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Service Management, Tourism - Master of Science programme

Master's programme · 2 years · 120 credits

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Description

The Master’s Programme in Service Management is a unique opportunity for those seeking a management programme at an advanced level with a strong link to research. The programme combines in-depth subject knowledge of the services sectors with an understanding of the specific organisational and managerial needs of service activities. When applying to the Master’s Programme in Service Management, you choose one of five specialisations: Culture and Creativity Management, Retail, Supply Chain Management, Sustainable Service Management or Tourism. We have a mix of students from all around the world.

Tourism

The tourism industry is one of the fastest growing industries. Committed individuals who can develop and lead service operations are in high demand. The specialisation in Tourism is aimed at those with career ambitions in the tourism industry with the entire world as their field of work. Tourism is studied from a multidisciplinary perspective combining elements of management, marketing, social sciences and humanities. You will gain deeper knowledge of destination development and marketing, value creation and innovation within tourism as well as project management.

Course details

Introduction to Service Management (7.5), Introduction to Tourism (7.5), Managing Service Organisations (7.5), Theory of Social Sciences (7.5), Methods in Social Sciences (15), Destination Development and Marketing (15), elective course(s) (15), Value Creation and Innovation in Tourism (15), Master’s thesis (30).

Career prospects

After graduation, you will be able to independently and strategically develop and manage service operations in the tourism industry. Graduates will be able to work as managers, analysts, consultants or researchers in the events, tourism, travel, transport and hotel industries.

More information

Read about the other four specialisations: www.lunduniversity.lu.se/lubas/programs#s

 

Watch on YouTube: Short slide show about the Master's in Service Management

Applications will open on the
2021-10-18

Application opportunities

This programme will open for applications from 18 October to 15 January

Contact

Programme Director

Malin Zillinger

Email: malin [dot] zillinger [at] ism [dot] lu [dot] se

Master Coordinator

Britta Persson

Email: master [at] ism [dot] lu [dot] se

Requirements and selection

Entry requirements

To be eligible for the programme the aplicant must have the equivalent of a Swedish Bachelor’s degree with a major (i.e. at least 90 ECTS credits) within one of the following areas: Social Sciences, Business Administration or equivalent.

To be eligible for the specialization Culture and Creativity Management the equivalent of a Swedish Bachelor’s degree with a major (i.e. at least 90 ECTS credits) in Cultural Sciences or equivalent is also sufficient.

Oral and written proficiency in English equivalent to English 6/B from Swedish upper secondary school is a requirement. International qualifications will be assessed in accordance with national guidelines.

Selection criteria

Based on the student’s ability to complete the programme. Students are ranked on the basis of previous study results (grades on courses and the Bachelor’s degree project) and a statement of purpose.

English language requirements

Most of Lund University’s programmes require English Level 6 (unless otherwise stated under 'Entry requirements'). This is the equivalent of an overall IELTS score of 6.5 or a TOEFL score of 90. There are several ways to prove your English language proficiency – check which proof is accepted at the University Admissions in Sweden website. All students must prove they meet English language requirements by the deadline, in order to be considered for admission.

Country-specific requirements

Check if there are any country-specific eligibility rules for you to study Master's studies or Bachelor's studies in Sweden.

Apply

Start Autumn Semester 2022

Day-time Helsingborg, full time 100%

In English

Study period

29 August 2022 - 2 June 2024

Application

Will open for applications 2021-10-18

How to apply

Lund University uses a national application system run by University Admissions in Sweden. It is only possible to apply during the application periods.
 

Step 1: Apply online

  • Check that you meet the entry requirements of the programme or course you are interested in (refer to the section above on this webpage).
  • Start your application – go to www.universityadmissions.se where you create an account and select programmes/courses, during the application period.
  • Rank your programme/course choices in order of preference and submit them before the application deadline.
     

Step 2: Submit documents

  • Read about how to document your eligibility and how to submit your documents at www.universityadmissions.se. Follow any country-specific document rules for Master's studies or Bachelor's studies.
  • Get all your documents ready: official transcripts and high school diploma (Bachelor's applicants), official transcripts and degree certificate or proof of expected graduation (Master's applicants), passport/ID and proof of English proficiency (all applicants).
  • Prepare programme-specific documents if stated in the adjacent column on this webpage.
  • Upload or send all required documents to University Admissions before the document deadline.
  • Pay the application fee (if applicable – refer to the section below on this webpage) before the document deadline.

*Note that the process is different if you are applying as an exchange student or as a part of a cooperation programme (such as Erasmus +).
*If you have studied your entire Bachelor's programme in Sweden and all of your academic credits are in Ladok, you do not have to submit transcripts or your diploma when applying for a Master's programme. However, there may still be other documents you need to submit! See the link below. 

*Svensk student? Läs instruktionerna om att söka till ett internationellt masterprogram på lu.se

Programme-specific documents

In addition to the documents mentioned under Step 2, you must also submit a statement of purpose when you apply for this programme.
 

Watch on YouTube: How to apply for a Master's programme 

Tuition fees

Non-EU/EEA citizens

Full programme/course tuition fee: SEK 220 000

First payment: SEK 55 000

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Citizens of a country outside of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland are required to pay tuition fees. You pay one instalment of the tuition fee in advance of each semester.

Read more about tuition fees, payments and exemptions

EU/EEA citizens and Switzerland

There are no tuition fees for citizens of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland.

Application fee

If you are required to pay tuition fees, you are generally also required to pay an application fee of SEK 900 (approximately EUR 100) when you apply at www.universityadmissions.se. You pay one application fee regardless of how many programmes or courses you apply to.

Read more about paying the University Admissions in Sweden application fee and exemptions on the University Admissions website.


*Note that there are no tuition or application fees for exchange students or PhD students, regardless of their nationality.

Scholarships & funding

Lund University Global Scholarship programme

The Lund University Global Scholarship programme is a merit-based and selective scholarship targeted at top academic students from countries outside the EU/EEA.

Lund University Global Scholarship

Swedish Institute Scholarships

The Swedish Institute offers scholarships to international students applying for studies in Sweden at Bachelor's, Master's, PhD and post-doctoral levels.

Scholarship options at the Swedish Institute website

Country-specific scholarships and funding options

Lund University has agreements with scholarship organisations and funding bodies in different countries, which may allow applicants to apply for funding or scholarships in their home countries for their studies at Lund University.

External scholarships

Information about scholarships from external organisations