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Bachelor's Degree in Tourism Gandia Campus, Universitat Politècnica de València

Presentation of the degree

The aim of these studies is to provide the necessary knowledge to plan and manage tourism destinations in a sustainable manner, to direct and manage accommodation, restaurant and other tourist activities, as well as to design, communicate and commercialize tourist trips. It also teaches how to organize and manage public institutions related to tourism, and communicate in various languages with tourism agents.

Career opportunities

Graduates will be able to work in various public services as well as in hotel and catering companies, travel agencies, tour operators, tourism promotion companies, fairs, transport organisations, tourism planning and development companies, tourist sector associations, animation, organisation of conventions and events, rural or environmental tourism, tourism departments and public institutions, public or private research centres or R&D+i, or as in a teaching position, among other options. They may also focus on e-commerce and the online management of content and resources.

International mobility and internships

The school encourages the mobility of students with exchange agreements with universities in Austria, Finland, France, Italy, Ireland or the Netherlands. With one year abroad, they can access two double degrees in Leisure & Tourism Management.

We have signed almost 300 educational cooperation agreements with companies in the tourism sector related to hotel management, travel agencies, tour operators, entertainment and events, ecotourism, etc.

Further studies

After studying the Degree in Tourism, students can take the Master's Degree in Business, Products and Service Management of the UPV, which has two specialities: Advanced Service Management, taught in Spain, and Product Technology, in Germany. Furthermore, graduates can access the Master's Degree in Cultural Management (interuniversity with the University of Valencia).

As in the rest of the cases, students may apply for admission to any UPV master's degree by taking the appropriate levelling courses.

ECTS Credits: 240 (4 years)


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