Business, Administration and Tourism

UHI Argyll


Tobermory Centre, Oban Centre, Lochgilphead Centre and CERC, Dunoon Centre, Rothesay Centre, Campbeltown Centre, Arran Centre, Islay Centre, Helensburgh Centre, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)


This is a brand new course for anyone wishing to embark on a career in Business, Marketing or Tourism. Designed for the modern work environment, this course will give you an excellent grounding in business and marketing approaches, business technologies, and travel and tourism subjects.

You will also develop important finance and communication skills, crucial for all relevant career options.

The course contains four NPA Qualifications. These are:

NPA Business with Information Technology; NPA Business with Marketing; NPA Travel and Tourism; NPA PC Passport.

The unit topics you will study include:

Understanding Business; Marketing - Basic Principles and Management; IT units covering: Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Presentations and Databases; Customer Service Skills, including Socia; Media Skills; Management Skills; Event Organisation; Recording Cash Transactions; Travel - Covering Industry and Products; Tourism – including the Scottish Industry.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 5, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5

Progression Routes

HNC Administration and Information Techology, HNC Business or BA Event Management (following HNC).

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

9 months


Business, Leisure and Tourism

SCQF Level


Career Sectors

Administration and Management General


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