Studying Travel and Tourism, the world is your oyster! Work abroad, meet new people and tour the globe…

Join us to perfect your communication, teamwork and organisation skills. Your savvy customer service skills will keep your clients happy and help create an experience they will never forget. At Bradford College, you’ll have the chance to gain real-life experience; previous students have benefitted from work placements at the Holiday Inn hotel.

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Once you complete your course, career opportunities include working at airports, airlines, cruise ships, hotels, tour operators, travel agencies and visitor attractions. Our former students have progressed from their course to working for employers such as Thomas Cook, Jet2, Leeds Bradford International Airport, Jurys Inn Hotels, Corporate Travel Management and Qatar Airways.

Our courses aim to offer real-world learning and that's why some of our programmes require you to wear a uniform. Find out more about uniforms for your course.

Career opportunities

Travel & Tourism career opportunities include working in airports, arenas, cruise ships, hotels, tourist boards, tourist resorts and visitor attractions.

 Earning potential per year
Travel Agent£14,000 - £40,000+
Tour Guide£18,000 - £30,000+
Air Cabin Crew£12,000 - £30,000+

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Most senior roles will require a degree-level qualification. Our courses are designed to ensure you are qualified to progress onto degree level courses or move onto related subjects.

As a Travel & Tourism student, you may choose to study at a higher level or specialise with degree courses such as Aviation and Tourism Management, Hospitality Management and Events Management.

Work experience in the Netherlands 

In 2019 Travel and Tourism students spent a week’s work placement in the Netherlands with Eurocamp. They enjoyed a taste of their future careers as they learned what it took to run a holiday park and tried their hands at a number of roles across the holiday camp business.

What should I study?

To help you decide which course is right for you, our progression route guide explains the various levels and qualifications required for your course and how you might wish to progress with your studies.

To find a specific course you’re interested in, view the link below.

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Or use the Our range of courses grey search box on the left to search for your course. Alternatively, if you know what you want to study you can apply online.

Meet our lecturers

Take a look at our Catering & Hospitality and Travel & Tourism courses, meet our lecturers and learn about the placements we offer.