Tourism with Business & Marketing

QQI Award (Year 1 – 5M5011 / Year 2 – 6M5012)

The course in Business & Tourism includes the study of all aspects of the Tourism Industry, providing students with the skills necessary to gaining employment in this ever expanding area.
In addition to providing a good grounding in the Tourism Industry, students will also get the opportunity to obtain the Amadeus examination – which is the industry recognised ticketing system.

Course Content

Year 1

Reception and Frontline Office Skills, Customer Service, Tourism Principles and Practice, Appreciation of Irish Culture, Tourism Information and Admisitration, Word Processing, Communications, Work Experience, Global Distribution Systems (Amadeus)

Year 2

Tourism Policy and Practice, Heritage, Humna Resource Management, Work Experience, Customer Service, Event Management, Digital Marketing, Marketing Management, Global Distribution Systens (Amadeus)

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate (minimum of 5 O6’s / 5 H7’s) or Leaving Certificate Applied (minimum of a Merit profile) and interview.

Career Opportunities

This course will qualify you to work in many areas of the Tourism Industry, including the Airline, Travel Agency and Hotel Industries.

College Links/Progression

Students who achieve level 6 QQI certification with Coláiste Dhúlaigh College of Further Education are eligible to apply for entry to the second year of the Tourism and Marketing degree in DIT. Students may also gain entry to first year of various tourism and business related programmes in a number of Institutes of Technology

Click the link below to have a look at a recent trip by Business and Tourism students to Trinity College, Dublin

Course Charges

Year 1: €745*
Year 2: €505*

* includes €200 Govt. charge