Master's Degree in Business Studies in Chur in Switzerland

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Business Studies

A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

Business studies is an academic program that is designed for students wanting to learn more about how businesses are run. Courses may include more general topics or more specific ones to help prepare students for a particular career.

Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a federal parliamentary republic consisting of 26 cantons, with Bern as the seat of the federal authorities. Switzerland's independence and neutrality have long been honored by the major European powers. Switzerland is a peaceful, prosperous, and stable modern market economy with low unemployment.

Chur is known for the University of Applied Sciences HTW (Hochschule fur Technik und Wirtschaft) Chur, offering Bachelor, Master and further education programs. It’s divided into six separate faculties - Civil Engineering and Architecture, Information Science, Management, Media and Communication, Technology and Tourism.

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MSc Business Administration in Tourism

University Of Applied Sciences HTW Chur
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 8 semesters September 2017 Switzerland Chur + 1 more

The Master in Business Administration Major Tourism offers you the opportunity to gain general knowledge in Business Administration as well as practical learning opportunities in tourism. [+]

The tourism sector is experiencing a strong trend towards professionalization and specialization. Advanced skills and qualifications will set you apart from the rest and help you master the dramatic increase of technical, economic, and social developments, which affect tourism businesses and destinations. Tourism managers need to possess superior skills and competencies (for instance analytic and critical thinking, problem-solving and leadership qualities) in order to stay competitive in a dynamic labour market. The MSc in Business Administration, Major Tourism is comprised of four main module categories: modules in the Major Tourism, general management, research methodology, as well as research projects. General Management Managing Stakeholders Managing Organisations Managing People Major Tourism International Tourism Management Strategic Innovation Management Tourism, Nature and Society Research Methodology Research Design Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods Research Projects Applied Research Projects (2x) Master Thesis Why study the MSc Business Administration Major Tourism? 1. Study in an international tourism region in Switzerland The MSc in Business Administration with a Major Tourism takes full advantage of the unique natural, cultural and geographic setting of Chur. Set in an attractive alpine environment, close to world-famous tourism destinations, such as St. Moritz and Davos, with a rich diversity of international visitors, as well as smaller alpine destinations, the Canton of Grisons provides a perfect setting for interesting case studies. 2. Friendly and informal atmosphere You will be part of a small programme (a maximum of 30 students in the major) at a small university (only around 1'600 students). Given our size, admin and academic staff have the luxury to dedicate considerable time to our students. 3. Expert lecturers In addition to internal staff members, you will be also be taught by many external lecturers who are experts in their respective field and combine their experience with theory and practice. 4. Flexibility Being a relatively small programme allows us to be flexible. Many of our students work in the tourism industry while studying for the master at the same time. We can tailor your study plan towards your individual requirements as long as your studies do not exceed eight semesters. Should your situation change during your time at the HTW Chur, it is possible to switch between full-time and part-time study. 5. More than lectures Studying in a tourism region offers many opportunities for learning. In addition to the teaching and learning methods used in the lectures, you will be able to benefit from a seminar series, excursions, consultancy projects assisted by academic staff, a mentoring programme, networking opportunities, international exchanges, etc.... [-]