Study plan Bachelor's Degree in Tourism - English

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.