BA in Tourism Management

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Area of Studies

business studies and management sciences

Degree

Bachelor

Degree (in English)

Bachelor of Science (BSc)

Language(s)
  • English
Course Duration

3 years, 6 semesters semester

ECTS points

180

Department

Maria Curie-Sklodowska University (Faculty of Earth Sciences and Spatial Management)

Tuition and Other Fees

Candidates applying to study on a fee-paying basis: 2200 EUR (1st year), 2000 EUR (2nd and 3rd year)
Polish and EU citizens as well as other candidates following the regulations pertaining to Polish citizens can study free of charge within the set limit of available places. There are 5 places offered without the tuition fee for such candidates. Admission will be granted on a "first come, first served" basis until available places have been filled.

Application Deadline(s)

Please, contact the unit

Course Description

Course Profile
The programme is dedicated mainly to foreigners. In general, it aims at preparation of staff for services in tourism sector which is one of the most rapidly developing branches in the world economy. The programme is designed to provide students with understanding of the diverse conditions of tourist phenomena in the varied natural and cultural environments. It also enables them to acquire skills in planning and organizing different tourist activities as well as providing services related to tourist traffic.
The programme consists of two compulsory modules, which enable students to learn the mechanisms of functioning of tourism industry and frame their organizational skills in the tourism domain. Apart from that, the programme offers elective modules targeted at the individual interests of students.
The programme, which draws on both natural and social sciences, can be described as multidisciplinary (diverse classes provide students with knowledge and abilities necessary for multidimensional perception of tourism phenomena and organizing of tourist activities in varied circumstances), flexible (enabling individual ways of development) and covering the broad cultural context.
The programme’s completion enables further participation in Master’s degree programmes in the field of tourism and other fields of social studies, as well as non-degree postgraduate programmes within the field of tourism and hotel industry. The studies also prepare students for work in tourism sector and independent organization of diverse tourist activities.
Key issues and competences:
• Tour operating
• Hotel management
• Hotel marketing
• Country and regional marketing
• Geotourism & Ecotourism
Education Requirements
The programme is addressed to candidates holding high school diploma or any other equivalent degree. Admission of candidates is based on an average of grades obtained during secondary school. Prospective students register online in the Online Registration System (IRK) and file all the necessary documents within the deadline or until all the places available have been filled.
Other Requirements
In order to be eligible for a programme taught in English, candidates must demonstrate that they meet English requirements for a given programme.

Contact

Enquiries about course content, structure and syllabus:
• monika.banecka@poczta.umcs.lublin.pl
• dorota.pekalska@umcs.pl
Admission enquiries: studyinenglish@umcs.pl

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