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International Tourism MA ( full - time programme )

Following completion of the bachelor degree, students have the opportunity to continue to develop their knowledge and skills on the 2-year full-time International Tourism MA degree programme. This allows students to specialise in their chosen areas of interest.

Students have the opportunity to choose one of two interesting specialities: International Hospitality Management or International Tourism Management. They gain the abilities of solving common problems that managers and other tourism professionals are likely to face at their work. Students also develop academic, decision making and critical evaluation skills. Apart from theoretical issues, there is also a practical focus on the managerial and strategic issues in tourism, which belongs to the most rapidly developing branches in the world economy.

Practical trainings play an important role in preparing students to meet the requirements of the job market. That is why, there are various placement opportunities available locally, nationally and internationally. Practical training settings in Lublin include the Europa Hotel and the Grand Hotel, whereas international settings include hotels and holiday resorts in such countries as Greece or Spain.

A graduate is prepared to work in economic units and institutions which require the application of marketing, statistics, and information technology tools. The career paths are quite varied, thanks to the interesting modules of studies, including international cooperation in hotel management, IT in hospitality management, new technologies in food industry, strategies in hospitality management, advertising of tourist product, IT in tourism management, active tourism, and strategies in tourism management.

Fees

 

Administration fee (non-refundable) – 200 Euro

Tuition fee (per semester) – 2000 Euro


 

In order to make a transfer for studies conducted in English you will need the following transfer details:

 

Name: Wyzsza Szkola Spoleczno-Przyrodnicza / Vincent Pol University

Name of the Bank: Bank Zachodni WBK S.A. 4 Oddział w Lublinie
Bank Address: ul. Krakowskie Przedmieście 37, 20-950 Lublin, Poland

Swift Code(BIC): WBKPPLPP

 

Foreign currency account – held in EURO

Beneficiary’s Account No: PL 81 1500 1520 1215 2009 1373 0000

 

Foreign currency account – held in USD

Beneficiary’s Account No: PL 58 1500 1520 1215 2009 9858 0000

 

Full costs of transfer are on the Student’s side. The university should receive full fees.

 


 

General entry requirements:

 

International students applying to our University have to submit documents confirming their graduation from a Bachelor’s study programme. The MA course of studies is addressed to graduates of all fields. Graduates of BA studies of any other field than Tourism and Hospitality Management will attend compensatory classes in a complementary module.

 

Language requirements:

 

International students must submit a document confirming their knowledge of English, or are required to a attend an English language course. This requirement does not apply to students for whom English is a native language or was a language of instruction at school.

International students should demonstrate that they meet one of the following minimum language requirements:

TOEFL test with a score of at least 550,

IELTS test with a score of at least 6.0 for Bachelor and Master studies,

FCE test with grade B.


 

Programme Content

Year 1: Cultural Diversity, Pedagogy of Leisure Time, Marketing of tourist services, Professional language, Foreign language, Research Methods in Tourism, IT in tourism, Fieldwork II: tourism trade fair

Specialization Option- International Hospitality Management : New Technologies in Food Industry, MA Seminar, Diploma Seminar, Writing of MA Thesis
Specialization Option- International Tourism Management: Active Tourism, MA Seminar, Diploma Seminar, Writing of MA Thesis

Year 2: Intangible cultural heritage, Tourism regions, Sustainable tourism, Investment in tourism and hospitality, Taxes and insurance, International tourism business, Management of inbound and outbound tourism, International financial flow

Specialization Option- International Hospitality Management: International cooperation in hotel management, IT in hospitality management, Strategies in hospitality management

Specialization Option- International Tourism Management: Advertising of tourist product, IT in tourism management, Strategies in tourism management


Degree to be obtained:

MA International Tourism

Duration:

2 years (4 semesters)
The mode of studies:

full-time studies
Language of instruction:

English

ECTS:

Master degree: 120

Enquires:

For more information please contact:

Monika Wróbel M.A.
Head of International Admission Office

infoenglish@pol.edu.pl

 

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