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University of Malta

Institute for Tourism, Travel and Culture

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (Tourism Studies)
(B.A. (Hons) (Tourism Studies)(Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2014)

YEAR ONE

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

TRS1171 Industry Placement 1 4 ECTS (NC)




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

TRS1091 Critical Thinking and Communication 4 ECTS (NC)
TRS1120 Data in Tourism Studies 4 ECTS (NC)
TRS1131 Introduction to Heritage and Culture 4 ECTS (NC)
TRS1151 Tourism, Travel and Destinations 4 ECTS (NC)
TRS1181 Basic Economics for Tourism 4 ECTS (NC)
TTC1101 Introduction to Tourism 4 ECTS (NC)
TTC1102 Managerial Leadership for Tourism and Culture Organisations 4 ECTS (NC)
TTC1107 Introduction to Mediterranean History and Culture 4 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

TRS1141 Work, Leisure and Society 4 ECTS (NC)
TRS1161 Tourist Experience of Place 4 ECTS
TTC1103 The Business Environment of Tourism and Culture 4 ECTS (NC)
TTC1104 The Other: Relationships in Tourism 4 ECTS (NC)
TTC1106 Introduction to Tourism Marketing 4 ECTS (NC)
TTC1108 Maltese Cultural Identity 4 ECTS (NC)

Requirement for regular progression to Year 2: 60 ECTS credits



YEAR TWO

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

TRS2251 Industry Placement 2 4 ECTS (NC)




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ACC2951 Finance and Business Accounting 1 5 ECTS (NC)
CRL2009 Tourism and Heritage Legislation in Malta and the EU 4 ECTS
MGT2350 Operations Management for Tourism and Culture 4 ECTS (NC)
TRS2281 Travel and Transportation Management 4 ECTS
TRS3241 Innovation in Tourism 4 ECTS
TTC2102 E-Tourism: Theory and Practice 4 ECTS
TTC2103 Urban Tourism and Regeneration 4 ECTS
TTC2105 Resort and Destination Management 4 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

TRS2211 Managing Heritage and Cultural Attractions 4 ECTS
TRS2221 Sustainable Tourism 4 ECTS (NC)
TTC2106 Arts, Culture and Events 6 ECTS (NC)
TTC2107 Understanding Tourism Source Markets 4 ECTS
TTC2108 Qualitative and Quantitative Research in Tourism 5 ECTS

Requirement for regular progression to Year 3: 60 ECTS credits



YEAR THREE

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

TRS3361 Long Essay 8 ECTS (NC)




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

TRS3251 Museology 6 ECTS
TRS3271 Human Resources and Work Relations in Tourism 4 ECTS
TRS3291 Branding and Tourism 4 ECTS
TTC3101 Heritage Interpretation 1 4 ECTS (NC)
TTC3102 Niche Tourism 6 ECTS (NC)

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.
Students are required to register for one of the following study-units:

TTC3104 Facilities for Tourists: Accommodation, Catering and Leisure 4 ECTS
TTC3105 Travel and Travelogues 4 ECTS
TTC3109 Managing Tourism Projects 4 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

TRS2241 Tourism Enterprises: Skills, Creativity and Management 4 ECTS (NC)
TRS3281 Current Issues in Tourism 4 ECTS
TRS3311 Socio-Economic Issues in Tourism 4 ECTS (NC)
TRS3321 Tourism Policy and Planning 4 ECTS (NC)
TRS3351 Managing Tourism Organisations 4 ECTS (NC)

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.
Students are required to register for one of the following study-units:

ACC3921 Finance and Business Accounting 2 4 ECTS
TTC3103 Heritage Interpretation 2 4 ECTS
TTC3107 Web 2.0 and its Applications in Tourism, Culture and Heritage 4 ECTS
TTC3108 Transport Policy and Planning 4 ECTS

Requirement for the successful completion of Year 3: 60 ECTS credits
Requirement for award of B.A. (Hons.) (Tourism Studies): 180 ECTS credits



This programme of study is governed by “The General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2004” and by the Bye-Laws for the award of Bachelor of Arts (Honours)(Tourism Studies) under the auspices of the Institute for Tourism, Travel and Culture.
 
Notes: NC = Non Compensatable
 
Last Updated: 22 April 2017
 
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.
Calendar
Notices
Semester 1 Timetable - October 2017 - January 2018
Timetables for the B.A.(Hons) Tourism courses
Industry Placement Logbooks Year 1 & 2
Year 1 and 2 Placement Logbooks for Students 
 
 

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