Degree course name in English: MANAGEMENT OF TOURIST AND CULTURAL ACTIVITIES
Degree course name in Italian: LAUREA MAGISTRALE IN GESTIONE DELLE ATTIVITÀ TURISTICHE E CULTURALI
Level of qualification: Master’s Degree Programme
Department: SCIENZE DELL’ECONOMIA
N° Credits: 120
International program: No
Type of program:
Campus Ecotekne Via per Monteroni zip code 73100 Lecce (Le)
The course is based on a two-year mono-curricular degree programme, which provides the necessary knowledge and expertise for the development of professional profiles, capable of working in companies of the tourism and cultural sector, as well as holding positions of responsibility in Public Administration. The first year includes business, law and language courses. The second year focuses on courses belonging to business, historical-economic and economic-geographical areas. Language learning is encouraged to facilitate intra- and extra-European student mobility. The degree programme is enriched by internships, incoming and outgoing students exchanges and other actions that aim at enhancing the skills acquired, through an important connection with the evolution of the tourism sector both at national and international level.
Access is not restricted. Quota reserved to non-EU students residing outside Italy: 20 seats (see https://www.studiare-in-italia.it/studentistranieri/). The admission requires to pass an oral exam with a Committee composed of 3 Professors, aimed at evaluating the basic business and economic-law knowledge, as well as at assessing the motivational aspects (see https://www.economia.unisalento.it/704).
Admission to this Master's Degree course requires a Bachelor’s Degree in economy, socio-political sciences and cultural heritage, communication sciences. Admission is possible also for the Bachelor’s degree graduates with 30 credits in the following areas of interest: economy, business and law.
The course provides students with the opportunity to develop highly qualified professional profiles, with skills in various activities concerning the enhancement and management of the territory. More in detail, the course allows the acquisition of specific economic-law and social knowledge, concerning culture, environment and tourism, in order to be able to manage tourism institutions. The employment opportunities refer to positions in companies, organizations and associations operating in tourism and culture sectors.
The final exam consists of a written dissertation/thesis, assigned in one of the subjects studied by the candidate during the degree course. In particular, the dissertation is focused on: • the analysis of the literature related to a specific topic/research and a discussion of a case study; • an internship experience, followed by a detailed report on the results achieved and/or a focus on the problems faced during the internship, or a description of the courses attended during mobility periods abroad. The candidate must demonstrate to have acquired knowledge and skills required by the course aims. The final assessment takes into account the student's career, including the marks obtained in the exams, the mobility period abroad, as well as the performance shown during the dissertation.
1st Year • ENVIRONMENTAL AND CULTURE LAW (IUS/10), 8 credits, Compulsory, 2nd semester; • REGIONAL LAW (IUS/09), 8 credits, Compulsory, 2nd semester; • ENGLISH FOR ECONOMICS AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (L-LIN/12), 8 credits, Compulsory, 1st semester; • FRENCH LANGUAGE (L-LIN/04) FRENCH LANGUAGE, 6 credits - Not compulsory, 1st semester; • SPANISH LANGUAGE (L-LIN/07), 6 credits, Not compulsory, 1st semester; • CULTURAL TOURISM MANAGEMENT (SECS-P/07), 10 credits, Compulsory, Annual; • STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT OF TOURIST COMPANIES (SECS-P/08), 10 credits, Compulsory, Annual; • TERRITORIAL MARKETING (SECS-P/08), 10 credits, Compulsory, Annual. 2nd Year • BUSINESS PLANNING AND CONTROL OF TOURIST COMPANIES (SECS-P/07) part I, 5 credits, Compulsory, 1st semester; • BUSINESS PLANNING AND CONTROL OF TOURIST COMPANIES (SECS-P/07) part II, 5 credits, Compulsory, 2nd semester; • QUALITY AND CERTIFICATION OF PRODUCTS AND SERVICES (SECS-P/13), part I, 6 credits, Compulsory, 1 semester; • QUALITY AND CERTIFICATION OF PRODUCTS AND SERVICES (SECS-P/13), part II, 6 credits, Compulsory, 2 semester; • ECONOMIC HISTORY OF TOURISM (SECS-P/12), 8 credits, Compulsory, 2nd semester; • TOURISM AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE TERRITORY (M-GGR/02), 8 credits, Compulsory ; 1st semester; • TRAINING PERIOD, 4 credits, Compulsory; • DISSERTATION, 10 credits, Compulsory.
Academic coordinator: Prof.ssa Sandra De Iaco Staff coordinator: Dr.ssa Anna Miglietta
Data ultimo aggiornamento: 27/11/2020