Undergraduate Course


BA Tourism Management

Tourism is one of the world’s largest industries worldwide and it is forecasted as one of the fastest growing global sectors.  Tourism in Ireland and worldwide is a promising sector and with this it creates unique and exciting career opportunities. 

The BA in Tourism Management is a great start for those wishing to pursue a career in the vibrant, worldwide, travel and tourism industry.  The programme creates a learning environment for students to develop sharp insights into management and tourism and how they are brought together successfully in tourism industries. 

The programme is within the School of Hospitality Management and Tourism, a centre of excellence in Tourism Management, developed through its social, ethical and leadership competencies in this field.   

For more information about what you will study in the BA in Tourism Management click here.

  • At a glance
  • Level 7 Ordinary Degree
  • Duration : 3 years full-time

  • Contact
  • Programme Co-ordinator: Geraldine Gorham
  • geraldine.gorham@dit.ie
  • 01 402 7563 / 01 402 4352 (School Office)
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Graduate employment opportunities are available in Ireland and around the globe in this very diverse sector.   We develop a range of key transferrable skills and competencies in students that can be applied in a range of fields.  Graduates can also explore postgraduate education or even set up their own tourism business. 

Just some of the areas of work include airlines, tourism operations and tourist information centres, travel and transport agents, tourism research and policy, visitor attraction management, government tourism agencies and consultancy.  

Level 8, BSc (Honours) in Tourism Management (DT406A), in DIT, and other programmes at Honours Degree level.

In line with DIT’s well deserved reputation for industry linkages, the course has strong connections with key companies and organisations in the tourism sector. 

  • Students participate in a work placement for six months in second year.  

  • Guest lectures with key industry professionals are a key feature of this course, and highlight the key issues affecting the workplace.

  • Lecturing staff hold positions in key industry associations.

  • Companies actively engage with our careers office to graduates.

  • A number of modules incorporate  field trips to places which will be relevant to their career at industry.