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Tourism And Business

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 DIT, IT 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.

 

HIGHER EDUCATION

PROGRESSION:

DIT: DT406/TU747 Tourism Management (Level 7, 3 Years) DIT: DT412/TU953 Tourism Marketing (Level 8, 4 Years) IT Tallaght: TA026/TU951 International Hospitality and Tourism Management (Level 8, 4 Years) Dundalk IT: DK750 Hospitality Management (Level 7, 3 Years) NUIG: GY261 Business Studies in International Hotel Management (Shannon) (Level 8, 4 Years)

TOURISM AND BUSINESS

TOURISM WITH BUSINESS 5M5011 OR BUSINESS STUDIES 5M2102

 

WHAT IS BUSINESS, TOURISM?

This one-year course is an ideal entry level qualification for all aspects of 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. This course is alternatively suitable for people who want to pursue public relations or start their own business.

 

COURSE CONTENT

The following modules will be offered in 2020, subject to availability and demand:

• Business Administration Skills

• Marketing Practice

• Tourism Information and Administration

• Tourism Principles and Practice

• Customer Service

• Reception & Frontline Office Skills

• Work Experience

• Word Processing

• Safety and Health at Work

• Accounting; Manual and Computerised

• Language Option

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Leaving Cert or LCA

Mature Students of all backgrounds

Other equivalent qualification

All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications

Apply directly at www.dunboynecollege.ie