Double Degree in Business Administration and Tourism

312 credits - Faculty of Economics and Business
Start Year
Minimum number of credits to be taken in the first year
  • 48 first-year subject credits for full-time students.
  • 24 credits for part-time students.
  • After the first year of registration, there is no minimum number of credits to take.
Public tuition prices per credit . Academic Year 2020-21
  • 1st registration : 13,53¤
  • 2nd registration : 30,05¤
  • 3rd registration : 65,06¤
  • 4th registration : 90,15¤


Core Skills

  1. Ability to work in a team.
  2. Ability to adapt to new situations.
  3. Ability to communicate in English.
  4. Ability to gather and interpret relevant data to issue opinions that include a reflection on relevant social, scientific or ethical topics.
  5. Being able to transmit information, ideas, problems and solutions to both a specialised and general audience.
  6. Having developed the necessary learning skills to be able to undertake later studies with a high level of independence.

Specific Skills

  1. Acquiring and understanding knowledge in the area of business administration and management, especially in the tourism field, from a basis of general secondary education to a level which, although based on advanced textbooks, also includes some aspects that involve knowledge of business administration and management at the vanguard.
  2. Knowing how to apply business and tourism administration and management knowledge in the workplace professionally and having the skills that are generally shown in producing and defending arguments and problem solving.
    1. Analysing a business in its environment by using different technical tools.
      1. Being able to apply different marketing and commercial technical research tools to analyse a business and its environment.
      2. Particularly in terms of account statements, analysing a business and its environment by using different technical tools.
      3. Knowing how to use different technical financial analysis tools and taking on knowledge about how domestic and international financial markets work so as to be able to analyse a business and its environment.
      4. Knowing how to use different technical tools to analyse operations and taking on the main business theories so as to be able to analyse a business and its environment.
      5. Knowing the most common strategical analysis tools to analyse a business and its environment.
      6. Knowing and applying different technical financial analysis tools to study a business and its environment.
      7. Based on relevant business-financial data, being able to apply suitable statistical and econometric tools to analyse a business and its environment.
      8. Knowing at a basic level the legal regulatory framework that enables this aspect to be included when analysing a business and its environment.
      9. Consolidating basic mathematical knowledge to be able to understand and work with analysis techniques and tools developed in different areas.
    2. Becoming a part of any functional area (commercial, administration, strategy, finance) at a business, especially in the tourism field, and easily perform any management task you are charged with.
    3. Preparing decision-making (commercial, administrative, finance, strategy, operations) at businesses and organisations, especially in the tourism field.
    4. Knowledge of English and other languages that guarantee understanding, expression and application of specific terminology linked to tourism.
    5. Acquiring a comprehensive vision on tourism and understanding the relationships between the different subsystems and disciplines it comprises.
    6. Recognising the ways in which social and territorial organisations in society can influence tourism models, how resorts are developed and the impact tourism has on the natural and human environment in those places where tourism exists.
    7. Being able to conceptualise patterns, processes, interactions and exchanges in the tourism field, understood as a system within a wider range of spaces.
    8. Showing overall knowledge of the different types of tourism areas around the world, as well as having the ability to analyse the different factors involved in their composition.
    9. Acquiring a critical awareness of the importance of economic processes, business relations, market policies and global economic development that largely impact tourism flows.
    10. Applying the main technologies aimed at studying the relationships that are established between the physical and human environment in different tourism activities, specifically those aimed at assessing the environmental impact of these activities, their impact on the landscape and transmitting scientific content so as to facilitate its application in academic and professional settings.
    11. Knowing and applying the concepts, methods and tools that enable responsible management of natural resources, environmental protection and the sustainable use of land that is compatible with responsibly fulfilling the growing requirement for resources amongst the local population and tourists.
    12. Showing mastery over a wide range of analytical and observational strategies developed from common research methods in different scientific areas throughout academe and using them in a corresponding area of work.