Degree in Tourism

240 credits - Faculty of Tourism

  Students on the Degree in Tourism have the opportunity obtain the International Curriculum Pathway in the European Diploma Supplement. For more information, please see the Faculty of Tourism website.

Below are the main data and benchmarks, as well as the results of the satisfaction surveys for the degree programme, which are periodically analysed and monitored by the centre administrator, the head of studies and the corresponding quality assurance commissions, with a view to promoting the ongoing improvement of the programme.

Data updated on January 8th 2021.

Benchmarks

Basic data

 

Data and description

2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
Preregistered 797 723 924 818 780 815
New 155 149 146 155 156 142
SIIU New 134 123 125 137 133 124
Registered 619 655 678 673 684 671
Graduates 60 85 83 88 90 116
Places 170 170 180 180 180 180

New students: these students are starting their studies from the beginning for the first time. They may have recognised credits or not.

New SIIU students: these students are starting their studies from the beginning, registering on a programme for the first time and, in accordance with SIIU criteria, may have fewer than 10 credits (for a Master's) or 30 credits (for an undergraduate programme) recognised. This set of students may also be referred to as the optimum new entry group. 

Registered students: these students have an active registration on a programme for an academic year. This set of students may also be referred to as the total student population.

  • Registration reservations are not included (due to the students awaiting a place at another university or credit recognition)
  • Registration cancellations are not included
  • Students with unpaid debts are not included

Graduates: these students have passed (passed or accredited) all credits required for the degree programme and have, therefore, finished their course regardless of whether they have requested their degree certificate be issued or not.

Length of studies

 

Data and description

2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
Average duration 4,90 5,40 5,30 4,90 5,09 5,50

The average length of studies measures the average number of years that students take to graduate. The reference population is the optimum group.

Academic performance rates

Graduation and drop-out rates in relation to the entry cohort

 

Data and description

2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
Graduation Rate 38 % 41 % -
Drop-out Rate 33 % 28 % 32 %

Final drop-out rate: the percentage of students from a new entry cohort that, without graduating, have not re-registered on the degree or any other programme, either at this university or at any other insitution in Spain, for two academic years in a row.

Graduation rate (RD 1393/2007) is defined as the percentage of students from an entry cohort that finish their programmes in the theoretical planned timeframe for the curriculum, or within an additional academic year. The reference population is the New Full-time SIIU Student Group.

Graduate efficiency rate in relation to the graduating class

 

Data and description

2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
Graduate Efficiency Rate 90 % 85 % 86 % 91 % 91 % 87 %

The efficiency rate is defined as the percentage ratio between the total number of credits passed by students throughout the registered programme from which they have graduated, and the total number of credits they effectively registered for. The reference population is the optimum group.

Degree success and performance rates

 

Data and description

2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
Degree Success Rate 86 % 83 % 84 % 82 % 83 % 86 %
Performance Rate 77 % 76 % 75 % 74 % 74 % 76 %

Success rate: the percetage ratio between the number of passed credits and the number of credits taken for assessment.

Performance rate: the percentage ratio between the number of credits passed and the number of credits registered for.

Satisfaction of groups involved

 

Data and description

2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
Satisfacció alumnat 2,79 2,76 2,74 2,80 2,92 2,83
Satisfacció PDI 3,28 3,23 3,17 3,28 3,32 3,22
Satisfacció PAS - 3,10 - 3,40 - 2,63

Sources:

  • Survey of student satisfaction with the study programme
  • Survey of satisfaction and identification of needs of the teaching and research staff (PDI)
  • Biennial survey of satisfaction and identification of needs of the administrative and service staff (PAS) who have supported the undergraduate and postgraduate studies.

Items rated on a scale of 1 to 4, where 1 means ‘not at all satisfied’ and 4 means ‘very satisfied’.