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Bachelor's Degree in Tourism - English

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The Bachelor's Degree in Tourism in English offers students an innovative training programme in which they will obtain a general insight into tourism and knowledge of management and planning, organisations, activities, destinations, products and resources, taught 100% in English.

This degree is closely linked to professional practice and combines humanistic themes, specific working techniques, computer tools and communication skills in 3 foreign languages besides English: French, German and Chinese, strengthened through international exchanges with over 30 universities around the world.

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Students receive personalised academic tutoring to guide their subsequent entry into employment. Their direct contact with the real environment of the tourism sector is made easy through internships in more than 600 top-level companies, national and international, a specific job bank with 86% of job placement and an area dedicated to entrepreneurship. Moreover, the Hotel Campus, on the university campus, provides an ideal context for putting knowledge into practice.

The Degree in Tourism in English offers three specialisations: Tourism Business Management, Tourism Planning and Sales, and Hotel Management, which respond to the diversity of the sector in terms of demand for professionals, career profiles and options, organisation types, the multiple sub-sectors, segmentation in levels of responsibility, business management and tourism planning.

Student Profile

This degree is aimed at students with an interest in training to be creative, entrepreneurial and versatile professionals in the world of tourism with a collaborative, participative and also critical and responsible attitude to enable them to make their own decisions, and have a receptive attitude in order to acquire solid knowledge, skills and abilities for the management, direction and organisation in different areas of the tourist industry.
The degree is offered exclusively in English. Your knowledge of English must be equivalent to the level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, although you will not have to take any exams before entering.

Career options

The versatility of graduates in Tourism means they can work in many roles within the tourism sector and other related sectors. The school has a specific job centre which provides 86% of employment.
The main areas of employment for graduates are:
Tourism establishments, services, promotion agencies and offices.
Companies dealing with the complementary tourism offer associated with the place of destination and thematic tourist activities.
Accommodation companies. Reception, banquets and conventions, quality and customer care departments and purchasing and sales personnel.
Companies related to the creation, distribution and commercialisation of advisory services and products for tourism wholesalers and travel agents.
Tourism research for public and private institutions.
Consultancies.
Teaching.
Business start-up.

Evaluation

Methodology ECTS credits involved continuous assessment assess   Work Experience.

Timetables

Mornings.

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Learning resources

Learning resources

School of Tourism and Hotel Management (affiliated school)
http://www.uab.cat/turismo-direccion-hotelera/
Bellaterra Campus
Pre-enrolment code: 21114
60 places
Language: English (the language the degree is offered in will be stated in the European Diploma Supplement)
Price per credit: 82 euros
Specific scholarships: 8 subsidy and promotion support grants
2 grants to Research
One study support grant for students with excellent academic achievement.
Check the website for grant amounts.
Period of study: Six-monthly
Part-time or full-time: Full-time
Title of qualification awarded: Bachelor's degree in Tourism
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