The degree course in Tourism is a broad-based degree that focuses on training in key areas of tourism. Future professionals are equipped with conceptual and analytical tools for credible participation in the design of tourism products, travel agency practices, implementing tourism undertakings, organizing events and entertainment activities, and designing and implementing tourism projects. This degree course offers (optional) access to certification in hotel management and reservation software and airline ticketing software. It also offers students the chance to take part in research and development activities and projects at the Tourism Laboratory and ASTO (Alentejo Sustainable Tourism Observatory, which is part of the World Tourism Organization’s International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories).
Ano Letivo 2023/2024
The main career opportunities for graduates lie with travel agencies and tour operators; Tourist undertakings (e.g., hotel and tourist accommodation in the rural area); Tourism entertainment and event-organising companies; Wine tourism wineries; Consulting firms specialising in the implementation of tourism projects; Educational and research establishments in the field of tourism; Regional tourism organisations; Local and regional development associations; Placement with various bodies, departments and agents directly or indirectly run by the government focusing on tourism development; Companies; Social economy organisations; International organisations; Central and regional governments; Local authorities; Development agencies; Associations.
Access Routes and Applications
Places for subsequent years: not subject to places
Annual Tuition Fees
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