Master of Management (MAM) in Sustainable Tourism

Sustainability Management School

Program Description

Master of Management (MAM) in Sustainable Tourism

Sustainability Management School

ACBSP_Accreditation The aim of the full time (one year) or part-time (two years) Master in Management with a track in Sustainable Tourism and Protected Areas or Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality is to offer a predominantly professionally-oriented education for anyone aspiring to obtain a senior management position or an international business career in the tourism sector or become a specialist in protected areas management.

This Master Program is designed to improve managerial and entrepreneurial skills through tackling sustainability challenges while leading tourist facilities and managing protected areas. MA hospitality

Program Organization:

Length: 3 terms (full-time program) or 6 terms (part-time program).

Content: 9 core modules, 5 major courses including a project in collaboration with our local and international partners and a final capstone course. Small classes. Upon request, individual lectures.

Starting Dates: January, April and September.

Requirements for the Master’s Programs:

  • Official certified transcripts and diplomas of Bachelor or Master Studies, with certified translation if not originally in English.
  • TOEFL (minimum score of 550 PBT or 80 IBT), or IELTS (minimum score of 5.5), or other Standardized English Placement Exams.
  • Motivation Letter indicating why you want to study in Switzerland at Sustainability Management School.
  • Copy of Passport or ID.

Graduate Program Costs

  • Non-refundable application fee - 200 CHF for EU/500 CHF for Non-European.
  • 1-year program costs: 35,950 CHF (OPTIONAL second year with internship, an additional 7,600 CHF)
  • Expenses & Materials - 450 CHF

SUMAS does not currently offer any scholarship programs or grants.

Career Opportunities

This program will prepare students for a wide range of careers which require the ability to analyse complex business operations and to reach sustainable solutions. Our Career Development Service will assist you in making the best out of your CV and help you to discover opportunities specific to your needs

SMALL INTERACTIVE CLASSES Classes are based around discussions of cases, videos and role-play activities. Individual lectures upon request

PAPERLESS CLASSES All SUMAS students have access to our unique eLearning platform, containing a wide variety of resources including eBook chapters, academic journal articles and links to online academic resources. We also encourage the use of our eLearning platform for communication between students and professors. As printing is discouraged, student projects are submitted digitally to professors

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES This program will prepare students for a wide range of careers which require the ability to analyse complex business operations and to reach sustainable solutions. Our Career Development Service will assist you in making the best out of your CV and help you to discover opportunities specific to your needs

Learning Outcomes

  • Specifically at the end of the program students will be able to:
  • Apply and demonstrate awareness of advanced concepts of sustainable management
  • Autonomously manage the complexities of sustainable practices in organizations
  • Critically analyze the impact of business operations on environment and society and develop innovative solutions for sustainable development
  • Use a holistic approach to business

Entry Requirements

The Sustainability Management School provides an exclusive education. Places are limited in order to secure good internships in the private sector and NGOs during the second optional year of Master and MBA Programs.

Candidates will be evaluated according to their academic strength, as indicated by their grades and personal qualities, such as distinctive talents, curiosity, sustainability awareness, leadership potential, and motivation.

  • Photocopy of a valid passport or ID.
  • Copy of Bachelor's or Master's Degree with official transcripts (if not originally in English).
  • CV/Resume indicating both complete education and any work experience in reverse chronological order.
  • Motivation Letter indicating why you want to study in Switzerland at Sustainability Management School.

If you are not a native English speaker or you have not spent the last 3 years in an English-taught school:

– TOEFL(minimum score of 550 PBT or 80 IBT), or

– IELTS(Minimum score of 6)or other standardized English placement exams.

To submit the TOEFL test score to SUMAS automatically please enter our TOEFL institutional code number- 4629- when you take the test.

  • Application fee of 200CHF (EU students) or 500CHF (Non-EU students).
  • Entry Test (for students without a Business Degree) : once enrolled, we will ask you to take a computer based exam that will help us determine your level of knowledge in certain topics that is important to have prior to starting your program. In case your background knowledge in certain area is lower than the level required for the program, we will ask you to complete online learning modules in those areas (Academic Levelling Course - ALC Modules).
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated November 22, 2017
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