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Qualification: Academic Bachelor's degree in Tourism (no legal status)

Academic Bachelor's degree in Tourism (no legal status)

Qualification Information

A student is qualified to:

(general competences)

  • work constructively in a group,
  • master research methods and professionally inquire about new organisational and management models associated with the process of creating tourism packages, services and products,
  • properly apply acquired expertise in creating offers and managing processes, and in the organisation and control over the distribution of offers to users, 
  • delegate tasks and responsibilities in the work process, 
  • perform professional work autonomously, in terms of planning and effectively controlling business process functions at a tourism organisation,
  • develop communication skills in work with employees and business partners, 
  • commit to professional ethics in relations with business partners, employees and clients,
  • manage expert working groups, and
  • develop skills and transfer them and other knowledge to employees at the operational level.  

(subject-specific competences)

  • demonstrate knowledge of and understand basic events and concepts in the tourism sector,
  • understand basic information systems concepts,
  • understand central concepts and applied approaches to destination management,
  • understand the basic concepts of corporate economics,
  • resolve specific work problems with the help of contemporary professional methods for studying tourism destinations and/or products and the management of tourism organisations,
  • link knowledge of tourism with knowledge from the fields of entrepreneurship, finance, management, marketing, law, culture, sociology, psychology, geography and other fields,
  • manage human resources,
  • understand the role and importance of a tourism offer and/or product and its relation to other complementary activities, such as sport, preserving cultural heritage, promoting environmental awareness, etc.,
  • understand the role and importance of a tourism offer for the economy and in preserving cultural heritage,
  • understand the economic effects of the tourism industry,
  • develop skills and apply acquired knowledge in the coordination, communication, management, planning and evaluation of tourism products, organisations and companies,
  • use information and communication technologies, and master work with information systems at tourism organisations and destinations,
  • master at least two foreign languages for good communication with business partners and clients in the tourism sector,
  • analyse events in the work process and synthesise possible measures that will ensure the unhindered provision of services at an tourism organisation, notwithstanding the form of tourism,
  • understand basic environmental principles, and the environmental protection and nature conservation standards required to provide quality tourism products,
  • understand the provisions of codes of ethics in the tourism sector,
  • understand basic concepts from logistical processes in the tourism sector,
  • demonstrate knowledge of the basic psychology of users, and
  • demonstrate knowledge of the importance of security in the contemporary tourism environment.

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Examination performance is scored as follows: 10 (excellent); 9 (very good: above-average knowledge but with some mistakes); 8 (very good: solid results); 7 (good); 6 (adequate: knowledge satisfies minimum criteria); 5–1 (inadequate). In order to pass an examination, a candidate must achieve a grade between adequate (6) and excellent (10).

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Students complete their studies when they have successfully met all prescribed requirements of a study programme and accumulated at least 180 ECTS credits.

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Second-cycle master's study programmes (SQF level 8)

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  • Matura or
  • vocational matura, with an additional examination in mathematics, a foreign language, history and economics, or
  • school-leaving examination (prior to 1 June 1995) for any four-year secondary school programme

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University of Maribor, Faculty of Tourism in Brežice

NQF Level: 
7
Access requirements: 
  • Matura or
  • vocational matura, with an additional examination in mathematics, a foreign language, history and economics, or
  • school-leaving examination (prior to 1 June 1995) for any four-year secondary school programme
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Students complete their studies when they have successfully met all prescribed requirements of a study programme and accumulated at least 180 ECTS credits.