Hospitality and Tourism Management (Dual Degree)

The 2-Year of the Master of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) is a brand new dual degree program developed by IULM University in Milan (Italy) with the Rosen College of Hospitality Management at the University of Central Florida in Orlando (USA) and the Institut de Géographie Alpine at Université Grenoble Alpes in Grenoble (France).

PROGRAMME

The Master of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) is a brand new dual degree program developed by IULM University in Milan (Italy) with:

  • Rosen College of Hospitality Management at the University of Central Florida, Orlando (USA)
  • Université Grenoble Alps, Grenoble (France).

The program covers two years. The first year, held entirely in English, takes place at IULM University in Milan. The second year offers three possible paths:

  1. Hospitality and Tourism Management, taught in English, takes place at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. Upon completion, students earn a double degree: Italian (Laurea Magistrale) and American (Master of Science) as well as the possibility of staying in the US after graduation for a year of work in the tourism sector.
  2. Innovation, Creativity and Tourism: 2° year at IULM University, students who choose this concentration will spend their second year at IULM University in Milan, the Italian center for innovation and creative industries. Students can spend an exchange semester abroad with other sought-after specializations in international top universities. All courses are taught in English. Students will earn an Italian degree (Laurea Magistrale).
  3. Innovation et Territoire, held in French, takes place at the Université Grenoble Alpes. Upon completion, students earn a double degree: Italian (Laurea Magistrale) and French (Maîtrise).

 

  • The teaching mix comprises 20% distance learning to acquire basic knowledge; 10% traditional lectures and 70% hands-on practice and training in a company.

The faculty is made up of 2/3 professors from the partner universities and visiting professors from major schools of hospitality and 1/3 managers from leading companies of tourism industries. A wide range of innovative elective courses to design a customized study plan.

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Hospitality and Tourism Management: managerial and entrepreneurial roles in leading tourism companies worldwide (hotel chains, cruise companies, airlines, companies in the MICE industry, business & leisure travel, network of travel agencies, tourist destination promotion agencies, consulting firms specializing in tourism).

Innovation et Territoire: leadership roles in tourism promotion agencies, destination management companies and institutions in charge of regional development.

The strong involvement of foremost tourism companies makes it possible for students to sharpen their profiles in those areas of expertise most sought after in the current labor market. A customized internship opens a fast track for entry into the world of work. In addition, the course supports students in starting new businesses, through the incubator IULM Innovation Lab.

The course aims to train professionals in 5 different areas of Tourism:

  1. Experience Design and Destination Management
    • Manager of product development and communication for local authorities and destinations
    • Destination Manager / Head of DMO
    • Manager of regional marketing projects for local authorities / destinations
    • Manager of tourism divisions in international organizations
  2. Hospitality Management
    • Hotel manager
    • Revenue manager
  3. Commercial  managers in tourism
    • Marketing & communication manager
    • Business development manager
    • Sales & International Sales manager
    • Country manager
    • PR and corporate communication manager for tourism businesses
    • Product/ Destination Manager
  4. MICE and event management
    • Event manager
    • Convention bureau manager
    • Meeting and congress manager
  5. Online travel & digital marketing
    • CRM  manager
    • Social media manager
    • E-distribution and e-commerce manager
    • Digital Marketing Manager

TUITION FEES

  • Year 1 tuition fees are € 9,400.

For Italian students, tuition fees are based on income. For more information read here 

  • Year 2 tuition fees for specialization at IULM are € 9,400.

For Italian students, tuition fees are based on income. For more information read here 

  • Year 2 tuition fees for specialization at UGA are € 3,490.
  • Year 2 tuition fees for specialization at UCF are € 18,000. Students will receive a stipend of $ 10.000 for living expenses in USA.

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AID:

  1. All students who have been admitted to the second year of IULM’s Hospitality and Tourism Management programme at the University of Central Florida will receive a $10,000 scholarship in order to help pay for room and board in the United States. This is a merit-based scholarship and as such students must continue to meet the requirements stipulated in the UCF Agreement.
  2. Two (2) international students enrolled full-time in the Master of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management for the 2018/2019 academic year will receive a full tuition waiver for the first year of the programme. Candidates shall be ranked by merit based on an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 (on the American grading scale of 1.0 to 4.0), which must have been achieved at a foreign university during the 2017/2018 academic year. This GPA must be certified by the university of origin or by a third-party agency.
  3. All international students enrolled full-time in the Hospitality and Tourism Management programme will be eligible to receive one of 18 tuition discounts amounting to a 50% reduction in tuition and fees for the first year of coursework. This reduction shall be provided to 18 students who are enrolled full-time in one of IULM’s two-year masters degree programmes for the 2018/2019 academic year. Eligible candidates must have achieved an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 (on the American grading scale of 1.0 to 4.0) at a foreign university during the 2017/2018 academic year. This GPA must be certified by the university of origin or by a third-party agency.
  4. All international students enrolled full-time in the Hospitality and Tourism Management programme will be eligible for one of 5 beds reserved in IULM’s Residence Halls at a special price of € 280.00/month.
  5. Tuition payment plans. All students enrolled in the Master of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management are eligible for special tuition payment plans, which are detailed here.

 

CHOOSE YOUR PATH, DESIGN YOUR CAREER!

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Course Coordinator: manuela.decarlo@iulm.it

Administrative office: segreteria.magistrali@iulm.it or admission@iulm.it

(+39) 02 89 141 2386 / 02 89 141 2818

 


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