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Bachelor’s Degree in Tourism (2018)

2018

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PRINCIPLES OF ACTIVITY TOURISM
                                                 
Principles of Tourism 5
     
           
                       
Principles of Sports 5
     
           
                       
Tourism English 2
     
           
                       
Intercultural Communication 3
     
           
                       
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TOURISM SKILLS AND ATTITUDES
                                                 
Study Skills 5
     
           
                       
Creativity and Pulling out all the Stops in Tourism 4
     
           
                       
Customer Contacts 3
     
           
                       
Business Operations 3
     
           
                       
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CUSTOMER SERVICE
                                                 
Accommodation Services 5
       
             
                   
Food Services in Tourism 5
       
             
                   
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RESPONSIBLE TOURISM BUSINESS
                                                 
Tourism Operational Environments 5
       
             
                   
Business Communication Skills 5
       
             
                   
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WORKLIFE IN THE TOURISM SECTOR
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Finnish Language and Work Life (international students) 5
       
             
                   
Project Management 3
       
             
                   
Phenomenon-based Project 2
       
             
                   
Work Placement 5
       
             
                   
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EVENT AND TOURISM PRODUCTS DEVELOPMENT
                                                 
Event Management 5  
       
               
               
Tourism Product Development 5  
       
               
               
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CUSTOMER-ORIENTED TOURISM BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
                                                 
Tourism Marketing 5  
         
                 
           
Tourism Business Operations 5  
         
                 
           
Tourism Transportation, Sales and Reservation Services 5  
         
                 
           
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INTERNATIONAL SERVICES ENVIRONMENT
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Strategic Planning and Internationalisation in Tourism 5    
         
                   
       
Swedish (only Finnish students) 5    
         
                   
       
Finnish (only international students) 5    
         
                   
       
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SUCCESSFUL TOURISM BUSINESS
                                                 
Profitable Tourism Company 5    
           
                     
   
Tourism Services Sales Processes 5    
           
                     
   
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MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP SKILLS IN TOURISM
                                                 
Responsible Leadership in Tourism 5    
           
                     
   
Tourism Legislation 5    
           
                     
   
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RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OPERATIONS
                                                 
R&D Studies 5    
         
                   
       
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OPTIONAL SPECIALISATION STUDIES 35
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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    
         
                   
       
INTERNATIONAL STUDIES ABROAD 5-15 cr
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YRITTÄJYYS JA OMA YRITYS 5-20 OP
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YRITTÄJYYS KÄYTÄNNÖSSÄ (Nuori Yrittäjyys Start up 10 op + 5 op)
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JA Start Up Program 10                                                  
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PRACTICAL TRAINING
                                                 
Practical Training 1 12  
       
             
           
Practical Training 2 18      
           
                       
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THESIS
                                                 
Thesis 15    
         
                 
   
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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                                                  
Destination Marketing 3                                                  
Foreign Language 5                                                  
Other free-choice course/module 5                                                  
Swedish/Bygg upp din svenska 3                                                  
Build up Your English 3                                                  
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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.