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Tourism & Travel

Vietnamese Study - Tourism and Travel Services specialization (Standard program)
1. Introduction .

The Vietnamese Study Program major in Tourism and Travel equips students with basic knowledge as well as in the culture, history, Geography, Economics-Vietnam society and Management Services. At the same time, training professional skills of travel services include tour guides, exploiting and constructing of the tours, executing and organizing the implementation of the programs. Thereby, helping students with the ability to treat, solve issues related to the tour program and create professional skills that are comparable to the level in the region, meeting the needs of the times.

2. Outcome

• Understanding the different cultures of Viet Nam, the world and the flexibility in travel career practices.

• Designing, guiding, operating and deploying tours of domestic and overseas.

• The use of practical skill, travel, guidance, event organization; Know the arrangement,supervision and administration of the organizational work performed by the tour to ensure the principles and processes work best.

• Analyze, evaluate, use the specialized knowledge in exploitation and development of travel products.

• Ability to operate flexible soft skills into work such as group work, travel communication,

• Foreign language level: IELTS ≥ 5.0 (or other certificates equivalent)

• Level of communication: International MOS certificate ≥ 750

3. Career opportunities:

• Professional tour guide

• Interpreter at the venue

• Business staffs in the Department of Travel tourism company: Offer tour, exploitation and design of tour, executive and supervision tour, event organization,...

• Self-Create new travel business with a small scale.

• Consultants organise tours, events, teambuilding,
• Jobs in the Department: Travel, promotion and tourism, international cooperation and fostering tourism in the State administration of tourism (Tourism, department/cultural-Sport-tourism).

• Participate in the training facilities offered by tourism.

• Consultants organise tours, events, teambuilding,

• Jobs in the Department: Travel, promotion and tourism, international cooperation and fostering tourism in the State administration of tourism (Tourism, department/cultural-Sport-tourism).

• Participate in the training facilities offered by tourism.

4. Curriculum

Vietnamese Studies - Tourism and Travel Services specialization - Code: 7310630

Program: Standard Programs

No. Knowledge Credits Course detail
1 General education knowledge 38  
1.1

Political theories

12 The basic tenets of Marxism-Leninism, Ho Chi Minh Thought, Revolutionary ways of Communist Party of Vietnam, General Laws
1.2 English language 15

English Community 1; English Community 2; English Community 3

1.3 IT 4

Fundamentals of Informatics 1, Fundamentals of  Informatics 2

1.4 Support skills 7

Presentation Skills; Skills for sustainable development; Communication Skills in Tourism; Learning methods in university; Teamwork Skills; Event Organizing Skills

1.5 Physical education  

Swimming (Compulsory); Physical Education 1; Physical Education 2

1.6 Defense education   National Defense Education 1
National Defense Education 2
National Defense Education 3
2 Professional education knowledge 91  
2.1 Basic knowledge 15 Introduction to Sociology, World Civilizations History, Introduction to Vietnam Culture, Meanings and Leanings: is there a reason why?, Healthy Lifestyle, Ethics & Social Responsibility, Methods of Social Research, Introduction to Statistics for Business
2.2 Major knowledge 66  
2.2.1 General major knowledge 20 Methods of Social Research; Environment and Development; Introduction to religion studies;  Introduction to Tourism Industries; Tourism Economics; Sociology of Tourism; Tourism English; Tourism Law
2.2.2 Specialized knowledge 56  
  Compulsory 36

Tour Itinerary Practice 1; Historical - Cultural heritage and Landscapes; Tour Itinerary Practice 2; Tour Itinerary Theory 2; Tour Itinerary Theory 1; Internship;
Managing Human Resources in Tourism; Tour Designing and Implementing; Exceptional Customer Care; Managing Tourism Businesses; Tourism Finance;
Managing Hospitality Businesses; Professional Tour Guiding; Selling for Tourism

  Elective 10 Community Tourism; Vietnamese art forms; Culture Tourism; Ecotourism: Tour operations and Guiding; Immigration Practice and Procedure; Introduction to Health Care; Diplomatic regulation; Culinary Culture;
MICE Tourism; Cruise Specialist
2.3 Internship (Tourism and Tourism Management) 4

- Students work as an internship from 2 to 4 months. Training at the enterprise  ...
- Pass the professional skill test

2.4 Thesis  6

Synthetic Thematic or Natural, Cultural and Economic Conditions for the Development of the Travel, Tourism industry; Tourism - Travel Service Business Management; Tour Guiding, Designing and Operations