Degree in Tourism

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Objectives

The Degree in Tourism aims to train professionals who are capable of adopting management responsibilities in hotels, travel agencies, transport services and other related public and private institutions. Students are given broad-based training in: tourism company management, promotional marketing, regional tourism resources, cultural heritage, foreign languages and the use of the appropriate ICTs for this sector, among other disciplines.

Competences

They should be able to: work in English as a foreign language; use ICTs in all areas of tourism; work in various social and cultural environments, with commitment for improvement and quality.

These graduates must understand the principles of tourism in spatial, social, cultural, legal, political, labour and economic terms. They must be capable of managing tourism organisations; identifying and managing tourist spaces and destinations; managing the appropriate tools and resources for efficient professional engagement, improving their knowledge and skills to contribute to the advancement of the industry.

Structure and credits

SUBJECT TYPE ECTS
Basic Training (B) 60
Obligatory (Ob) 120
Optional (Opt) 30
External practicums (Ob) 18
Final Project (Ob) 12
TOTAL CREDITS 240

Student profile

Students on this degree course should be interested in culture and leisure activities; have a gift for communication and personal relations, languages and marketing.

Professional opportunities and officially regulated professions

Tourism is a sector that is vital to the Spanish economy. As a result, there are many varied and interesting professional opportunities for graduates in Tourism. They include the following professional fields:

  • Accommodation
  • Hostelry
  • Tourism intermediation
  • Transport and logistics
  • Public planning and management of tourist destinations
  • Cultural management
  • Management and consultancy in the field of tourist products and activities.
  • Education, research and consultancy.

First academic year taught

Curso 2009/10 PRIMERO
Curso 2010/11 PRIMERO Y SEGUNDO
Curso 2011/12 PRIMERO, SEGUNDO Y TERCERO
Curso 2012/13 PRIMERO, SEGUNDO, TERCERO Y CUARTO

Information leaflet

More information

  • Teaching centre: Faculty of Economics, Business and Tourism
  • Official State Bulletin publication date:  23/03/2010
  • Places available:  75
  • Type of teaching:  CLASSROOM
  • Language of instruction:  SPANISH, GERMAN, FRENCH, ENGLISH
  • First academic year taught:  2009-10

Observaciones

External practicums

Final Project

International Programmes and Exchanges

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