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MSc International Hospitality and Tourism Management

Varna University of ManagementVarna - BULGARIA

Field(s) of study: Tourism and Hospitality Management
Cost of pre-eligibility application: 
  • Via Mastersbooking: 0 €
  • Via the regular school procedure: 0 €
Course cost: 4 950 €
Possible funding options: 
  • Academic excellence scholarships
  • Apprenticeship contract
  • Government grants
  • Paid internship

Next admission round: 

Next recruitment session:

Available slots: 

Available spots: 40
Places available per academic year: 40

Program Language

  • English

Course length: 

  • 1 year (12 months)

Start of the program: 


Level of entry: 

A Level+3 years
A Level+4 years
A Level+5 years



VUM is one of the leading educational institutions with more than 20 years of tradition to train and develop leaders in the field of tourism and hospitality. We offer one of the few opportunities to study international tourism in a real international environment. The courses are taught entirely in English. Classes are small and encourage crosscultural dialogue and personal connections. As a leading business school in Eastern Europe, VUM has the exceptional privilege to educate students in programmes leading to Cardiff Metropolitan University's British degree. VUM students follow a synchronized curriculum and have to meet the same high standards in learning and examinations.

Core modules:

  1. Managing People and Markets across Cultures (10 ECTS)
  2. Tourism, Hospitality and Event Industries in Context (10 ECTS)
  3. Exploring Hospitality and Tourism Landscapes (10 ECTS)
  4. Research methods (10 ECTS)
  5. Dissertation (15 ECTS)
  6. Ethical Research Issues (5 ECTS)
  7. English for Academic Writing (10 ECTS)
  8. Internship (10 ECTS)

Elective modules:

  1. Risk Management in the Tourism (10 ECTS)
  2. Industry Project Management (10 ECTS)
  3. Understanding the Behavioural Elements of Marketing: Knowing Your Consumer (10 ECTS)
  4. Revenue Management (10 ECTS)
  5. Digital Marketing in the Tourism Industry (10 ECTS)
  6. Management of Finance in Tourism, Hospitality and Event Industries (10 ECTS)
  7. Market Segmentation and Positioning the Tourism (10 ECTS)
  8. Innovation Management in the Tourism (10 ECTS)
  9. Leadership and Change Management (10 ECTS)
  10. Accounting for Decision Makers (10 ECTS)
  11. Operations Management (10 ECTS)

Course format: 

Full time

Qualifications/expertise after completing the program

Master degree diploma

Entry requirements

  • Bachelor degree diploma
  • Academic transcript from the Bachelor degree
  • CV in English language
  • Personal Statement
  • Certificate of proficiency in English
  • Two letters of reference

Admission criteria: 

  • Study and evaluation of documents
  • Interview

Course cost description: 

Tuition Fee: EUR 900 to EUR 1500 per semester

Semester Registration Fee: EUR 50 (EU nationals)

Semester Registration Fee: EUR 450 (non-EU nationals)

Duration of study: 3/4 semesters* (Depending on the Undergraduate Degree - number of credits and field of science)

Starting Dates: October

Location of study: Varna


Mrs/Ms Mariya Polimenova