General information

Academic year: 2021/2022

Level: Bachelor

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)

More info: programme website

Language(s) of instruction Spanish


Programme coordinator

Name: LORENZA, LÓPEZ MORENO / llopezmVXlb0P@ugr.es


Field(s) of education and training (ISCED-F)

  • Travel, tourism and leisure (1015)

Main focus

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.

Competences

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.

Programme qualification

Name of title awarded in original language

Graduado o Graduada en Turismo

Qualification requirements

– 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)

Programme courses

Course Name Year Period
ACCOUNTING INFORMATION FOR MANAGEMENT OF TOURISM FIRMS 3rd Year 1st Semester
ADVANCED ENGLISH FOR TOURISM 1st Year 2nd Semester
BUSINESS CREATION 4th Year 1st Semester
BUSINESS PLANNING AND APPRAISAL 4th Year 1st Semester
COMMERCIAL LAW 2nd Year 1st Semester
COMMERCIAL MANAGEMENT 2nd Year 2nd Semester
COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY FOR BUSINESS 3rd Year 1st Semester
CULTURAL HERITAGE 1st Year 2nd Semester
CULTURAL HERITAGE AND TOURISM 4th Year 2nd Semester
ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL HISTORY OF TOURISM 4th Year 1st Semester
ECONOMIC POLICY IN TOURISM 3rd Year 1st Semester
ECONOMIC STRUCTURE OF TOURISM 2nd Year 2nd Semester
ENGLISH FOR TOURISM 1st Year 1st Semester
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 3rd Year 2nd Semester
FRENCH 1 2nd Year 1st Semester
FRENCH 2 2nd Year 2nd Semester
FRENCH 3 3rd Year 1st Semester
FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT 1st Year 1st Semester
GASTRONOMY AND OENOLOGY 4th Year 2nd Semester
GENERAL ACCOUNTING 2nd Year 2nd Semester
GERMAN 1 2nd Year 1st Semester
GERMAN 2 2nd Year 2nd Semester
GERMAN 3 3rd Year 1st Semester
HOTEL AND RESTAURANT MARKETING 4th Year 2nd Semester
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN TOURISM FIRMS 2nd Year 2nd Semester
INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATION OF TOURISM 3rd Year 2nd Semester
INTERNET-BASED INFORMATION SYSTEMS 4th Year 2nd Semester
INTRODUCTION TO LAW 1st Year 2nd Semester
INTRODUCTION TO MARKETING 2nd Year 1st Semester
LABOUR RELATIONS AND EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS 4th Year 2nd Semester
LAW AND LEGISLATION 4th Year 1st Semester
MARKETING TOURISM PRODUCTS 3rd Year 1st Semester
PLANNING AND TERRITORIAL MANAGEMENT FOR SUSTAINABLE TOURISM 3rd Year 2nd Semester
PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS 1 1st Year 1st Semester
PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS 2 1st Year 2nd Semester
PROFICIENCY IN ENGLISH FOR TOURISM 2nd Year 1st Semester
SOCIOLOGY OF LEISURE AND TOURISM 4th Year 1st Semester
SPANISH HISTORICAL-ARTISTIC HERITAGE 2nd Year 1st Semester
STATISTICS APPLIED TO THE TOURISM SECTOR 1st Year 1st Semester
STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT OF TOURISM FIRMS 3rd Year 2nd Semester
SUSTAINABLE TOURISM AND THE ENVIRONMENT 3rd Year 2nd Semester
TAXATION IN THE TOURISM SECTOR 4th Year 1st Semester
TERRITORIAL TOURISTIC RESOURCES IN SPAIN 1st Year 2nd Semester
TERRITORIAL TOURISTIC RESOURCES IN THE WORLD 1st Year 1st Semester
TOURISM GEOGRAPHY IN ANDALUSIA 4th Year 1st Semester
TRANSPORT ECONOMICS 4th Year 1st Semester
UNDERGRADUATE DISSERTATION 4th Year
WORK PLACEMENT 4th Year

Admission information

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.

General regulations

Grading scale
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».

 

UGR Examination Regulations
https://docencia.ugr.es/sites/vic/docencia/public/inline-files/Normativa_de_evaluacion_y_calificacion_EN.pdf

 

More info on academic regulations at: 

https://ugrcat.ugr.es/en/about-ugr/#regulations

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