Tourism and Business
Tourism with Business 5M5011 or Business Studies 5M2102
This one-year course is an ideal entry level course for those interested in developing skills to work in the growing tourism sector in Ireland. This tourism programme has been designed to enable students to gain a broad understanding of the operations of the tourism industry and to facilitate their integration into the workplace or into further education and training. It also allows students to appreciate the opportunities presented by the web and eBusiness to successfully market products and services. Many students progress to work in the travel and tourism sector. The event production element focuses on the management and production of corporate, leisure, cultural events. This course gives students an opportunity to study the area of tourism and travel both from the technology skills required and from the tourist industry perspective. This qualification can be used to progress to certificate and degree programmes in Technological Universities or Universities particularly in business departments.
The following modules will be offered subject to availability / demand and may be subject to change: • Business Administration Skills • Marketing Practice • Tourism Information and Administration • Tourism Principles and Practice • Customer Service • Reception and Frontline Office Skills • Work Experience • Word Processing • Safety and Health at Work • Language Option • Hospitality and Accommodation Techniques • Hotel Receptionist Diploma • Event Production
CERTIFICATION: • QQI Level 5 in Tourism with Business 5M2011 or QQI Level 5 in Business Studies 5M2102
• Leaving Cert or LCA
• Mature students of all backgrounds
• Other equivalent qualification
All applicants will be interviewed
regardless of previous qualifications.
Graduates may pursue a degree in many Technological Universities around the country or, alternatively, may seek immediate employment in a range of tourist or other marketing concerns. The Tourism and Business option will allow students to progress to colleges like TUD City Capmus, TUD City campus, Tallaght, UCC, NUIG, Shannon College of Hotel Management (Shannon) for tourism and travel as well as other colleges for business certificates and degrees.
EXAMPLES OF HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRESSION:
TUD City Campus: TU747 Tourism Management (Level 7, 3 Years) TUD City Campus: TU954 Event Management (Level 8, 4 Years) TUD City Campus: TU953 Tourism Marketing (Level 8, 4 Years) TUD Tallaght: TU951 International Hospitality and Tourism Management (Level 8, 4 Years) Dundalk Institute of Technology: DK750 Hospitality Management (Level 7, 3 Years) TUD: TU954 Event Management (Level 8, 4 Years) DCU: DC111 Business (Level8, 4 Years) DCU: DC240 Marketing Innovation and Technology (MINT) (Level 8, 4 Years) NUIG: GY261 Business Studies in International Hotel Management (Shannon) (Level 8, 4 Years) Shannon College of Hotel Management: GY261 Business Studies in International Hotel Management (Shannon) (Level 8, 4 Years)
Apply directly at www.dunboynecollege.ie