TOURISM DEGREE IN BARCELONA

One of the formations with more opportunities in a leading city in the tourism sector such as Barcelona

DATA SHEET

Name of the study: Degree in Tourism

Branch of knowledge: Social and Legal Sciences

Duration: 4 years

European credits: 240

Degree Title Obtained: Graduated in Tourism by the University of Girona

Orientative number of places: 120

The Tourism Degree of University School Mediterrani is one of the formations with more opportunities in a leading city in the tourism sector such as Barcelona. If you are interested in acquiring management skills for positions in the tertiary sector companies anywhere in the world, enrol in Tourism Degree.

WHY THE TOURISM DEGREE

The labor market in this sector is among the few that has continued to offer opportunities in recent years and received positive feedback in terms of growth. The latest data from the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism show that tourism in Spain is at its best, both in number of international arrivals, and inner movement. In 2016, the autonomous region has received more international tourists was Catalonia. In addition, it is expected further improve these figures in the coming years.

If you are interested in tourism, hotel and restaurant projects and want to receive training that enables you aspire to the best jobs in the sector with a language preparation that will open the doors to the international market, without forgetting the new technologies of the internet (you will enjoy a portable Apple gift and habitual use in the classrooms) make your enrollment in the Degree of Tourism College Mediterrani.

ADVANTAGES OF STUDYING TOURISM

  • MacBook Air for use in classes.
  • Preparation and exam of the official English title (First Certificate, Advanced) in the university. 
  • Preparation and exam of the official French DFP de la CCI Paris, at the university.dfp Centre de Préparation
  • Collaboration with companies in Barcelona’s most important tourism sector to offer our students more than 1000 jobs and 1200 internship offers.
  • Opportunity to study up to 6 languages within the tourist career.
  • Support and training classes available for students who are interested.
  • 10 storey building fully equipped and updated.
  • 30 years of experience in training and 3 quality certifications (IQNet, AENOR, AQU).
  • Central location and good public transport. See Map

At the end of the Tourism Degree at our university you get:

Official Title Graduate in Tourism from the Unversity of Girona.

We are an agency attached to the University of Girona, thanks to the high quality of our degrees, the great preparation of our staff and our facilities, so that students who finish their studies at our school, obtained the official title of the University of Girona center.

Proffesional profile:To help you in your entry into the labor market, we developed a professional profile of the qualities and competencies and send it directly from the university to national and international companies that are interested in working.

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS OF TOURISM

General and specific skills that students must acquire during the studies, the fulfillment of which required to grant the title:

  1. Acquire basic knowledge in the disciplines studying tourism
  2. Analyze, synthesize and interpret tourism
  3. Assess the activity itself and own learning and develop strategies for improvement
  4. Use English and other foreign language
  5. Select and use information technologies and the most appropriate to each communication situation
  6. Collect and select information effectively and efficiently
  7. Prevent and solve problems, conflicts and make decisions
  8. Teaming, establishing relationships that can help bring out more potential for cooperation and maintain a continuous basis.
  9. Have ability to personal relationships in any context and situation
  10. Analyze the ethical implications of tourism
  11. Designing creative proposals, have initiative and entrepreneurship.
  12. Coordinate and lead projects work or other activities
  13. Identify relevant elements from other cultures and the diversity of customs.
  14. Analyze and reflect on the transverse dimension of tourism and its evolving nature.
  15. Identify and understand the main tourist agents
  16. Define objectives, strategies and policies on tourism
  17. Communicate orally and in writing
  18. To analyze the impacts generated by tourism
  19. To analyze the operation and procedure of the various areas of tourism
  20. To analyze the characteristics and management initiatives, management and tourism planning
  21. Use the terminology and language of the various tourist areas
  22. critically analyze various tourism activities
  23. Use techniques, methods and basic models of tourism disciplines
  24. Read, understand and comment on scientific texts
  25. To assess the sustainability of their own proposals and actions

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ADMISION ROUTES TO THE TOURISM DEGREE

They may enroll in the Tourism Degree Mediterrani EU if you meet any of the following requirements:

  • Entrance exams to college (PAU) – Selectivity.
  • Training courses superior grade (CFGS y FPII)or equivalent qualifications.
  • Entrance exams to college for over 25 years.
  • Entrance exams to college for over 45 years
  • You have completed other studies with official degree, degree, diploma or equivalent

If you need more information about access to the degree in tourism, convalidations, etc., You can contact us through the form.

ENROLMENT

Enrolment dates for the next academic year 2018/19 are:

From 05 of June to 02 of July
From 19 to 21 of September

PROGRAMME OF THE TOURISM DEGREE

Basic information (BI) 66 credits
Mandatory training (MT) 106 credits
Optative subjects (OS) 33 credits
Interships 12 credits
Academic recognition 6 credits
Final degree Project (FDP) 15 credits
Total: 240 credits ECTS divided in 4 years

* European Credit Transfer System,the credit system recognition
in EU

Subject Degree of Tourism

First course

Basics and dimensions of Tourism 30 ECTS
Introduction to Tourism
Economic dimension of tourism market
Sociocultural dimension of tourism
Legal Dimensions Tourism
Territorial dimension of tourism
Financial and commercial techniques of the tourist company 12 ECTS
Companies tourism accounting
Tourism marketing
Techniques tourism 6 ECTS
Quantitative and qualitative techniques applied to tourism
Techniques computer and communication
Foreign languages applied to tourism
English I
French I

Second course

Touristic destinations 24 ECTS
World tourism geography
Typologies and strategies tourist destinations
Territory planning
Marketing of tourist destinations
Organization and management of the tourist company 12 ECTS
Organization of tourism businesses
Economic and financial management in tourism enterprises
Accommodation management, brokerage and distribution logistics 12 ECTS
Management and operational processes hosting companies
Management and operational processes of tourism intermediation companies
Foreign languages applied to tourism 12 ECTS
English II
French II
German I

Third course

Resources and tourism products 24 ECTS
Design of tourism products and resources
Marketing of tourism products and resources
Innovation in cultural management
Product management and tourism resources
Innovation in products and tourism resources
Strategic Tourism Management 12 ECTS
Strategic Tourism Management
Strategic direction of hotel
Human resources management
Prácticum 12 ECTS
Foreign languages applied to tourism 12 ECTS
English III
French III
German II

Fourth course

Final Degree Project 15 ECTS
Optative subjects I 18 ECTS
Sociocultural animation
Tourist guide
Tourism and environment
Directives and communication skills
Gastronomy and enology
Cultural policies
Organization conference and events
Advertising and public relations
Entrepreneurship
Global Distribution Systems (GDS)
Management and customer service
Optional Prácticuml I (6 ECTS)
Optative subjects II 15 ECTS
Chinese I
Chinese II
Italian I
Italian II
Russian I
Russian II
French IV
German IV
USA Myths and Realities
Business English
Optional Practicum II (6 ECTS)
Recognition 6 ECTS
Obtativity Extension

Volunteer Actions

CALENDAR COURSE

The academic calendar of the next academic year 2018/19 is:

Calendar GT, GM, DGTM 18/19

INTERNSHIPS ON THE TOURISM DEGREE

“Intelligence is not only knowledge, but the skill to apply it in the practice” (Aristotle).

For this reason, for more than 30 years, in EU Mediterrani we have tried that our students can put into practice, as soon as possible, everything learned in the classrooms. For this we have an experienced team of practices coordinators who work with the most excellent companies and organizations. In this way we commit ourselves to be able to carry out, if you wish, professional internships already in the first year of the degree, either in your closest environment or in any country in the world.

“Study at the Escola Universitària Mediterrani, means join in to a world full of opportunities”. Marc Sancho, Hotel Manager Axel Hotel Barcelona & Urban Spa.

Tourism is the first generator of employment in the country. If you decide to study your Degree in Tourism in EU Mediterrani you will be able to check this reality every day, thanks to the extensive pool of national and international practices and the dynamic job board that you will find in your Student Intranet and in the Mediterrani building touching screens.

“Thanks to EU Mediterrani, the first summer of the degree I was able to do paid internships in France, in a Tourist Office”. Daniel Pardos, student of 2nd year of Degree in Tourism

How do our students value the practices in EU Mediterrani?

Between excellent and good

An addition, our effective program of extracurricular (voluntary) practices that are accessible from the first year, and the curricular practices (compulsory) that take place in the 3rd year of the career, together with our labor insertion program, allow the students of EU Mediterrani they can implement their extensive training throughout their careers, and even find a job within the tourism sector that allows them to better afford the cost of studies, thanks to the fact that many of these practices are remunerated and in many cases concludes in an employment contract.

“Studying at EU Mediterrani I was able to finance part of my career thanks to the paid internships that they provided me”. Andrea Aguado, Barcelona Operations Manager en Abreu DMC

Normativa

MOBILITY

EU MEDITERRANI gives support to the international activity so much of institutional as educational character and researcher who carries out in our center, promoting the mobility so much educational as of the students.
The aim is to contribute to the international projection in the studies of Degree in Tourism and Degree in Marketing taking part in international forums and cooperating with foreign universities.

In the Department of Mediterrani’s International Relations you will find all the information necessary to help yourself when to manage and to proceed with the program of mobility of the European Union Lifelong Learning Program (EU Mediterrani is one of the centers that has signed the Erasmus Letter)

Degree in Tourism-Erasmus Agreements

InstituciónPaís
Vives University CollegeBrugges (Bélgica)
University of OradeaOradea (Rumania)
Arcada PolytechnicHelsinki (Finlandia)
American CollegeNicosia (Chipre)
Lycée Tézenas du MontcelSt. Etienne (Francia)
Instituto Superior Ciencias EducativasRamada (Portugal)
ESA 3París (Francia)
The Jósef Pilsudski UniversityWarsaw (Polonia)
Libertas Business SchoolZagreb ( Croacia)
Alexandrio Technological Ed. Of ThessalonikiThessaloniki (Grecia)
Instituto Estudios Superiores de FAFEFafe (Portugal)
Sakarya UniversitySakarya (Turquía)
Universidade de AveiroAveiro (Portugal)
Universita della CalabriaCalabria (Italia)
Karabuk UniversityKarabuk (Turquía)
Erasmushogeschool BrusselBrussels (Bélgica)
University of MariborBrezice (Eslovenia)
Afyom Kocatepe UniversityAfyonkarahisar (Turquía)
Warsaw School of Tourism and Hospitality ManagementWarsaw (Polonia)
Varna University of ManagementVarna (Bulgaria)

Degree in Marketing-Erasmus Agreements

InstituciónPaís
Vives University CollegeBrugges (Bélgica)
American CollegeNicosia (Chipre)
Libertas Business SchoolZagreb ( Croacia)
Selahaddin Eyyubi UniversityDiyarbakır (Turquía)
Afyom Kocatepe UniversityAfyonkarahisar (Turquía)
Polytechnic Institute of BragançaBragança (Portugal)
University of LodzLodz (Polonia)
University of SzegedSzeged (Hungría)
Fondazione ITS Jobs academyBergamo (Italia)
Varna University of ManagementVarna (Bulgaria)

SICUE Agreements:

SICUE is a program of the Conference of rectors of Spanish universities(CRUE) to conduct studies in Spanish Universities

Degree in Tourism:

Universidad de Murcia
Universidad de Huelva
Universidad de Islas Baleares
Universidad de Jaen
Universidad de la Rioja
Universidad de Oviedo
Universidad de Sevilla
Universidad de Zaragoza

Degree in Marketing:

Universidad de Cadiz
Universidade Almería
Universidad de Granada

PROMETEU exchanges:

Are agreements between EU Mediterrani and non-European universities aimed at jointly developing research agreements and exchanges between students and teachers.

AreaInstitutionCountry
MarketingDong Hwa UniversityTaiwán
MarketingChinese Culture UniversityTaiwán
MarketingTunghai UniversityTaiwán
MarketingUniversidad del Norte Barranquilla (Colombia)
MarketingUniversidad Mondragon-UCOQuerétano (México)
MarketingZhejiang Sci-Tech UniversityZhejiang (Xina)
TourismUniversidad Mondragon-UCOQuerétano (México)

Erasmus Placements

Mobility of students for practice Erasmus+ for Traineeships is a form of Erasmus + program of the European Union. Its purpose is to help students adapt to the demands of the European labor market, acquire specific skills and improve their understanding of the economic and social environment of the country of destination, while they gain work experience.

This program aims to college students undertake internships with academic recognition in companies or organizations in other European countries.

Erasmus Placements

Incoming Students

If you are planning to apply for a place at EU MEDITERRANI as an incoming Erasmus student, the first thing you need to do is to contact your coordinator at your home university and discuss your candidacy with him/her.

We can only accept incoming students of partner universities.

You can find useful information for your stay through this link:

Incoming Students

FINAL DEGREE PROJECT

The Final Degree Project (from now on TFG) is an approximation to a research. The TFG involve the realization, on the part of the student, of a project, a study, a memory or a work in which the knowledge, skills, competences and skills required in the corresponding study are applied, integrated and developed. . The intention of the TFG is to prepare the student for the two exits from obtaining the Degree in Tourism: Work World: Whatever it is, you will have to make reports, analyzes, balance sheets …

For this reason the methodology is a KEY aspect of the TFG to take a master’s degree and / or doctorate. You will need knowledge and skills, both methodological and academic. That is why the TFG has these two aspects. The subject of the TFG has a load of 15 ECTS credits is worked as follows: Exhibition classes the first semester (Compulsory attendance except Erasmus and justifiable causes documented) Tutorials during the whole course (from the end of September to the defense of the TFG). They can be face-to-face or virtual. A minimum of 5 must be submitted by submitting material for correction / revision. The TFG is related to the EU Mediterrani Research Group: Image, Satisfaction and Tourist Behavior (ISTB). Many TFG topics are part of an ISTB research line; many are taken to congresses, conferences: many are published in books, papers (academic journals), etc.

TEACHERS

Lluïsa Molano Cerro
Lluïsa Molano Cerro
Diploma in Tourism. Card Professional Guide Regional Guide Catalonia and Barcelona. Trainer Occupational Training.
Raquel Alonso Guijarro
Raquel Alonso Guijarro
Master in Teacher Training. Degree in English Studies
Hui-Wen Tsai
Hui-Wen Tsai
Doctor in Translation and Interpretation and intercultural studies. Master in translation
Eduard Tapia Yepes
Eduard Tapia Yepes
Doctor in German Philology. DEA/M.Phil. in Applied Linguistics. DEA/M.Phil. in culture and . BA in English Philology
Enric Serradell López
Enric Serradell López
Doctor of Economics. Degree in Economics. Diploma in Business. Lecturer at Open University Catalonia
Santiago Rehecho Murias
Santiago Rehecho Murias
Degree in English Philology. Certificate of Proficiency in English from Cambridge University. University professor since 1996
Elena Puiggròs Roman
Elena Puiggròs Roman
PhD in Sociology. Degree in Geography and History. University professor since 1998
Katarzyna Paszkiewicz
Katarzyna Paszkiewicz
Doctor of Philology. Master of Cultural Studies. BA in English. Postdoctoral
Silvia Otero Senra
Silvia Otero Senra
PhD in Sociology. Degree in Education. University professor since 1998. School Coordinator Catering & Lodge Barcelona
Ramón Nogueras Pérez
Ramón Nogueras Pérez
Degree in Psychology. Master in Human Resource Management. Founder and Sensei Consulting Trainings Crossoverworlds
Mónica Muñoz González
Mónica Muñoz González
Doctor in Humanities. Diploma in Tourism. Master in Communication and Tourism Marketing. BA ( Hons ) in Tourism Management. Official Tourist Guide Catalonia
Catherine McLellan
Catherine McLellan
MA in Applied Linguistics. BA ( Hons ) English and Communications. Professor of the British Council
José Luis Martínez González
José Luis Martínez González
Degree in Geography and History. University Professor since 1998
Concha Marcuello Pascual
Concha Marcuello Pascual
Law Degree. Lawyer with professional office.
Laura López Peña
Laura López Peña
Doctor of Philology. BA in English. Researcher dept. English Philology at the University of Barcelona
Arnaud Laygues
Arnaud Laygues
Doctor in Romance Philology. BA in Modern Languages. Language teacher University of Helsinki
Josée Hernández Escrich
Josée Hernández Escrich
BA in French. Professor Polytechnic Studies Center
Oscar Gutierrez Aragón
Oscar Gutierrez Aragón
Doctor of Economics. Degree in Business. Associate Professor University of León. Marketing Director at Renault Spain
Cristina Gracia Rosado
Cristina Gracia Rosado
Degree in German. Degree in Translation and Interpretation. Professor at the Academy Carpenter
Joan Francesc Fondevila Gascón
Joan Francesc Fondevila Gascón
Doctor in Journalism. Degree in Information. Professor at the Open University of Catalonia
Felix Barahona Marquez
Felix Barahona Marquez
Doctor in Business. Master official investigation business , finance and insurance. Degree in economics
Gaspar Giménez Berbel
Gaspar Giménez Berbel
Doctor and Bachelor in Psicology . Master in Methodology research
Anna Buj Casanovas
Anna Buj Casanovas
Doctor and Bachelor of Philology. Teacher of the EU Mediterranean
Adriana Calise
Adriana Calise
Master in diddattica e promozione della lingua e cultura italiane a stranieri. Laurea in lingue e letterature straniere. Docente di italiano LS in company
Meritxell Copeiro Fernández
Meritxell Copeiro Fernández
Degree in English Philology. Certificate of Proficiency in English. Picadilly School English Teacher
Cole William
Cole William
Doctor of Language and Literature. Professor UPF. Ramón Llull University English Professor
Helena Cruz Gallach
Helena Cruz Gallach
Doctor and Bachelor in Geography
Emilio Descarrega Hortigüela
Emilio Descarrega Hortigüela
Technical Business and Tourist Activities. Agent Relations Iberia. Head of Unit Assistance to Passengers Eurohandling
Florence Detry
Florence Detry
Doctor. Master in Teaching Spanish as a foreign language. Teaching at the Universidad Europea de Madrid
Lluis Feliu Roé
Lluis Feliu Roé
Doctor in Humanities. Degree in Journalism. Master in Business and Institutional Communication. Project Manager to e-Deon.net

GRANTS

EU Mediterrani offers an effective service of Grants to help in all your efforts related to this issue.
The person in charge is Montse Escudero, you can contact her directly by e-mail montse.escudero@mediterrani.com

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