Order No. 22340/2008 of 28 August, amended by the rectifying Declaration No. 1606/2012, of 17 December.
Confered Degree | Duration | ECTS
Bachelor | 6 Semesters | 180 ECTS
National access competition/tender:
Having completed the 12th grade;
A grade higher than 95 points (range 0-200), in the following entrance exams:
17- Mathematics Applied to Social Sciences
In accordance with Decree 401/2007, of April 5.
Special competition/tender for those over the age of 23:
On completing 23 years of age by the 31st of December of the preceding year
Those not entitled access to higher education (if they have undertaken and been approved in the entrance test for the college they want to enter, they are entitled to the referred access).
Special competition/tender for higher education graduates and Diplomas in Specialized Technology:
(In accordance with Decree-Law No. 393-B/99, of 2 October;
In accordance with Ordinance No. 854-A/99, of 4 October;
In accordance with Decree-Law No. 88/2006, of May 23).
Have completed a total of 180 ECTS
This study cycle aims to generalist training in the field of tourism but with the concern to provide professional knowledge, providing students with a general knowledge of the tourism activity.
. To provide an understanding of cultural and sociological reality in which tourism develops.
. To ensure the employability and geographic mobility.
. To guarantee the students the ability to develop ideas, concepts and attitudes, from the standpoint of scientific and cultural openness to innovation and change guided by concerns of quality in the provision of tourism services.
. To provide its students a set of wide-ranging knowledge and skills specific to the design and implementation of the tasks characteristic of tourism.
. To train professionals with high technical and scientific quality in the various subject areas to enable them to respond creatively to the demands of business.
Knowledge, abilities and skills to be acquired
Students are given training to help them develop the following capabilities:
. Understanding tourism, its characteristics and its insertion into the economy, society, environment and culture;
. Promotion of skills in terms of professional integration in tourism organizations through a solid understanding of their functional interdependencies;
. Understand the design and planning of tourism activities and their integration in the territories in which they develop;
. Analysis and evaluation, as well as the use of ICT and technological systems used in tourist organizations;
. Understand and interpret the reality of tourism and its surroundings.
These objectives are operationalized through the theoretical and practical learning, and development of various extracurricular activities, such as study visits, lectures by professionals and businessmen, internships, conferences, and other means of ensuring students the ability to apply knowledge acquired and its direct link to the present reality, in particular with regard to economic, social and cultural development where the activities of various players in the tourism sector occur and develop.
Equipments and venues
"""This programme has the following facilities to support teaching activities: Technological Work Centre, Library and Study Rooms.
All our rooms are also equipped with: Portable videoprojector, PC /Netbook and overhead projector."""
"Masters ¿ MA in Tourism
Variant 1 - The Masters in Tourism Businesses Strategic Management aims to prepare professionals to define business policies in a highly competitive and globalized activity.
Variant 2-The Masters in the area of? Tourism Development Strategies aims to prepare professionals to face the new tourism development paradigms.
Senior staff specialized in tourism. Senior staff of tourism regional bodies, particularly municipalities and regional tourism bodies and other regional tourism organizations, both public and private; Entertainers and organizers of recreational and leisure activities; Tourism products managers; Companies' Public Relations, directly or indirectly related to tourism. Middle managers of tourism businesses with the ability to identify problems and contribute to their solution.
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