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Structure, Content and Extent of the Degree Programme, Degree Programme in Hospitality, Tourism and Experience Management, Haaga campus

Structure, Content and Extent of the Degree Programme, Degree Programme in Hospitality, Tourism and Experience Management, Haaga campus

This competency-based programme bridges theory-practice and international working placements (internships) are an integral part of it. Competency refers to a combination of knowledge, skills and attitudes a student hold. Every programme at Haaga-Helia offers a different set of opportunities for personal and professional development via competencies. Our students will be able to develop 'generic competences' and 'core competences'. Generic competences are common to all graduates of Haaga-Helia. Core competencies are distinctive as they are high competencies activities that the industry recognizes as differentiating a student from this degree programme from any other programme, and therefore provide a competitive advantage.

The following competences for graduating students are defined by the Finnish national network of Universities of Applied Sciences. Generic competences are common for all graduates of Universities of Applied Sciences. Subject specific competences refer to graduates of Hospitality, Tourism and Experience Management programme.

Generic competences

  • Learning and self development competence
  • Communication and collaboration
  • International and cultural competence
  • Research and development competence
  • Aesthetics, ethics and environment
  • Technology and systems
  • Development and creativity
  • Information literacy

Subject specific competences

  • Hospitality attitude and customer mindset
  • Global and local industry and business know – how
  • Management and leadership
  • Services, marketing and sales
  • Security, safety and quality
  • Entrepreneurship and innovation

Students have the opportunity to use their creativity, passion, and knowledge to help solve glocal industry challenges and make a difference in the world. The programme encourages students to start developing a personal leadership-style and take into consideration cross cultural influences in management. Through a modular curriculum of interdisciplinary subjects this innovative programme give emphasis to multifaceted management and change by developing management competencies to deal with new contexts and new perspectives.

Structure and extent of the studies
 

Studies

Credits

Basic studies

60

Professional studies

90

Work placement

30

Bachelor thesis

15

Free elective studies

15

Total

210

The degree program in Hospitality, Tourism and Experience Management takes 3,5 years. The extent of the studies is 210 credits. Graduates from the program are entitled to the Bachelor of Hospitality Management Degree (in Finnish Restonomi AMK).