Tourism - Rey Juan Carlos University | Brighter Monday Learning
Madrid,  On Campus
4 years


What You Will Learn

The main fields of study of the degree are:-

Cultural Geography
Business Organisation
Product Marketing and Market Research
Finance and Accounting
History of Art

How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

The aims of the Degree in Tourism have been drawn up bearing in mind the characteristics of tourism and how it has changed – particularly the rapid change it is experiencing and the demands for quality, competitiveness, sustainability and the increasing internationalisation of the sector. The following teaching aims are of particular importance to the Tourism Degree: -to meet current training needs, enabling students to acquire the necessary decision -making skills for today's tourism sector -to offer essential training at a tertiary level in order to prepare students to specialise in the skills and management capabilities for running companies and institutions in the tourism sector. -to study the essentials for developing a competitive advantage for tourism products and destinations -to produce specialists taking into account both the management of individual companies and also the sector as a whole, with particular attention being paid to natural and cultural resources -to standardise the syllabus in an attempt to avoid an excess of fragmentation as a result of too many study areas -to make it easier to develop lines of research which include different techniques In addition to the aforementioned teaching aims, one common objective of all URJC courses is to encourage mobility and in particular to encourage students to study abroad.

Admission Criteria

Access to official degrees requires holding a high school diploma or equivalent and passing the exam referred to in Article 42 of the Organic Law 6/2001 of Universities, modified in the Law 4/2007 (12 April), taking into account other mechanisms of access foreseen in existing regulations. The maximum number of 1st year students accepted in the academic is: Madrid Campus: 75 places Enrolment in the Rey Juan Carlos University is on-line, using the computers on campus or any computer with web access. Dates and deadlines can be consulted in enrolment, as well as the requirements and necessary documents. If any doubts arise, ask at the Student Telephone Assistance Centre (C.A.T.A.).

Detailed course information




-1st Territorial Tourist Resources in Spain COM 6
-Applied Statistics for Tourism COM 6
-History of Travel and Tourism BE 6
-First Foreign Language I: English COM 6
-Basic Principles of Law of Tourist Application BE 6
-2nd World Territorial Tourist Resources COM 6
-Applied Microeconomics BE 6
-Cultural Heritage BE 6
-First Foreign Language II: English COM 6
-Social Psychology of Tourism COM 6

Total credits to be completed: 60.0



-1st Analysis of the Tourism Market COM 6
-Law and Legislation BE 6
-Applied Macroeconomics COM 6
-Marketing for Tourism COM 6
-2nd Commercial Communication for Tourism BE 6
-Computer Technologies Applied to Tourism Management BE 6
-Organization of Tourism Businesses BE 6
-Second Foreign Language I (French or German) COM 6
-Sociology of Tourism and Leisure BE
-Annual Modern Language BE 6

Total credits to be completed: 60.0



-1st World Tourist Itineraries and Tourist Information COM 6
-Administrative Law of Tourism COM 6
-Second Foreign Language II (French or German) COM 6
-Tourist Transport COM 6
-Financial Accounting for the Tourism Sector COM 6
-2nd Second Foreign Language III (French or German) COM 6
-Human Resources Organization and Management COM 6
-The Hospitality Industry COM 6
-Tour Operators and Travel Agencies COM 6
-Cost Accounting for Tourist Businesses COM 6
-Total credits to be completed: 60.0



-1st Accounting analysis for businesses in the tourism sector COM 6
-Marketing of tourism products EL 6
-Oral expression in english EL 6
-Resources and development of tourism in the autonomous community of Madrid EL 6
-Academic Recognition of credits COM 6
-Annual Internship Placement COM 24
-End of Degree Project COM 6
-Total credits to be completed: 60.0

Where and When


Rey Juan Carlos University campus of Madrid

Paseo de los Artilleros s/n. 28032, Madrid, Vicálvaro, Spain

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