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SG135
Business in Tourism with Event Management

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

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This course is designed to equip students for employment in the tourism industry. This programme is focused on student learning outside of the traditional classroom, with weekly field trips to a variety of tourist destinations, and modules which include adventure tourism, cultural tourism and ecology. Students also undertake international field trips to tourist destinations such as Amsterdam, Paris, Madrid, Venice, Frankfurt and Rome.

The programme includes a four-month work placement in Ireland or abroad. Students also have the option to study abroad in a partner institution for one semester/one year, and may also choose to study Spanish, French or German at beginners or advanced level.

The work placement module takes place at the end of year 2 and runs from April to September.



 
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C20139 or 5N1833 or C20174 or C20175 or LCE Maths

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Graduates in tourism are much sought after and the skills developed are transferable internationally and from one aspect of the industry to another. You are likely to work in national or local tourism development agencies; travel agencies; tour companies; ecotourism, cultural attractions, events, festivals or community development.

The broad business knowledge and skills gained by completing this course has enabled many of our graduates to pursue rewarding careers in a wide variety of areas such as management, marketing, non for profit sector or teaching.



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