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Travel and Tourism (with option to study languages) HNC

(SCQF level 7)

Food, Events, Hospitality & Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure

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Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

27th Aug 2018, 1 year

27th Aug 2018, 1 year

Location

City Campus

Applications from International Students Welcome

Overview

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

  • Two Highers 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/NQ at SCQF level 6 in a related subject; OR
  • Other equivalent qualifications or experience.

Additional selection requirements

  • You'll be invited to attend a course presentation where you'll get the opportunity to find out more about the course and tell us why you're interested in this subject area.

What you study

The subjects you'll study include:

  • Structure of the Travel and Tourism Industry.
  • Applying Marketing Principles in Travel and Tourism.
  • International Tourist Destinations.
  • Digital Culture.
  • Retail Travel Practice.
  • Air Travel.
  • Language Options.

If the language option is chosen, you may also study French, German, Italian or Spanish.

After the course

Careers

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

Successful students can progress on to:

Successful students could progress to HND in Travel and Tourism year 2.

Teaching

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.

Additional Information

Dress code

Smart/casual.

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    27th Aug 2018, 1 year
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Applications from International Students Welcome