|Degree:||Master of Science (MSc)|
Hospitality, Leisure & Tourism
|University website:||Business Administration: Tourism|
|Annual tuition (EEA)||1,600 CHF|
|Annual tuition (non-EEA)||1,600 CHF|
Business enterprises in the tourism sector are becoming more important at a global level. Projects in both traditional and new tourist destinations, such as India and China, are growing in complexity. This opens up a wealth of opportunity for well-trained master's graduates within this sector and from related areas.
The Major in Tourism programme prepares graduates with extended up-to date knowledge, expertise and practical skills necessary to work in the general service sector and specifically in the tourism industry. Our education system combines scientific knowledge and skills with the latest industry cases and examples, which enables our graduates to work in a variety of professional management positions in the private or public sector.
This programme combines subjects that cover general business management necessary for the service sector, as well as tourism management. This attractive combination means that our graduates are employable in a wide variety of positions in various service sectors plus specifically in the tourism sector.
Knowledge and skills for the global job market
The programme is founded on a scientific learning approach and combines numerous teaching methods. The modules involve university lecturers from Switzerland and abroad, as well as professional tourism industry experts. Several modules have excursions to companies and destinations in Switzerland and internationally.
Professional experience included
The part-time structure of the programme means our students can be employed up to 50% while studying. We also offer a professional internship in the Swiss tourism industry.
Our students have the opportunity to enrol into a second degree on the basis of study abroad programme offered in cooperation with our partner, Edinburgh Napier University in Scotland, Great Britain.
The course is taught in Lucerne, Switzerland, one of Europe's top tourism destinations. The Major in Tourism is certified by the United Nations World Tourism Organization for its high-quality standard.