Degree in Tourism

General information about the degree of tourism
University of La Laguna

Within the sections corresponding to the degree in tourism have included various aspects of interest for students, such as the educational guides, schedules or calendar of exams, among others. In addition, the menu of this window is available in the information necessary for the student newly enrolled, access roads, registration, description, justification, profiles, goals or competencies for the title, inter alia related to the Degree:

This same title is given in the Escuela Universitaria Iriarte and in its own ULL in the Faculty of Sciences Economic, Business and Tourism.


Resolution of November 22, 2010, of the University of La Laguna, which publishes the plan of graduate studies in tourism (BOE of December 11, 2010)

The curriculum of the degree graduate in tourism by the University of La Laguna, which is offered at this Center, will have a total of 240 ECTS credits, distributed in 4 courses, divided into 2 semesters, including all the theoretical training and practice that the student must acquire, as well as the external practices and work-end-of-degree.

Schedule of implementation of the degree in tourism at the Escuela Universitaria de Turismo de Santa Cruz de Tenerife:

  • 2010 – 2011 First course
  • 2011 – 2012 Second course
  • 2012 – 2013 Third course
  • 2013 – 2014 Fourth course

Download Plan of studies degree in tourism

Note: the Escuela Universitaria de Turismo de Santa Cruz de Tenerife supports its students in languages through specific courses. These courses are voluntary, free and are taught outside the official hours of the Degree in Tourism.

With them is intended to provide to the students of knowledge necessary to meet the requirements in the educational guides of the English and German subjects included in the curriculum for the qualification of Graduate in Tourism.

ACADEMIC YEAR 2016 – 2017

Academic Year 2016 – 2017 e-guia ULL Portal

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Second Course

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Third Course

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Fourth Course

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ACADEMIC YEAR 2015 – 2016


The development of external practices aims to provide comprehensive training that allows them to meet warranty requirements of the labour market and complement their training with the knowledge of the business environment to the future graduates.

External practices is a compulsory subject and has 18 ECTS credits after signing agreements to develop in the second semester of the fourth year of the degree in tourism companies, entities and public bodies.

External practices are governed by the Royal Decree 592/2014 July 11, by which the external academic practices of college students and the “Rules of management of external practices of students of the University of La Laguna“.

In addition, the Escuela Universitaria de Turismo de Tenerife in its Quality System collects the “PR-8 Management of the External Practices” procedure which establishes what Cabinet Orientation and Job Placement in work centres (GOICT), composed by a group of professors who carried out the work tutoring and guidance of this subject, the body responsible for the management and control of external practices.

Two groups of practices will be organized in the second half:

  • February, march and april.
  • May, june and july.

2º Each student will be assigned a tutor who will guide you in your learning path and subsequent employment.

The allocation of teachers will be made in the following way:

Department and area of knowledge Credit distribution (18)
Department of Geography. Area of Analysis. Regional Geography 9
Department of Economics and Business Administration. Area of Organization of Enterprises. 9

3º Hours of practices will be 6 hours per day, 5 days a week.

4º The student must attend academic tutorials provided by the tutor/teacher at the Centre, which will be invited teachers tutors of the companies of exercises.

5º The tutor/teacher must be put in contact with the company, at least once a month and if necessary make a visit to the company.

6º The tutor shall deliver to the tutor of the company at the beginning of the practices, the specific objectives pursued acquiring with the practices and the assessment questionnaire in order that the guardian of the company focus on the key aspects to assess.

7º For the evaluation, the student must have a folder where the student must archive all evidence which may justify the development of a number of issues of deepening marked by the teacher.

The student will be evaluated in the following way:

  • By the tutor of the University according to the activities proposed in the academic tutoring (50 %).
  • By the results of the survey received by the Tutor of practices at the company (50 %).

8º To study this subject student must have passed the 50% of the credits necessary to obtain the title of graduate in tourism, 144 credits.

Conventions and agreements of collaboration of External Practices


  • The End of Degree Work (EDW) is conducted in the 4th year of degree, in tourism and in the 2nd quarter, with a total allocation of 6 credits.
  • The realization of the EDW highlights the application of knowledge acquired during their studies by students, with respect to competencies associated with the title.
  • Once done, it will be evaluated and rated by a court which has to be defended orally.
  • The theme selected for the same must contain one or more subjects in the degree.
  • The EDW will be supervised by one or several teachers appointed by the students.
  • For its preparation, will be held along the corresponding quarter, sessions of tutorials, whose attendance will be part of the final grade obtained.
  • At the beginning of the course will be set relative to the EDW calendar and you will be the Manual-Guide corresponding to the students of the Centre.

Regulations of the subject “End of Degree Work” of the ULL. (boc-a-2013-130-3688)
Regulations of the subject “End of Degree Work” of the Escuela de Turismo de Tenerife.


The quality assurance is an essential of the University policy end and a shaft on which are articulated other basic quality criteria for verification and accreditation of official teachings, in line with the provisions of the construction of the European area of higher education (EEES). In this context, the guidance and tutoring of students become a necessity and a key element of quality and thus it has collected in the regulations and programmes evaluation and quality (program AUDIT, program VERIFICA and program DOCENTIA, of the Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation) and regional (Protocol for the Follow-up of the Official Qualifications). The importance of guidance and tutorial action for the formation of University students appears gathered in a broad and diverse regulations at different levels: State, autonomous, and own ULL.

In order to promote the guiding and tutorial activity as activity organized and planned institutionally, specifying in own and affiliated centres of the ULL, and respond also to the demands of the University regulations, the Council of Government of the University of La Laguna approved on January 31, 2012 the document “Guidelines for the development, implementation and consolidation of guidance and tutorial ULL centres action plans”.

With reference to the established in these guidelines, the System of Guarantee Internal of Quality Center (SGIC) and Policy and Objectives of Quality Center encountered in its phase end of development, orientation and Plan action Tutorial (POAT) of the Escuela Universitaria de Turismo de Santa Cruz de Tenerife is designed, attached to the University of La Laguna, which can be found through the following link:
Orientation plan and action Tutorial (POAT) of the Escuela Universitaria de Turismo de Santa Cruz de Tenerife 2013 – 2014.


Quality Warranty System (SGIC) in the universities is one of the key elements in the construction of the European Higher Education Area sits (EEES). The RD 1.393/2007, of 29 October, which establishes the planning of official university education, incorporates the Quality Assurance Systems as an essential part of the new curriculum.

Escuela de Turismo de Santa Cruz de Tenerife, attached to the University of La Laguna, according to agreement signed between the two institutions in April 2010 elmes, is committed to impart the teachings of the degree of tourism of the ULL, where quality is a priority and is committed to put in place the means that will ensure that teaching is fully geared to achieving and maintaining the satisfaction of the needs and expectations of the students.

According to the procedure designed by the National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation (ANECA), the accreditation of an Official Teaching of Degree or Master is articulated based on several criteria of quality; one of them is the Guarantee Internal Quality System, which is also a shaft which supported the rest of criteria. The implementation of an internal quality auditing involves a system of collection of information, review and improvement of aspects such as:

  • Objectives of the plan of study
  • Policies and procedures for admission
  • Planning of teaching
  • Development of the teaching and assessment of students
  • Actions to guide the student
  • Academic staffing
  • The education services and resources
  • Learning outcomes

In addition, there must be consultation procedures that allow you to collect information from alumni, employers, or other social groups, about the employability of graduates, acquired training (knowledge, skills and abilities) and professional profiles and training needs.

For this purpose, the Escuela de Turismo de Santa Cruz de Tenerife is elaborating its SGIC, from which will emerge documents as the Manual of the SGIC and the procedures Manual of the SGIC.

Part of this work is articulated through the Teaching Innovation Project, recently awarded by the Vice-rectorship of Institutional Quality and Innovation Professor of the University of La Laguna, called Design and Implementation of Internal Quality Guarantee System: its adaptation to the Escuela Universitaria de Turismo de Santa Cruz (EUTSC).

The management team of the Centre

The management team of the Centre and, in particular, its Dean/Director, is responsible for establishing the policy proposal and quality objectives of the Center, will appoint a coordinator of quality to represent you in all matters relating to the follow-up of the SGIC and will propose the revision of the composition and functions of the Quality Committee of the Centre to the Board of the Centre (CCC).

Quality Coordinator

A quality Coordinator shall be appointed to assist the Director in design, implementation, maintenance and improvement of the internal quality auditing tasks. Regardless of the responsibilities indicated in the corresponding appointment or that are assigned, quality Coordinator has the responsibility and sufficient authority for:

  • Be sure to set, implement, and maintain the necessary processes for the development of the SGIC.
  • Inform the team of Director of the Centre on the performance of the SGIC and any need for improvement required by the Centre.
  • Make sure that promotes awareness of accountability to stakeholders at all levels of the Center.

Regardless of any other that can give it the quality Manual, or that is collected in the Manual of procedures, responsible for quality shall have the following functions:

  • Develop the quality Manual and procedures.
  • Control and distribute documentation.
  • Keep the updated list of the documents in force.
  • Collect the necessary information on procedures for the management of training programs, the profiles of students, orientation to the student, management of material resources, satisfaction, expectations and needs of the stakeholders, results of learning and measurement, analysis and improvement.
  • Regarding deviations, incidents, complaints or suggestions, must send to the Director and head of service, the received forms, fill records, analyze the request, inform the claimant or sugeridor measures or solution to take, review performance and resolution of incidents, complaints and suggestions and archive record.
  • With respect to the management of actions, analyze the problem, find the cause, determine, plan, communicate, evaluate and close actions.
  • With respect to satisfaction, expectations and needs of the stakeholders, review/modification, if appropriate, of previous surveys, propose samples to survey and review the UEMC survey reports.
  • Analyze the reliability and adequacy of the results of learning and its treatment.
  • Make a summary of the most significant indicators of employment of degrees from the School study carried out by the University.
  • Develop a list of information to publish, what interest groups addressed, how to make it public and seek information to disseminate and periodically check the same update.
  • Disseminate documentation of SGIC, the report of the review of the training program, student profiles, own catchment plan, teaching guides, the commissioning of new resources, the objectives and activities of the services, the results of surveys of satisfaction, expectations and needs of interest groups, the learning outcomes, the result of the labor insertion the annual report of results, quality objectives and the annual plan for the improvement of the following year.

The composition of the Commission of school quality can be found at the following link.

The Escuela Universitaria de Turismo de Santa Cruz de Tenerife (EUTSC) is marked as main goal meet the needs of Canarian society, as well as society in general, in training, research, dissemination, transfer of knowledge and innovation in the tourism field

In training school aims to educate its students in the best conditions, in order to equip them with knowledge, skills, abilities and skills that allow them to exercise as tourism professionals and respond to the changes and new demands that currently exist in this area. For this reason, is offered to students very personalized attention in order to meet their needs.

As university-affiliated Centre, we must be a model to follow in terms of the presence of quality in all the activities that we develop.

The Management Team of the School, being aware of the importance that has to offer its students quality training, works on the implementation of a culture of quality orienting their efforts towards satisfaction of the expectations and needs of its student community, using all technical, human and financial resources which has at its disposal to achieve this.

Currently, the Centre is developing a quality policy marking as a general guideline:

  • Get a permanent commitment to continuous improvement in the training offered to its students.
  • Implement the actions that are necessary to correct those aspects that are considered inadequate.
  • Implement preventive actions that may be necessary.
  • Promote the quality policy in all its staff with the object that is understood and accepted by the same.
  • Promoting and encouraging the training of its staff in order that such training allows to satisfy the needs of its users.
  • Implement systems of action, collecting information, review and evaluate that allow more appropriate and effective decisions.

The quality Manual (MC) is the core document that serves as reference and from whom emanate all the actions necessary to ensure that the teachings imparted the Escuela Universitaria de Turismo de Santa Cruz de Tenerife (EUTSC), are compliant with guidelines that define them and satisfy the needs and expectations of stakeholders.

The MC is the document that expresses neatly the scope of the SGIC of the school, and therefore constitutes the documentary basis of the same.

Part of the MC the definition of policy and quality objectives of the Escuela de Turismo de Santa Cruz de Tenerife (EUTSC), prepared as described in the procedure PR-01 “Definition of the policy and objectives of quality” . Also the MC is managed, used and is distributed in accordance with the PR-00 “Documents and evidence management” procedure.

The Escuela Universitaria de turismo de Santa Cruz de Tenerife (EUTSC) is introducing today the internal quality assurance system.

Due to the recent addition of the Escuela Universitaria de Turismo de Santa Cruz de Tenerife (EUTSC) to the Univerisity of La Laguna (ULL), the Centre is limited in relation to the supply of data for the preparation of reports and results, since we lack sufficient samples corresponding to a broad temporal average to make a more complete comparative study. However, we can detail information concerning one of the formulas of surveys collected in the aforementioned system, marking aimed at the inclusion of the remaining evaluation tools that it includes.

Following are the results of academic reports.

Results of the survey of students on teaching faculty:

Course 2011/2012:

First quarter.
Second quarter.

Course 2012/2013:

First quarter.
Second quarter.

Course 2013/2014:

First quarter.
Second quarter.

Course 2014/2015:

First quarter.
– Second quarter.

Degree in Tourism – Center affiliated EUTUR. Tables:




Bachelor of Tourism and Marketing

Business Management and Marketing


You get double degree Spanish & European.

Students who pass the theoretical modules and report on practice in companies will obtain the Bachelor in Business Administration in Tourism Management specialty Strategic Business Management from the University of Breda. European official title of 240 credits.

That also present and approve the thesis, students will get the Business Administration: Strategic Business Management and Marketing.


The three first years of the Bachelor study it here, in our Center and the fourth year you can develop all in Breda (the Netherlands) or in the following way: the theoretical part in Breda with a minimum stay of three months from the first of September and the second part which includes the work of research and practices in companies can be in Spain.

The students are part of an international class so that all modules are taught in English. The teaching is done in small groups with a very personalized attention to students. Through an optimal combination of theoretical and practical credits, the effective application of information technology, case studies, workshops and research, the student develops skills and management and business management skills. Also encourages initiative and creativity to solve problems and the capacity for innovation to continuous market changes is encouraged.

Access requirements

COU o High School. FP top module.

You can access the fourth year directly with:

Diploma in tourism degrees (ADEM, hotel management…) Other university diplomas or bachelor degrees equivalent international qualifications. In addition to the degree an adequate level of English is required.

Documentation required for the registration:

  • 2 photocopies of the identity card.
  • 6 Passport type photos.
  • 3 attested photocopies of the studies (can certify in the Center).
  • Bank details for payments (12 monthly payments to 300.00€).
  • Registration 464.00€

From Venezuela, foreign students will not have to approve their studies in Spain. They directly accessed with the Diploma of High School.


Structure of curriculum

First three years of the degree in tourism.

The fourth year modules

  • Research methods (8 ECTS).
  • Sociological approach to consumer behavior (4 ECTS).
  • Business administration (9 ECTS).
  • Advanced strategic marketing (9 ECTS).
  • Dissertation (30 ECTS).

The first 3 years are taught in Spanish and the fourth year is taught in English at the University of Breda – Netherlands.


First Course (first quarter)
Second Course (second quarter)
Third Course (first quarter)


Call for January 2016

First Course (First Quarter)
Second Course (First Quarter)
Third Course (First Quarter)

Call for June 2016

First Course
Second Course
Tercer Curso

Call for July 2016

First Course
Second Course
Third Course

Call for september 2016

First Course
Second Course
Third Course