DT 406 – Bachelor of Arts (Tourism Management)

Area:
Dublin City
Price: -
Type:
CAO and Third Level

Course description

DT406 Programme Description This programme is an ideal starting point for those wishing to pursue a career in the vibrant travel and tourism industry. The academic focus is on applied management subjects such as fi nance, information technology, human resource management, sales and marketing and communications. These are complemented by the more specifi c subjects such as tourism, transport studies, heritage studies and tourism business studies. Students will study one European language. Job opportunities for graduates will include employment in tourism offi ces, travel agencies, national and regional tourism organisations, transport organisations, airlines and tour operators. Programme Description This programme is an ideal starting point for those wishing to pursue a career in the vibrant travel and tourism industry. The academic focus is on applied management subjects such as fi nance, information technology, human resource management, sales and marketing and communications. These are complemented by the more specifi c subjects such as tourism, transport studies, heritage studies and tourism business studies. Students will study one European language. Job opportunities for graduates will include employment in tourism offi ces, travel agencies, national and regional tourism organisations, transport organisations, airlines and tour operators. Career Opportunities Career opportunities exist in most tourism enterprises worldwide. Graduates are trained professionals with sound operational work experience and a comprehensive understanding of the tourism industry. As such, they are in demand by a large cross-section of the industry from general management within the tourism industry, to more specialised areas. Students will have the necessary expertise to operate as professionals in the industry in areas including airlines, transport companies, travel agencies, tour operators, state and semi-state agencies, private consultancy companies and government departments.