PhD in Tourism Management

ABMS Open University Of Switzerland

Programme Description

PhD in Tourism Management

ABMS Open University Of Switzerland

3 TOP UNIVERSITIES = 1 EUROPEAN DOCTORATE All students will have in addition to ABMS Switzerland Doctorate a Joint Doctorate with University of Dąbrowa Górnicza (WSB) and Taras Shevchenko National University (KNU). ABMS is certified by EFMD EOCCS, the Swiss National Quality for Education (EduQua) and ASIC UK. WSB Is a European state-recognized university and KNU is a European public University founded 200 years ago and ranked among top 500 universities in the world. 3 Top European Universities = Best Virtual/Online Programme = 1 Top European Doctorate SWITZERLAND + EU + TOP RANKED 500 Ph.D. in Tourism Management is a qualification that will prepare students in such a fashion where they can become efficient workers as well as researchers in the field of Tourism. The main focus is upon explaining different techniques that are normally applied for carrying out tourism management. The coursework is going to focus on hospitality as well as tourism business management related courses along with research design groups and courses that deal with statistics. Students will be required to carry out the completion of courses in association with fields that are related and some of them are being mentioned below

  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Marketing
  • Management

The program will provide you knowledge related to all the relevant aspects so that at the time of need high-grade sophisticated techniques as well as tools can be used by the professionals. There are some important prerequisites which are being mentioned below We suggest that you should prefer to get enrolled in this course if you want to pursue a strong career in this field. Many decent opportunities will open in front of you and the best part is that more options will be there for exploring the possibilities. This program is equivalent to EQF (European Qualifications Framework) Level 8 - Doctorate Level. This program is equivalent to 180 ECTS How long should be my thesis? Usually from 60.000 – 100.000 words, students are allowed to have 10% less or more. Do you mention on the Ph.D. online or distance? No. Can I use the title? We have asked the Swiss Authorities about the title, and their answer was (Students are allowed to use the title they got from the school) Is there a "Thesis Defence"? Yes, and we recommend students to do it in Switzerland however it can be done ONLINE too, you need camera and microphone. Study Language: this study program taught entirely in English. We have 4 intakes per year: January, April, July, and October Is ABMS Accredited by a recognized European accreditation body? Yes, ABMS is authorized, validated, certified, accredited and an institutional member of over 50 public / private organizations.

Admission Requirements

  • Duration: 1-year study + thesis (thesis takes in average 2 years)
  • Age: Minimum age 25 years
  • Previous study: Master Degree or equivalent
  • English level: IELTS or equivalent (Only for students from non-English speaking countries or students who did not study at English speaking school)
  • Study Method: 100% Online / Distance
  • Fee: 3460 Euro per Semester

Note: Study fee does not include application and reservation fee (to guarantee you a study place) of 240 Euro (onetime payment and non-refundable).

Modules:

For the Ph.D., your thesis is the most important part, you have to write the whole thesis about the "Tourism Management" with one of our supervisors. The following modules you will study during the first year:

  • Global Management
  • Strategic Management and Leadership
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Information System Analyses
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Research Methods
  • Electronic Research Methods
  • Dynamic Websites
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated November 22, 2017
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