Prospective Degree Students

The Degree Programme in Tourism

Profile of the Programme

It is not possible to apply for this degree programme.

Bachelor of Hospitality Management, 210 ects

Key Learning Outcomes

The degree programme in Tourism provides the students with extensive knowledge from the field. The students gain the practical skills as well as the theoretical knowledge needed. An essential part of studies in the degree programme are projects and thesis made in cooperation with the industry.

Occupational Profiles

An expert in tourism and catering

  • can specialise in tourism or restaurant services
  • is forthcoming, cooperative and service-minded, has knowledge of languages and entrepreneurial spirit and masters both theory and practice of the field
  • acts in expert, developmental and managerial positions or as an independent entrepreneur in the domestic or foreign market in tourism organisations, hotel and restaurant businesses and businesses of the food industry

Basic and Professional Studies

Study Skills (Studies and Information Acquisition, Using the Computer in Studies, Office Tool Programs, Informative Communication, English for Hospitality Studies, Finnish for Hospitality Studies, Swedish for Hospitality Studies, Finnish for Foreigners)

Basics of Tourism (Tourism and its Environment, Travel Agency Services and Booking Systems, Accommodation as a Business, Front Office Operations, Entrepreneurship I, Basics of Marketing)

Basics of Restaurant Services (Restaurant Service, Restaurant Beverages and Legislation, Food Production and Hygiene, Basics of Marketing, Basics of Business Mathematics)

Establishing a Company (Entrepreneurship, Corporate and Labour Legislation, Human Resource Management, Planning of Budgets and Finances, Marketing Communication, German for Hospitality Studies or French for Hospitality Studies, Finnish for Foreigners, Computer Networks and the Internet, Communication and Interaction Skills)

Advanced professional studies

Specialisation Alternative of Tourism Management:
Production of Tourism Experiences (World of Tourism, Tourism Products, Development of Tourism Products / Experiences, Program Services, English for Hospitality Studies, Finnish for Hospitality Studies, Swedish for Hospitality Studies, Finnish for Foreigners , Hotel Revenue Management, Public Economics, Profitability Calculations)
Management of a Tourism Company (Entrepreneurship in Tourism, Planning of Tourism Projects, Tourism Sociology and Trends, Management of Service Business, Corporate Responsibility, Reporting and Analysis)
Research and Development Skills (Marketing Research, Methodology for Studies and Research, Training Project, English for Hospitality Studies)

Specialisation Alternative of Restaurant Management:
Production of Restaurant Experiences (Meal Experience, Preparing and Serving of Special Food, Banquet Management, Product Development and Sensory Evaluation, English for Hospitality Studies, Finnish for Hospitality Studies, Swedish for Hospitality Studies, Finnish for Foreigners, Hotel Revenue Management, Public Economics, Profitability Calculations)
Management of a Restaurant Company (Managing Employee Costs, Food and Beverage Management, Management of Service Business, Corporate Responsibility, Reporting and Analysis)
Research and Development Skills (Marketing Research, Methodology for Studies and Research, Training Project, English for Hospitality Studies)

Specialised Optional Module
Asian Tourism and Hospitality Management (This optional module is carried out abroad.) (Managing People in the International Tourism and Hospitality Industry, Strategic Marketing Management, Revenue and Profit Management, Trend of Hospitality Business in Asia)

Free-Choice Studies
Practical Training 30 ects
Thesis

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More information: Head of Department Peter Smeds