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Tourism Management, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #801 (QS) Dublin, Ireland
The BA in Tourism Management at Dublin Institute Of Technology is a great start for those wishing to pursue a career in the vibrant, worldwide, travel and tourism industry. The programme creates a learning environment for students to develop sharp insights into management and tourism and how they are brought together successfully in tourism industries.
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Tourism Management  is one of the world’s largest industries worldwide and it is forecasted as one of the fastest growing global sectors. Tourism in Ireland and worldwide is a promising sector and with this it creates unique and exciting career opportunities.

The programmeat Dublin Institute Of Technology is within the School of Hospitality Management and Tourism, a centre of excellence in Tourism Management, developed through its social, ethical and leadership competencies in this field.

Career Opportunities

  • Graduate employment opportunities are available in Ireland and around the globe in this very diverse sector. We develop a range of key transferrable skills and competencies in students that can be applied in a range of fields. Graduates can also explore postgraduate education or even set up their own tourism business.
  • Just some of the areas of work include airlines, tourism operations and tourist information centres, travel and transport agents, tourism research and policy, visitor attraction management, government tourism agencies and consultancy.
What other options do I have after completion?

Graduates have found the BA programme an excellent foundation for continuing their studies to acquire a Level 8, BSc (Honours) in Tourism Management (DT406A), in DIT, and other programmes at Honours Degree and Masters level.

What will I Study?

  • Tourism management focuses on the broad tourism industry and includes a professional internship, practical modules and academic subjects, while preparing students for leadership in this field. The programme combines academic knowledge with field trips, site visits, and practical work experience in the tourism industry.
  • A key focus of the programme is on applied management and business subjects, for example, accounting, information technology, human resource management, marketing and communications. These are complemented by more tourism, field specific subjects, such as tourism studies, sustainable tourism, tourism policy and planning, tourism service operations, and heritage, culture and tourism.
  • European languages are becoming ever-increasingly important in the world of work and therefore students also study one European language.
  • Level 8, BSc (Honours) in Tourism Management (DT406A), in DIT, and other programmes at Honours Degree and Masters level.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Management
  • Computer Applications
  • Applied Communications
  • Languages
  • Marketing for the Hospitality, Tourism, Leisure & Event Industries
  • Tourism Studies

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Applicants must apply through the CAO system. 
  • Applicants must have obtained a full award. A Component Certificate is not sufficient. 
  • The best 8 modules are used for ranking purposes for a reserved quota of places on a number of courses.
  • A major award may be accumulated over more than one academic year.  In such cases it is the responsibility of the applicant to apply to QQI for a major award where courses are taken over more than one year.
  • Applicants presenting full QQI Level 5 awards will not be required to meet minimum entry requirements based on Leaving Certificate results. The QQI Level 5 award is accepted in its own right.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12500 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3250 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Dublin

  • 1100 - 1800 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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