Course overview

MET Master in Tourism Economics and Management is a one academic year postgraduate master program developed by Bocconi University to train young professionals aspiring to take a managerial role or to start their own business in the tourist industry.

What you will learn

What you will learn
Bocconi Master in Tourism Economics and Management is a unique opportunity for students interested in building a professional career in the tourism industry and is designed to provide participants with solid theoretical knowledge, management competencies and practical skills to face this fast-moving and global industry. MET program is based on active teaching methods and experiential learning. Besides traditional lectures, MET is characterized by case discussions, group works and meetings with managers and entrepreneurs operating in the tourism industry. Classroom activities are integrated by outdoor activities, such as internships, field projects, in-company trainings and study tour. MET is a 12-month program from October to October. Lessons are held on Fridays and Saturdays, with three full-immersion weeks distributed throughout the academic year and a warm-up week at the beginning of the master. The structure of the master allows students to carry on a job or an internship during the course. PROGRAM: 1. WARM-UP - Introduction to Economics - Introduction to Statistics - Introduction to Accounting 2. TOURISM PILLARS - Tourism Trends and Scenarios - Tourism Analytics - Hospitality Analytics and Revenue Management 3. TOURISM ECONOMICS AND POLICY - Economics and Tourism - Innovation and Business models in the Travel Economy - Tourism Policy and Governance - Sustainable Development and Destination Management 4. MANAGEMENT PILLARS - Marketing and DIgital Communication for Tourism - People Management - Performance Management e Corporate Strategy for Tourism - Finance and Real Estate for Tourism - Tourism Enterprises and Contract Law

Course details

Who is the course for?

Open to candidates holding a university bachelor degree in any subject, Bocconi Master in Tourism Economics and Management is reserved to young talents with a true passion, motivation and dedication to work in the tourism industry, one of the most challenging in the world. MET provides students with the know-how, skills and competencies essential to take a managerial role in the different segments of the tourist industry (hospitality, distribution, digital platforms, MICE, transport, cruise, DMCs, …) or to launch their own venture. A restricted number of students is admitted each year and candidates are assessed according to the following criteria: - test score (GMAT, GRE or Bocconi Test) - interview with the Master’s Director - letter of motivation - academic curriculum - curriculum vitae Deadline for applications: end of may Test and interviews: mid-june For more information on the course or to participate to the Virtual Open Days, visit or contact us at