Many of our students each year progress to 3rd level courses: MTU Cork: Tourism Management Level 7 (MT552) Tourism Management Level 8 (MT947). UCC: Arts Level 8 (CK101) in UCC World Languages CK110 (Language requirement). Students have the option to progress to L6 Business Studies: Tourism Specialism in this College, subject to satisfying entry requirements. [...]
The course fees are €500 (this includes €200 IAOT Amadeus fee). €450 if you are a medical card holder.
The course is assessed through a combination of coursework (projects, assignments, learner records and portfolios) which is done throughout the year with exams held at Christmas and at the end April/start May. (summer exams include: Word Processing, Tourism Principles and Practice, Irish Cultural & Heritage Resources, Travel Agency Service Skills, QQI GDS (theory) and IAOT [...]
The course is full time and runs Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday from 9-5pm. There are 20 hours of classes, so you may have a late morning or an early evening in the week and time off during the day for study/working on assignments. Work Experience is generally completed for 2 weeks after Christmas.