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Bachelor of Business (Honours) in International Tourism Management (L8)

Galway International Hotel School
Program overview
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
English
Start dates
Galway
September 2021

Galway
September 2022

Galway
September 2023

Program description

Bachelor of Business (Honours) in International Tourism Management (L8)

This award will prepare you for many of the business roles available in the tourism industry. You will develop skills appropriate to both operational and supervisory management levels. The program will also develop entrepreneurial skills to facilitate new business start-ups and, in today’s economic climate, these skills will prove invaluable upon graduation. The integrated work placement in Year 1 and Year 2 allows you to experience at first hand the challenges, demands and rewards of working in this exciting and ever-changing industry. In addition, students of this program do extensive training in Guiding where they qualify as a ‘Regional Tour Guide’, a certificate awarded by Fáilte Ireland.

Admission requirements

The general minimum Leaving Certificate entry requirement is Grade O6/H7 or better in six Leaving Certificate subjects including English or Irish and Mathematics. Two of the six Leaving Certificate subjects must be passed in higher level papers at Grade H5 or higher with a minimum of 160 points.

English Language Requirements

  • Non-EU applicants: Non-EU applicants, who are not English speakers, must have a minimum score of 6.5 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS - Academic) or equivalent
  • EU applicants: EU applicants, who are not English speakers, are recommended to have a minimum score of 6.5 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS - Academic) or equivalent.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the institute website.


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Program content

Year 1:

  • Tourism & Hospitality Industry Skills
  • Introduction to Tourism
  • Communications and Customer Care
  • Learning and Innovation Skills
  • Tourism Geography
  • Information Technology
  • Introduction to Accounting and Business Maths
  • History
  • Heritage and Culture in the Tourism Industry
  • Language (French/German/Spanish/ Gaeilge) and Culture

Year 2:

  • International Tourism
  • Marketing Principles
  • Introduction to Tourism Law
  • Financial Accounting
  • Guiding
  • Management Accounting
  • Placement Reflection and Reporting
  • Language (French/German/Spanish/ Gaeilge) and Culture

Year 3:

  • Tourism Economics
  • Environmental Tourism
  • Financial Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Contemporary Tourism
  • Human Resource Management
  • Services Marketing
  • International Study Tour

Year 4:

  • Management Accounting Performance
  • Management and Decision Making
  • Destination and Resort Management
  • Sustainable Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Food and Beverage Tourism
  • Festival and Event Management
  • Tourism Transport Management
  • Tourism Learning Seminar
  • Applied Research Project
  • Marketing Management
  • Strategic Tourism Management
  • Water & Marine Tourism
  • Professional Digital Desktop Publishing
  • Tourism Facilities Management and Design
  • Language (French/German/Spanish/ Gaeilge) and Culture

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the institute website for more information.

Tuition fees

EU students

  • Student Contribution fee - €3,000
  • Tuition fee - €819
  • Total fee - €3,819

Non-EU students

  • Student Contribution fee - €3,000
  • Tuition fee - €6,950
  • Total fee - €9,950

Qualification

  • Credits: 240
  • Award for Level 8: Honours Bachelor Degree, Higher Diploma

Continuing studies

Follow-on Studies

GMIT honours (Level 8) qualifications are recognised worldwide for postgraduate entry.

Career opportunities

Graduates of this program work in the following types of businesses: visitor attractions, tourism agencies, transport operators, visitor information centres, festival and event management, hospitality operations in Ireland and overseas. Many graduates also set up and run their own successful tourism businesses as the program provides a foundation for the development of entrepreneurial activities. The inclusion of modern European languages will also aid students’ ability to travel as well as enhancing employment opportunities.

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Galway International Hotel School

Welcome to Galway Mayo Institute of Technology and the Galway International Hotel School, home to Ireland’s leading International Hotel School and provider of the firs degree in Hotel Management in Ireland in 1977. The school has come a long since...


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Contact info

Galway International Hotel School

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
Old Dublin Road
H91 T8NW Galway City Galway
Ireland

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www.gmit.ie

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