SCQF Level 8
Travel & Tourism, International & Commercial

Course Overview

This 2-year HND in Travel and Tourism is a diverse course designed to give you the essential knowledge and skills required to work in the industry and make crucial connections with industry professionals through our range of guest speakers. Upon completion, you will be qualified for further study of travel and tourism at a university level. 

We offer two different options for HND year 1:

  • Granton campus offers a course designed for students wishing to explore the airline industry as you will study Senior Air Cabin Crew and Airline and Airport Operations.
  • Sighthill campus offers a course designed for students wishing to further their studies in tourism  
What You Will Learn

Year 1:

  • Visitor Attraction Operations
  • Structure of the Travel and Tourism Industry
  • Applying Marketing Principles in Travel and Tourism
  • Providing Information on the Scottish Tourism Product
  • Creating a Culture of Customer Care
  • International Tourist Destinations
  • Tour Guiding and Resort Representation

Year 2:

  • Influences on the Travel and Tourism Industry
  • Food Tourism and Culture
  • Scottish Natural Heritage
  • Tour Operations
  • Planning and Sustainability in Travel and Tourism
  • Marketing Planning in Travel and Tourism
  • Visitor Attraction Management
  • Scottish Niche Markets in Travel and Tourism

Entry Requirements
  • For Year 1: Minimum two Highers at minimum Grade C or relevant NC pass at SCQF Level 6
  • For Year 2: Pass all 15 credits available at HNC Level
English Proficiency Requirements
  • IELTS 5.5
How the course is assessed
  • You will be assessed through academic, role play and practical assignments throughout the year. 


Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements
  • You will be invited to attend an interview to assess if this is the correct course for you 

Progression And Articulation Routes
  • Second or third-year entry on to BA (Hons) Tourism Management at Edinburgh Napier University 
  • Third-year entry on to BA (Hons) International Hospitality and Tourism Management at Queen Margaret University  
  • BA (Hons) Hospitality Management, year 3 entry at Univeristy of Highlands and Islands 





Career Opportunities
  • Resort representative 
  • Cabin crew member 
  • Ground crew member 
  • Airport operations 
  • Tour operator 
  • Travel agent 
  • Customer service agent 
Number Of Days Per Week
  • 3 days per week
Course Cost And Funding Options
Start Date and Time

Full Time

This course will start week commencing...
  • Monday 30/08/2021
End Date

Full Time

This course will end on...
  • Friday 17/06/2022
Course Delivery
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OUTREACH x x x x x

Courses may be subject to alteration or cancellation

Our Campuses
Annual trip

​Every year students on the Travel and Tourism courses take a trip around Scotland with their lecturers...READ MORE

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