Degree in Tourism Minorca

240 credits - Faculty of Tourism

The Degree in Tourism aims to provide students with specific training in managing businesses and institutions that are part of the most important economic sector in the Balearic Islands: tourism. The training received by students combines both theoretical and practical elements, with a structure characterised mainly by a multi-disciplinary nature combining :

  • Main core training in tourism business management (business management systems for tourism enterprises, marketing techniques, quality management, strategic positioning, accounting, etc.) and the economics of tourism (measuring and assessing the economic impact of tourism, assessing the environmental impact of tourism, etc.).
  • Language training (English, French and/or German) specifically applied to the tourism sector: specific vocabulary for tourism businesses, presentation techniques, common expressions, etc.
  • Training in tourism law (analysing the specific legal framework of the tourism sector), the geography of tourism (land resource planning and management) and cultural heritage management.
  • The practical application of knowledge acquired on the degree programme through work experience at a renowned tourism business or institution, both on the islands and overseas, lasting around 4-5 months .
  • The Final Degree Project, which is the last stage of the Degree in Tourism, where students will use the knowledge they have acquired throughout the degree programme .

Credit Summary

Core Training Mandatory Elective Subjects External Practicum Final Degree Project Total
  60   126   30   18   6 240

Subjects

First-year subjects
Name Type Credits Teaching
language
Period
20400 - Basic Notions of Law Basic training 6,0 Spanish First semester
20500 - Introduction to Tourism Basic training 6,0 Spanish First semester
20600 - Economic Environment Basic training 6,0 Spanish First semester
20602 - Introduction to Markets and Financial Operations Basic training 6,0 Spanish First semester
21100 - Geography of Tourism Basic training 6,0 Spanish First semester
20501 - Territorial Resources Basic training 6,0 Spanish Second semester
20502 - English I Basic training 6,0 English Second semester
20503 - Cultural Heritage Management Basic training 6,0 Spanish Second semester
20504 - Public Law in Tourism Basic training 6,0 Spanish Second semester
20607 - Introduction to Business Basic training 6,0 Spanish Second semester
Second-year subjects
Name Type Credits Teaching
language
Period
20505 - Organisational Design and Human Resources Compulsory 6,0 Spanish First semester
20506 - English II Compulsory 6,0 English First semester
20509 - Tourism Marketing I Compulsory 6,0 Spanish First semester
20511 - Financial Accounting I Compulsory 6,0 Catalan First semester
20515 - Tourism Operations Management Compulsory 6,0 Spanish First semester
20510 - Quantitative Analysis of Tourist Activity Compulsory 6,0 Catalan Second semester
20512 - Financial Accounting II Compulsory 6,0 Catalan Second semester
20513 - Microeconomic Analysis of Tourism Compulsory 6,0 Spanish Second semester
20514 - Tourism Industry Contracts Compulsory 6,0 Spanish Second semester
20516 - Corporate Finance Compulsory 6,0 Spanish Second semester
Third-year subjects
Name Type Credits Teaching
language
Period
20507 - French I Compulsory 6,0 First semester
20508 - German I Compulsory 6,0 German First semester
20517 - Tourism Intermediaries Compulsory 6,0 English First semester
20518 - English III Compulsory 6,0 English First semester
20519 - Tourism Marketing II Compulsory 6,0 Spanish First semester
20526 - Taxation System Compulsory 6,0 Spanish First semester
20520 - Macroeconomic Analysis of Tourism Compulsory 6,0 Spanish Second semester
20521 - Environmental Economics in Tourist Areas Compulsory 6,0 Catalan Second semester
20522 - Strategic Management Compulsory 6,0 Spanish Second semester
20523 - French II Compulsory 6,0 Second semester
20524 - German II Compulsory 6,0 German Second semester
20525 - Quality Management and Customer Service Compulsory 6,0 Spanish Second semester
Fourth-year subjects
Name Type Credits Teaching
language
Period
20527 - French III Compulsory 6,0 French First semester
20528 - German III Compulsory 6,0 German First semester
20529 - Internship I Work Experience 9,0 Catalan Second semester
20530 - Internship II Work Experience 9,0 Catalan Second semester
20531 - Final Degree Project Final Assignment 6,0 Second semester
Elective subjects
Name Type Credits Teaching
language
Period
20538 - Sustainable Tourism Optional 6,0 Spanish First semester
21239 - Innovation Management Optional 6,0 Spanish First semester
21242 - International Business Optional 6,0 Catalan First semester
20533 - English IV Optional 6,0 English Second semester
20535 - Lodging Management Optional 6,0 Spanish Second semester
20541 - Cultural and Natural Itineraries Optional 6,0 Catalan Second semester
20214 - History of the Current World Optional 6,0
20449 - Protection of Rights and Freedom Optional 6,0
20532 - Legal Protection of Tourists Optional 6,0
20534 - Financial Management of a Tourist Enterprise Optional 6,0
20536 - Food and Drink Management Optional 6,0
20537 - Balance Analysis and Management Control Optional 6,0
20539 - Evaluation of Projects Optional 6,0
20540 - Marketing of Tourist Destinations Optional 6,0
20542 - Air Transport Economics Optional 6,0
20543 - Economic Context and International Conditioning Optional 6,0
20544 - Regional Economy Optional 6,0
20545 - Responsible Tourism Optional 6,0
20546 - International Tourism Law Optional 6,0
20642 - Education and Labour Market Optional 6,0
20654 - European Economics Optional 6,0
20657 - Progress of Spain in International Order Optional 6,0
21135 - Transport Planning Optional 6,0
21139 - Management and Planning of Natural Spaces Optional 6,0
21140 - Great Natural Regions of the World Optional 6,0
21141 - Planning and Assessment of Tourist Spaces Optional 6,0
21143 - Local Development Strategies Optional 6,0
21144 - Ecological History of Economics Optional 6,0
21235 - Entrepreneurship Optional 6,0
21236 - Labour Law Optional 6,0
21240 - Family Business Optional 6,0
21241 - Management Skills Optional 6,0
21243 - Social Responsibility and Business Ethics Optional 6,0
21246 - E-Marketing Optional 3,0
21247 - Promotional Tourism Management Optional 6,0
21250 - Information Technology Management Optional 6,0

Calendar, specified by time groups

Timetable group Schedule Examinations
Degree in Tourism - 1st Year - Group 16 - Minorca schedule examinations