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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 specialization 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.

Degree: Master of Hospitality Management, 90ECTS

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

Application period: 4 September to 19 September 2019 at 15.00 Finnish time

Studies start: January 2020
Application information:
Student selection is carried out on the basis of:

  • an advance assignment and entrance examination OR
  • an advance assignment and SAT results and Skype-interview.

Entrance Exam or Skype interview: 4 November 2019. Invitations to the entrance examination will be sent based on the advance assignment or advise assignment and SAT results.
SAT test: Results must be available in SAT database by 25 September 2019
Advance assignment and CV template have published in 4 September 2019. Deadline for returning: 25 September 2019 klo 15.00.

Application statistics: Statistics from previous applications are available here.
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Open Path and Transfer applicants applying in autumn 2019 for studies starting in January 2020, will apply to the new curriculum available in here.