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Study programme: Business administration with specialization in tourism and hotel management

Type of programme: The second level higher professional education bachelor study programmes
Study field: Study field "Management, administration and real estate management"
Programme director:
Lecturer, Mg.oec.,
Iveta Dembovska

Iveta.Dembovska@rta.lv
Code of programme: 42345
Accreditation: 01.07.2013 - 18.06.2019
License: 23.09.2003 - 18.06.2019
Qualification awarded: Business Administration with specialization in tourism and hotel management (joint degree in partnership with Utena University of Applied Sciences, Lithuania)
Requirements:
Amount of credits: 160
Full-time:
Duration of studies (full-time): 4 years
Study fee EUR (full-time): 3190
Part-time:
Duration of studies (part-time):
Study fee EUR (part-time):

The programme will provide applied skills and concepts related to the leisure and tourism or external relations services management. The degree will focus on the development of management and entrepreneurial skills needed for people wishing to assume greater responsibilities within an organization, or for those wishing to start new enterprises.

The management of tourism services is a challenging career in increasingly leisure-oriented society. Dynamic, creative and innovative people are needed to plan, organize and supervise tourism activities in a variety of settings and positions.

Programme specialization management of external relations prepare students for work in field of external communications in the public or private sector.

Visiting professors from partner universities will be involved as teachers and advisors in the programme. Students have an opportunity to participate in Erasmus mobility for studies and traineeship. The language of instruction is English.

Admission requirements

General secondary education.

In diploma must be grades for at least two of three subjects - mathematics, foreign languages (English, German, French, or Russian), and basics of business economics which involves:

  • accounting/accountancy with AFS/costing 50 /50 or
  • economics or
  • business studies(with functional management) or
  • management.

The study programme consists of 3 parts:

  • Part A – compulsory courses (general)
  • Part B – elective courses (specialization)
  • Part C – selective courses.

To complete the study programme a student has to acquire 160 CP (240 ECTS).

Access to further studies

Master Studies

Final test, if any

State examination and Diploma paper.

If you are interested in the studies at Rezekne University of Applied Sciences fill application form at this address: http://www.rta.lv/online_application_procedure.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Courses

Part

CP

ECTS

Courses

Part

CP

ECTS

1st year

1st semester

2nd semester

Mathematics

A

4

6

Foreign Language for Business (English/German) II

A

2

3

Foreign Language for Business (English/German) I

A

2

3

Psychology

A

2

3

Labour Protection

A

1

1.5

European Economics

Integration

A

2

3

Civil Defence

A

2

3

Sport II

A

-

-

Records Administration

A

2

3

Statistics I

A

2

3

Sport I

A

-

-

Public Finance

A

4

6

Informatics

B

3

4.5

Microeconomics

A

4

6

Introduction to Entrepreneurship

B

2

3

Basics of Research Work

A

2

3

 

Sociology

B

2

3

Tour Guiding Methodology

A

2

3

Environment Economics

B

2

3

 

A

 

 

2nd year

3rd   semester

4th semester

Statistics II

A

2

3

Marketing

A

4

6

Macroeconomics

A

4

6

Theory of Management

A

4

6

Theory of Accounting

B

4

6

Regional Economics

A

2

3

Business Communications

B

2

3

Finance Accounting

B

4

6

International Law

B

2

3

Management of Tourism Business

B

4

6

Course Paper in Microeconomics,

Macroeconomics

B

2

3

Management Psychology

B

2

3

Selective courses

C

4

6

 

 

 

 

3rd year

5th semester

6th   semester

Labour and Commercial Law

A

4

6

Personnel Management

A

2

3

Business Finances

B

4

6

Project Management

B

2

3

Tourism Analyses

B

4

6

Hotel Organization and Management II

B

2

3

Management of Catering Entrepreneurship

B

4

6

Tourism Information Systems

B

1

1.5

Hotel Organization and  Management I

B

2

3

Total Quality Management

B

2

3

Selective courses

C

2

3

E-commerce

B

2

3

 

 

 

 

Course Paper in Marketing/ Entrepreneurship

B

2

3

 

 

 

 

Professional Practice in Tour Guiding Methodology (3 weeks)

B

3

4.5

 

 

 

 

Professional Practice: Catering Services (4 weeks)

B

4

6

4th year

7th semester

8th semester

Entrepreneurship Analysis

B

2

3

Professional Practice: Catering Business (4 weeks)

B

4

6

Economic Geography

B

2

3

Professional Practice: Hotel Business (4 weeks)

B

4

6

Event Management

B

1

1.5

State Examination

 

2

3

Management of Services Marketing

B

2

3

 

Diploma Paper

 

 

10

 

15

Course Paper in Business Management

B

2

3

 

 

 

 

Professional Practice: Tourism Business (11 weeks)

B

11

16.5

 

 

 

 

 

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