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International Tourism Management / Health & Medical Tourism, B.A.

Faculty European Campus Rottal-Inn

"Foreign Language I - IV" modules are ascending courses in a foreign language, which focuses on subject-related language skills, as outlined in the academic regulations. Students whose native language is not German must complete four ascending courses in Germn instead of "Foreign Language I - IV" classes.


Fact Sheet International Tourism Management

Degree: Bachelor of Arts(B.A.)

Duration: 7 Semester

Start: Winter semester

Location: European Campus Rottal-Inn, Pfarrkirchen

Course language: English

Admission requirements :

Prerequisites:

  • Prior knowledge in the basics of economics would be advantageous
  • Level B2 English language skills

Fees : No tuition fees, only €62 student service fee per semester

Contact : welcome@th-deg.de


Career Prospects

This degree focuses on a diverse qualification which enables gradutes to launch careers in a wide variety of areas throughout the health and tourism sector. They are able to effectively manage high-level daily business and competently implement projects using their expert knowledge. In addition, graduates should be able to take over the management of smaller companies as well as work in a wide range of leadership roles in health and tourism industries.

Graduates work with a systemic approach in a scientifically founded and ethically reflected manner. This objective is aided by the practical section of the course which includes internships in selected national and international institutions and organizations that work in close coordination with the Deggendorf Institute of Technology.

In order to reach the learning objectives outlined, a practice-oriented, applied approach is of particular importance. The application and transfer of scientific knowledge to concrete
current issues in health and medical tourism is ensured through the programme’s focus on diverse areas of application. Through participation in inter-professional projects, teamwork skills and interdisciplinary competencies will be developed. The flexible course structure allows students to develop technical, career field-oriented skills early on in their studies.

Career prospects are in:

  • Hotels
  • Wellness facility management
  • Clinics
  • Organisations
  • Assistances
  • International health agents
  • Travel agencies
  • Airlines
  • Research

Subject Overview

Overview of the courses (From the Study and Examination Regulations, WS 15/16), Weekly Semester Hours (SWS) and ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) for the programme Bachelor of International Tourism Management.

 

1st Semester                        

 SWS 

 ECTS
Foreign Language I1 4 4
Personal & Scientific Development 4 6
Applied Statistics & Data Analysis 4 5
Fundamentals of Business Administration 4 5
Economy & Society 4 5
Introduction to Tourism Management with Focus on Medical and Health Tourism 4 5
     
2nd Semester SWS ECTS
Foreign Language II1 2  2
Compulsory Elective Subjects of a General Academic Nature l (AWP) 2  2
Accounting & Controlling 4  5
Marketing in Health & Medical Tourism l - Basic Principles and Markets 4  5
Quantitative & Qualitative Research 4  6
Medical Basics for Tourism Professionals 4  5
Intercultural Management in International Health & Medical Tourism 4 5
     
3rd Semester SWS ECTS
Foreign Language III1 4 4
Compliance, Process & Quality Management in Health & Medical Tourism 4 5
Marketing in Health & Medical Tourism ll - Digital Services Marketing 4 6
Corporate Management & Leadership 4 5
Hospitality Management 4 5
Project Management 4 5
     
4th Semester SWS ECTS
Foreign Language IV1 2 2
Compulsory Elective Subjects of a General Academic Nature ll (AWP) 2 2
Legal Aspects in Tourism 4  5 
Innovation, Product Development & Service Design in Health & Medical Tourism 4 6
ICT Application Systems in Health & Medical Tourism 4 5
Medical Wellness & Spa Management 4 5
Health Care Management & Health Provision 4 5
     
5th Semester SWS ECTS
Internship (18 weeks) - 26
Block Seminar to accompany the internship (PLV) 1 2  2 
Block Seminar to accompany the internship (PLV) 2 2 2
     
6th Semester SWS ECTS
Bachelor Thesis Tutorial (Scientific Workshop) 4  5
Natural Ressources in Health Tourism 4   5 
Entrepreneurship 4  5
Contemporary Issues in International Health & Medical Tourism 4  5
Data Analysis and Artificial Intelligence in Health & Medical Tourism 4  5
Management of Tour Operators and Facilitators in Medical Tourism 4  5
     
7th Semester SWS ECTS
Bachelor Thesis - 10 
Transport & Mobility Management 4 5
Cooperation and Network Management in Health & Medical Tourism 4 5
Ethics & Sustainability in International Health & Medical Tourism 4  5 
Health Destination Management 4 5
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"Foreign Language I - IV" modules are ascending courses in a foreign language which focuses on subject-related language skills, as outlined in the academic regulations. Students whose native language is not German must complete four ascending courses in German (German I - IV) with double the hours (8 semester hours per week), instead of "Foreign Language I - IV" classes.