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