Passion for travelling and international atmosphere? Business Tourism studies on Porvoo Campus offer a great base for a professional career in international tourism business.
As a student you can choose between two alternative specializations:
- Sales and Service Development in Business Tourism
- Events Management.
Graduates acquire project management, research and development, coaching, problem solving, and innovation skills. Learning takes place as team work in real-life projects where personal development, networking, and presentation skills are highlighted.
Students can apply their skills in the dynamic tourism sector (airlines, travel agencies, events, hotels), and have specific know-how of their specialization, applicable in any global company. Graduates can produce, sell or buy travel services, work in the events industry, or start up a new business.
The studies are divided into the following modules:
- Communication Skills in Travel and Tourism
- Tourism Operational Environment
- Production and Sales of Travel and Tourism Services
- Social and Collaboration Skills
- Business and Entrepreneurial Skills.
Bachelor of Hospitality Management (Restonomi), 210 credit points (ECTS)
Degree Programme in Tourism and Event Management
Full-time studies that begin in August 2021
Application period from 7 to 20 January 2021 at 15.00 (UTC/GMT +2)
Entrance examination in Finland ( cooperation with Degree Programme in Hospitality, Tourism and Experience Management, Helsinki) We are not accepting exams conducted elsewhere in Finland in other Universities of Applied Sciences.
- FULLY Online Entrance examination February 4th,2021 (Written part 1 and 2) and February 15th – 19th, 2021 ( Interview part)
- Entrance examination April 6th, 2021 (Written part 1 and 2) and April 20th 2021 (Interview part) – for further notice some parts might will be conducted at the campus.
Entrance examination outside Finland:
- Entrance examination March 10th, 2021 ( phase 1 written part) and March 22nd -23rd 2021 ( Phase 2 Interview part) in Russia, Saint Petersburg
- Entrance examination March 10th 2021 ( phase 1 written part) and March 22nd -23rd 2021 ( Phase 2 Interview part) in Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh
- Entrance examination March 10th 2021 ( phase 1 written part) and March 22nd -23rd 2021 ( Phase 2 Interview part) in China, Suzhou
- The exams above will be conducted in cooperation with other degree programme at Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences.
- Information on applying and application form in Studyinfo.fi (will be published later)
Application period with SAT scores from 21 January to 31 May 2021 at 15.00 (UTC/GMT +2)
Student experiences of Degree Programme in Tourism and Event Management
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