General

Short courses have gained prestige in Education as exceptional opportunities to learn about a specific subject in a short period of time. UCAM short courses program includes a wide range of courses in several fields and help students to acquire new competencies and skills or to enhance the existing skills.

Courses consist of 60 teaching hours over a three week period and are taught using a dual learning method which combines theoretical and practical insights.

UCAM short courses are focused on “just in time” and “just enough” teaching in order to meet student needs and to match the requirements of the labour market in terms of knowledge and skills.

Reasons to Enroll in a Short Course:
• To learn about other fields of study
• To pursue further studies in those fields
• To enhance existing skills and abilities
• To expand career paths

Minimum Enrollment
The minimum number of students to offer a course is 10. UCAM reserves the right to cancel the course when the minimum number of students is not reached.

Venue: UCAM Campus (Murcia)
Duration: 3 weeks
Credits: 6 ECTS
Teaching hours: 60 hours
Timetable: 09.30-13.30 (with 30 minutes break and lunch after classes), Mondays to Fridays

Dates:

3 WEEKS (2-20 July 2018)

Please note that Non-EU students in Spain are not entitled to medical coverage. A private medical insurance is obligatory for entire length of stay.

The courses schedule and professors may be subject to change.

Course Fee
Includes:

  • 1 Professor/tutor for free
  • Accommodation (triple or double room upon availability)
  • Breakfast and lunch (excluding weekends)
  • Card for city bus or tram travel (Murcia city)
  • Teaching materials
  • UCAM welcome pack
  • Murcia city guided tour
  • 20 hours teaching per week plus UCAM Course Completion Certificate
  • 1 company visit per week

 

Objectives
− To know how to apply the acquired knowledge and to develop problem-solving skills in the fields of tourism, marketing and innovation.
− Acquire initiative and entrepreneurial spirit to launch projects related to innovation and marketing in the tourism sector.
− Acquire skills through the teaching-learning process that allow students to continue their self-training in the fields of innovation and marketing.

 

Teaching Staffs

Andrés Muñoz
Senior lecturer in the Technical School at the Catholic University of Murcia (UCAM), Spain. Prof. Mr. Muñoz obtained his PhD in Computer Science in 2011 at the University of Murcia.

Pilar Barra Hernández
Lecturer in the Faculty of Legal Science and Business at the Catholic University of Murcia (UCAM), Spain. She holds a PhD in Economics from the Universidad de Alicante and a Master in Communication from the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya.

Margarita Capdepón
Lecturer in the Department of Tourism at the Catholic University of Murcia (UCAM), Spain. She obtained her PhD in Tourism Geography in 2013 at the University of Alicante.

Jorge López Carratala
Lecturer in the Department of Tourism at the Catholic University of Murcia (UCAM), Spain. Hi obtained her PhD in Tourism Geography in 2014 at the University of Valencia.

María Dolores Gil Quiles
Lecturer in the Department of Tourism at the Catholic University of Murcia (UCAM), Spain. She obtained her PhD in Tourism in 2014 at the Catholic University of Murcia.

Nicolás Gonzálvez Gallego
PhD in Business Sciences. Main areas of activity: project manager of European and national projects linked to innovation in different areas; institutional and communication assistance; and teaching in business and
tourism masters programmes.

Nick Montgomery
Graduated from the École Hôtelière de Lausanne, Switzerland . He has been involved in the hospitality sector 28 years holding managerial positions in 12 hotels in 9 different countries over 3 separate continents. Presently, he is one
the most important consultant in the hospitality sector. He is a professor at the Master in Hospitality Management program at UCAM.

 

Accommodation

Fees include triple room or double room (subject to availability)

Available departures

Unfortunately, no places are available on this program at the moment

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