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Course Code:
DT518
Title:
Languages and International Tourism (French)
College:
DIT
Qualification:
Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
Duration:
4 Years

 

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In the course you will develop strong communication, interpersonal, management and leadership skills that have been identified by the hospitality industry as essential for career success. In this course you will specialise in French language and culture.



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The demand for hospitality services is growing. DIT’s BSc in Languages and International Tourism is designed to produce graduates with all the necessary management, technological and operational skills to meet this demand.

 

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