Distance Learning Programmes in Hospitality, Leisure & Sports


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Hospitality, leisure and sports includes disciplines related to tourism, recreational activities and fine living, in general. With the increase of tourist activity all over the globe and the diverse leisure options available to date, this field offers rich career opportunities for future business managers and service providers alike.

There are countless different aspects to tourism and hospitality, matched by a rich array of specializations leading to popular job titles as travel agent, hotel and resort staff or tour guide, restaurant manager or transportation professional. A career in tourism requires people-oriented skills, a feel for current trends as well as technical competencies.

Sport science is also a very well developed branch, concerned with the physical and mental training of individuals and teams wishing to reach high levels of performance. With professions like sports coach or trainer, to therapist or nutritionist, universities offer diverse study opportunities in sports science.

Graduates in this broad field develop an advanced awareness of their bodies, knowledge of individual and group psychology, and learn to stay informed about popular entertainment and relaxation opportunities. Management skills are also crucial for professionals in the field, whether they choose to organise a business, a professional sports team, or an individual?s personal training.

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Suggested Online Programmes Hospitality, Leisure & Sports

Master Hospitality Management

The Master’s in Hospitality Management offered at the UCAM - "Catholic University of Murcia" is intended for people with a great capacity for management of equipment and who have the necessary attitude to solve complex problems through creative decision-making, oriented to the efficiency and effectiveness of the organization.

M.Sc. Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) – Dual Degree

M.Sc. in Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) is a brand new dual degree program developed by IULM University in Milan with: Rosen College of Hospitality Management at the University of Central Florida, Orlando (USA) and the Université Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble (France). The program covers two years. The first year, held entirely in English, takes place at IULM, while the second year abroad.  

Master Innovation and Tourism Marketing

The Master’s in Innovation and Tourism Marketing offered at the UCAM - "Catholic University of Murcia" is intended for people that are passionate about the culture of innovation, technology and marketing applied in tourism organizations. Applicants wishing to enter this program must be a graduate of a tourism related study or have a degree in a different academic field.

Master Tourism Marketing and Management

The Master's Degree Programme in Tourism Marketing and Management from University of Eastern Finland is not only about making money; we aim to make tourism better. Better for tourism businesses, better for tourists, better for environment and better for local communities. Thsi is what we teach our students and this is what the students can do when they have finished our degree programme.


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