Master in Tourism and Hospitality in Portugal

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A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

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Masters Program in Tourism and Hospitality in Portugal

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Master in Tourism

ISG Business & Economics School
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Lisbon

This couse aims to give emphasis on the one hand, to vocational training where tourism is conceived as a phenomenon that must be organized to provide profits to business organizations,satisfaction to tourists and benefits to the community without harming the environment and residents and,secondly, to induce a solid preparation for the reseach of the tourism phenomenon in all its dimensions... [+]

Best Master Degrees in Tourism and Hospitality in Portugal. This couse aims to give emphasis on the one hand, to vocational training where tourism is conceived as a phenomenon that must be organized to provide profits to business organizations,satisfaction to tourists and benefits to the community without harming the environment and residents and,secondly, to induce a solid preparation for the reseach of the tourism phenomenon in all its dimensions. There are two branchs: - Strategic Management of Tourism Companies - Tourism Development Strategies A - The Master in Strategic Management of Tourism companies aims to prepare professionals to define business policies in a highly competitive and globalized. B - The Master in the field of Tourism Development Strategies aims to prepare professionals to face the new challenges of tourism development. Knowledge, abilities and skills to be acquired The MA aims to provide students with: - Skills development, at the strategic level, management of tourism businesses or tourism development - ensuring the acquisition of a specialized nature of academic knowledge in the chosen area - ensure training with resources to research or to deepen their professional skills - Extending the conceptual framework of the companies and organizations' strategies responsible for the tourism development - development of capacities to understand the factors that determine tourism enabling to act correctly in the context of global competition of tourism destinations and products Equipments and venues This programme has the following facilities to support teaching activities: Technological Work Centre, Library and Study Rooms. All our rooms are also equipped with: Portable videoprojector, PC /Netbook and overhead projector. Further Studies With a curriculum structure comparable to the best counterpart Masters courses in Europe, this course offers the most appropriate training for further studies and graduation in a wide variety of Doctorate courses. Entrance Conditions The following may apply for the Master's Degree: People who hold a B.A. or equivalent degree; People who hold a foreign academic degree awarded after a 1st study cycle organized according to the Bologna Process by a member state of that process; People who hold a foreign academic degree acknowledged as a degree satisfying the objectives of the graduate degree by the due body; People who have a school, scientific or professional curriculum acknowledged by the due body of ULHT certifying the capacity to obtain this study cycle. [-]

Master in Sustainable Tourism Management

Polytechnic of Leiria
Campus Full time 24  October 2017 Portugal Leiria

The Master Program in Sustainable Tourism Management aims the training of students able to perform tasks in various branches of tourism, whether in public or in private sector. [+]

Master in Sustainable Tourism Management The Master Program in Sustainable Tourism Management aims the training of students able to perform tasks in various branches of tourism, whether in public or in private sector. Thus, aims to: develop higher-level knowledge about the various disciplines that integrate the course, adapting the principles and concepts underlying the Management and Sustainability in Tourism; know deeply the human impacts on tourist systems and be able to establish effective solutions for this problem, apply the concepts and techniques developed with accuracy and ability to self-criticism; be able to, through the knowledge acquired, to diagnose problems and propose solutions to management and sustainability, have the skills to carry out plans for sustainable management of tourism resources; reaching research ability, critical analysis of information and scientific and technical dissemination; to motivate for the applications of knowledge, particularly through its sustained exploration and its integrated management, identifying potential employers, and promoting innovation; be introduces of new ideas and new products and services related to the sustainable exploitation and management of tourism resources in national /international market, through self-employment; understand and apply the techniques of scientific research, develop personal and professional skills that enable them to lead or join work teams; to acquire the skills needed to integrate doctoral or similar programs in related areas. Access conditions Holders of a degree or legal equivalent in the areas of Tourism, Management and related areas; holders of a foreign academic degree following a 1st cycle of studies organized according to the principles of the Bologna process in the area of Tourism, Management and related areas; holders of a foreign degree that is recognized as meeting the objectives of a degree by the Scientific-Technical Council of ESTM in the areas of Tourism, Management and related areas; holders of an academic, scientific or professional curricula who is recognized as attesting the capacity to carry out this cycle of studies by the Scientific-Technical Council of ESTM. The grading will be done according to the 37th article of the General Regulations of the Graduate Education and Graduate student at the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria and Procedures Applicable to Students in Special Situations. Study plan The Master of Sustainable Tourism Management is divided into two distinct blocks: the first block, corresponding to two semesters, develop theoretical, theoretical-practical and technical curricular units, that will provide the tools needed to develop an integrated and sustainable management of tourism resources; in the second block, on the final two semesters, is developed a applied research work or technical/practical work integrated in the companies. The course is developed using a mix method of complementary on-site and online teaching. Master’s program is delivered 12 weeks online, 2 weeks on-site and 1 cultural week ( in case you which to do so) per semester. Although it is mostly a distance-learning course, you won’t be alone. Our school members provide the high levels of support to enhance your success. You will have the occasion to work closely with your colleague and tutors in a suitably supported and collaborative online learning environment, studying at the times and in the places which suit you best. Other information The teaching / learning process is continuously monitored by the coordinator that meeting together, both formally and informally, with students and teachers of the course. The course committee, with the representation of students and faculty coordinator, assists in this task addressing all the issues that may affect the quality of the learning process. Students and teachers also have representatives in the pedagogical council, in the representatives council and in the scientific council of the school, which ensuring their ability to participate. Students and teachers are also consulted through surveys, contributing to the self-assessment reports. Reports are reported to the course committee, pedagogical council and scientific – technical council. Finally it should be mentioned the informal communication between: coordinator, students, teachers and representatives in various organs such as guarantee of active participation of teachers and students. Fees APPLICATION FEE: 60€ ENROLMENT FEE: 500€ for International Student Contingent TUITION FEE: I. General Contingent: 1.140€ /per year II. International Student Contingent: 3.000€/per year [-]

Master in Tourism Organizations Management

University of Algarve
Campus Full time September 2017 Portugal Faro

This master, with the official accreditation by A3ES Agency, has the following objectives: to transmit the most up-to date knowledge and best practices on management and development of tourism organizations; to integrate the results of both empirical research and provision of services to the community; to stimulate innovation and creative forms of management; to develop capabilities to analyze complex situations and to find integrated solutions to problems; to train professionals and researchers to articulate the process of tourism management with territorial and socio-cultural planning. [+]

Best Master Degrees in Tourism and Hospitality in Portugal. Tourism organizations operate in a context of growing complexity. Such complexity requires managers with a solid scientific and multidisciplinary education. The course in Tourism Organizations Management is an international Master, lectured in English by both university scholars and professionals from the tourism industry. This Master addresses the state of the art knowledge and best practices in the management of tourism organizations. It covers key areas of Tourism Business Administration, such as: Operations, Leadership and Organizational Behaviour, Finance, Marketing and Quality. Other fields include: Tourism Economics, Policy and Strategy, Events and Attractions Management. Master Goals and Learning Objectives to transmit the most up-to-date knowledge and best practices on management and development of tourism organizations, by building up on the knowledge acquired at undergraduate level; to integrate the results of both empirical research and provision of services to the community, enhancing diverse skills; to stimulate innovation and creative forms of management; to develop students‘ capability to analyse complex situations and to find integrated solutions to problems; to train professionals and researchers to the appropriate level so that they can articulate the process of tourism management with territorial and socio-cultural planning and development of tourism destinations. [-]

Master in Tourism Economics and Regional Development

University of Algarve
Campus Full time September 2017 Portugal Faro

This is a master's degree taught in English which has international recruitment. Since its first edition in 2012/13, the master was attended by students from the five continents. This degree is integrated in a Double Degree Program with the Master in Economics of Tourism: Monitoring and Evaluation, offered by the University of the Balearic Islands (Spain). [+]

Tourism is one of the economic activities with highest growth at world level. This Master combines Tourism Economics, an emerging scientific field within Economics, with Regional Development. This is a master's degree taught in English which has international recruitment. Since its first edition in 2012/13, the master was attended by students from the five continents. This degree is integrated in a Double Degree Program with the Master in Economics of Tourism: Monitoring and Evaluation, offered by the University of the Balearic Islands (Spain). Career Opportunities: The Master aims to train qualified staff able to intervene in the planning and coordination of policies within the tourism sector and regional development. The obtained training opens up a wide range of career opportunities in the tourism sector: one of the most dynamic sectors of economic activity in Portugal and worldwide. [-]