Tourism with English

Edinburgh College


Sighthill Campus


This course is ideal for you if you are interested in a career or academic progression in the field of Travel and Tourism and if your first language is not English. The course will allow you to improve your English language level and your understanding and knowledge of the Travel and Tourism sector.

Your studies will include a range of NQ National 5 units including:
ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages); An Introduction to Travel and Tourism; Tourism Marketing; Selling Skills; Resort Rep; Tourist Destinations and the Scottish Tourism Product; Customer Care; Presentation Skills.

There will also be an interesting programme of visits to tourist attractions in Edinburgh and occasionally guest speakers from the travel industry.

Entry Requirements

2 subjects at National 5 plus 5 at National 4. You will be invited for a test and interview where your language level and suitability for the course will be checked.

Progression Routes

HNC/D Travel and Tourism or HNC Events

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Travel and Tourism

SCQF Level