Degree Programme in Aviation and Tourism Business, Master of Hospitality Management


The Master's Degree Programme in Aviation and Tourism prepares students for work in diverse and challenging professional tasks, for example in service and experience design, human resources, customer relationship and sales and management.

Please note! The Master's Degree Programme in Aviation and Tourism will not be in application from autumn 2021 forward. The degree programme will continue as two separate degree programmes: Sustainable Aviation Business and Tourism and Hospitality Business.

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. After the studies the graduates will be able to implement change projects and lead the transformation of their organization toward achieving its higher competitive advantage in a flux, global and international business environment.

Studies provide students with general competences, such as interaction competency, required in all organizations and with business specific skills and competencies, depending on the chosen specialization area by the student.

Compulsory studies focus on research and development skills as well as competences needed in developing organizations and leading change. Studies enhance students’ abilities in analytical and critical thinking and problem solving. Specialization studies focus on business related skills and competencies. Studies enhance the students’ ability to apply current research knowledge in their professional field.

Specialization Areas

In the beginning of studies, students choose their specialization, on the basis of individual career goals and development needs. The specialization studies together with thesis account for the majority of the Master's studies. Specializations cover a whole spectrum of business areas, read more below:

Study Information and Application

Read more information about the curriculum structure, Master's studies and the application below. Did you know that you can study master's studies also in the Open University of Applied Sciences?

Applying Information

Application period: from 2 to 16 September 2020 at 15.00

Advance assignment and CV: submission by 23 September 2020

Entrance Examination: online written exam on 2 November 2020 and online interview on 9-13 November 2020

Student intake: 45

Studies begin: January 2021

Master of Hospitality Management

Degree Programme:
Aviation and Tourism Business

Scope of studies:

1,5 – 3 years part-time or full-time studies


Mode of studies:
evening, weekend, virtual and intensive studies

Admission Services
+358 400 230 409

Head of the Degree Programme

senior lecturer
+358 294471618