Tourism is a dynamic, complex and rapidly growing industry worldwide. It is our aim to prepare our students for the flexibility of the tourism market and the fascinating global trends. The graduate programme has therefore been developed to meet the national and international demand for tourism professionals with a higher level of management expertise.
The MA in Tourism & Leisure Management takes an international perspective and is designed to provide you with the essentials of a sound underpinning in business and a thorough understanding of the tourism sector. In addition, you will be encouraged to develop skills in relation to practical research and decision making in a tourism business environment to ensure a balance between the acquisition of conceptual and practical knowledge. It will provide you with challenge, stimulation, variety, and flexibility.
It is designed to enable students to assume strategic management responsibilities in the public and private sector tourism and leisure organizations. Graduates should be in a position to recognize the complex connections in the development and operation of national and international projects and be prepared to take on leadership activities in tourism and leisure. In addition to the valuable practical element, the academic component in the form of a research semester is also of great importance. This education in tourism should also promote an understanding of foreign cultures, as well as cosmopolitan thinking. The master programme of Tourism and Leisure Management provides the opportunity to become directly involved in managing and planning the worldâ€™s biggest people industry.
The programme is designed for those who are :
- Looking for challenges in the national and international sphere of tourism and leisure sector
- Interested in links between modern management, specialised tourism business administration and tourism research
- Enthusiastic about foreign languages