Study plan Bachelor's Degree in Tourism

Basic skills

  • That students have demonstrated knowledge and understanding in a field of study that part of the basis of general secondary education, and is typically at a level which, although it is supported by advanced textbooks, includes some aspects involving knowledge of the forefront of their field of study.
  • That students can apply their knowledge to their work or vocation in a professional manner and have competences typically demonstrated through devising and sustaining arguments and solving problems within their field of study. 
  • That students have the ability to gather and interpret relevant data (usually within their field of study) to inform judgments that include reflection on relevant social, scientific or ethical.
  • That students can communicate information, ideas, problems and solutions to both specialist and non-specialist audiences. 
  • That students have developed those skills needed to undertake further studies with a high degree of autonomy.

Specific skills

  • Show knowledge and understanding of the basic principles of tourism and the agencies that develop it.
  • Identify the legal framework that regulates tourism activities and the agencies that develop it.
  • Deal with the concepts related to the planning and marketing of tourism destinations, resources and spaces as well as their instruments and operations.
  • Apply the concepts related to tourism products and companies (economic and financial, human resources, commercial policies, markets, etc.) in the different areas of the sector.
  • Show knowledge and understanding of the tourism phenomenon in terms of sustainability and quality management.
  • Argue critically from different theoretical, ideological perspectives and in terms of good practice the situation surrounding the tourism sector.
  • Show initiative and an entrepreneurial spirit to create and manage companies and products in the tourism sector. Innovate both in the planning and commercialisation of tourism and in the management of tourism organisations.
  • Apply the tools of information and communication technology to the areas of management, planning and products of the tourism sector.
  • Present and negotiate plans and projects for tourism development with different organisations, applied to certain zones and regions.

Transversal skills

  • Develop learning skills autonomously and be able to self-evaluate.
  • Handle communication techniques on all levels.
  • Adapt to any technological changes that arise.
  • Plan, organise and coordinate teamwork, creating synergies and being able to put oneself in the place of others.
  • Manage human resources in tourism organisations and show ethical behaviour in social relations, and also adapt to different intercultural contexts.
  • Plan and manage activities on the basis of quality and sustainability.
  • Be orientated towards customer service.