Department of Heritage & Tourism; Humanities, Applied Languages & Communications

The Department of Heritage and Tourism, Languages and Humanities is home to courses in Heritage and International Tourism and Travel Management. You can choose between 2-year, 3 year and 4 year courses. 

Courses in this department all have practical and theory components so no two days are the same. Students may visit heritage sites, museum, visitor attractions, OPW sites, tourism organisations and businesses related to their course. Students also get to take part in residential trips, guest lecturers, student competitions and occasionally attend master classes. Our facilities include a dedicate Heritage Suite where student can access specialised reading material and the Institute library offers a comprehensive online learning resource for these subjects.  

All full-time courses in this department have work placement as part of the course and many jobs are paid, an excellent opportunity to earn as you learn. The courses will be delivered online and on campus so you can better manage your study-work life balance while also having time to pursue your own interests.  

Why not connect with us to visit the campus, meet the staff and students and see the facilities.  

Courses offered

Level Title Award Type Course type Location
Heritage Studies Level 8 Heritage Studies Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Undergraduate Galway - Dublin Road
Heritage Studies Level 7 Heritage Studies Bachelor of Arts Undergraduate Galway - Dublin Road
International Tourism Management Level 8 International Tourism Management Bachelor of Business (Honours) Undergraduate Galway - Dublin Road
International Tourism Management Level 7 International Tourism Management Bachelor of Business Undergraduate Galway - Dublin Road
Heritage Studies Level 6 Heritage Studies Higher Certificate in Arts Undergraduate Galway - Dublin Road
Business in Tourism Level 6 Business in Tourism Higher Certificate in Business Undergraduate Galway - Dublin Road
Gaeilge Fheidhmeach agus Aistriuchan Level 8 Gaeilge Fheidhmeach agus Aistriuchan Higher Diploma in Arts Postgraduate, Professional/CPD Galway