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Bachelor degree in Tourism

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Bachelor in Tourism ans Hospitality Management

HTSI's Bachelor in Tourism and Hospitality Management is a four-year (240 ECTS) university degree adapated to meet the European Higher Education Area. It provides the best training for managing tourism, hospitality and recreational businesses. 


Bachelor in Tourism and Hospitality Management + Bachelor in Innovation and Experience Design in Tourism and Hospitality

The goal of the Bachelor (180 ECTS) is to train professionals capable of anticipating changes, identifying needs and planning strategies. This is to help them create memorable experiences through added value tourism products and services that surpass customers’ expectations using foresight, innovation and technology.
A new double degree, the Bachelor’s Degree in Tourism and Hospitality Management + Bachelor’s Degree in Innovation and Designing Experiences, will prepare you to lead the future of tourism and hospitality through leadership methods involving innovation, in-depth knowledge of digitalization processes and technological adaptation. Become a better professional!

 

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Get up-to-date with changes happening in the sector, learn using the most innovative methods, and develop the skills to become a better professional and drive change in 21st-century tourism.

Once you graduate:

  • You will design tourism, hospitality and recreational experiences with added value.
  • You will organize leading events.
  • You will transform tourism and hospitality businesses using innovative management.
  • You will plan tourism that is responsible with its surroundings, the environment and individuals.
  • You will help businesses, organizations and clients to get digital.
  • You will use data analysis, artificial intelligence and robotics to change the future of tourism.
  • You will join teams capable of changing reality and generating new ways of facing challenges.
  • You will know how to drive your own projects.

General information: quality education

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The Bachelor’s Program in Tourism lasts for four years and can be studied either in a bilingual system or 100% in English. During the first two years, you will acquire general skills and exclusive guidance from HTSI. This will give you the tools to choose the specialization that best fits your skills and professional future in your third year.

  • This is only bachelor that offers six specialitzations so you can choose the one that best fits you
  • You can choose between a bilingual or 100% English degree
  • The bachelor focuses on business management, with more than 50% of credits dedicated to this subject
  • Our international dimension provides you with professional and academic experience abroad
  • You are in contact with the real world of employment from day one. We hace close relationship with the tourism and hotel management sector thanks to over 20 years of collaboration.
  • We prioritize your employability. 90% of our graduates find their first job in less than 6 months
  • We provide advice and assistance. Our exclusive academic and professional guidance program accompanies you throughout the university training process

 

The best bachelor’s degree in tourism in Catalonia

The Bachelor’s Degree in Tourism and Hospitality Management  is the best bachelor’s  program in tourism in Catalonia and the 5th-best in Spain, according to El Mundo newspaper’s annual ranking.

El Mundo named HTSI’s Bachelor’s Degree in Tourism and Hospitality Management the best bachelor’s degree in tourism in Catalonia, emphasizing “the combination of courses on management and others focusing on tourism, hospitality and customer service”. This is according to the “Mejores Universidades 2019” (Best Universities of 2019) ranking, which has traditionally listed Spain’s best universities.


Specializations

The Bachelor Degree in Tourism and Hospitality Management offers you six new specializations so you can dominate the area that best fits your profile and career. In an extremely competitive, growing sector, specialization will help you stand out as a young professional and will help you become a leader in the tourism, hotel, events and recreation sector on an international level. Learn more

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Why study this bachelor degree?

The Bachelor Degree in Tourism and Hospitality Management is a 4-year university degree (240 ECTS) which trains future managers in tourism and hospitality. It combines the development of skills to manage and lead companies with the development of skills related to hospitality.

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Bachelor in Innovation and Experience Design in Tourism and Hospitality

The goal of the Bachelor in Innovation and Experience Design in Tourism and Hospitality (180 ECTS) is to train professionals capable of anticipating changes, identifying needs and planning strategies. This is to help them create memorable experiences through added value tourism products and services that surpass customers’ expectations using foresight, innovation and technology.

A new double degree, the Bachelor’s Degree in Tourism and Hospitality Management + Bachelor’s Degree in Innovation and Designing Experiences, will prepare you to lead the future of tourism and hospitality through leadership methods involving innovation, in-depth knowledge of digitalization processes and technological adaptation. Become a better professional!

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Soft skills have always been part of the tourism industry, where the central pillar is service. 24% of tourism professionals would feel better prepared for the world of employment if they could improve their soft skills, which involve communication, language, personal habits and attitudes. Many of the positions that previously required greater human involvement no longer exist, with computers playing an increasingly significant role. Soft skills are now more important than ever for providing added value to service, personalizing it and making customer experiences exceptional.

Academic information

During the first two years, you will study courses on business, hospitality, technology and language, such as “Business Economy”, “Sociology” or “Strategies for Internet Content”.

In the third year, courses focused on management, your chosen specialization and language predominate, such as “Events Management” or “Cross-cultural Communication”. In the final year, you will complete your compulsory internship and thesis project, along with additional courses.

The fifth year of the Bachelor’s Degree in Innovation and Experience Design/Tourism and Hospitality Management will include courses on the digital and technological environment, creating and designing experiences and managing innovation and change.

 

Study Plan

Internships

HTSI offers students personalized guidance based on their academic history, preferences within the sector and professional aspirations. Students complete 4-6 month compulsory internships at national and international companies during the first semester of their fourth year. Optional internships are completed during the second semester of the third year of the Bachelor’s Program in Tourism.

The School helps students develop their career in the tourism and hospitality industry on an international level. It advises the student on their studies abroad by managing Erasmus Traineeship and Leonardo grants, and by providing personalized guidance throughout their international training period.

Internships

Student exchange: Erasmus program

Students have the opportunity to pursue an academic semester in one of the foreign universities from HTSI´s international network of partners, to enroll on optional subjects related to tourism and hospitality management.

The university makes this possible through the European ERASMUS  (Erasmus Charter for Higher Education) program and through bilateral agreements maintained by the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management Sant Ignasi with various American and Asian universities.

Student exchange

Educational innovation

Both the Bachelor's Degree in Tourism and Hospitality Management and the new double degree including the Bachelor's Degree in Innovation and Experience Design offer you training on the cutting edge of educational innovation. 

At HTSI, we understand university education from a perspective that puts you at the centre of the learning process to help you become an excellent professional. In addition to skills specific to the tourism and manegement sector, we help you work on skills essential to 21st-century tourism professionals. 

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All the information about the calendar and timetables, partner universities for exchanges, academic works, practical guide for incoming students, international mobility grants, etc.

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