Tourism in the Digital World (Level 6)

Edinburgh College


Sighthill Campus


Travel and Tourism have been transformed by digital innovation in recent years. This has touched all aspects of the industry from how bookings are made and managed to high-tech improvements to visitor experiences such as virtual reality. This has led to a rise in opportunities for those who can combine a passion for the industry with solid digital skills including content creation and social media. The new digital talent and the skills and abilities will be what sets new job applicants apart.

Whether you’re digital savvy or just finding your feet, this course will provide you with the skills that today’s travel and tourism employers are looking for. This course is interactive and practical, designed to develop your digital literacy skills, including proficiency in a variety of social media platforms and gaining an understanding of visitor attraction interpretation and how destinations can harness the power of social media.

Develop excellent customer service skills, discover dynamic employability subjects and enhance your career prospects. This course ensures you are well prepared for further studies in this area which could lead to an exciting career in this growing industry.

Entry Requirements

6 subjects at National 5 including English and Maths; or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Entry subject to interview.

Progression Routes

Access to HN Travel and Tourism course

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

6 months


Travel and Tourism

SCQF Level