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Bachelor's degree in Hotel and Tourism Management

Bachelor's degree in Hotel and Tourism Management

2020-2021 academic year

The objective of the Bachelor's degree in Hotel and Tourism Management is to equip students with the knowledge, skills and working techniques, attitudes and behaviours needed to be an "all-rounder" as an effective and efficient director in a hotel or restaurant business.

General information

General data

Name of the course:
Bachelor's degree in Hotel and Tourism Management
Branch of knowledge:
Social and Judicial Sciences
Duration:
4 years
European credits:
240
Qualification(s) it leads to:
Holder of a Bachelor's Degree in Hotel and Tourism Management
Teaching institution:
University School of Hotel Business and Tourism of Sant Pol de Mar (affiliated centre)
Indicative number of places:
30
Last admission mark:
Marks required for the June 2019 call for applications
Approx. price for the first year:
See How much does it costs to study at the University of Girona?
Language requirements:

To obtain the degree certificate students are required to prove they have:
• a C1 level or equivalent of English
• a B1 level or equivalent of French or a B1 level or equivalent of German

Website:
University bachelor's degree in Hotel and Tourism Management
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It's useful to know

Only official degree in Hotel and Tourism Management in Spain, in the Higher Education Area.

The aim is to equip students with the knowledge, skills and working techniques, attitudes and behaviours needed to be an "all rounder" as an effective and efficient director of a hotel or restaurant business.

Students should be able to take operational and strategic decisions by the end of the degree programme.

Students will carry out four work placements during the summer months, in the departments of hotel and restaurant businesses, depending on their specialisation and level.

Access

Access requirements

  • Upper secondary school education. Access: university entrance examinations (PAU), general phase. Admission: weighting of subjects examined in the university entrance examinations (PAU) linked to the branch of knowledge of Social and Legal Sciences.
  • Higher level vocational training cycles (CFGS). Access: all CFGS. Admission: weighting of subjects examined in the university entrance examinations (PAU) linked to the branch of knowledge of Social and Legal Sciences.
  • Over 25s. Preferential option in successful entrance exam: arts and humanities.
  • Over 40s. Appraisal of any professional experience related to the bachelor's degree the applicant wishes to study for and suitability for the course, as demonstrated at interview.
  • Over 45s. Must pass entrance exam and demonstrate suitability at interview.
  • Other special types of access recognized under current regulations.

Another information on access

Careers

  • International Hotel Direction: hotel director, restaurant director, food and drinks manager, corporate positions in hotel chains, hotel consultant, restaurant consultant, head of department in a hotel etc.
  • Gastronomy, Restaurant and Events sectors: head chef, executive chef, gastronomic consultant, chef entrepreneur, director of collective social restaurant businesses, events manager, food and drinks manager, restaurant manager, restaurant consultant, gastronomic consultant.

Continue studying

  • Master in Hospitality Management
  • Master in Culinary Arts and Kitchen Direction

Subjects

Curriculum Subjects offered for 2020-2021

Foundations and dimensions of tourism and the hotel business24.00 credits
Communicative and quantitative methods6 credits
Accommodation and catering operations15 credits
Foundations of business6 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2020-2021
Organització i gestió d'empreses   Organización y gestión de empresas   Business organisation and management (3153G01100) BBasic 6.00 AAnnual YES
Practicum9.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2020-2021
Pràctiques d'empresa 1   Prácticas de empresa 1   Industry internship 1 (3153G01139) OBCompulsory 9.00 SSemester long YES
Communicative and quantitative methods12 credits
Foundations of business15 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2020-2021
Organització i gestió d'empreses   Organización y gestión de empresas   Business organisation and management (3153G01100) BBasic 6.00 AAnnual YES
Màrqueting   Marketing   Marketing (3153G01101) BBasic 6.00 SSemester long YES
Comptabilitat financera   Contabilidad financiera   Financial accountancy (3153G01142) BBasic 9.00 AAnnual YES
Gastronomy and restaurants18.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2020-2021
Tecnologia dels aliments   Tecnología de los alimentos   Food technology (3153G01104) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
Gestió de processos de Food & Beverage   Gestión de procesos de Food & Beverage   Food & Beverage processes management (3153G01106) OBCompulsory 6.00 AAnnual YES
Cultura gastronòmica 1   Cultura gastronómica 1   Gastronomic culture 1 (3153G01144) OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES
Cultura gastronòmica 2   Cultura gastronómica 2   Gastronomic culture 2 (3153G01145) OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES
Tourism management3 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2020-2021
Gestió de destinacions turístiques   Gestión de destinos turísticos   Destination management (3153G01107) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
Sistemes d'intermediació turística   Sistemas de intermediación turística   Tourist intermediary systems (3153G01143) OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES
Basic language6.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2020-2021
Anglès C-1   Inglés C-1   English C1 (3153G01102) OBCompulsory 6.00 AAnnual YES
Basic language6.00 credits
Tourism management6 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2020-2021
Gestió de destinacions turístiques   Gestión de destinos turísticos   Destination management (3153G01107) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
Management of hotels and restaurants24.00 credits
Professional language for tourism12.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2020-2021
Anglès professional turístic   Inglés profesional turístico   Professional English for tourism (3153G01115) OBCompulsory 6.00 AAnnual YES
Segon idioma professional turístic   Segundo idioma profesional turístico   2nd professional language for tourism (3153G01116) OBCompulsory 6.00 AAnnual YES
Placements18 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2020-2021
Pràctiques d'empresa 2   Prácticas de empresa 2   Industry internship 2 (3153G01140) OBCompulsory 18.00 SSemester long No
Business strategies12.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2020-2021
Direcció estratègica   Dirección estratégica   Management strategies (3153G01118) OBCompulsory 4.00 SSemester long YES
Estratègies de comercialització   Estrategias de comercialización   Commercialization strategies (3153G01119) OBCompulsory 4.00 SSemester long YES
Relacions publiques i comunicació   Relaciones públicas y comunicación   Public relations and communication (3153G01120) OBCompulsory 4.00 SSemester long YES
Optional subjects24.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2020-2021
Qualitat, mediambient i sostenibilitat   Calidad, medioambiente y sostenibilidad   Quality, environment and sustainability (3153G01121) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES
Legislació hotalera i laboral   Legislación hotelera y laboral   Hotel and labor legislation (3153G01122) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES
Psicomorfologia aplicada a l'empresa de serveis   Psicomorfología aplicada a la empresa de servicios   Psychomorphology applied to service business (3153G01123) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long No
Tercer Idioma B1   Tercer Idioma B1   3rd language B1 (3153G01124) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES
Tercer Idioma professional turístic   Tercer Idioma profesional turístico   3rd professional language for tourism (3153G01125) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES
Responsabilitat social corporativa   Responsabilidad social corporativa   Social corporate responsability (3153G01126) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES
Tipologia i gestió d'empreses de càtering i col.lectivitats i serveis generals hospitalaris   Tipología y gestión de empresas de catering y colectividades y servicios generales hospitalarios   Typology and management of catering business,social collectivities and general services in hospitals (3153G01127) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES
Sistemes de franquícia en hostaleria   Sistemas de franquicia en hostelería   Franchyse systems in hotel management (3153G01128) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES
Planificació i gestió d'esdeveniments   Planificación y gestión de eventos   Planning and management of events (3153G01129) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES
Arquitectura i manteniment d'establiments d'hostaleria   Arquitectura y mantenimiento de establecimientos de hostelería   Architecture and maintenance of hotel establishments (3153G01130) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES
Gestió de la multiculturalitat   Gestión de la multiculturalidad   Multicultural management (3153G01131) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long No
Noves tecnologies culinàries   Nuevas tecnologías culinarias   New culinary technologies (3153G01132) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES
Tercer idioma estranger bàsic (alemany)   Tercer idioma extranjero básico (alemán)   Fundamentals of third foreign language (German) (3153G01137) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES
Tercer idioma estranger bàsic (francès)   Tercer idioma extranjero básico (francés)   Fundamentals of third foreign language (French) (3153G01138) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES
Professional hotel English6.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2020-2021
Anglès professional hoteler   Inglés profesional hotelero   Professional English for hotels (3153G01133) OBCompulsory 6.00 AAnnual YES
Bachelor's thesis12.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2020-2021
Treball final de grau   Trabajo final de grado   Degree thesis (3153G01134) OBCompulsory 12.00 SSemester long YES
Optional modules + academic recognition30.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2020-2021
Qualitat, mediambient i sostenibilitat   Calidad, medioambiente y sostenibilidad   Quality, environment and sustainability (3153G01121) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES
Legislació hotalera i laboral   Legislación hotelera y laboral   Hotel and labor legislation (3153G01122) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES
Psicomorfologia aplicada a l'empresa de serveis   Psicomorfología aplicada a la empresa de servicios   Psychomorphology applied to service business (3153G01123) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long No
Tercer Idioma B1   Tercer Idioma B1   3rd language B1 (3153G01124) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES
Tercer Idioma professional turístic   Tercer Idioma profesional turístico   3rd professional language for tourism (3153G01125) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES
Responsabilitat social corporativa   Responsabilidad social corporativa   Social corporate responsability (3153G01126) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES
Tipologia i gestió d'empreses de càtering i col.lectivitats i serveis generals hospitalaris   Tipología y gestión de empresas de catering y colectividades y servicios generales hospitalarios   Typology and management of catering business,social collectivities and general services in hospitals (3153G01127) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES
Sistemes de franquícia en hostaleria   Sistemas de franquicia en hostelería   Franchyse systems in hotel management (3153G01128) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES
Planificació i gestió d'esdeveniments   Planificación y gestión de eventos   Planning and management of events (3153G01129) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES
Arquitectura i manteniment d'establiments d'hostaleria   Arquitectura y mantenimiento de establecimientos de hostelería   Architecture and maintenance of hotel establishments (3153G01130) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES
Gestió de la multiculturalitat   Gestión de la multiculturalidad   Multicultural management (3153G01131) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long No
Noves tecnologies culinàries   Nuevas tecnologías culinarias   New culinary technologies (3153G01132) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES
Tercer idioma estranger bàsic (alemany)   Tercer idioma extranjero básico (alemán)   Fundamentals of third foreign language (German) (3153G01137) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES
Tercer idioma estranger bàsic (francès)   Tercer idioma extranjero básico (francés)   Fundamentals of third foreign language (French) (3153G01138) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

One of the following requirements must be met

M05+Language recognition12.00 credits

Third Language

One of the following requirements must be met

* Level B1 - French
* Level B1 - German
* Level B1 - Italian
* Level C1 - English

Practical work experience

Students have to gain a series of credits, as part of their studies, which correspond to internships in companies or institutions relating to the bachelor’s degree they are studying. The teaching load is determined in accordance with the curriculum.

Bachelor's thesis

To obtain the degree, students have to complete a bachelor's thesis (TFG) which serves to assess the general skills they have acquired over the course of the degree programme and offers a summary of the skills and knowledge they have acquired. The teaching load of the thesis depends on the curriculum of the degree.

Mobility

Students can complete part of their degree programme abroad through the Erasmus programme, which enables them to carry on their studies whilst undertaking an international exchange with academic value in a European university.

They also have access to grants for placements at Spanish universities and those on other continents, thanks to bilateral agreements, the SICUE programme and the expansion of the Erasmus+ Programme.

Enrolment

Enrolment in the first year

The academic secretary’s office at the centre will provide you the necessary information for enrolling.

  • Subjects. Revise the subjects that you can register yourself for in the section Subjects > Offered of subjects 2020-2021.
  • Fees. Consultation the prices of enrolment and the allowances what can you resort to.
  • Grants. If you want to ask for the scholarship of general character of the MEFP, to be able to formalise the conditioned enrolment to scholarship you will have to request an accreditation of economic character. Find out all about this from the Bachelor's degree scholarships and grants website.
  • Payment. You can pay the enrolment in several deadlines (consult the conditions to the Regulations of enrolment). You can also apply for a loan to pay for enrolment fees.
  • Insurance policies. If you are less than 28 years, you have a compulsory school insurance that will cost you 1.12 euros for course. If you are over the age of 28, you will have a mandatory accidents-insurance policy available to your €9.50 per academic year. Further information on the Insurance policies page.
  • Academic progress. Have present that if in the two first academic years you do not overcome a minimum of 30 credits you will not be able to continue the same studies in the UdG. Consult the Academic progress regulations for bachelor's degree studies.

Before enrolling

You only have to submit electronically the documentation on discounts or exemptions that has not been recognised, in order to enjoy the corresponding discount or free enrolment. Check the section on “Steps to take for enrolling”

After enrolling

a) If you are not starting university after upper secondary school education, you will have to submit to your school’s academic office your valid identity document according to your nationality:

Nationality Documents
Students with Spanish nationality An attested photocopy of your ID card
Students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland and Andorra An attested photocopy of a valid identity document from the country of origin, or passport
Non-EU foreign students An attested photocopy of your TIE (foreign-national ID) preferably, or passport where the TIE is not available.

b) If you are transferring to UdG from another university, you will have to submit to your school’s academic office documentation proving access to the university:

Type of access Documents
Pre-enrolled university students with a university degree not obtained from the UdG Original and photocopy or attested copy of the degree or its provisional certificate
Pre-enrolled university students with transferred academic records (students enrolled at other university centres) Academic certificate showing the courses and qualifications of the institution you are transferring from and confirming payment of transfer fees
Students with access from record transfers The University does not require students to present any documents, as they will have had to produce them beforehand during the transfer-call period

c) If you are not the holder of the bank account from which the enrolment payment will be taken, you will have to submit electronically, through the Secretary’s Office Online Formalities section, the bank details communication/modification form and a photocopy of the holder’s identity document.

d) If you have not been able to submit it before enrolment, you will have to submit electronically, through the Secretary’s Office Online Formalities section, the documentation proving the reductions or exemptions. According to each case, your school’s academic secretary’s office can demand the physical submittal of the documentation

The documentation can be submitted until 19 November 2020 (except documents proving discounts or exemptions, for which purpose you have until 31 December 2020).

Online enrolment