Master of Management (MAM) in Sustainable Tourism

Sustainability Management School

Programme Description

Master of Management (MAM) in Sustainable Tourism

Sustainability Management School

You will have the opportunity to learn the most innovative best practices in the field of Sustainable Tourism and responsible management of hotels.

You will improve your leadership and entrepreneurial skills through tackling sustainability challenges while leading tourist facilities and managing protected areas.

Experiential camps and practice-oriented projects will be guided by academics and professionals. These projects are part of SUMAS’ innovative teaching methodology which includes video conferences with leading speakers in organizations and in-class company presentations. These activities not only encourage knowledge sharing but also provide valuable opportunities for networking to enhance your career development.

Programme Organization

LENGTH: 3 terms (full-time program) or 6 terms (part-time program)

CONTENT: 9 core modules and 5 major courses. The program also features projects in collaboration with our local and international partners and a final Dissertation.

SMALL INTERACTIVE CLASSES: Classes are based around discussions of cases, videos and role-play activities.

PAPERLESS CLASSES: All SUMAS students have access to our unique eLearning platform, containing a wide variety of resources including eBook chapters, academic journal articles and links to online academic resources. We also encourage the use of our eLearning platform for communication between students and professors. As printing is discouraged, student projects are submitted digitally to professors.

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Requirements for the Master’s Programs:

  • Official certified transcripts and diplomas of Bachelor or Master Studies, with a certified translation, if not originally in English.
  • TOEFL (minimum score of 550 PBT or 80 IBT), or IELTS (minimum score of 5.5), or other Standardized English Placement Exams.
  • Motivation Letter indicating why you want to study in Switzerland at Sustainability Management School.
  • Copy of Passport or ID.

Graduate Programme Costs

  • Non-refundable application fee - 200 CHF for EU / 500 CHF for Non-European.
  • 1-year program costs: CHF
  • Expenses & Materials - 450 CHF

SUMAS does not currently offer any scholarship programs or grants.

Career Opportunities

This program will prepare students for a wide range of careers which require the ability to analyse complex business operations and to reach sustainable solutions.

SUMAS students can choose to take a second optional year and engage in an internship in a corporation or an international organisation.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
Sustainability Management School

Last updated August 31, 2018
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