Business Department

Tourism and Business

Tourism with Business 5M5011 or Business Studies 5M2102

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Optional Year 2

QQI Level 6 Available

    COURSE CONTENT

    The following modules will be offered in 2022, subject to change due to availability and demand:

     

    • Business Administration Skills
    • Marketing Practice
    • Tourism Information and Administration
    • Tourism Principles and Practice
    • Customer Service
    • Reception and Frontline Office Skills
    • Work Experience
    • Word Processing
    • Safety and Health at Work
    • Accounting; Manual and Computerised
    • Language Option
    • Hospitality and Accommodation Techniques

    WHAT IS BUSINESS, TOURISM?

    This one-year course is an ideal entry level course for those interested in developing skills to work in the growing tourism sector in Ireland. This tourism programme has been designed to enable students to gain a broad understanding of the operations of the tourism industry and to facilitate their integration into the workplace or into further education and training. It also allows students to appreciate the opportunities presented by the web and eBusiness to successfully market products and services.

    This course gives students an opportunity to study the area of tourism and travel both from the technology skills required and from the tourist industry perspective. This qualification can be used to progress to certificate and degree programmes in IT colleges or universities particularly in business faculties.

     

    CERTIFICATION

    • • QQI Level 5 in Tourism with Business 5M2011 or QQI Level 5 in Business Studies 5M2102

    CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

    Graduates may pursue a degree in many IT colleges around the country or, alternatively, may seek immediate employment in a range of tourist or other marketing concerns. The Tourism and Business option will allow students to progress to colleges like TU Dublin City Capmus, TU Dublin City campus, Tallaght, UCC, NUIG, (Shannon) for tourism and travel as well as other colleges for business certificates and degrees. Students may also apply for any of the colleges listed under Business.

    ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

    • Leaving Cert or LCA
    • Mature students of all backgrounds
    • Other equivalent qualification

    All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications.

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    EXAMPLES OF HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRESSION:

    TU Dublin City Campus: TU747 Tourism Management (Level 7, 3 Years)

    TU Dublin City Campus: TU953 Tourism Marketing (Level 8, 4 Years)

    TU Dublin Tallaght: TU951 International Hospitality and Tourism Management (Level 8, 4 Years)

    Dundalk Institute of Technology: DK750 Hospitality Management (Level 7, 3 Years)

    NUIG: GY261 Business Studies in International Hotel Management (Shannon) (Level 8, 4 Years)

    COURSE FEES

    Course fees of €200 are to be paid before registration and include course materials, examination fees and a €30 non-refundable deposit.

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