Entrance exams MASTER'S DEGREE
Comprehensive exam
Entrance tests for master's programs are carried out by the way of a portfolio competition
Minimal Test
Scores:
25
Maximum Test
Scores:
100
Course Overview

During your studies you will learn how to design a unique tourism product, to shape its attractiveness on the tourism market, and integrate it into an agenda for development of a territory's tourism potential. You will study international practices of development and promotion of competitive tourism products, gain knowledge of the characteristics of consumer behaviour in tourism markets, specifics of interaction with clients, approaches to tourism company management, which will allow you to become a unique specialist in the field of tourism and hospitality. Experienced educators who are actively engaged into the sphere will share their experience and all the secrets of the profession, using examples of successful tourism project management in Russia and abroad. Participation in professional competitions will allow you to build a path for your professional development and find useful contacts for career growth.

Curriculum overview
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СЕМЕСТР 1
Theory and methodology of socio-economic research in the tourism industry
Theory and methodology of recreational geography Information technology in tourism
Legal support of activities in the tourism industry
Modern problems and strategies of tourism development in the world
Project activities
Organizational aspects of regional tourism development
СЕМЕСТР 2
Innovative technologies in tourism
Strategic modeling of regional tourism development
Business planning in tourism
Event management
Development of marketing programs
Excursion methodology Industrial practice (research work)
Educational familiarization practice
СЕМЕСТР 3
Cultural and historical tourism resources
Personnel Management
Technologies for creating and promoting a regional tourism product
Country Studies and International Tourism
Industrial organization and management practice
СЕМЕСТР 4
Strategic management of tourism development
Industrial practice (research work)
Industrial pre-graduation practice
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Career prospects

During the different types of internships — educational introductory, in-house organizational and managerial, in-house pre-diploma — you will get acquainted with the way bodies of the tourism industry function including large tour operators and authorities supervising the tourism industry. In-house research internship will allow you to interpret and present the results of research in the field of tourism, use modern scientific and technological advances to design a competitive tourism product.
Specialists in the field of tourism can expect to find employment in both Russian and international companies, in public authorities in the field of tourism and hospitality management.

Summer Courses
Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University welcomes all interested applicants to accelerated subject courses, which will prepare students for the university-conducted entrance tests. In addition to these fast-paced classes, IKBFU also maintains long-term preparatory courses. From October to May, the offered classes prepare those interested for the Unified State Exam (ЕГЭ), honing an excellent grasp of the main school subjects. Visit Us: Mon–Fri.: 19:00–18:00, Lunch from 13:00–14:00 Address: Nevskogo St., 14 (building #2) office 116; telephone numbers 595-596, 466-422