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Tourist Activities Management

The undergraduate degree in Tourist Activities Management was the result of a careful analysis of the needs and demands of the labour market and of an in-depth study on the world and European situation, as far as teaching and employability are concerned. The aim is to train middle managers for the Tourism sector, an economic activity of great importance to the country and that is currently growing. They may develop their activity in the areas of:

? Tourism planning and development in central, regional and municipal bodies;

? Management and marketing of hotels , travel agencies, airline companies and cruise companies;

? Management and operation of tourism products and event planning;

? Management of natural and cultural heritage.


Accredited for: 6 in

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812 Tourism and recreation
Number: R/A-Ef 827/2011/AL02
No. dispatch/concierge: Despacho n.º 8452/2019 (2.º Série), n.º 183
1º Year
Curricular unit Period ECTS
Tourism Geography 1st Semester 7.0
Information and Communication Technology I 1st Semester 4.0
English for Tourism I 1st Semester 5.0
Introduction to Tourism 1st Semester 6.0
Research Methods and Techniques 1st Semester 4.0
Quantitative Methods I 1st Semester 4.0
Tourism Law and Regulations 2st Semester 4.0
Foundations of Management 2st Semester 6.0
Information and Communication Technology II 2st Semester 4.0
Tourism Information and Promotion 2st Semester 4.0
English for Tourism II 2st Semester 5.0
Quantitative Methods II 2st Semester 4.0
Interpersonal Relationships 2st Semester 3.0
2º Year
Curricular unit Period ECTS
Tourist Entertainment and Event Organisation 1st Semester 5.0
Economics 1st Semester 4.0
Foundations of Accounting and Financial Reporting 1st Semester 4.0
Management of Touristic Resources 1st Semester 5.0
English for Tourism III 1st Semester 5.0
Human Resources in Tourism 1st Semester 3.0
Information Systems Applied to Tourism 1st Semester 4.0
Management Accounting 2st Semester 3.0
Tourism Economics 2st Semester 4.0
Tourism Operations Management 2st Semester 5.0
English for Tourism IV 2st Semester 5.0
Digital Marketing 2st Semester 3.0
Reservation Systems and Information Flow 2st Semester 5.0
Spanish I (optional) 2st Semester 5.0
French I (optional) 2st Semester 5.0
3º Year
Curricular unit Period ECTS
Entrepreneurship 1st Semester 4.0
Accommodation Management 1st Semester 5.0
English for Tourism V 1st Semester 5.0
Tourism Marketing 1st Semester 6.0
Tourism Planning 1st Semester 5.0
Spanish II (optional) 1st Semester 5.0
French II (optional) 1st Semester 5.0
Work PLacement/Project 2st Semester 14.0
English for Tourism VI 2st Semester 5.0
Quality Mangement in Tourism (optional) 2st Semester 3.0
Management of Touristic Destinations (optional) 2st Semester 3.0
Management of Travel Agencies and Touristic Operators (optional) 2st Semester 3.0
Hotel Management (optional) 2st Semester 3.0
Spanish III (optional) 2st Semester 5.0
French III (optional) 2st Semester 5.0
  • Private companies in the tourism sector (tour operators, travel agencies, air, sea and land carriers, social, adventure and sports event organisation companies)
  • Trade fairs and congress organisation companies, natural and theme parks, hotels and casinos
  • Car hire companies, cruise companies, tourist and leisure resorts
  • Central, regional and local tourism management bodies (town Halls, tourism boards and offices, tourism associations, museums).

Taking one of the following exams: (04) Economics; (09) Geography; (18) Portuguese Language. Minimum requirements: Application grade: 95 marks Entrance exams: 95 marks

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