Jun 2021
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Applications from International Students Welcome