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Bachelor's Degree

Ano Letivo 2022/2023

Course Overview

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).

Organic Unit: School of Social Sciences
Duration: 6 Semesters/180 ECTS credits (165 required and 15 optional in curricular units)
Language: Portuguese
Regime: Day classes

Career Prospects

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.

Entry Requirements

Entrance Exams

One of the following exams:
  • 09 - Geography
  • 11 - History
  • 18 - Portuguese
Média do secundário: 65% Provas de ingresso: 35%
Last admission grade 2021/2022: 133.9

Access Routes and Applications

National Access Route to Higher Education (CNA)
Places available: 38
International Students
Places available: 14
Over 23 Years of Age
Places available: 1
Degree Holders
Places available: 3
CET Holders
Places available: nd
TeSP Holders
Places available: nd
Change of Institution/Course Pair
Places available for first year: 3
Places for subsequent years: not subject to places
Professional and Artistic Routes of Secundary Education
Places available: nd
Places available: not subject to places

Tuition Fees

Annual Tuition Fees

Students from EU countries
697.00 €
International Students
2500.00 €
International Students with Merit Scholarships
1050.00 €
International Students with Cooperation and Development Grants
1250.00 €

Course Committee

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Contact Information

Director: Mónica Morais de Brito []

Academic Manager: Ana Cristina Alves Dias
Academic Services (online): SAC.ONLINE