Workplace Skills in Tourism and Leisure Industry
|Professional development in accommodation industry||10|
|Customer Service English||5|
|Service Concepts and Sales in Leisure Industry||5|
Business Revenue Models
(Select 20 ECTS)
|The Organisation and Workplace Practices||5|
|Professional development in restaurant industry||10|
|Professional development in tourism industry||10|
|Entrepreneurship, Networks, Profitability, and Business Law||5|
|Swedish: Written Communication||1.5|
|Swedish: Oral Communication||1.5|
|Projekt i Norden||2|
Leisure Business Development Project
|Digital Services Development||5|
|Responsibility in the Hospitality Industry||5|
|Customer experience and profitability management||5|
Service and Business Redevelopment
|Research and Development Competence||5|
|Practical Training 2||10|
|Practical Training 3||10|
|Thesis research and writing||5|
(Select 75 ECTS)
|ECTS credits per period / semester / academic year||72.5||21.3||36.2||15||31.3||41.3||16.3||5||6.3||30||15||0||20.6||10.6||20.6||10.6||10||5||5.6||5.6||5||0||0||0||5.6||0.6||10||10||10||5||5||5|
The curriculum has been planned so that the student completes 60 ECTS credits per academic year and 30 ECTS credits per semester
Due to the timing of optional and elective courses, credit accumulation per semester / academic year may vary.
The Degree Programme in Tourism and Hospitality Management introduces students to a range of business and employment opportunities in the tourism and leisure industry.
In addition to hotel, restaurant and tourism services, students will develop the ability to leverage other services (cultural, well-being and recreational services; sports, entertainment, events) as part of broader service concepts in tourist destinations, business networks and geographical locations. Students will learn to plan, produce and develop services from a user-oriented approach for different customer segments including individual and corporate customers, domestic and international tourists, local residents, seasonal residents, waterway visitors, etc.
The programme carries 210 ECTS credits, which is divided into 135 ECTS credits' worth of core competence modules and 75 ECTS credits' worth of complementary competence modules,
enabling students to customise and align their professional development paths with their personal plans and goals.
The common core competence modules are specifically focused on:
- hospitality and service culture competencies,
- business competence,
- hotel, restaurant, tourism and leisure industry competencies
- the special characteristics of tourism and leisure business
- innovative development of leisure services; digital skills
Studies are implemented as day-time study with added opportunities for anytime/anywhere learning in online environments. The first year includes two work-based learning periods for skills development in the hotel, restaurant or tourism industry. Each student is individually responsible for agreeing on the placement schedules with the workplace organisation in question.
Each student can choose to focus on multi-skilled competence or develop in-depth competence in a specific area of the tourism and leisure industry.
The new Degree Programme in Tourism and Hospitality Management offers practice-based learning. The studies combine the growing possibilities of tourism and leisure business with the requirements of the digital age, while developing a proactive approach to change in this industry.