Alcide De Gasperi University of Euroregional Economy in Józefów

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If you are interested to study in WSGE
MASTER IN HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT

Second degree studies last no shorter than four semesters. Number of hours should not be less than 800. Number of ECTS credits (European Credit Transfer System) should not be less than 120.

 

TUITION FEE

Course lasts 2 years / 4 academic semester. Tuition fee costs 3000 Euros / year  (6000 euro for the entire course). 

 

HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM MANEGEMNT

This is the management course giving students the opportunity to learn about managing the hospitality and tourism industry This course is designed for those who think about running own business or working as managers in the different organization related to tourism and hospitality industry. It is a field that focuses on all aspects of hospitality operations including hotels, restaurants, cruise ships, amusement parks, country clubs, and convention centers as well as focuses on tourism development, management of the travel industry, issues related to tourism marketing and tourism services.

The course is composed of four main parts:

The basic subjects

This part includes subjects from:

  • The social science area (for example: Brand management and creating a personal brand, Social and cultural impact of media),
  • Language courses (Polish and English language).

The general management subjects

This part includes subjects which give advanced knowledge, skills and competences in the area of management:

  • Different aspects of economy from global perspective (for example: Macroeconomic),
  • Management issues (for example: Management concepts, Strategic management with operational research, Security management with elements of operational command and leadership, Psychology and ethics in management),
  • Running own business (for example: Entrepreneurship, Negotiations and communication in business) and about very important financial aspects of business (for example: Cost accounting and managerial accountancy),
  • Marketing issues (for example: International marketing with communication and promotion in marketing).

The specialization subjects

This part of the course is focused on management of in the area of hospitality and tourism. It includes:

  • Knowledge on running own business or working as a manager in different types of tourism and hospitality organizations (for examples: The Role of Strategy, Image and Branding in Tourism and Hotel Industry, Standards of Quality and Corporate Social Responsibility in Tourism and Hotel Industry, Characteristics of Manager's Duties in the Tourism and Hotel Industry),
  • Organizing hospitality and tourism activities (for example: Sales Management in Tourism and Hotel Industry, New Trends - Events and Business Tourism, Spa and Wellness Services, Legal and Organizational Aspects of the Organization of Events and Franchise Systems, Sales Management in Tourism and Hotel Industry),

The practical part – internship in the business field

This part of study course is meant to give students practical skills related to the knowledge they got from lectures. It is implemented in two ways:

  • Practical classes (for example: projects, case study and the simulation on opening own company, preparing tourist offers, preparing the projects of events),
  • Internship in different companies such as restaurants, travel agency, hotels and other organizations conducting business in the area of hospitality and tourism.

As the University we offer also extra-curriculum workshops, the internships as the part of Erasmus program implemented in different countries of the European Union as well as paid internship under the Europeans Union programs.

The graduates of Master in Hospitality and tourism management are prepared to work in managerial positions (middle and senior level managers), as well as they are able to run successfully own business in the area of hospitality and tourism. The graduates will be:

  • prepare to work as an advisor, consultant, specialist, middle and senior manager in capital management system for hotel and tourism institutions,
  • prepare to manage the staff in organizations,
  • prepare to manage the organization of different tourist events and other activities in the area of hospitality and tourism

STUDY PROGRAMME