The tourism industry is booming. Well-trained professionals are very important. However, this also increases the demands on managers. The distance learning programme Tourism Management (B.A.) specifically prepares students for these requirements. Graduates of this programme have a comprehensive understanding of the tourism industry with sound economic and industry-specific know-how. They develop into industry specialists and are optimally positioned for managerial positions in tourism.
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Description of the programme
During your studies, you will acquire sound knowledge in economics. The social, methodological and leadership skills you learn are essential for management positions. Characteristic of this degree programme is the high proportion of industry-specific study content, which is taught from the first semester. This includes topics such as "Tourism Marketing", "Trends and Innovations in Tourism", "Hospitality Management", "Customer Integration and Communication" and "Customer Care Management". This Bachelor's degree programme has a modular structure.
Accreditations & awards
The IST Hochschule für Management is officially accredited as a state-recognised university by the Ministry of Culture and Science of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia. This guarantees the equivalence of the degrees with degrees from state universities.
The Bachelor's, Master's, and MBA programmes are accredited by the International Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (FIBAA). This means that you achieve an international and state-recognised degree. With the award of credit points according to the European Credit and Accumulation Transfer System (ECTS), your academic achievements are internationally comparable and recognised.
The IST University of Management has been institutionally accredited for five years after a thorough review by the German Science Council. We have thus received further state recognition, which underpins our claim to quality.
For the Bachelor Tourism Management (B.A.), professional experience of at least 3 months in the tourism industry is required. In addition, the general (technical) university entrance qualification or an equivalent school leaving certificate must have been obtained. The Bachelor's programme can also be taken without a high school diploma: For this, at least 2 years of vocational training plus 3 years of professional experience or a master craftsman's certificate or advanced training must be proven.
Note: If you do not meet the requirements, you might still be considered for admission.
The following documents are required for an application as a German student:
Final school certificate CV Proof of health insurance cover
The following documents are required for an application as an international student:
Final school certificate CV Proof of health insurance cover Language certificate
You can further specialise in the following areas:
– Wellness- und Spamanagement
Financing of studies
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