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With this Leisure and Tourism Management program from EU Business School in Montreux, students will get an in-depth and practical understanding of hospitality management; quality of service; event and conference planning; and sustainability as it applies to tourism.

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Overview

To flourish in the fastest growing industry in the world, our program provides a solid foundation in the theory and practice of tourism management and prepares students for a successful career within the tourism and leisure industry.

This Leisure and Tourism Management program from EU Business School in Montreuxprepares students for a full range of functions across industries within the leisure and tourism arena. Students will gain an understanding of current business trends and challenges, preparing them for a successful career in the ever-changing business world.

Career Options

The Bachelor of Arts in Leisure & Tourism Management degree provides students with fundamental knowledge in all major business areas as well as specialist skills in the leisure and tourism industry such as tourism marketing and hospitality management. Students who successfully complete this degree may be interested in the following job positions.

  • Travel Consultant 

Travel consultants are equipped with specialized knowledge in travel. They work with clients to determine their needs and are responsible for the trip’s organization. To advise clients correctly, they must have in-depth knowledge about a destination’s accommodation options, areas of interest, weather conditions, exchange rates and passport and visa requirements which may involve traveling to destinations and attending trade fairs. They also deal with complaints.

To succeed in this profession, a professional should have good organizational and strong interpersonal skills. Knowledge of languages is required.

  • Tour Operator

Tour operators organize package tours which are sold through travel agencies or to the public directly through websites. They may purchase from individual entities or provide services such as hotel accommodation and flights. The tasks of a tour operator include providing information about travel destinations, organizing travel schedules, arranging transport and accommodation and alerting providers to specific travel needs. They may also be involved in wholesale negotiations with providers.

Organizational, interpersonal and organizational skills are key for success in this profession. Knowledge of languages is required.

  • Hotel Manager

Hotel managers ensure that the day-to-day operations of a hotel run smoothly. In addition to guest satisfaction, hotel managers manage budgets, recruit employees, undertake sales functions, coordinate maintenance work, ensure safety standards are met, monitor stock levels and deal with customer complaints. They are responsible for all the operations which take place within a hotel.

Competences needed to become a hotel manager include good oral and written communication skills, numerical aptitude and customer service. Knowledge of languages is required.

  • Conference Center Manager

Conference center managers are in charge of the operations and profitability of a conference center. Their tasks include planning daily activities with a multitude of departments such as sales and reception, managing budgets, supervising supplies and equipment and negotiating with clients and providers. Conference center managers also take part in sales and marketing activities. They work closely with event managers to achieve overall customer satisfaction.

Multitasking, coordination skills, planning and problem-solving are needed by conference center managers as well as commercial and negotiation skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Resources Management
  • Production Management
  • Entrepreneurship & New Venture Creation
  • Management Information Systems
  • Digital Business
  • Cross-Cultural Business Issues
  • The Business of Tourism

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Credits

210 ECTS

210-240

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 1 completed application form (if the application was not filled in online)
  • 1  certified copy of high school diploma and transcripts; or equivalent.
  • Proof of English level: TOEFL score 80 (internet-based), 213 (computer-based); IELTS 6.0; CAE B2 with a minimum score of 169; PTE 57; English native; or equivalent.
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • 1 written or video essay
  • An electronic passport photo or 3 printed passport-size photos
  • 1 copy of valid passport or ID card
  • 1 bank certificate or letter certifying the applicant's financial solvency
  • €/CHF 200 non-refundable application fee. Please attach a money order, check or receipt for a bank transfer payable to EU

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25350 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12675 EUR per semester during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    25350 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12675 EUR per semester during 36 months.

CHF 13,800

Living costs for Montreux

1700 - 2200 CHF /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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