Tourism - Portimão

Undergraduate
Polytechnic
Daytime
Language of Teaching
Portuguese
Faculty / School
Escola Superior de Gestão, Hotelaria e Turismo
Area of Studies
Economics, Management and Tourism
 
Overview

The main objectives of Tourism degree are:

  • To provide adequate and essential training to the process of modernization of the sector
  • To respond to demands felt at the international level, providing critical and innovative approaches to facilitate the increasing mobility of the professionals of tourism
  • To contribute to the development of innovation in the tourism business and to the understanding of the need for a sustainable development of tourism activities
  • To provide the concepts and features of tourism within the academic and applied study field
  • To contribute to a greater understanding of tourism within the local communities (perceptions, social, cultural, economic and environmental impacts, policies and planning)
  • To develop theoretical and practical skills during the 1st cycle of studies which will allow access to specializations at the level of the following cycles (2nd and 3rd cycles)
  • To learn about European Union policies for tourism development
The applications for public higher education are made annually through national call and special contests.
 
Career Opportunities

The career opportunities of Tourism degree are:

  • Tourism Senior technician
  • Tourism technician in travel agencies, tour operators and transport
  • Marketing and operations director
  • Director of destination promotion
  • Responsible for tourism planning
  • Manager of tourist destination
  • Junior consultancy in tourism