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The bachelor’s degree in Tourism at Kajaani University of Applied Sciences aims to provide both Finnish and international students with the high-quality education that Finland is known for, and to help students build a successful career in tourism.

The goal of the bachelor’s degree in Tourism is to provide the students with the necessary skills to manage quality tourist experiences and to develop and manage tourism businesses with entrepreneurial attitude. The focus of the degree lies in nature activities, cultural aspects and recreational tourism.

Programme structure

At the start of the degree, the students will focus on gaining basic skills and knowledge after which they will apply their acquired learning. You will study to gain comprehensive customer-oriented product development and marketing competence as well as to become familiar with different cultures for the purposes of international tourism. The final stages of the studies emphasize using your acquired competence in practice and in different types of smart solutions. The theme throughout the studies is innovative creativity, responsible and sustainable tourism enterprise development, internationality and personal development.

The students will specialize in adventure tourism or wellbeing tourism. In the adventure tourism module, students will learn to create and commercialize experiences in the form of summer and winter nature and sports tourism activities. The wellbeing tourism module enables students to develop experiental concepts of wellbeing and wellness products as a part of tourism.

Career opportunities

The tourism degree provides students with the skills to work in tourism development, sales, marketing and production tasks, tourism management, and as independent entrepreneurs. It involves intensive cooperation on a variety of work based learning assignments conducted with actors and businesses engaged in tourism.

Apply now! Fall semester 2019/20
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Sep 1, 2019

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States