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TOURISM DEGREE (2018)

2018

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PRINCIPLES OF ACTIVITY TOURISM
                                                 
Principles of Tourism 5
     
           
                       
Principles of Sports and Exercise 5
     
           
                       
Tourism English 2
     
           
                       
Intercultural Communication 3
     
           
                       
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TOURISM SKILLS AND ATTITUDES
                                                 
Study Skills 5
     
           
                       
Customer Service 3
     
           
                       
Business Basics 3
     
           
                       
Creativity and Pulling out all the Stops in Tourism 4
     
           
                       
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CUSTOMER SERVICE IN TOURISM
                                                 
Accommodation Services 5
       
             
                   
Tourism Food Services 5
       
             
                   
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RESPONSIBLE TOURISM BUSINESS
                                                 
Tourism Operational Environments 5
       
             
                   
Business Communication Skills 5
       
             
                   
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WORKING IN TOURISM
                                                 
Working in Tourism 5
       
             
                   
Basics of Project Work, Smart Solutions 3
       
             
                   
Project based on current phenomena 2
       
             
                   
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EVENT AND TOURISM PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
                                                 
Event Management 5  
       
               
               
Tourism Product Development 5  
       
               
               
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CUSTOMER-ORIENTED TOURISM BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
                                                 
Marketing in Tourism 5  
         
                 
           
Tourism Company Operations 5  
         
                 
           
Tourism Transport, Sales and Reservation Services 5  
         
                 
           
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INTERNATIONAL SERVICE ENVIRONMENT
                                                 
Strategic Planning in Tourism and Internationalisation 5    
         
                   
       
Svenska inom turismen 5    
         
                   
       
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PROFITABLE TOURISM BUSINESS
                                                 
Profitable Tourism Company 5    
           
                     
   
Laws and Legislation in Tourism 5    
           
                     
   
Tourism Service Sales Processes 5    
           
                     
   
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MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP SKILLS IN TOURISM
                                                 
Responsible Management of a Tourism Company 5    
           
                     
   
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RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
                                                 
Research and Development Operations 5  
       
               
       
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OPTIONAL PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
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WELLBEING TOURISM
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CORNERSTONES OF WELLBEING TOURISM
                                                 
Framework for Sustainable Wellbeing Tourism 5  
       
               
               
Wellbeing Tourism Project I 5  
       
               
               
SMART SOLUTIONS IN WELLBEING TOURISM
                                                 
Food and Accommodation in Wellbeing Tourism 5  
         
                 
           
Wellbeing Sports and Smart Technology 5  
         
                 
           
International Wellbeing Tourism 5  
         
                 
           
EXPERIENTIAL CONCEPTS OF WELLBEING TOURISM
                                                 
Nature Based Wellbeing Programme Services 5    
         
                   
       
Wellbeing Tourism Project II 5    
         
                   
       
ADVENTURE TOURISM
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CORNERSTONES OF ADVENTURE TOURISM
                                                 
Framework for Sustainable Adventure Tourism 5  
       
               
               
Adventure Tourism Project I 5  
       
               
               
EXPERIENTIAL CONCEPTS OF ADVENTURE TOURISM
                                                 
Memorable Winter Experiences 5  
         
                 
           
Authentic and Unique Wilderness Services 5  
         
                 
           
International Adventure Tourism 5  
         
                 
           
SMART SOLUTIONS IN ADVENTURE TOURISM
                                                 
Outdoors Adventure Experience 5    
         
                   
       
Adventure Tourism Project II 5    
         
                   
       
ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SETTING UP YOUR OWN BUSINESS 5-15 OP
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PRACTICAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
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JA Start Up Program 10                                                  
Entrepreneurship in Practice: Special area 5                                                  
PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS COMPETENCE
                                                 
Contract and Corporate Law 3                                                  
Leadership 3                                                  
Management Accounting 3                                                  
Business Planning 3                                                  
INTERNATIONAL STUDIES ABROAD 5-30 op
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PRACTICAL TRAINING
                                                 
Practical Training 1: theme, service production 12  
       
             
           
Practical Training 2: theme, management 18      
           
                       
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FREE-CHOICE STUDIES
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Bar Work 3                                                  
Is Food Culture? 3                                                  
Bar Manager Qualification 5                                                  
History of Tourism 3                                                  
Introduction to Wines 3                                                  
Kajaani Culture Points 3                                                  
Destination Marketing 3                                                  
Build up your English 3
     
           
                       
Foreign Language 5                                                  
Other free-choice course/module 5                                                  
Swedish/Bygg upp din svenska 3                                                  
Build up Your English 3                                                  
First Aid 1 1                                                  
First Aid 2 1                                                  
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THESIS
                                                 
Thesis 15    
         
                 
   
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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 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 aim of the degree is to ensure that the students become tourism specialists with the ability to cooperate with a variety of different sectors and disciplines. The theme of the degree is the development of creativity, responsible tourism enterprise operations, internationality and self- knowledge and the notion of memorable experiences in tourism service product development. The students will work in close cooperation with the tourism industry via learning assignments. The basic studies focus on growing basic skills and awareness followed by applying acquired skills and knowledge. The degree provides extensive customer-oriented product development and marketing competence and knowledge of different cultures for international tourism. Tourism services consist of many different parts such as accommodation, nutrition, program and traffic services as well as conference and congress services. The final part of the degree emphasizes using acquired competence in practice and for different smart solutions.

The degree enables you to choose your desired major (specialist) subjects 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.

Themes by year / Competence targets
1st year Observer of tourism
• mastering basic concepts
• knowing organisations and actors in the tourism industry
• mastering basic customer service skills for tourism.

2nd and 3rd year
Tourism services producer and specialist
• acquiring key tourism knowledge
• able to work within the customer interface and in different tourism networks
• able to work in tourism jobs and has mastered key work procedures
• developing information retrieval and team work
• able to plan and implement tourism products.

3rd and 4th year
Tourism services developer
• able to apply the latest knowledge to developing new tourism products and the field in general
• develops and evaluates customer-oriented and responsible tourism business