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TOURISM DEGREE (2016)

2016

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PRINCIPLES OF ACTIVITY TOURISM
                                                 
Principles of Tourism 5
     
           
                       
Principles of Sports and Exercise 5
     
           
                       
Basics of Tourism English 3
     
           
                       
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TOURISM SERVICES
                                                 
Customer Services in Tourism 5
     
           
                       
Tourism Geography of Finland and the World 4
     
           
                     
Information Technology and E-communication 3
     
           
                       
Business Communication Skills 3
       
             
                   
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PROACTIVE UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES
                                                 
University of Applied Sciences Learner 2
     
           
                         
Project Work 3
     
           
                   
Business Expertise 3
       
             
                   
Meeting and Negotiation Skills 2
     
           
                     
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TOURISM AS A FORM OF EMPLOYMENT
                                                 
Accommodation Services 4
       
             
                   
Tourism Food Services 7
       
             
                   
Programme Services 4
       
             
                   
Safety and First Aid 3
       
             
                   
Work Placement 7
       
             
                   
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TOURISM PRODUCT PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION
                                                 
Tourism Product Development 4  
       
               
               
Product Development Project 3  
       
               
               
Tourism Marketing 5  
       
               
               
Management Accounting 5  
       
               
               
Event Tourism 3                                                  
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INTERNATIONAL SERVICE ENVIRONMENT
                                                 
Distribution of Tourism Products 5  
       
               
               
Interactive English 4  
       
               
               
Swedish: Svenska inom turismen 1 3  
       
               
               
Swedish: Svenska inom turismen 2 3  
         
                 
           
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INTERNATIONAL TOURISM PLANNING
                                                 
Tourism Planning 3    
           
                     
   
Tourism Legislation 3    
         
                   
       
Finland for International Tourists 6    
         
                   
       
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RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OPERATIONS
                                                 
Research and Development Operations 5    
         
                   
       
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TOURISM COMPANY MANAGEMENT
                                                 
Marketing of Tourism Services 5    
           
                     
   
Management Accounting 5    
           
                     
   
Human Resource Management 5    
           
                     
   
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OPTIONAL PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
(Select 30 ECTS)
                                                 
ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES
                                                 
Planning and Implementing Adventure Activities 5  
         
                 
           
Nature and Sports Activities 5  
         
                 
           
Adventure Activity Operational Environments 5  
         
                 
           
ACCOMMODATION COMPANY OPERATIONS
                                                 
Internal Operations of an Accommodation Company 5  
         
                 
           
A Profitable Accommodation Company 5  
         
                 
           
Developing an Accommodation Business 5  
         
                 
           
PERSONAL TRAINING
                                                 
Health Exercise Coaching 7  
         
                 
           
Exercise and Health Problems 3  
         
                 
           
Exercise and Nutrition for the Aged 3  
         
                 
           
Community Exercise Promotion 2  
         
                 
           
WELLBEING TOURISM
                                                 
Exercise and Culture as a Source of Wellbeing 5    
         
                   
       
Forms of Exercise for Wellbeing 5    
         
                   
       
Developing Wellbeing Tourism in Finland 5    
         
                   
       
FOOD IN TOURISM
                                                 
Food Service Processes and Quality 6    
         
                   
       
Food Service Professional Competence 6    
         
                   
       
Food Service Planning and Development 3    
         
                   
       
EXERCISE FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE
                                                 
Physical Exercise for Young Children and Infants 6    
         
                   
       
Exercise Supporting Children's Well-being and Learning 5    
         
                   
       
Child and Youth Exercise Instruction 4    
         
                   
       
INTERNATIONAL STUDIES ABROAD
(Select 15 ECTS)
                                                 
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PRACTICAL TRAINING
                                                 
Practical Training 1: theme, service production 12  
         
                 
           
Practical Training 2: theme, management 18      
           
                       
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THESIS
                                                 
Thesis 15    
         
                 
   
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FREE-CHOICE STUDIES
(Select 5 ECTS)
                                                 
Nature and Activity Tourism 3                                                  
Doorman Training Course 3                                                  
Is Food Culture? 3                                                  
Bar Work 3                                                  
Bar Manager Qualification 5
     
           
                       
History of Tourism 3                                                  
Introduction to Wines 3                                                  
Finnish Culture 3                                                  
Kajaani Culture Points 3                                                  
Destination Marketing 3                                                  
Swedish / Bygg upp din svenska 3  
       
               
               
Build up your English 3
     
           
                       
Foreign Language 5                                                  
Other free-choice course/module 5                                                  
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ECTS credits per period / semester / academic year 60606060606060606060606060606060606060606060606060

The curriculum has been planned so that the student completes about 60 ECTS credits per academic year and about 30 ECTS credits per semester

Due to the timing of optional and elective courses, credit accumulation per semester / academic year may vary.

In the Tourism degree, students complete a university of applied sciences Bachelor degree qualification in Hospitality Management. The formal qualification is Bachelor of Hospitality Management (UAS). The studies are worth 210 credits and take 3.5 years to complete. The maximum duration of the studies is 4.5years. The degree has 40 places and it consists of basic studies, professional studies, optional professional studies, free-choice studies, practical training and a thesis. The Tourism degree involves close cooperation with the sports and leisure management degree.

The degree enables you to choose your desired major (specialist) subjects in order to deepen your expertise within different areas of tourism, e.g.

Adventure and life experience activities
You will learn how to identify essential summer and winter nature and sports tourism activities in Finland, as well as to understand the key requirements of implementing them. You will learn how to manage the basic physical skills of different forms of outdoor exercise and how to provide customers with unique and authentic once-in-a-life-time experiences.

Wellbeing tourism
Well-being tourism enables you to recognize and understand the significance of wellbeing and wellness services as part of tourism. You will be able to apply different types of exercise and therapies to enhance the wellbeing of people with different backgrounds as well as producing suitable tourism service packages based on such exercise and therapies.

Accommodation business expertise
You will understand the diversity of the accommodation sector, as well as the impacts of changing operational environments in the sector. You will learn how to develop a customer-driven accommodation services.

Food service competence
You will gain an overall understand of the importance of food services in tourism, and will learn how to assess factors affecting quality. At the same time you will learn how to implement food services in various customer situations using networks.