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Type of Degree

Students choosing to take a course in Tourism and Business Administration and Management must be good communicators, have a gift for languages and be interested in other cultures, economics and aspects related to the working of business and its management. No special knowledge is required, except for the knowledge provided by the standards leading to admission to the course. However, an interest in learning and social and political issues is necessary.

Official University Bachelor’s Degrees valid in the entire European Higher Education Area.

WORLD HERITAGE

This Degree complies with European Higher Education Area requirements

Some minimal skills of logical and numeric reasoning, abstraction, teamwork, communication, effort and concentration, and analysis and synthesis are advisable. These will all be developed during the course.

Career opportunities The importance of the tourism sector in the economy and its potential development mean that the professional skills that the Joint Degree in Tourism and Business Administration and Management gives its graduates are in great demand in the labour market, leading to easy integration in the international labour market. There are many very varied areas of professional development, and graduates will be able to work in any post related to management and administration of tourism companies in branches of tourism including Accommodation, Restaurants, Tourism Brokerage, Transport and Logistics, Planning and Management of Tourist Destinations, as well as Cultural Management and generally in any type of company. The entrepreneurial side of the future graduates’ nature is encouraged during the course, enabling them to embark on their own business, such as in the fields of consultancy and business advice.

SCHOOL OF TOURISM

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS STUDIES

Edificio Multidepartamental

Edificio Multidepartamental

C/ Cifuentes, 28 19003 Guadalajara

C/ Cifuentes, 28 19003 Guadalajara

www.uah.es/turismo

www.uah.es/empresariales

turade@uah.es

Course contents The aim of the Joint Degree in Tourism and Business Administration and Management is to train professionals in business management, specialising in the tourism sector. To that end, they receive broad-based training in Business Economics, the Foundations of Economics, Applied Mathematics, Marketing, Accounting Systems, Company Law, Languages, Tourism Market Structure and Geography, among other subjects.

INFORMATION CENTRE www.uah.es ciu@uah.es

Joint Degree in:

Tourism and Business Administration and Management

Overall credit distribution TYPE OF SUBJECT

ECTS

Basic Training (B)

84

Obligatory (Ob)

147

Optional (Opt)

42

External Practical Training (Ob)

18

Bachelor's Degree Final Project (Ob)

12

TOTAL CREDITS

303


STUDY PLAN Type

ECTS

Business Administration

B

9

Business Statistics I

B

6

Business Law

B

6

Economic Theory

B

9

Students can choose optional subjects from one of the following itineraries to develop their professional profile:

Geography

B

6

English I

B

6

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Business Mathematics I

B

6

Business Mathematics II

B

6

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Total ECTS

27

Type

ECTS

FIRST YEAR

First semester

Second semester

Tourism Geography

SECOND YEAR

First semester

Second semester

Type

ECTS

Ob

6

Total ECTS

33

Type

ECTS

Introduction to Financial Accounting

B

6

German I

Ob

6

Commercial Law

Ob

6

Financial Accounting (Advanced)

Ob

6

Business Statistics II

B

6

Structure of the Tourism Market

B

6

English II

B

6

Tourism Marketing I

B

6

Operations and Production Processes I

Ob

6

Operations and Production Processes II

Ob

6

Total ECTS

30

Total ECTS

30

Type

ECTS

Type

ECTS

German II

Ob

6

Business Tax System

Ob

6

Analysis of Financial Operations (both semesters)

Ob

6

Analysis of Financial Operations (both semesters)

Ob

6

Heritage I

Ob

6

French I

Ob

6

Analysis of the Economic Environment of Tourism Businesses

Ob

6

Heritage II

Ob

6

THIRD YEAR

First semester

Second semester

Students deciding to follow one of the proposed itineraries will receive a “special mention� for the itinerary providing that they have taken at least 30 ECTS credits in optional subjects included in that itinerary. Likewise, if students want to structure their profile according to their own preferences, they can take 42 ECTS credits in optional subjects from among the optional subjects available, without obtaining a special mention for the specialisation in their certificate. Examples of the optional subjects included in the various itineraries include: w

Ob

6

w

Total ECTS

30

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Type

ECTS

w

Optional 2

Opt

6

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6

Strategic Management

Ob

9

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Ob

6

Financial Statements

Ob

7,5

w

Optional 1

Opt

6

Financial Management II

Opt

6

w

Cost Accounting

Ob

7,5

Total ECTS

31,5

Total ECTS

28,5

Type

ECTS

Type

ECTS

Optional 3

Opt

6

External Practical Training

Ob

18

Optional 4

Opt

6

Bachelor's Degree Final Project

Ob

12

Optional 5

Opt

6

Optional 6

Opt

6

Tourism Marketing II

Ob

9

Total ECTS

33

Type

ECTS

French II

Ob

6

Organisation and Human Resources

Ob

Financial Management I

Tourism and Environmental Sustainability

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FOURTH YEAR

FIFTH YEAR

First semester

First semester

Optional 7

Opt

6

Total ECTS

30

Second semester

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Second semester

TOTAL ECTS CREDITS: 303 B: Basic Training; Ob: Obligatory; O: Optional

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Total ECTS

30

Tourism Company Management. Tourism Planning. International Tourism Studies.

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Rural Tourism Marketing Advertising, Sales Promotions and Public Relations Commercial Distribution Tourism and Cultural Management Introduction to Art History English for Cultural Management English for Tourism Businesses French for Tourism German for Tourism Hotel Management Savia Amadeus Travel Agency Management Urban and architectonic aspects of tourism planning Market law and tourist commercial contracts Employment law and civil liability in the tourism sector Labour relations in tourism businesses Financing in the Tourism Sector Food and Tourism Food, Culture and Tourism


Joint Degree in Tourism and Business Administration and Management