B.A. Leisure and Tourism Management

General

Program Description

The best parts of business administration and tourism with an international profile: as a business-oriented program, Leisure and Tourism Management (L.T.M.), which is mainly taught in English, provides you with subject knowledge and skills in the fields of tourism, leisure, and languages. In addition to being practice-oriented, L.T.M. is especially attractive due to a large number of international excursions and study opportunities. This helps the program specifically prepare you for (inter)national business demands, in particular in the leisure and tourism sector, but also in the media and marketing branches.

Fact Sheet

  • Programm - Leisure and Tourism Management (L.T.M.)
  • School - School of Business Administration
  • Starts in - Winter semester
  • Admission - Restricted admission, minimum grades
  • Length of study - 8 semesters
  • Credit points - 240 ECTS
  • Degree - Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Main language of instruction - English

Short De­scrip­tion

Discover the world? Work with people? Or maybe rather something to do with numbers? If you're wanting to pursue a career in the tourism and leisure sector, you will need a broad foundation. Apart from profound management competence, psychological, legal, geographical and of course language skills are needed. With its resolute international orientation and the combination of theory and practice, the bachelor program Leisure and Tourism Management at HOST offers you the best starting conditions in the leisure and tourism sector.

During your studies, you will learn all of the necessary skills from the cross-sections of leisure and tourism, business management and law, marketing, media and creativity, as well as accounting and languages. The course structure at a glance:

  • 1st - 4th semester: study phase
  • 5th semester: main internship (21 weeks)
  • 6th - 7th semester: study phase
  • 8th semester: bachelor thesis

A period of stay abroad is compulsory and you can choose whether it should be a period of study or an internship. You can change the layout of the semesters to suit you best. We also offer the possibility to gain a double degree with selected partner universities abroad.

Goals and Career Prospects

Apart from gaining expert knowledge that is specific to the branch in the fields of management, leisure and tourism, you will receive broad training in business administration, which includes the teaching of accounting, marketing, project and HR management, statistics and corporate management.

Furthermore, you will learn the essentials from the areas of geography, sociology and psychology, which are so important to the leisure and tourism industry.

We guarantee you a highly practice-oriented method of teaching, capitalizing on our close contacts with players in the leisure and tourism industry and to exclusive cooperation partners and lecturers with years of practical experience.

As the majority of the program is taught in English, it helps to develop and train your language skills. By learning a further language, you also improve your chances for the international job market. This can be enhanced further by obtaining one of the optional double degrees.

Curriculum

  • Working Techniques
  • Economics
  • Mathematics / Statistics
  • Leisure and Tourism Markets
  • Business English I
  • 2nd Foreign Language A1
  • Tourism Operations and Leisure Trends
  • Project Management
  • Business Law/ Travel Law
  • Social Sciences in Tourism
  • Internship and Job Training
  • Business English II
  • 2nd Foreign Language A2
  • Introduction to Management
  • Business Law/ Travel Law
  • Corporate Taxation
  • Marketing I
  • Media Economics
  • 2nd Foreign Language B1
  • Maritime Tourism
  • Special Aspects of Management
  • Analytical Statistics
  • Cost Accounting
  • Marketing II
  • Tourism Management
  • 2nd Foreign Language B1
  • Business Simulation
  • Corporate Finance
  • Marketing III
  • Leisure Management
  • Creative Project
  • Sustainability and CSR
  • Branding
  • Transport in Leisure and Tourism
  • Advanced Leisure Management
  • Research Project
  • Events and Projects
  • Business Ethics
  • Field Trip I
  • 2nd Foreign Language B1+
  • Special Topic
  • Sustainability and CSR
  • Branding
  • Transport in Leisure and Tourism
  • Advanced Leisure Management
  • New Business Development
  • Research Project
  • Field Trip II
  • Scientific Circle for Bachelor´s Thesis
  • Bachelor´s Thesis and Colloquium
  • Internship and Evaluation
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