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Flanders Hospitality and Tourism (FlaHost)

    Programme

    You have to select course for 15 ECTS credits each at AP University College and Thomas More.

    AP University of Applied Sciences and Arts

    Select 15 ECTS from the course list (click the orange button).

    Language courses:

    • Students will have to pass an entry-test in order to determine their level.
    • Possible levels:
      French and English: intermediate – advanced
    English Language Skills

    All Erasmus courses are taught in English. You will be asked to do papers and presentations, as well as the final examinations, in English. All literature is in English. Student attendance is also obligatory in all courses.

    Therefore sufficient proficiency of the English language (B2) is recommended to be able to follow courses and successfully pass exams.

    Remarks:
    • All courses and course descriptions are subject to changes at any time
    THOMAS MORE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE MECHELEN

    Select 15 ECTS at Thomas More Mechelen. More information about the courses can be found here.

    Students preferably select 15 ECTS from Tourism & Leisure Management courses but are allowed to replace 1 or 2 courses with ‘other courses' to obtain 15 ECTS. The combination of courses can be restricted by planning issues.

    Courses
    ECTS
    Survival Dutch (mandatory 3 ECTS
    Travel Accomodations 3 ECTS
    Aviation 3 ECTS
    Incoming Tourism 3 ECTS

    English for Tourism 1

    English for Tourism 2

    3 ECTS

    3 ECTS

    Français Touristique 1

    Français Touristique 3

    3 ECTS

    3 ECTS

    Español 2

    Español 4

    3 ECTS

    3 ECTS

    Travel Management 2:

    Travel Management: Leisure & Tour operating

    Travel Management: Aviation & Business

     

    8 ECTS

    8 ECTS

    Sustainable Tourism Development
    International Tourism

    4 ECTS
    3 ECTS

    Other Courses – General Courses

     

    Business Fundamentals 6 ECTS
    Business Intelligence Fundamentals 3 ECTS
    Digital Toolkit 3 ECTS
    Ethical Managerial Problem Solving 4 ECTS
    Intercultural Communication 3 ECTS
    Marketing Principles 3 ECTS

    Other Courses – Office Management

     

    Business in emerging markets: Asia 3 ECTS
    Stakeholder Services in international business 3 ECTS
    Focus on English 4 ECTS

    Other Courses – Business Management

     

    Entrepreneurial Management 3 ECTS
    English 1 3 ECTS
    Chinese 1 More info later

    Other Courses – Journalism

     

    Media & Diversity 3 ECTS

    Other Courses – Communication Management

     

    PR and Public Communication 3 ECTS

      Timing and Location

      Timing
      Welcome Week Monday 14th September 2020 -  Thursday 17th September 2020
      Welcome day Friday, 18th September 2020
      Start of programme Monday, 21st September 2020
      Official end date Friday, 5th Februari 2021

      Academic Organisation

      First examination period: at the end of module 1 and/or module 2 and/or semester 1.

      The second examination period (resit for failed courses) is organised during the summer and starts at the earliest on the 16th of August 2021 and ends at the latest on the calendar day before the start of the next academic year on 20 September 2021. Check our academic calendar and make sure the periods don’t conflict with the organisation of your curriculum at your home university.

      Holidays

      Autumn Break: Monday 2nd November 2020 – Sunday 8th November 2020 (1 week)
      Christmas Holiday: 21st December 2020 – Sunday 3th January 2021 (2 weeks)
      Other free days: 11th November 2020

      Locations

      AP University of Applied Sciences & Arts
      Campus Meistraat
      Meistraat 5
      2000 Antwerp
      Belgium

       

      Thomas More University College
      Campus Mechelen De Vest
      Zandpoortvest 60
      2800 Mechelen
      Belgium

       

      Registration

      The registration deadline for the FlaHosT programme is 1st May 2020.

      AP partner institutions should send the student’s nomination to the AP International Office. You can find the full application procedure here. After the deadline, a selection will take place. Students will be advised before 2nd June of their approval/refusal.

      After the selections, additional information will be given, pertaining to:

      • Welcome week and welcome day
      • Accommodation
      • Procedures for registration (residence permit)
      • Entry requirements
      • Activities, integration & facilities
      • Invitation letter, for visa purposes

      Thomas More partner institutions should apply via Thomas More University College Mechelen.

      Credits

      AP and Thomas More award 30 ECTS credits for one semester. Credits are awarded only when the course has been completed and all required examinations have been successfully taken. AP Grading Scale compared to the ECTS scale:

      AP

              ECTS grade

      18-19-20

              A EXCELLENT

      15-16-17

              B VERY GOOD

      13-14

              C GOOD

      11-12

              D SATISFACTORY

      10

              E SUFFICIENT

      8-9

              FX FAIL (with possible deliberation)

      0-1-2-3-4-5-6-7

              F FAIL (no deliberation possibility)