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Tourism Studies - full time

Course Type: PLC and Further Education
Institute Name: Portobello Institute
Fee: on request
Duration: One Academic Year
Course Locations: Cork City, Dublin City Centre, Galway City
Application Deadline: Course Runs Regularly

Course Details

Tourism Studies

Tourism is the worlds largest industry and plays a significant role in providing employment and income in most modern economies.  Ireland is no exception and has seen a dramatic rise in employment opportunities in this sector in recent years. In addition, the emergence of low cost airline carriers, the rise of budget hotels and the ease of booking on the internet, have created interesting challenges and opportunities for the Tourism industry.

Portobello Institute has tailored the Tourism Studies course to reflect and embrace the changes in the travel and tourism markets as we see them today. These changes create exciting new career paths for those who are keen to succeed in the tourism sector.

Qualifications Gained

Portobello Institute Diploma in Travel and Tourism

FETAC Level 5 Major Award in Tourism Studies DTXXX

Entry Requirements

Entry to this course is by direct application to the college. Acceptance to Full Time courses is interview based, there are no specific points requirements.

Course Structure

This is a full time course. Final examinations will be held during the first 2 weeks of June - these dates will be confirmed during March 2012.

Course Content Modules

1. Communications

2. Work Experience

3. Tourism Awareness

4. Customer Service

5. Travel and Tourism Services

6. Tourism Enterprise

7. Cultural Studies

8. Marketing Practice


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