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Degree Programme in Tourism

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BASIC STUDIES
                                                 
Communication Skills 5  
       
             
           
Learning to be a Professional
                                                 
Orientation to Studies and Internal Entrepreneurship 2
     
         
                   
Information Technology 3
     
         
                   
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PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
                                                 
Tourism Environment
                                                 
Introduction to Tourism 4
     
         
                   
Environmental Factors 3
     
         
                   
Introduction to Finnish Law 3
     
         
                   
Tourism Law 3                                                  
Operational Environment
                                                 
Internal Environment 2
     
         
                   
External Environment 5
     
         
                   
Profitability I 3
     
         
                   
Business Management I
                                                 
Business Mathematics 2
     
         
                   
E-business 2
     
         
                   
Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
     
         
                   
Basics of Financial and Management Accounting 5
     
         
                   
Introduction to Marketing 5
     
         
                   
English
                                                 
English in Tourism I 3
     
         
                   
English in Tourism II 3  
       
             
           
Academic Writing 3    
         
                 
   
Swedish
                                                 
Tourism in Swedish I 5
     
         
                   
Tourism in Swedish II 2  
       
             
           
Tourism in Swedish III 2    
         
                 
   
Basic Finnish in Tourism
                                                 
Basic Finnish in Tourism I 5
     
         
                   
Basic Finnish in Tourism II 2  
       
             
           
Basic Finnish in Tourism III 2                                                  
German
                                                 
Basic German in Tourism 3                                                  
German in Tourism 3                                                  
Introduction to Research
                                                 
Introduction to Research I 5
     
         
                   
Introduction to Research II 3    
         
                 
   
Business Management II
                                                 
Leadership I 6  
       
             
           
Marketing of Tourism Services and Tourism Communications 6  
       
             
           
Management Accounting 5  
       
             
           
Event Management 5  
       
             
           
Tourism Law 3
     
         
                   
Intercultural Communication
                                                 
Intercultural Communication Skills 5
     
         
                   
Cross-cultural Communication and Project Management 10  
       
             
           
Tourist Service Management
                                                 
Service Activities and Product Development of Tourist Enterprises 5    
         
                 
   
Working in tourist enterprise 5    
         
                 
   
Marketing Research 4    
         
                 
   
Hospitality for Congress Customers
                                                 
Profitability II 2    
         
                 
   
Leadership II 2    
         
                 
   
Accommodation and Catering Services for Conference and Congress Customers 6    
         
                 
   
Nature and Adventure Tourism
                                                 
Adventure Tourism 5    
         
                 
   
Nature Tourism 5    
         
                 
   
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FREE-CHOICE STUDIES
                                                 
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PRACTICAL TRAINING
                                                 
Practical Training 1 15  
       
             
           
Practical Training 2 15      
           
                       
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BACHELOR'S THESIS
                                                 
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The curriculum has been planned so that the student completes 60 ECTS credits per academic year and 30 ECTS credits per semester

Studies of syllabus is planned so 60 credits are studied in academic year and length of studies is 3,5/4/4,5 years. Planned syllabus may change during studies.

Degree Programme in Tourism

Qualification: Bachelor of Hospitality Management

Extent and duration: The extent of the education is 210 credits (cr) and it lasts for 3.5 years

Implementation method: full-time study

Unit/Campus: Business and Hospitality Management, Liiketoiminta ja palvelut, Tampere, Kuntokatu

Director of Education: Mr. Ari-Pekka Anttila

Head of Programme: Mr. Heikki Toijala


Competences developed:
In the Degree Programme in Tourism students will gain a wide special training in the different fields of tourism and business. The aim is to provide students with abilities for working in demanding work tasks from customer services all the way to managerial level in tourism companies and societies both in Finland and abroad. The graduated students have the skills needed in the planning, practice follow-up and development of tourism.

Professional status:
Graduates from the programme can work for example as sales manager, marketing manager, reception manager, resort manager, travelling secretary and an entrepreneur in tourism sector.

Teaching methods:
Lectures, teamwork, assignments, examination, independent studies

Learning outcomes of programme per academic year:

After the first study year, the students know factors affecting and regulating the tourism environment and tourism business and they can work in diverse cultural environments. They think in a service oriented manner and understand the necessity of profitability in business.

After the second-year studies the students know the congress and conference services and can work in diverse multicultural service situations. They can make profitable choices in business and maintain the service standard.

During the third study year the students develop their management and leadership skills, deepen their knowledge in the professional studies. The students are able to participate in the production and development of tourism services.