IST College - BA (Honours) Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure Management

BA (Honours) Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure Management

In collaboration with London South Bank University

Admission Requirements

  • High School Leaving Certificate (Apolytirion) or equivalent
  • English IELTS 6 before entering 3d year

Aims of the Programme

The Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure Management programme has been designed to equip students with all the necessary knowledge and skills for a successful career in the tourism industry and hospitality services, both in Greece and abroad.

Tourism is one of the key pillars of the Greek economy and the goal of this programme is to develop a new generation of managers that can meet modern challenges. As students you will develop your critical ability along with the necessary knowledge and skills for even the most demanding, modern work environments. More specifically, as students you will have the ability to deal with specific issues in tourism, such as Tourism Development, Tourism Policy and Strategies, Total Quality Management and Human Resources in Tourism, Alternative Tourism, Entrepreneurship and Tourism Finances, and Strategic Management of an organization.

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Structure of the Programme

 

1st Year

    Semester Α'
  • English & English Tourism Terminology Ι
  • German Ι
  • French Ι
  • Computer Skills Ι
  • Organisation & Operation of a Tourist Office Ι
  • Basic Principles of Tourism & Tourist Policy in The European Union Ι
  • International Tourist Geography – Tourist Guides Ι
  • International Transport Relations Ι
  • Air Fares – Ticket Issuing – Booking Systems
  • History of The Greek Civilisation
  • Tourism Marketing – Sales Skills Ι
  • Life Long Learning Courses
  • Tourism Industry
  • Employability and Personal Development
    Semester Β'
  • English & English Tourism Terminology IΙ
  • German IΙ
  • French IΙ
  • Computer Skills IΙ
  • Organisation & Operation of a Tourist Office IΙ
  • Basic Principles of Tourism & Tourist Policy in The European Union II
  • International Tourist Geography – Tourist Guides II
  • Air Fares – Ticket Issuing – Booking Systems II
  • Tourism Marketing – Sales Skills II
  • Environmental Policy & Protection in the Tourist Sector
  • Principles of Commercial Law
  • Life Long Learning Courses
  • Tourism Destination Planning
  • Hospitality Management

2nd Year

    Semester Α'
  • English & English Tourism Terminology III
  • German III
  • French III
  • Organisation & Operation of a Tourist Office III
  • Air Fares – Ticket Issuing – Booking Systems III
  • Customer Service: Sectors of Tourist Services & Types of Alternative Tourism Ι
  • Principles of Tourist Law Ι
  • Entrepreneurship – Communication Skills
  • Basic Principles of Accounting
  • Air Transport: Airline, Airport – Services
  • Incoming & Outgoing Tourism Management, Travel Packages, Professional Tourism, Tourist Protocol I
  • Life Long Learning Courses
  • Leadership and Management of Change
  • Event Industry and Management
    Semester Β'
  • English & English Tourism Terminology IV
  • German IV
  • French IV
  • Air Fares – Ticket Issuing – Booking Systems IV
  • Customer Service: Sectors of Tourist Services & Types of Alternative Tourism II
  • Principles of Tourist Law II
  • Incoming & Outgoing Tourism Management, Travel Packages, Professional Tourism, Tourist Protocol II
  • Front/Back Office Operations
  • Project
  • Life Long Learning Courses
  • Business Management
  • Impacts and Ethics of Tourism

3rd Year

    Semester Α'
  • Human Resources and Quality Management
  • Electives Courses
  • Dissertation ή Enterprise Report
  • Choose two of the following:
  • Destination Marketing
  • Hallmark Events Strategy and Policy
    Semester Β'
  • Current Issues in LTH
  • Electives Courses
    Choose two of the following:
  • Dissertation (συνέχεια Α’ εξαμήνου)
  • Heritage Planning & Management
  • Leisure, Tourism & Economic Development
  • International Transport Planning and Policy

Life Long Learning Courses

  • Tourism Industry
  • Employability and Personal Development
  • Tourism Destination Planning
  • Hospitality Management
  • Leadership and Management of Change
  • Event Industry and Management
  • Business Management
  • Impacts and Ethics of Tourism

3rd Year

    Semester Α'
  • Human Resources and Quality Management
  • Electives Courses
  • Dissertation ή Enterprise Report
  • Choose two of the following:
  • Destination Marketing
  • Hallmark Events Strategy and Policy
    Semester Β'
  • Current Issues in LTH
  • Electives Courses
    Choose 2 of the following:
  • Dissertation (συνέχεια Α’ εξαμήνου)
  • Heritage Planning & Management
  • Leisure, Tourism & Economic Development
  • International Transport Planning and Policy
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