PRESENTATION

The studies are structured in four years in which each year there are three trimesters, and include basic training subjects (60 ECTS), compulsory (120 ECTS), optative (20 ECTS), external pràctics (20 ECTS) and an end-of-career work (20 ECTS).

Subjects are sorted in 5 courses: foreign language, fundaments of tourism and tourist products, management of the tourism company, tourism marketing and leisure management.

  • Title: Bachelor Degree in Tourism and Leisure Management
  • Duration: 4 courses organized by quarters
  • Study load: 240 ECTS credits
  • Format: Face-to-face
  • Timetables: 4 academic years structured into three-month terms
  • Run by: School of Bussines and Social Science
  • Qualification: Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF)
  • Fees: Check out the cost and financing options for the study program at the following link (Fees and financing)
  • Access: Find out about the different access routes and how to complete the university pre-registration process (Access)
  • Languages: Catalan, Spanish and English
The Degree in Tourism and Leisure Management from the Higher School of Social and Comany's Sciences of TecnoCampus has obtained in 2016 the favorable accreditation by the Agency for the Quality of the University System of Catalonia (AQU). Accreditation is the verification, from an external visit, that the degree is being developed as planned verification.
 
With this recognition, the school's degrees guarantee the teaching quality according to the standard that the agency sets for all universities.

WHY TAKE THIS BACHELOR DEGREE?

  • 1
    Professional degree

    Degree oriented to the market and with a strong practical and experimental base. In addition, you will have services and programs focused on the professional insertion.

  • 2
    Direction of the tourist company

    The company and management base will allow you to orient yourself in the strategy and direction of the tourism company.

  • 3
    Entrepreneurial campus

    We provide you with an optimal ecosystem for expressing and developing your entrepreneurial concerns. Resources such as programs and networks available to students with business ideas.

  • 4
    Tourism, technology and sustainability

    We focus our studies on Tourism from the need to understand the role of all the actors involved. Sustainability and technology are the principles that make up the Degree's DNA.

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OBJECTIVES

The general objective of the double degree is to train professionals with extensive knowledge of business management, focusing on specialization in the tourism sector and enable them also acquire the skills to lead the creation of companies efficiently.

ADMISSION PROFILE

The knowledge that has been accredited through the official access channels will also be required, and it is advisable for the student to have the following abilities:

  • Capacity of drafting and expression.
  • Have a certain level in at least one foreign language.
  • Capacity for personal relationships.
  • Interest in the environment and sensivity to the environment.

GENERAL AND SPECIFIC SKILLS

  • Interpret the principles of tourism in terms of its spatial, social, cultural, political, labour and economic dimensions and identify the types of tourist spaces and destinations and the main tourism agents operating in them, both public and private.
  • Analyze the impacts of tourism on its economic, social and environmental aspects and provide innovative solutions
  • Analyze the main political and administrative structures of tourism and interpret the legal framework that regulates tourism activities
  • Turn an "empirical" problem into a research project and draw conclusions.
  • Apply a strong customer service orientation and handle communication techniques
  • Assess the tourism potential and prospective analysis of its exploitation through innovative management models
  • Analyze, synthesize and critically summarize the economic and heritage information of tourism organizations.
  • Run different types of tourism entities, defining objectives, strategies, trade policies and managing financial resources.
  • Work in different cultural media, providing solutions to the different problems that arise.
  • Gather and interpret meaningful data to make judgments that reflect on relevant business issues and be able to produce a document that allows for the transmission of innovative business information or proposals in the field of tourism.
  • Manage the territorial tourist spaces in accordance with principles of sustainability.
  • Master the operational procedures of the lodging, catering and tourist intermediation companies
  • Interpret the strategies, objectives and public instruments of tourism planning.
  • Recognize and apply information and communication technologies (ICT) in the different fields of the tourism sector.
  • Interpret a public plan for tourism and the opportunities for the private sector.
  • Planning and managing the human resources of tourism organizations.
  • Recognize the details of the operation of destinations, tourism structures and their business sectors worldwide.
  • Understand the characteristics of cultural heritage management and be able to develop innovative initiatives for their value as a tourist attraction
  • Detecting the needs for the technical planning of tourist infrastructure and facilities
  • Communicate ownership orally and in writing in at least one foreign language.

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WELCOME SESSIONS

A few days before the start of the course, welcome sessions are organized for new students. These days are useful to know the degree coordinatior, the syllabus, the campus services (Academic Management, Library, UACU, Careers and International Relations) and for a tour of the installations in order to know the different spaces where they will study.

 

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