NQ BUSINESS, MARKETING AND TOURISM SCQF 6 SCQF Level 6

What is special about this course?

This is a brand new course for anyone wishing to embark on a career, or progress to further study, 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, whilst also incorporating important finance and communication skills, crucial for all relevant career options.

During your course, we introduce you to using a range of digital technologies, which will help you get the most from your course and at the same time develop your digital skills.  Find out more about key computing skills and essential student skills

Entry requirements

Ideally students will have achieved at least 3 National 5s including English or another literary subject.  Some basic IT skills would be an advantage.

If you don't meet our entry requirements, your previous experience may still qualify you for this course. Mature students will be considered on merit. All candidates will be invited to an information event.

The course contains 4 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 social media skills
  • Management skills
  • Event organisation
  • Recording cash transactions
  • Travel - covering industry and products
  • Tourism – including the Scottish industry

More than just your subject

Imagine coming out of college with your subject qualification PLUS a portfolio of skills endorsed by employers. That’s exactly what you will get with us. Our skills+ portfolio is part of your full-time course. You will develop skills in digital literacy, entrepreneurship, metaskills, work-readiness, net-zero, wellbeing, and the skills you need for your future aspirations. Our skills+ portfolio becomes your portfolio to take away with you. Whilst studying your subject you will build your skills+ portfolio and gain confidence and resilience along the way.

Equipment

Ideally students will have achieved at least 3 National 5s including English or another literary subject.  Some basic IT skills would be an advantage.

If you don't meet our entry requirements, your previous experience may still qualify you for this course. Mature students will be considered on merit. All candidates will be invited to an information event.

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

This course is delivered with blended learning.

How long will my course last?

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Where can I study my course?

    • UHI Outer Hebrides

Fees

Costs as advertised.

What can I do on completion of my course?

This qualification could be your start to a successful career in many business or tourism sectors, as well as providing a good platform to continue onto further study both here and further afield including:

Is there more information available online?

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Apply for NQ BUSINESS, MARKETING AND TOURISM SCQF 6 SCQF Level 6

I want to start in 2022/23

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI Outer Hebrides. UHI Outer Hebrides operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.