Academic year: 2021/2022
Type: Bachelor's Degree
ECTS Credits: 252
Length of programme (full time): 4 AÑOS
Mode of delivery: Face-to-face
Level of qualification: Graduado(a) (MECES level 2 - EQF level 6)
Model of study: Full-time (42-60 ECTS per school year)
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Language(s) of instruction Spanish
Name: LORENZA, LÓPEZ MORENO / llopezmH6Ipme@ugr.es
Faculty of Economics and Business / Granada campus
Field(s) of education and training (ISCED-F)
- Travel, tourism and leisure (1015)
The Bachelor’s Degree in Tourism provides graduates with an in-depth knowledge of tourist activity, its evolution, its rapid and continuous transformation, and its new challenges, such as higher quality requirements, growing levels of competitiveness and internationalization, and sustainability demands.
Graduates will be able to engage in professional practice related to tourist business management as well as tourism planning, and marketing. They will be able to work at general levels of an organisation as well as in any of its specific functional areas. For this purpose, they will apply their knowledge of the current tourism situation in regard to markets, companies, organisations, destinations, and products.
Graduates will also be familiar with decision-making instruments within their professional context. This technical specialisation permits them to manage companies and tourism institutions for the development of competitive advantages in relation to products and destinations.
This degree also makes it possible to generate more specialized profiles that envisage the needs of business management as well as the management of collective aspects related to the exploitation of natural and cultural resources for purposes of tourism.
1. Ability to manage a tourist destination or company.
2. Ability to promote, market, and plan tourist activities at the tourist destination or in a company as a whole, as well as in any of its functional areas.
3. Understanding of the principles of tourism as well as its spatial, social, cultural, political, occupational, and economic dimensions, which is conducive to effective heritage, territorial, and business management.
4. Ability to plan the tourist exploitation of natural, cultural and other resources in accordance with principles of socioeconomic and environmental sustainability.
5. Ability to manage tourist customer-oriented organisations, based on the use of information and communication technologies and languages.
Name of title awarded in original language
Graduado o Graduada en Turismo
– The student must prove the level B1, in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
– The student has to complete the ECTS credits of the study program distributed as follows:
Basic Formation (60 ECTS)
Obligatory (150 ECTS)
Optional (24 ECTS)
Practicum (12 ECTS)
Final degree project (6 ECTS)
Access to Bachelor’s Degree programmes is granted to students with the following degrees/ diplomas or studies, or any other recognized as equivalent to these:
A.1. Spanish Bachiller, European Baccalaureate or International Baccalaureate.
A.2. Baccalaureate from European Union Member States’ education systems or other countries withinternational agreements.
A.3. Advanced Technician in Vocational Training, Advanced Technician in Plastic Arts and Design orAdvanced Technician in Sports Education, from the Spanish Education System.
A.4.Studies carried out in European Union Member States or in other countries with international reciprocal agreements which meet the academic requirements in those States to access their university studyprogrammes.
A.5. Official Spanish university degrees of Diplomado, Arquitecto Técnico, Ingeniero Técnico, Licenciado, Arquitecto, Ingeniero, Graduado or Máster Universitario.
A.6. Partial (foreign or Spanish) university studies.
Access to Bachelor’s Degree programmes is also possible for:
B.1. People over twenty-five after successfully passing a specific access test.
B.2. People over forty with work or professional experience related to a university field of knowledge.
B.3. People over forty-five after successfully passing a specific access test.
Likewise, access to Bachelor’s Degree programmes is granted to:
C.1. People meeting the requirements to enter university according to the Spanish Education Systemregulations prior to Ley Orgánica 8/2013, of December 9.
In the Spanish university system, modules/courses are graded on a scale of 0 to 10 points with the following qualitative equivalence:
0-4,9: «suspenso»; 5-6,9: «aprobado»; 7-8,9: «notable»; 9-10: «sobresaliente». A special mention, «Matrícula de Honor» may be granted to up to 5% of the students in a group provided they have got a «sobresaliente». To pass a module/course is necessary to get at least 5 points.
In cases of recognition of ECTS, professional experience, cultural or sports activities, or student representation no grading will be recorded but, where appropriate, the word «Apto».
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