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.
Additional application, Autumn 2021 intake
Additional application for Haaga-Helia's Bachelor of Hospitality Management, DP in Tourism and Event Management, full-time studies, summer 2021
Application period from 29 July - 10 August 2021 at 15.00 (UTC/GMT +2)
The student selection is carried out solely as certificate-based selection, in which the following qualifications are considered:
- Finnish matriculation examination
- International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma
- European Baccalaureate (EB) Diploma
- Reifeprüfung/Deutsches Internationales Abitur (RP/DIA) Diploma accomplished in Finland
- Admission criteria and application form in Studyinfo.fi.
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