The degree of International Tourism Management is a tourism degree offered by Satakunta University of Applied Sciences.

With the degree Bachelor of Hospitality Management, you will be well prepared for your future career in tourism and you will be given the tools to pursue a successful business career, either in the Nordic countries or elsewhere in the world.

Semester starts


Degree info

  • Bachelor of Hospitality Management
  • 3,5 academic years / 210 ECTS
  • Language of instructions: English
  • Tuition fee: 9 500€ / academic year
  • Campus: Pori

Edunation application period

Regular Admissions
28.12.2022 - 10.02.2023
Pathway to Finland program
• Online studies: 31.07.2023
• Study hub in Finland: 17.07.2023

  • Objectives


    The aim of the degree program is to provide students with skills and knowledge in developing tourism business and services. These include customer experience and quality management, service and experience design, selling tourism products off and online, business models and profitable economic solutions.

    Students gain experience from hospitality, accommodation sector, event management and tourism distribution and specialize in designing extraordinary experiences in the Nordic nature.

  • Structure


    The studies are carried out in close co-operation with working life and tourism enterprises. Students are provided with conceptual and experiential learning opportunities, e.g. in local and international internships and tourism development projects that address real-life challenges.

    The studies include practical training, which offers students an excellent opportunity to develop a comprehensive view of the tourism field and networking in it.

    The main modules for this degree are:

    • Tourism Industry
    • Managing Tourism Destination
    • Customer Experience Management
    • Developing Tourism Businesses
    • Business and Well-Being from Nature
  • Career opportunities

    Career opportunities

    With international and business-oriented approach student will get excellent opportunities to different tourism-related jobs, such as supervisors, developers, coordinators and managers. In addition, the readiness for postgraduate studies is developed during this degree.

  • Guaranteed admission

    Guaranteed admission

    Our Edunation Pathway to Finland program offers guaranteed access to SAMK’s bachelor programs and you can get accepted within 2 days. The admission requirements are:

    • High school diploma / Higher Secondary Education
    • Transcript of records
    • Proof of English language: from IELTS 5.0, TOEFL IBT 35-45, Duolingo 75-80, or equivalent
    • Copy of passport ID page

    You can find more information about the English language requirement on our page.

    Students are pre-screened on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Admission Criteria

    Admission Criteria

    The admission requirements for the program can be found on the university page.

  • Tuition fee & Scholarships

    Tuition fee & Scholarships

    Further information about the tuition fee and available scholarships for the program can be found on the university page.


Read more in our FAQ