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Universidade Lusófona

Master in Tourism

School of Economic Sciences and Organizations

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Confered Degree | Duration | ECTS

Master | 4 Semesters | 120 ECTS

Programme Director

Profª. Doutora Mafalda Patuleia


Sónia Ferreira

Entrance Conditions

The following may apply for the Master's Degree:
a) People who hold a B.A. or equivalent degree;
b) People who hold a foreign academic degree awarded after a 1st study cycle organized according to the Bologna Process by a member state of that process;
c) People who hold a foreign academic degree acknowledged as a degree satisfying the objectives of the graduate degree by the due body;
d) People who have a school, scientific or professional curriculum acknowledged by the due body of ULHT certifying the capacity to obtain this study cycle.

Programme requirements

Have completed a total of 120 ECTS


This couse aims to give emphasis on the one hand, to vocational training where tourism is conceived as a phenomenon that must be organized to provide profits to business organizations,satisfaction to tourists and benefits to the community without harming the environment and residents and,secondly, to induce a solid preparation for the reseach of the tourism phenomenon in all its dimensions.
There are two branchs:
- Strategic Management of Tourism Companies
- Tourism Development Strategies
A-The Master in Strategic Management of Tourism companies aims to prepare professionals to define business policies in a highly competitive and globalized.
B - The Master in the field of Tourism Development Strategies aims to prepare professionals to face the new challenges of tourism development.

Knowledge, abilities and skills to be acquired

The MA aims to provide students with:
- Skills development, at the strategic level, management of tourism businesses or tourism development
- ensuring the acquisition of a specialized nature of academic knowledge in the chosen
- ensure training with resources to research or to deepen their professional skills
- Extending the conceptual framework of the companies and organizations' strategies responsible for the tourism development
- development of capacities to understand the factors that determine tourism enabling to act correctly in the context of global competition of tourism destinations and products

Equipments and venues

"""This programme has the following facilities to support teaching activities: Technological Work Centre, Library and Study Rooms.
All our rooms are also equipped with: Portable videoprojector, PC /Netbook and overhead projector.""

Further Studies

"With a curriculum structure comparable to the best counterpart Masters courses in Europe, this course offers the most appropriate training for further studies and graduation in a wide variety of Doctorate courses.


Occupacional Profiles

Tourism establishment managers; Senior management of tourism, leisure and recreation businesses; Tourism marketing and communication managers; Responsible for the strategic development of tourism companies and destinations; Consultants and researchers in the field of tourism; Senior public administration; Teachers in the area of ??tourism training; Liberal professionals.

Scientific Areas

Serviços pessoais | Ciências empresariais | Ciências sociais e do comportamento

Study Plan

1st Year/ Semester ECTS
Global Analysis of TourismFirst Semester6,5
Strategic Marketing in TourismFirst Semester6,5
Option 1Second Semester6
Scientific Research MethodologiesSecond Semester7
Tourism and Sustainable DevelopmentSecond Semester7
1st Year/ Semester ECTS
Business Administration and Tourism Real Estate ProjectsFirst Semester6,5
Business Strategy and CompetitivenessFirst Semester7
Commercial Aviation EconomicsFirst Semester6,5
Business Information SystemsSecond Semester7
1st Year/ Semester ECTS
Leisure and Recreation ManagementFirst Semester6,5
Tourism Destinations ManagementFirst Semester6,5
Tourism Development StrategiesFirst Semester7
Regional and Urban PlanningSecond Semester7
2nd Year/ Semester ECTS
Dissertation, Project or InternshipYearly50
Seminar (modules)Semesterly10
Image Assessment of Tourism DestinationsFirst Semester2
Tourism Consumers Satisfaction SurveyFirst Semester2
Treatment and Data Analysis Applied to Tourism ResearchFirst Semester6

Teaching staff

Teachers, Academic Degree and Dedication time
LecturerAcademic DegreesDedication time
Álvaro De Borba Cruz Lopes DiasAgréggationPart-Time
Eduardo Manuel Machado De Moraes Sarmento FerreiraDoctorateFull-Time
João Pedro Vaz Pinheiro EstevãoMasterPart-Time
Jorge Manuel Mangorrinha MartinsDoctorateFull-Time
Maria Teresa Garcia FlorentinoDoctoratePart-Time
Miguel Plantier Saraiva ConsciênciaBachelorPart-Time
Mónica Belchior Morais De BritoDoctoratePart-Time
Rui Pedro Nobre RibeiroDoctorateFull-Time
Vasco Ribeiro Dos SantosDoctoratePart-Time


Early Apllications (for enrolled students only) 0 €
External Students 0 €
Holders of Foreign Higher Education 300 €
Holders of University Degree 126 €
Holders of University Degree - Alumni 0 €
Student Insurance40 €
Enrollment and Registration184 €
Average value for 30 ECTS semestral curricular units 235,2 €
Per ECTS 7,84 €

Other fees may be applied in accordance with the regulations in force