Tourism with Business Level 6 6M5012

Aim

The aim of this programme is to prepare students to work in the tourism and related industries. The modules enable knowledge of tourism practice, heritage and advanced IT and business skills. At level 6 there is also a focus on business management that includes human resources, finance, customer service and economics.

  • Tourism Policy & Practice   6N2106
  • Business Management  6N4310
  • Finance   6N4165
  • Applied Economics   6N4091
  • Customer Service 6N0697
  • Personal & Professional Development 6N1949
  • Marketing Management 6N4188
  • Spreadsheets 6N4089

 

International Work Experience

Students have the opportunity to participate in a three week international work placement in Tenerife in Oct/Feb as part of an Erasmus + Programme.   For all other students there is a two week work placement requirement in a tourism related setting.

Progression to Employment

With the imminent arrival of Center Parcs, tourism related industries are expected to grow in County Longford. Reception, customer service, tourist information, accommodation, bookings, accounts and concierge are all areas that graduates will be equipped to work in. The business skills and knowledge will also prepare students with entrepreneurial ambitions for the increasing tourist market and customer base in the midlands.

Progression to Degree Programmes

This course offers progression to Year 2 of the following in AIT:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Hotel and Leisure Management

 

Course Coordinator

Helen Johnston
Email: hjohnston.tcl@lwetb.ie