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MSc in Business Administration, Major Tourism

University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons
1.5 years
Full time/part time
Master's degree
Chur
English
MSc in Business Administration, Major Tourism

Program description

MSc in Business Administration, Major Tourism

The MSc in BA, Major Tourism at the University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons is designed not only for tourism bachelors, but also for specialists in other fields who are interested in applying their business knowledge to tourism. 

The university’s unique and dynamic MSc in BA, Major Tourism focuses on the strategic challenges of the tourism industry in the next 20 years, including sustainability, innovation, and internationalization.

With support from experts in the field of tourism, you'll develop your holistic thinking by applying academic knowledge to real world problems that tourism stakeholders face.

Admission requirements

Applicants wishing to enter the tourism program should meet the following requirements: 

  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent diploma from a university or university of applied sciences
  • Documented academic knowledge of business administration
  • Letter of motivation
  • English certificate: C1, TOEFL (IB:95), IELTS (6.5)
  • Formal admission interview with the Director of Studies

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Program content

Core subjects

The Master of Science in Business Administration Major Tourism comprises four main module categories:

  • Major Tourism
  • General Management
  • Research Methodology
  • Research projects

Students will complete their studies at the University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons with a master thesis. The thesis is an independent academic project, although students receive support from an advisor at the university. Topics are either linked to the research undertaken at the institute, have been provided by external clients or evolve from the interests of the students.

The master thesis provides you with the opportunity to create a distinctive profile for yourself and may thus facilitate entry to a demanding management level position in the tourism industry.

Career - what careers does this qualification lead to?

Career opportunities

Tourism graduates qualify for various tourism management positions, whether in tourist and leisure management companies, institutions or political bodies with tourism interests, or other corporations with tourism-related business activities.

Tuition fees

Students from Switzerland or Liechtenstein (Residence of at least 2 years prior to the start of the programme):

  • Tuition per semester: CHF 960.-
  • Application fee*: CHF 300.-

Students from EU and EFTA Countries:

  • Tuition per semester: CHF 1'550.-
  • Application fee*: CHF 300.-

The local administrative district allows employment up to a maximum of 15 hours per week when in possession of a specific permit and 42 hours per week during the holidays.

*The application fee is charged upon confirmation of a study place and is non-refundable. The application fee will be deduced from the first semester tuition fee.

Students from non-EU and non-EFTA Countries:

  • Tuition per semester: CHF 1'550.-
  • Application fee: CHF 300.-
  • Deposit: CHF 3'000.-

The local administration prohibits all forms of employment for students from non-EU and non-EFTA countries. The application fee is CHF 300.– and is due upon confirmation of a study place and is non-refundable if our offer is not accepted. The application fee will be deducted from the tuition fee. A deposit of CHF 3 000.- will be refunded at the end of the programme if all bills are paid. Based on a bank receipt and a guarantee of sufficient means for the costs of living to the amount of CHF 12 000, the visa process can be started.

The study fees do not include textbooks, study materials, and fees associated with thesis writing, block weeks, and excursions, e.g. travel and accommodation. Students must possess a laptop.

Qualification

Upon successful completion of the tourism courses, you'll receive a:

  • Master of Science in Business Administration FHGR, Major Tourism

Continuing studies

Career opportunities

Tourism graduates qualify for various tourism management positions, whether in tourist and leisure management companies, institutions or political bodies with tourism interests, or other corporations with tourism-related business activities.

About this institute

University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons

University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons

Study in the heart of Switzerland! The University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons provides an excellent learning environment with an intimate atmosphere, modern facilities, and small, student-oriented classes. The university is located in The Swiss canton of Grisons, where European tourism all began....


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Why study at University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons

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Switzerland has been ranked the #2 study abroad country in Europe (and #4 in the world) for 2020! If you want to experience the beauty of the Swiss Alps, explore beautiful towns, and sample world-renowned cuisine, Switzerland is a great study abroad option.

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Daniela
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Great teachers! intensive program. location: mountain area - a city with great vibes. YOu do a lot of research projects and you learn many great things

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University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons

Pulvermühlestrasse 57
CH-7004 Chur
Switzerland

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