A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.
Tourism management courses can cover a number of different topics related to the travel industry. Students can take classes in revenue, human resources, entrepreneurship, sustainability and environment. The topics covered are largely dependent upon a specific student’s interests and goals.
The basic characteristic of Austrian higher education system is a four-year course. After completion of undergraduate degree, the university often have scholarships for those students who may want to further studies to master’s and even to doctorate levels.
Top Master Programs in Tourism Management in Austria 2018
The Master programme Tourism and Leisure Management lasts four semesters and is offered in a full-time version. It includes three theory-based and one applied research and training semester. [+]
Master of Tourism and Leisure Management
Language of instruction: English
Every September we welcome a new intake of students for our Master programme, which is taught exclusively in English.
Qualification profiles and key competencies
To be successful in management functions of the tourism and leisure industry, competences along the entire value chain are particularly important.
These competencies include:Designing products, processes and services to create value Managing organisations and projectsDeveloping integrated marketing and communication strategies Developing effective sales designs Fact-based decision making and a sound understanding of the tourism systems. ... [-]