HNC Travel and Tourism

Course Content

The tourism sector is worth £11 billion to the Scottish economy every year and is a growth industry worldwide. Our HNC graduates are well-placed to work within national and international tourism markets. 


This course offers a wide cross-section of theoretical and practical skills required by the travel and tourism industry and includes off-campus visits to provide learners with a range of skills and knowledge. Topics include International Tourism; Marketing; Customer Care; Airlines; Tour Guiding and Resort Rep; Sustainability and Retail Travel Practice.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have at least one Higher at Grade C or above, a relevant NQ/NC Award or a Certificate Course with at least 12 credits. Relevant life/work experience or other qualifications will also be considered. 

Applicants will be invited to a recruitment workshop to assess suitability for the course.

Method of Assessment

Each unit will be continually assessed through end of unit assessments or by the completion of course work. No end of course assessment or exam.

Future Prospects

On successful completion, learners may gain employment within the industry or gain entry to degree programmes at universities throughout Scotland.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Gardyne Campus

  • Start Date

    26 Aug 2024

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    32 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    Events & Tourism

  • Tuition fees may be paid for full-time students in Scotland subject to meeting residency requirements, applications should be made to the appropriate funding body. International Students please refer to our International fees page

Recruitment is now for Reserve List places only – please contact us if you wish to discuss.

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