Degree Programme in Tourism and Event Management
As a student of Tourism and Event Management (TEMPO) on Haaga-Helia Porvoo Campus you will get a solid education on tourism industry and planning, promoting and organizing events. Your studies will take place in a truly multicultural atmosphere mainly through real life projects with national and international companies and organizations.
After first-year common studies, you can choose between two alternative specialisations:
- Event Design and Management
- Selling and Developing Tourism Services and Products
Event Design and Management
This specialisation introduces the event planning and production process from ideating, concept creation to the actual implementation. The learning happens in real life event productions as part of an event planning team consisting of students and supervised by teachers. The event courses cover not only the operational level of event organising, but two advanced level courses that ensure a more strategic and conceptual approach to event management. Event-related courses combined with internship and thesis project gives graduates the skills, attitude and networks required to enter the event industry.
Selling and Developing Tourism Services and Products
In the specialisation, students will learn how to sell and market products and services through multiple channels in profitable ways and how to develop sustainable and versatile products and services focusing on customer experience. The competences are implemented in learning activities jointly with the travel industry through working life projects, company visits and lecturers from the industry. Students also learn efficient sales and presentation skills and how to use different approaches for applied research. Studies of this specialisation combined with internship(s) and thesis project give graduates the skills, attitude and networks required to enter the tourism industry.
Full-time studies, August 2021 intake
Joint application to higher education spring 2021
Application period from 7 to 20 January 2021 at 15.00 (UTC/GMT +2).
Entrance examination in Finland
In cooperation with the 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 4 February 2021 (written part 1 and 2) and 19 February 2021 (interview).
- FULLY online Entrance examination 6 April 2021 (written part 1 and 2) and 20 April 2021 (interview) – for further notice some parts might be conducted on campus.
Entrance examination outside Finland
- FULLY online entrance examination 10 March 2021 (Part 1 written part) and 22 - 23 March 2021 (Part 2 interview)
The exams above will be conducted in cooperation with the degree programme in International Business, full-time studies at Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences.
Information on applying and application form in Studyinfo.fi.
More information about the entrance examination.
Application with SAT scores
Application period from 21 January to 31 May 2021 at 15.00 (UTC/GMT +2).
Scope of the Programme: 210 ECTS
Degree programme: Tourism and Event Management
Study mode: Full-time
Employment opportunities after graduation: Key Account Manager, Team Leader, Sales Negotiator, Service Developer, Event Coordinator, Event Producer, HR Assistant, Marketing Assistant, Social Media Manager