Course overview

You are fascinated by travel and languages, are a people person and want to make your passion your profession? The tourism degree programme at the University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons is practice-oriented, with an international focus. You will obtain an international business degree with cutting edge content and methods.

What you will learn

During the three-year full-time study programme, you will acquire the expertise required for successfully commencing a professional career in the tourism and leisure sector. This expertise, which is taught in all of our modules, comprises specialist skills, methodological skills as well as social and personal skills. The first year of study primarily serves to provide you with basic business knowledge, self-management training and teaches you the principles of (scientific) problem-solving methods. During your second study year, you obtain profound basic tourism knowledge and expanded business knowledge. Furthermore, you will learn to think reflectively in an international environment. In the third study year, you gain specialist tourism expertise and job-specific competence in your selected area of focus (major). A wide range of free elective modules and mandatory electives modules allows you to consolidate your knowledge in line with your personal preferences and thus to create your individual profile. The bachelor's thesis is compiled over a period of six months. The thesis will cover a practical issue that is looked at on behalf of a company or organisation.

Course details

Who is the course for?

For admission to the bachelor's degree programme in tourism at UAS Grisons, you must meet the following conditions: Do you have one of the following certificates? ̉- A Swiss school leaving certificate (Berufs-, Gymnasial- or Fachmaturität) ̉- A recognised international school leaving certificate. Further requirements may be applied if the school leaving certificate deviates considerably from the Swiss school leaving certificate. Do you have work experience? ̉- You need at least one year of work experience in the economic and/or services sector, either through an apprenticeship, internship or full-time employment. Further requirements: - English knowledge For the German-English classes, we recommend a B2 English level (Cambridge First Certificate or similar knowledge). For the English class, a level B2 language certificate (Cambridge First Certificate or similar knowledge) or higher is mandatory. - Mathematical knowledge You should have a good understanding of mathematical terms, equations and functions as they form the basis of the mathematics classes provided. The mathematics test on our website shows you whether your level of knowledge is sufficient for the study programme. - Accounting knowledge At the start of the study programme, accounting knowledge at the level of the vocational school-leaving certificate (business and services) is required. If you acquired your vocational school-leaving certificate a long time ago or you do not or no longer possess basic knowledge of double-entry accounting, we recommend that you acquire this knowledge as part of your self-study