Master's in Tourism in Europe

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A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

A tourism education may teach the skills needed in the tourism industry. Students can learn about the business and how to effectively plan good tours. Other areas might be covered, including leisure management, cultural tourism, event leadership, sustainable tourism and marketing strategies.

 

There are more than four thousand higher education organizations in Europe, from leading research institutions to small, teaching-focused universities. Europe itself is not as much different than other continents, reaching from the Arctic Circle to the coast of Africa.

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Master in International Tourism Management

The Ostelea - School of Tourism and Hospitality International
Campus Full time October 2018 Spain Madrid Barcelona

The Master in International Tourism Management, majoring in Management of International Tourism Destinations, is designed to equip professionals and executives to lead global business projects in the tourism sector. [+]

Master in International Tourism Management

The Master in International Tourism Management, majoring in Management of International Tourism Destinations, is designed to equip professionals and executives to lead global business projects in the tourism sector.

Reasons to take the Master:

The Spanish version of this master is ranked among the best 100 masters in the world in the Tourism & Hospitality category, according to the Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking Worldwide 2015-2016. The Spanish version of this master is the third best Master in Spain. Ostelea is an affiliated member of the World Tourism Organization (WTO). Membership of the WTO guarantees the academic quality of the program. Ostelea is a member of the Asociación Española de Profesionales del Tourism (AEPT – Spanish Association of Tourism Professionals). Professional internships in companies and institutions related to the sector. Participation in sector trade fair: Students from the October session attend the Fitur trade fair (Madrid), considered to be the second most important tourism fair in the world. International faculty: Some of the contents on certain courses will be taught by lecturers from Ostelea’s partner universities and business schools. Objectives ... [-]

Master of Management (MAM) in Sustainable Tourism

Sustainability Management School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years Switzerland Gland

Designed for all professionals in corporations, nonprofits, and governmental agencies demanding sustainability knowledge and practice. [+]

You will have the opportunity to learn the most innovative best practices in the field of Sustainable Tourism and responsible management of hotels.

You will improve your leadership and entrepreneurial skills through tackling sustainability challenges while leading tourist facilities and managing protected areas.

Experiential camps and practice-oriented projects will be guided by academics and professionals. These projects are part of SUMAS’ innovative teaching methodology which includes video conferences with leading speakers in organizations and in-class company presentations. These activities not only encourage knowledge sharing but also provide valuable opportunities for networking to enhance your career development.... [-]


Tourism Studies - Master

UIT The Arctic University of Norway
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Norway Alta

The master of tourism studies program is designed to prepare students for career entry or positions in commercial, public, or non-profit organizations providing visitor services at the local, national, or international level. Successful candidates will during the two-year program have gained appropriate knowledge in tourism as an industry and as a social phenomenon, insight into the intersection of production, marketing and consumption, as well as society, culture, and nature. [+]

Master of Tourism Studies

The master of tourism studies program is designed to prepare students for career entry or positions in commercial, public, or non-profit organizations providing visitor services at the local, national, or international level. Successful candidates will during the two-year program have gained appropriate knowledge in tourism as an industry and as a social phenomenon, insight into the intersection of production, marketing and consumption, as well as society, culture, and nature. The program places particular emphasis on how nature and culture can be used by a responsible industry. It builds on theories of marketing, event management, sociology, geography, and anthropology. The program also focuses on gender perspectives and gender equality.... [-]


Master of Management of Tourism Organizations (MOT)

European University of Rome
Campus Full time Part time 8 months October 2018 Italy Rome + 1 more

The European University of Rome established, by the Rector’s Decree, the Master on Management of Tourism Organizations (MOT). Thanks to the collaboration of Fiavet Lazio, Federalberghi, Confindustria Alberghi, Federturismo Confindustria, Federeventi Lazio, Dreamtour, Best Western, Seadam Serviz, I Viaggi Del Perigeoi, the MOT Master combines theory with operational skills immediately instrumental in the job market. [+]

General Informations

The European University of Rome established, by the Rector’s Decree, the Master on Management of Tourism Organizations (MOT). Thanks to the collaboration of Fiavet Lazio, Federalberghi, Confindustria Alberghi, Federturismo Confindustria, Federeventi Lazio, Dreamtour, Best Western, Seadam Serviz, I Viaggi Del Perigeoi, the MOT Master combines theory with operational skills immediately instrumental in the job market. Classroom teachers are University professors, business and professional experts of the area. A long period of training (stage) gives the opportunity to apply the acquired knowledge and facilitates entry into the job market. About 80% of our students have already found a job either during stage or shortly after.... [-]


Master in Tourism & Hospitality Management

EU Business School
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Spain Barcelona

Focusing on the development of executive skills and strategic aptitudes, this program explores the theories, practices, and frameworks that make up the tourism and hospitality field, while developing your understanding of international and intercultural management needs. [+]

An increasingly globalized world has led tours to become one of the fastest growing industries in business today. Modern companies require academically qualified, visionary leaders to create new business models and understand changes in technology and consumer trends.

Focusing on the development of executive skills and strategic aptitudes, this program explores the theories, practices, and frameworks that make up the tourism and hospitality field, while developing your understanding of international and intercultural management needs.

How You Earn Your Certificate

The Master in Tourism & Hospitality Management (60 ECTS) is a one-year program, divided into three terms. Each term comprises four courses (4 ECTS each) and one seminar (2 ECTS). Throughout the year, students are also exposed to real-life case studies, games and business simulations. In order to graduate, participants must also complete a business plan (6 ECTS).... [-]


Master in International Leisure and Tourism Studies

NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 14 months September 2018 Netherlands Leeuwarden

The Master’s programme in International Leisure and Tourism Studies enables students to develop a sustainable integrated approach to leisure and tourism management. The master’s degree allows students to combine academic and applied research as well as giving students the opportunity to form a strong link within the industry. [+]

The Master’s programme in International Leisure and Tourism Studies enables students to develop a sustainable integrated approach to leisure and tourism management. The master’s degree allows students to combine academic and applied research as well as giving students the opportunity to form a strong link within the industry.

NHL Stenden offers students the chance to complete a single or dual degree. Students who complete the single degree will get a Dutch Master of Arts (MA) whereas students who complete a dual degree will receive a Dutch Master of Arts (MA) as well as a British Master of Science (MSc). The British Master of Science is issued by NHL Stenden’s partner university, the University of Derby in the UK.... [-]


Master TQM - Tourism Quality Management - 42nd Edition

UNINFORM
Campus Full time 8 months October 2018 Italy Rome Milan + 1 more

The Master TQM - Tourism Quality Management, with over 200 partner companies, 41 editions already held and 1,580 qualified candidates, represents the most important path of specialization and job placement in the management of the tourism sector, in hotel management and in the coordination of tour operators; the Master TQM is the only one in Italy to have such a long and specific experience in the tourism sector. Divided into two phases: Classroom 2 months and double Stage of 3 3 months in Italy and abroad. [+]

Tourism Manager ... Profession with concrete perspectives! The Master TQM - Tourism Quality Management, with over 200 partner companies, 41 editions already held and 1,580 qualified candidates, represents the most important path of specialization and job placement in the management of the tourism sector, in hotel management and in the coordination of tour operators; the Master TQM is the only one in Italy to have such a long and specific experience in the tourism sector. Divided into two phases: Classroom 2 months and double Stage of 3 3 months in Italy and abroad. A week of lessons takes place in Mediterranean Cruise to experience the Integrated Tourism System par excellence: the cruise sector. ... [-]


European Master in Tourism Management

University of Southern Denmark
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Denmark Kolding Slovenia Ljubljana Spain Girona + 4 more

The two year full-time integrated European Master programme aims at qualifying graduates to manage the huge challenges faced in contemporary tourism... [+]

The two year full-time integrated European Master programme aims at qualifying graduates to manage the huge challenges faced in contemporary tourism.Through top-level, research-based education and the inclusion of multiple disciplines and paradigms concerned with the subject graduates will gain the required competences for developing and managing tourism in a sustainable manner.The students study in three European countries: Denmark (Kolding), Slovenia (Ljubljana) and Spain (Girona). This gives them the opportunity to experience diverse educational, cultural and social environments, and therefore to enhance their social competences.The EMTM students will be rewarded the title: European Master in Tourism Management (EMTM).The successful graduate will be able to apply for high-level PhD programmes or pursue a career in practice. Former students are invited to become a member of EMTM alumni.Starting September 2013 the Erasmus Mundus programme European Master in Tourism Management (EMTM) will be placed at the campus in Kolding.... [-]


Master in Tourism Management

LUISS Business School
Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 Italy Rome

The Master offers an enthusiastic learning experience to make your attitude towards tourism industry a competitive capability on the job market. [+]

Masters in Tourism in Europe 2018.

The Master in Tourism Management at LUISS Business School offers an enthusiastic learning experience to make your attitude towards Tourism Industry a competitive capability on the job market. The tourism industry is expected to continue growing and increasing in economic relevance for the next two decades. This growth will result in industry changes, more intense competition and new forms of cooperation among public and private actors as well as small companies and large international groups.

In this environment, the quality of human resources will be even more important for a company’s success. It will require a mix of capabilities to exploit opportunities offered by technology, to build networks among different actors and assets and to create complex tourist products.... [-]


MSc Business Administration in Tourism

University Of Applied Sciences HTW Chur
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 8 semesters September 2018 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 main strategic challenges of the tourism industry are the focus of the Master in Business Administration with Major Tourism, making it ideal for those seeking management positions in tourism. The program combines knowledge and skills in business administration, in research methods, and in tourism management and provides the opportunity to put these into practice. In addition to content, the focus is on the development of personal and social skills, especially strategic, decision-making and project management skills.

InternationalThe master's degree in tourism enables you to gain an international outlook on tourism development and management. International case studies, an international student body, excursions to international destinations and the experience of your guest lecturers make for an interesting and interactive learning environment.... [-]


Master in Hospitality Management & Global Tourism

INSEEC Bordeaux
Campus Full time September 2018 France Bordeaux

The objective of this program is to provide students with skills in management, marketing, and management specific to hospitality and tourism industries.It decrypts the key factors in this sector by addressing its various stakeholders. [+]

Master in Hospitality Management & Global Tourism

The objective of this program is to provide students with skills in management, marketing, and management specific to hospitality and tourism industries.It decrypts the key factors in this sector by addressing its various stakeholders.

Graduates are recruited as a product manager within a travel agency or a tour operator, event manager, operations manager in the hospitality industry, project manager, business tourism advisor, area manager, etc.

Many companies are partners of this program: Hilton, Club Med, Accor, Havas, Sodexo, MSC Cruises, Intercontinental, McDonalds, Amex, Trafalgar, Palais des Congrès, Office de Tourisme de Paris, etc.... [-]


Master in Hospitality & Tourism Management

HTL - International School Of Hospitality Tourism & Languages
Campus Full time 1 year Open Enrollment Spain Barcelona Lloret de Mar Valencia + 2 more

This one academic year program is designed to produce professionals in the field of Hotel and Tourism Management. The main teaching language is English. The study plan includes a 240 hours module to study a foreign language to choose from Spanish for foreigners, French or Russian. After the theoretic modules are completed, all students have to complete an internship period in one of the school's collaborating companies. This program will provide you theoretical, linguistic and practical skills. [+]

Master in Hospitality and Tourism Management In-company Internship

This one academic year program is designed to produce professionals in the field of Hotel and Tourism Management. The main teaching language is English. The study plan includes a 240 hours module to study a foreign language to choose from Spanish for foreigners, French or Russian. After the theoretic modules are completed, all students have to complete an internship period in one of the school's collaborating companies.

This program will provide you theoretical, linguistic and practical skills.

Instruction is in the form of lectures, seminars, workshops, video conference classes, cases and individual assignments. An examination is in the form of written exams, individual and group assignments and workshop exercises.... [-]


Master Tourism and Leisure Management

IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 Austria Krems an der Donau

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. ... [-]

Master in Professional in Hotel & Tourism Management

AIM Hotel & Tourism Management Academy
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 France Paris

This intensive and demanding higher education program taught through English provides students with a wide choice of far-reaching career prospects. Over the two-year period, students acquire the necessary knowledge and expertise to equip them for management roles in the hospitality and tourism sector. The managerial skills acquired are also relevant to any other industry necessitating staff supervision, team coaching, accounting skills, etc. [+]

MBA Professional degree in Hotel and Tourism Management

Prerequisite: 3-year program (Associate's Degree, Bachelor, Masters in any discipline). Language of instruction: English Duration of program: 2 years.

Graduates who have completed a 3-year degree, regardless of the discipline, may apply for the Master of Business Administration specializing in Hotel and Tourism Management (MBA Professional).

This intensive and demanding higher education program taught through English provides students with a wide choice of far-reaching career prospects. Over the two-year period, students acquire the necessary knowledge and expertise to equip them for management roles in the hospitality and tourism sector. The managerial skills acquired are also relevant to any other industry necessitating staff supervision, team coaching, accounting skills, etc.... [-]


Master in Leisure Management

University of Deusto
Campus Full time 9 months Open Enrollment Spain Bilbao

The Master’s programme leads to an official Spanish diploma in Leisure Management: Culture, Tourism, Sport, and Recreation. Offered since 1989/1990, it is designed to train competent professionals in line with the needs of the current social panorama which regards leisure as a first-rate value, on which much of citizens' well-being and quality of life depends, as well as the political, economic and social development of contemporary societies. [+]

Introduction

The Master’s programme leads to an official Spanish diploma in Leisure Management: Culture, Tourism, Sport, and Recreation. Offered since 1989/1990, it is designed to train competent professionals in line with the needs of the current social panorama which regards leisure as a first-rate value, on which much of citizens' well-being and quality of life depends, as well as the political, economic and social development of contemporary societies.This Master's programme has been designed to train professionals who wish to update their knowledge about Leisure Project Management with regard to facilities, programmes, and services; as well as to the design of policies, educational intervention, entertainment and management in the fields of culture, tourism, sport and recreation. Students enrolled in the Master’s programme can also choose an academic track that equips them with the competencies and tools needed to enter the Ph.D. programme.... [-]