MSc Tourism Management

Budapest Business University
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available

About this program

MSc Tourism Management

The aim of our Masters degree program in Tourism Management is to train tourism professionals with professional competencies and knowledge, who will independently be able to: perform planning, decision-making and management functions in the areas of tourism; analyze the operations of the economic areas concerned, prepare concepts, plans and studies related to supply and organizational development, implement development projects and to manage enterprises and institutions.

Admission requirements

Entry Qualification

  • Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
  • The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
  • Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
  • You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.

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Program content

Knowledge of Economics and Social Sciences

Economic Statistics and Decision Analysis, Strategic Management and Planning, Research Methodology and Creativity Development, Economic and Financial Policy

General professional knowledge

Tourism systems, International hotel and hospitality management, Leadership, Creative project, Marketing management in tourism, Sustainable development and tourism planning

Scholarships & funding

A full scholarship opportunity is available on the university's website, called Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme.

Visit the university's website to view all scholarship opportunities!

Program delivery

Study Schedule: Full-time

Form of Financing: Self-funded

For more information, please visit the university's website.


Tuition fee: €3,000 per semester


Students who successfully complete the Masters degree in Tourism Management will have the following skills and be able to:

  • Confidently integrate and creatively apply theoretical and practical knowledge of the tourism sector and the economy in general,
  • Interpret tourism knowledge in a multicultural and global context,
  • Think strategically and innovatively for successful decision-making and problem solving,
  • Effectively manage and co-operate within an organizational framework, exploiting synergies between tourism co-operation networks,
  • Communicate convincingly at a high level, in both written and oral, and
  • Utilize an ethical approach to economic problems based on environmental and social responsibility.

The diverse and unique world of tourism requires versatile, creative managers.

Among other things, our Masters degree enables you to perform the following tasks at a higher level:

  • organization and management of tourism enterprises (accommodation, event organizers, airlines, restaurants …)
  • creating a tourism strategy or marketing plan for municipalities, regions
  • experience-based development of tourist attractions (e.g. festivals, cultural heritage, national parks …)
  • launching tourism businesses based on modern business models.

Choose our program to start or accelerate your tourism career.

Career paths

Graduates will find positions in:

  • Tourism enterprises,
  • Local governments and ministries,
  • Travel agencies,
  • Tourist destination management organizations,
  • Tourism marketing companies, and
  • Organization and management in non-profits and NGOs.

About this institute

Budapest Business University

BBU is Hungary’s market leading university and largest business school with a professional history of 160 years, educating more than 18,000 students and having international students from all around the world. The university is offering full degree programs on bachelor’s,...

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Why study at Budapest Business University

Why BBU?

  • Established in 1857
  • 18000 students
  • 1000 international students from 80 countries
  • 200+ partner universities
  • 1000+ active corporate relationships including Robert Bosch, Citi Global, Microsoft Artificial Intelligence Business School
  • Full scholarship opportunities

Several double-degree options in Europe and overseas

  • Augsburg University of Applied Sciences (Germany)
  • University of Stirling (UK)
  • Avans University of Applied Sciences (Netherlands)
  • Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences (Germany)
  • Shih Chien University (Taiwan),
  • Thomas More University (Belgium),
  • Universite de Picardie Jules Verne (France),
  • University of Asturias, Oviedo (Spain);
  • University of Le Havre (France);
  • Hof University of Applied Sciences (Germany);
  • Kempten, Duale Hochschule Baden-Wurttemberg Villingen-Schwenningen (Germany).

International accreditation in 2020 Faculty of Finance and Accounting was nominated the most popular Hungarian faculty

Contact info

Budapest Business University

1055 Budapest


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