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Travel and Tourism (with option to study languages) HNC

(SCQF level 7)

Food, Events, Hospitality & Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure

Applications closed

Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

30th Aug 2021, 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.

    You can find out more about the course in this Course Presentation.

    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 in a related subject (minimum of 13 credits at SCQF level 6 which must include Marketing in Travel & Tourism: An Introduction and Travel and Tourism in the UK) (subject to review). 
    • Other equivalent qualifications or experience.

    Additional selection requirements

    • You'll be invited for a group and/or individual interview where you can find out more about the course and tell us why you're interested in this subject area.  Where COVID restrictions are in place we will invite you to either a video meeting, telephone conference call or make an offer based on your application form.

    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.
    • Applying Marketing Principles in Travel and Tourism.
    • International Tourist Destinations.
    • Digital Culture.
    • Retail Travel Practice.
    Optional Units
    • Air Travel/Airline and Airport Operations OR
    • A language.

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

    *All subject to review.

    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 completion will allow you to apply for year two of our HND programme. You will need to achieve all 15 credits to progress to year two.

    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.

    Due to the current pandemic classes are online however this may change depending on advice from the Scottish Government and some classes may take place on campus.

    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

    Materials

    A laptop or PC is recommended for this course. 

    • Mode of Study:
      Full-time
    • Start Date:
      30th Aug 2021, 1 year
    • Location:
      City Campus
    • Applications from International Students Welcome