Travel and Tourism

Edinburgh College


Granton Campus, Sighthill Campus


Explore a career in the travel and tourism industry through this innovative HND. Get an in-depth insight into the travel and tourism industry, develop your knowledge of tourist destinations and enhance your great customer service skills. This course will prepare you for a rewarding career in travel and tourism or higher education. Edinburgh College has state-of-the-art facilities and you will use aircraft simulation programmes in order to gain hands-on and practical experience in the industry. You will attend guest lectures from the best in the travel business and learn about the abundance of job opportunities available in this growing sector.

Visitor Attraction Operations Structure; Organisation of the Travel and Tourism Industry; Applying Marketing Principles in Travel and Tourism; Providing Information on the Scottish Tourism Product; Creating a Culture of Customer Care; Developing Skills for Personal Effectiveness; IT and Communication; Retail Travel Practice; Air Travel; International Tourist Destinations; Digital Culture; Senior Air Cabin Crew Airline and Airport Operations; A Modern Language (Spanish French German).

Entry Requirements

2 Highers; or NC Travel and Tourism (Level 6). Entry subject to interview.

Progression Routes

Year 2 or Year 3 of BA (Hons) Tourism Management at Edinburgh Napier University Year 3 of BA (Hons) International Hospitality and Tourism Management at Queen Margaret University

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years


Travel and Tourism

SCQF Level