The programme will provide applied skills and concepts related to the leisure and tourism. The degree will focus on the development of management and entrepreneurial skills needed for people wishing to assume greater responsibilities within an organization, or for those wishing to start new enterprises. The management of tourism services is a challenging career in increasingly leisure-oriented society. Dynamic, creative and innovative people are needed to plan, organize and supervise tourism activities in a variety of settings and positions. Visiting professors from partner universities will be involved as teachers and advisors in the programme. Students have an opportunity to participate in Erasmus mobility for studies and traineeship. The language of instruction is English.
Qualification awarded: Business Administration with specialization in tourism and hotel management (joint degree in partnership with Utena University of Applied Sciences, Lithuania).
Admission requirements: General secondary education. The diploma must include grades for at least two of three subjects - mathematics, foreign languages (English, German, French, or Russian), basics of business economics which involves:
- accounting/accountancy with AFS/costing 50 /50 or
- economics or
- business studies(with functional management) or
Duration of studies: 4 years of full-time studies. The study programme consists of 3 parts:
- Part A – compulsory courses (general)
- Part B – elective courses (specialization)
- Part C – selective courses.
To complete the study programme a student has to acquire 160 credit points (240 ECTS).
Access to further studies: Master Studies.
Final test, if any: State examination and Diploma paper.
Study fee: 2900 EUR per year. If you are interested in the studies at Rezekne University of Applied Sciences fill application form at this address: http://www.rta.lv/online_application_procedure.
Deadline for application is July 1 for Autumn semester and October 25 for Spring semester.