Travel and Tourism

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus, Cardonald Campus


This travel and tourism course gives you the knowledge and skills required to work in a wide range of roles in the tourism industry including retail and business travel, employment with airlines or at the airport, working as tourist guides and travel reps, in hotels and for tour operators both in this country and overseas.

Year 1:
Tour Guiding and Resort Representation; International Tourist Destinations; Communication: Business Communication; Influences on the Travel and Tourism Industry; Retail Travel Practice;
Structure of the Travel and Tourism Industry; Air Travel; Creating a Culture of Customer Care; Using Software Application Packages; Applying Marketing Principles in Travel and Tourism; Preparation for Employment in Travel and Tourism; Airline and Airport Operations; Travel and Tourism: Graded Unit 1.

Year 2:
Marketing Planning in Travel and Tourism; Tour Operations; Planning and Sustainable Development in Tourism; Air Travel: Advanced; Working as Senior Air Cabin Crew; Foundations of Activity Tourism; Travel and Tourism: Graded Unit 2; Practical Travel and Tourism Visit; Business Travel: An Introduction; Visitor Attraction Operations; Work Experience.

Entry Requirements

1 Higher, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6.

Relevant HNC may give entry to year 2

Progression Routes

3rd year entry to various degree courses at University of the West of Scotland or Glasgow Caledonian University.

Employment in airport check-in, cabin crew, retail travel, hotel and tour operations.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years


Travel and Tourism

SCQF Level