The master’s programme includes subjects such as “Experience Design”, “Service Design”, “Sales Design”, “Advanced Process and Project Management”, “Financial Management”, “Cooperation Management”, “Management Simulation in Tourism Context”, “Managing and Leading the Tourism Workforce”, “Sustainable Tourism Management”, “Marketing and Communication Management”, “E-Marketing”, “Specialized Tourism – Applied Business Concepts”, “Meeting Industry & Events”, “Cultural Tourism”, “Sports and Outdoor Tourism”, “Health and Wellbeing Tourism”, “Strategic E-Tourism Management”, “E-Tourism Application Domains”, “Information & Communication Technologies for Tourism”, “Integrated E-Strategy Development”, “International Consulting”, “Tourism and Leisure Research” and “Research-based Decision Making”. Students must also do an applied research and training semester. To complete the programme students must write a master’s thesis.
To qualify for admission to the master’s programme in Tourism and Leisure Management you must have obtained a bachelor’a or university diploma in Business Administration or a related subject at a recognised institution of higher education in Austria or abroad. Minimum number of ECTS credits required: 180. Your complete application file will be verified individually for compliance with the entry requirements. All applicants who are neither native speakers of English nor have completed the entire courses of the qualifying preliminary studies lectured in English have to provide as an additional requirement an English language certificate. Sufficient proof of English language proficiency by means of IELTS 7.0, TOEFL minimum score 95 or Cambridge Certificate Level C1. The admission procedure for the master’s programme in Tourism and Leisure Managment involves an assessment of your application file and an admission interview which will be held in the language of instruction (English). This one-on-one interview either takes place in Krems or will be held via Skype.