12 months
34180 EUR/year
34180 EUR/year
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Tourism is the fastest-growing industry in today’s business world and companies continue to require academically qualified managers to afford them an insight into the industry. This MBA in Leisure and Tourism Management program from EU Business School explores the theories, practices and business models that make up the tourism and leisure field.

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Focusing on the development of executive skills and strategic aptitudes, this MBA in Leisure and Tourism Management program from EU Business School  will deliver the key competencies required in the industry while developing understanding of international and intercultural management needs.

Career Options

The MBA with a major in leisure & tourism management provides students with knowledge of business as well as a skillset in leisure and tourism. Graduates of this MBA program may be interested in the following careers.

  • Event Planner

Event planners deal with creating and developing large-scale events such as conferences, company meetings, weddings, concerts or trade fairs, among others. Event planners will define the audience, define the event’s concept and promotion, identify suppliers, plan logistics, ensure event safety and manage the event project. Professionals of this field will also be involved in ensuring profitability and event implementation.

Success in this profession requires strong organizational and interpersonal skills. 

  • Wellbeing Manager

Wellbeing managers set new standards in the field of wellbeing. They enable organizations to make the step change to embracing wellbeing, by helping organizations and employees understand, manage and improve personal and workplace wellbeing. They provide leadership education on the very real business case for wellbeing and gain sustainable support.

To succeed as a wellbeing manager, professionals should be able to lead by projecting positive wellbeing-orientated behavior. They also need to be empathic and possess excellent communication skills.

  • Hospitality Financial Manager

Financial managers in the hospitality sector are responsible for the financial health of an organization. They produce financial reports, direct investment activities and develop strategies and plans for the long-term financial goals of hotel chains, restaurants and resorts among others. Financial managers assist in making decisions that affect the organization, ensuring financial longevity and the potential for expansion.

Professionals in this position need to possess good analytical abilities and excellent communication skills. They also need to be able to evaluate and assess financial risk and gain. 

  • Regional Manager

Regional managers in the hotel, travel and leisure sectors oversee spas, hotels, gyms or resorts throughout a large physical area. Depending on how the company operates, a regional manager may be responsible for one region or several. They determine the operational practices of business locations in the area, making sure each runs smoothly and efficiently, complies with marketing and sales campaigns, and meets budget and sales goals. They also interview, hire, coordinate and discipline managers. Regional managers create and maintain budgets, and coordinate with and report to senior management.

Regional management professionals must be highly organized, strategic thinkers with the skills to communicate effectively.


In partnership with University of Derby and London Metropolitan University in the U.K., and Dublin Business School, Ireland, EU students earn state-recognized degrees. Through its alliance with Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia (UCAM), Spain, students attain university bachelor's, master's and MBA degrees (título propio).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Transformational Management & Leadership
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Financial Reporting & Analysis
  • Marketing in a Digital World
  • Data Analysis for Managers
  • Negotiation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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Academic requirements

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GRE admission requirements GRE®
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 1 certified copy of bachelor's degree and transcripts
  • Proof of English level: TOEFL score 89 (internet-based), 233 (computer-based); IELTS 6.5; CAE C1 with a minimum score of 176; PTE score 59; English native or equivalent
  • A GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • A satisfactory score on the GMAT or GRE
  • An interview with the academic dean

* Students not meeting these criteria will have an interview with the admission committee and will be considered on a merit basis. For more information, please contact the admissions department of your chosen campus.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34180 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 34180 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    34180 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34180 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

CHF 37,800

Living costs for Genève

1925 - 2850 CHF /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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