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BscTourism & Hospitality

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Overview

The Bachelor in Tourism & Hospitality is a 3-year post-High School programme open to students who have graduated from High School or international equivalent or have already completed a 1-year or 2-year post-High School qualification. Admissions are through a selective entrance test.

This programme prepares students for a range of careers in tourism including leisure management, hospitality management, event management and destination management. It trains students to be versatile, operational managers at an intermediate management level and acts as a springboard for further studies such as a MSc & MBA or MSc.

The Bachelor in Tourism & Hospitality programme is characterised by its strong international dimension and the fact that it fully prepares students to enter the world of work. Throughout their studies, students benefit from personalised guidance given by tourism industry professionals.

The Bachelor in Tourism & Hospitality is a versatile programme that encompasses all the different aspects of the tourism industry. It covers the fundamentals, including new managerial approaches and progressively offers you the choice of industry-specific specialisations. The programme provides many possibilities of putting theory into practice, not only in the different course modules taught but also through the experiences that you will live throughout the world.

Programme structure

Year 1

You will discover the fundamentals of management related to the tourism industry and learn about the different actors and tourist destinations. Throughout the year, you will have regular contact with industry professionals through your courses, business weeks, Eductour, conferences and business forum.

Languages:
This year can be studied in either French or English:

- French Track: 80% taught in French, 20% in English
- English Track: 100% taught in English (a certain level of English is required for this track)

In addition, you will study at least 2 foreign languages:

- 1st Modern Language: German, Italian or Spanish
- 2nd Modern Language: Arabic, Chinese, Portuguese, Russian or Sign Language

Zone seminars:
These encompass 13 hours of seminars with specialist lecturers and industry professionals. You can choose one of the four different zones on offer: Asia, Spanish-speaking, English-speaking, North Africa/Middle East

Professional experiences:

- Initial internship: at the end of the 1st semester you will carry out a 1-month internship to learn about the tourism industry, its businesses and careers.
- Internship abroad: at the end of the 2nd semester you will carry out a 3-month internship abroad.
You will immerse yourself in a new country where you will expand your understanding of the industry, become more independent and improve your foreign language ability… all in a multicultural environment.

Year 2

In Year 2, you will develop the skills to think globally. This is encouraged through your academic expatriation and Humacité© project. The different courses taught will consolidate your knowledge and competencies in tourism and hospitality management.

Languages:
This year can be studied in either French or English:

- French Track: 80% taught in French, 20% in English
- English Track: 100% taught in English (a certain level of English is required for this track)

In addition, you will study at least 2 foreign languages:

- 1st Modern Language: German, Italian or Spanish
- 2nd Modern Language: Arabic, Chinese, Portuguese, Russian or Sign Language

Zone seminars:
These encompass 24 hours of seminars with specialist lecturers and industry professionals. You can choose one of the following three sectors:

- Hospitality Management
- Event & Leisure
- Travel & Tourism
- Geocultural zone specialisation

All the choices you make (foreign languages, different courses, expatriation destination and internships) will logically converge on a specific geographic zone so that you develop an expertise for a particular region of the world.
You will gradually develop a veritable international profile which will be essential to your employability and will facilitate your mobility throughout your professional life.

Humacité©
This is a compulsory element of the programme (with the exception of those on the Disney College Programme track).
During your studies, you will undertake a 2-month social, humanitarian or civic voluntary project in an NGO or an association, either in France or abroad. This is one of the unique features of Groupe Sup de Co La Rochelle, which is committed to educating students to become future managers who are both responsible and conscious of the importance of their role in society.

Academic expatriation
This is a compulsory element of the programme regardless of your chosen track.
The objective of academic expatriation is to help you develop intercultural competencies, improve your knowledge and develop people skills by immersing yourself in a different culture. As a result, you will acquire an economic, professional and tourism expertise in the geographic zone you have chosen to be in. In addition, by studying at our partner university, you will improve your foreign language ability and discover different learning methods.

Year 3

Depending on your professional project, you can choose between:

- A Pre-employment year: for those who wish to start their career and enter the job market
- A Pre-Masters year: for those who wish to continue their studies (MBA or MSc)

Career opportunities

- Assistant Hospitality Manager
- Assistant Restaurant Manager
- Project Manager (conferences and events)
- Customer Service Manager (travel agency)
- Product Manager

Apply now! Fall semester 2019/20
Application deadline
Mar 10, 2019 23:59
Europe/Vilnius time
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Sep 2, 2019
Apply now! Spring semester 2019/20
Application start
Sep 1, 2019
Application deadline
Sep 1, 2019 23:59
Europe/Vilnius time

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries.

Studies commence
Feb 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States