The CETT-UB starts the academic year with total attendance for bachelor's degrees and vocational training courses
Undergraduates and students in vocational training courses begin this Monday the academic year at the CETT-UB, a university center of reference in Tourism, Hospitality, and Gastronomy with more than 50 years of experience, with total attendance thanks to the positive evolution of the pandemic and vaccination rates. This year, as always, the return to the classrooms will rely on a team of specialized professionals to offer students a model of creating and transmitting knowledge based on rigor, innovation, and experience. In parallel to the return to a total attendance in degrees and training courses, CETT-UB has organized the academic year to follow the guidelines provided by the health authorities based on the evolution of the pandemic.
Latest developments in the vocational training programs and bachelor degrees
With a spirit of constant transformation, our university degrees and professional vocational courses are updated annually to offer a unique training experience in contact with reality, enabling students to anticipate new challenges and social trends.
This year, the Bachelor's Degree in Tourism curriculum, revised last year, will be completed by implementing all the subjects in the 4th year. In addition, for the first time, a 12 CTS capstone project will be offered. Also, for the first time, core subjects such as Corporate Acceleration and Innovation and Advanced Writing skills will be taught to improve written skills in the English language.
In the specialization in Tourism Management, subjects such as Financial Management in Tourism Organizations, Revenue Management in Tourism, Strategic Management in Tourism Organizations, and Advanced Planning will be taught.
The following subjects will be new in the specialization in Hotel Management: Strategic management in hotel companies and Financial management and the increase of CTS for the subject of Revenue.
This year, the new Digital Business specialization will be implemented entirely, with subjects such as Innovation Processes II, Optimization of Digital Platforms, E-Commerce, and Marketing Strategies: Branding and Contentment.
With the steady return to pre-pandemic normality, the Bachelor's Degree im Gastronomic and Culinary Sciences students will be a crucial component in the many activities organized by the CETT-UB in the framework of the Sustainable Food Week. They will also participate in several activities and in the Gastronomic Forum of Barcelona.
In the vocational training courses in Tourism, the new curriculum will make the final project gain an interdisciplinary vision. In addition, students will further their interests through new methodologies such as problem-based learning in search of innovative solutions. Furthermore, sustainability content will be broadened in the new curriculum, and students will develop digital tools. In addition, they will have more hours of English to improve their linguistic competence, among other novelties.
Taking advantage of the reactivation of the sector, the students of the Hospitality and Catering vocational programs will be able to participate in activities and field trips related to this field and visit important gastronomic fairs, such as the Gastronomic Forum of Barcelona and Alimentaria. In addition, the Aula Restaurant, a learning space where students carry out practical workshops, will display the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice recognition for the second consecutive year.
Students of CETT-UB's masters, postgraduate and lifelong learning programs will start their studies between the end of September and the beginning of October.