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International Tourism Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Vienna, Austria
The Master of Science (MSc) in International Tourism Management (ITM) graduate program from MODUL University Vienna prepares students to best address the future needs of the global tourism industry. 

Overview

The International Tourism Management programme from MODUL University Vienna is the only Master of Science in Austria awarded the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s TedQual Certification. 

The program focuses on leadership and management, specifically with regards to hospitality-related companies, tourism marketing, tourism planning organizations, and policy makers.

Tailor your degree with an optional specialization and hands-on work experience

As part of your comprehensive tourism management education, you can add another skill set with an optional Enrichment Course Specialization. Specializations offer students the flexibility to acquire a deeper insight into areas such as Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Leadership, Digital Marketing, Innovation and Experience Design for Tourism, Real Estate Management or Sustainable Management and Governance.

In addition, students can take advantage of integrating a customized internship into their curriculum and gain practical, hands-on experience through an internship or the Industry Excellence Program.

Key Facts

  • Among the world’s 25 top performing universities in top-cited publications (U-Multirank)
  • United Nations World Tourism Organization accredited Tourism Program
  • International university with English as the instruction language
  • Graduates are prepared for leadership positions within the tourism industry
  • Industry-specific course content and research opportunities
  • Exposure to emerging trends in future tourism management
  • Emphasis on critical thinking, collaborative learning, and addressing 21st-century challenges
  • Courses delivered by internationally-recognized tourism experts
  • Unique network of startups, industry partners and investors at the MU Startup Hub 

Potential careers

  • Tourism Destination Manager
  • Museum, Sight, Attraction Manager
  • Founder
  • Strategy Consultant
  • Resort Director
  • Digital Marketing Executive
  • Various managerial positions in hotels and with airlines
  • Marketing Manager
  • Sales Executive
  • Event Manager

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Management and Research Fundamentals
  • International Tourism
  • Innovation and Change Management
  • Sustainability in Tourism

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    88

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General Requirements

  • Curriculum vitae (personal data sheet)
  • Letter of motivation (description of reasons for applying to MODUL University Vienna)
  • Academic qualification to enter the study program (university degree including transcripts!)
  • Proof of English proficiency level C1 
  • Copy of passport
  • Passport-sized photograph
  • Two letters of recommendation (from academic sources)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4750 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4750 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Vienna

  • 861 - 1340 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

The admissions committee may grant a reduction of €5,000 to outstanding candidates. This grant is up to the discretion of the admissions committee and no extra application is required. 

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