In the Tourism degree, students complete a university of applied sciences Bachelor degree qualification in Hospitality Management. The formal qualification is Bachelor of Hospitality Management. The studies are worth 210 credits and take 3.5 years to complete. There are 20 places in the degree, which consists of basic studies, professional studies, optional professional studies, free-choice studies, practical training and a thesis. The Tourism degree involves close cooperation with the other English-taught degrees at KAMK.
The aim of the degree is that students become experts capable of multidisciplinary cooperation in tourism. The overriding themes of the degree are the development of creativity, responsible tourism entrepreneurship, international competence and self-knowledge as well as adventure in tourism product development. Students will conduct close co-operation within a variety of learning assignments with tourism businesses and operators.
At the beginning, the studies will focus on basic skills and knowledge accumulation and then applying acquired skills and knowledge. You will study customer-driven and holistic product development and marketing as well as getting to know different cultures for the purposes of international tourism. Tourism consists of many different components, such as accommodation, catering, transport and program services as well as meeting and conference services. The final part of the studies emphasizes putting what you have learnt into practice, also within the context of different smart solutions.