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Global College Malta

BA in Tourism Management

Course Overview

3 Years

180 ECTS

From €4,000/yr

March, May and October

This course is designed to enhance and upgrade the learners’ tourism management-related knowledge, skills and aptitude by giving them the key inputs in the tourism-related areas through interactive lectures, case discussions workshops, role-plays and self-learning exercises. The course is delivered in a student-centered learning approach. The whole course is highly interactive, and it is expected to enrich the students’ knowledge in key tourism management areas; sharpen their managerial skills; and enhance their professional competence in today’s highly dynamic travel and tourism environment.

Objectives

By the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • Develop understanding, knowledge and subject skills relating to the principles and practices of modern tourism management.
  • Develop subject interests by allowing access to a range of specialist modules in tourism management.
  • Gain a firm foundation, through the course’s structure in Year One, to the crucial areas of accountancy and finance, economics and an introduction to travel and tourism management.
  • Encourage intellectual curiosity that will contribute to the continuing professional development of an effective manager.
  • Produce graduates who are capable of operating in a multi-disciplined environment and in a variety of tourism sectors.
  • Interpret relevant information and sustain arguments in the field.

Career Prospects

 In Malta, there is a huge growing trend for managers who have a specialised knowledge of travel and tourism management to effectively manage the staff, customers and other significant stakeholders in tourism-related enterprises.

The travel and tourism specific modules in BA in Tourism Management course brings in specialist travel and tourism-related knowledge with the help of modules such as Introduction to travel and tourism management, tourism experience and behaviour, tourism operations management and managing global tourism issues which help the learners to gain the required knowledge, skills and techniques for effective management of the travel and tourism business in addition to management knowledge learned through management modules. Therefore, students who aspire to work in the hospitality management sector are encouraged to pursue this degree to increase their skills and academic knowledge to apply for positions in this area.

Awarding Body

Global College Malta

Global College Malta is a European accredited Higher Educational Institution. All courses awarded by Global College Malta are European accredited and are validated by the National Commission for Further and Higher Education – NCFHE Malta

Duration

3 Years

EQF/ MQF Level

6 – (European/ Malta Qualifications Framework)

ECTS

To be awarded the BA in Tourism Management, students are required to achieve 180 ECTS, successfully completing all the modules.

Modules

Module Code

Module Title

ECTS

BAM 101

Introduction to Travel and Tourism Management

15

BAM 102

Economics

15

BAM 103

Accountancy and Finance

15

BAM 104

Quantitative Methods and Research

15

BAM 201

Organisational Behaviour and HRM

15

BAM 202

Marketing Management

15

BAM 203

Tourism Experience and Behaviour

15

BAM 204

Tourism Operations Management

15

BAM 301

Managing Global Tourism Issues

15

BAM 302

Visitor Attractions Management

15

BAM 303

Research Methods

10

BAM 304

Dissertation

20

During each semester students will be covering 2 modules. This means that in one year students will cover 4 modules of 15ECTS each. The dissertation carries 20 ECTS.

Assessment

Students’ knowledge will be assessed through various assessment methods.

Study Material

All students will have access to EBSCO, the world’s largest online library, Moodle for class notes and Turnitin for the upload of assignments.

Entry to the course

Applicants will normally be expected to hold school-leaving qualifications. However, applications are also welcome from those with non-standard entry qualifications and relevant work experience. Students are advised to forward their CV to GCM for us to evaluate the candidates’ eligibility for the course.

Fees and Funding

EU Students*:

  • Year 1: €4000
  • Year 2: €4000
  • Year 3: €4500

*This course is eligible for the Get Qualified Scheme. Students can get 70% of their tuition fees back upon successful completion of this course.

International Students: €5000 per year

Application Fee: €250

Registration Fee: €250

Administration Fee: €150 per year

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