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Aviation and Tourism Business, Master's Degree, Helsinki

Aviation and Tourism Business, Master's Degree, Helsinki

Graduates from this programme are prepared for work in diverse and challenging professional tasks, for example in service and experience design and management.

The Degree Programme is based on the future needs of the aviation and tourism industries with a focus on customer-orientation, globalisation, continuous change and sustainability. It is planned especially for experts in travel agencies, tour operating, aviation and other sectors in transportation, travel management and tourism organisations. The goal is to raise the know-how of an expert to a developer level.

Find your passion and make it your career

In the beginning of the studies, the students choose their specialisation area and make their individual study plan in collaboration with an academic advisor. In other words, students can focus on areas that contribute to their desired career steps. Read the short specialisation descriptions below more information about the curriculum structure and courses in our Students´ Guide.

Specialisation areas

Combine studies with work

Master studies are planned to be accomplished in 1.5 – 3.0 years. Students learn by accomplishing assignments related to their own organizations or other business cases. The learning sessions take place mainly in evenings, weekends, virtually, and as intensive studies. This degree programme is implemented in English.

Master of Hospitality Management, 90 credit points (ECTS)

Learning methods: evening sessions, virtual and intensive sessions on Fridays and Saturdays
Possible titles: Key Account Manager, Business Travel Specialist, Revenue Manager

Studies that begin in January 2021

Application period from 2 to 16 September 2020 at 15.00 (UTC/GMT +2)

  • Advance Assignment and CV template will be published on 2 September 2020.
  • Advande Assignment and CV must be submitted by 23 September 2020
  • Online written entrance examination 2 November 2020 and Online-interview on 9-13 November 2020 if the application is based on Advance Assignment.
  • Online interview in November if the application is based on SAT results and Advance Assignment
    • SAT results must be in SAT database by 23 September 2020
  • Information on applying and application form in Studyinfo.

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Open Path and Transfer applicants applying in autumn 2020 for studies starting in January 2021, will apply to the new curriculum available in here.