Degree Programme in Hospitality Management and Service Design | full-time studies
During the Bachelor’s Degree programme in Hospitality Management and Service Design, you will acquire the creative and analytical skills to thrive in the hospitality and service field. You will learn the managerial competences in planning, organizing, and communicating. Studies in the Hospitality Management and Service Design programme combine theory and practice. You will learn service design methods through classroom studies and practical working life projects.
Innovation and development projects with Hospitality Field companies during your studies
As a student, you will apply theoretical concepts to real-world cases and practical assignments. In particular, you will learn how to implement service design methods in innovation and development projects. This is accomplished through work on versatile projects in development hubs with companies and on campus. One important part of the studies is working in our own restaurant BarLaurea, where you can acquire the developmental skills and professional competence needed in Hospitality Management.
Leaders of the future
International study visits will provide experience and understanding of the ever-growing international clientele. In addition to service business studies, the degree programme offers a wide range of studies in leadership, digitalization, communication and interaction, since the capability to lead work processes, network and understand the needs of customers is a core competence. User-centricity is essential to the studies. Students will also gain competences to operate successfully in the modern digitalized business environment. The ability to interpret data is a key skill to success in Hospitality Management. Knowledge Management is a core competence of future managers and experts.
Programme in more detail
The programme is composed of compulsory core competencies, complementary competencies, job placements and final project/thesis
The compulsory core competencies contain modules that will give you fundamental skills and competencies on the following areas:
- Hospitality Management (40 cr)
- Service Design (30 cr)
- Leadership and Business (30 cr)
- Expert in a Work Community – work placements (30 cr)
- Expert in Development and Workplace Innovation (including the Bachelor’s thesis) (30 cr)
You may construct your study path according to your personal ambitions and subjects of interest, either concentrating on one of the following modules or choosing a combination of those!
- Innovating Food Services (10cr)
- Tourism Service Developer (40cr)
- Producer of Event Services (35cr)
At Laurea, we encourage you to take part in voluntary work during your studies. The objective is that everyone develops their professional competences during their studies by participating in voluntary work in a role they choose themselves. You can fit voluntary work into any stage of your studies and gain credits.
Application through joint application system at Opintopolku.fi
Degree / diploma
Bachelor of Hospitality Management, BHM, restonomi (AMK)
University higher education is funded by the State through the Ministry of Education and Culture, so that students enrolled in regular degree programmes pay no tuition fees. However, students have to pay for their books and other materials, plus their accommodation and living expenses.
Tuition fees for Non-EU /EEA students: €8000/academic year