Travel and Tourism (with option to study Languages)

City of Glasgow College


City Campus


This course will give you the skills, knowledge and understanding to develop your career in the Travel and Tourism Industry. You will gain the skills and knowledge required to provide high quality customer service and enhance your own employability.

Year 1:
Structure of the Travel and Tourism Industry; Applying Marketing Principles in Travel and Tourism;
International Tourist Destinations; Digital Culture; Retail Travel Practice; Air Travel; Language Options.

Year 2:
Influences on the Travel and Tourism Industry; Planning and Sustainable Development in Travel and Tourism; Tour Operations; Visitor Attraction Operations; Business Travel Operations; Providing Information on the Scottish Tourism Product; Senior Cabin Crew.

If the language option is chosen, you may also study French, German, Italian or Spanish.

Entry Requirements

2 relevant Highers plus 3 subjects at National 5 including English; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Entry subject to interview.

Progression Routes

Degree level courses; employment in tourist information centres, visitor attractions, travel agents, airlines, airport services, tour operator representatives, car ferry

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years


Food, Events, Hospitality and Tourism

SCQF Level