Tourism Students


Develop an understanding of the main internal and external factors that influence today's businesses in the tourism and hospitality industry.

Young Businesswoman


Develop your strategic management and leadership skills and reach effective operational performance.

Bella Vista Institute of Higher Education (BVIS) offers Graduate and Executive Programs in Tourism and Travel Management, Business Management and Health & Social Care Management. The programs are a mix of academic and practical activities to develop skills and knowledge for the fast-changing professional world. Our Master Programs are extensions of our Bachelor Programs consisting of 1 year (2 semesters) equivalent to 90 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System).

MA in Tourism and Hospitality Management

The flagship business program is the major in Tourism and Business Management, developed in partnership with United Nations World Tourism Organization, which prepares students who are interested in applied business activities related to travel and tourism industries, including new trends with social media and digital platforms.

This dual-degree program is designed and delivered in collaboration with the Institute of tourism studies (ITS) and held on the campus.

Mandatory Units:

  • Strategic Management and Marketing

  • Destination Management

  • International Tourism Policy and Development

  • Digital Tourism and Hospitality

  • Organisational Behaviour in International Contexts

  • Advanced Research Methods


In addition to regular and mandatory courses students will have to participate in internships or projects and select elective courses. We provide a exlusive set of academic electives delivered by the most important stakeholders in their respective fields. Their senior executives will provide the following tutorials and internships that can open the doors for a future career in the tourism industry:

  • UNWTO (UNWTO International Centre Switzerland) Traineeship ​

  • ETC (European Travel Commission) traineeship Job Bank​

  • ESPA (European Spa Association) for Health Tourism Management ​

  • PATA (Pacific Asia Travel Association) for Sustainability Tourism Management ​

  • CLIA (Cruse Line International Association) for Cruise line Management 

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

The objective of the Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership qualification is to develop strategic management and leadership skills for managers who have the authority and personal attributes to translate organisational strategy into effective operational performance. This qualification reflects current practice in Strategic Management and Leadership and allows learners to develop and expand their high-level understanding of strategic management and leadership in the workplace. This qualification is suitable for mature learners with a background in academic study or industry. The qualification has a clear work-related emphasis on practical skills development alongside theoretical fundamentals.

Successful completion of the Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership qualification will equip learners with the key skills and capabilities to become an effective strategic manager. The qualification also allows learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue their study towards an MBA with advanced standing.

Mandatory Units:

  • Strategic Management

  • Strategic Leadership

  • Strategic Human Resource Management

  • Advanced Business Research Methods


Optional Units:

  • Strategic Financial Management

  • Supply Chain and Operations Management

  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation

  • Strategic Change Management

  • Globalisation and Corporate Governance

  • Strategic Marketing


Health and Social Care Management

The objective of the Diploma in Health and Social Care Management qualification is to develop learners’ understanding of policy, management theory and practice in health and social care. It provides learners with an opportunity to engage with the challenges facing professionals, services users and policy makers in their own country. It will provide knowledge that underpins the ability to work as an effective manager in the hospitals/social care industry. It combines both theoretical and practical knowledge in the health and social care profession. The qualification will develop and enhance knowledge and skills in the areas of leading change, effective performance, planning and accountability, development and team leadership. Learners will be able to work in a variety of roles within health care administration and/or management.

Successful completion of the Diploma in Health and Social Care Management qualification enables learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue their study towards a relevant Master’s programme with advanced standing.

Mandatory units:

  • Health and Social Care Leadership

  • Managing People in Health and Social Care

  • Managing Finance in Health and Social Care

  • Health and Social Care Strategies and Policies

  • Leading Change in Health and Social Care

  • Research Methods for Healthcare Professionals

Admissions Are Open For 2022!

Are you interested in enrolling? Do you need more information? Please contact our admission team and we will answer you within 72 hours!