International Tourism Management, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Full programme)
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English (take IELTS)
The International Tourism Management Programme at Dalarna University prepares you for positions in the tourism field where management of destinations and issues of sustainability are in focus.
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding


Environmental concerns are central to development of the tourism industry, and it is obvious that the future holds many challenges when it comes to new demands among tourists and the way in which the needs of the host populations are catered for. This programme addresses these central themes in International Tourism.

The International Tourism Management programme from Dalarna University has a strong international perspective, focusing on destination development. You will learn how to critically analyse the prerequisites for destination development and the consequences of different strategies, as well as marketing, communications and product development. You will also develop skills in using geographic information systems (GIS). Relevant aspects of services and sustainable development are central to the programme.

Why should you take this programme?
  • The focus of the programme on sustainability within tourism will prepare you for the changes that are taking place in the tourism industry.
  • You are offered the opportunity to spend one semester abroad to further enhance your international experience.
  • Our ITM programme has strong links to the tourism industry and offers you many site visits to provide hands-on insight into careers in this field.
  • With 30 years of education and research within tourism, our faculty has a very strong knowledge of where the tourism industry has been and how it is developing.

Career And Study Opportunities

The International Tourism Management Programme gives you a broad knowledge within the fields of Tourism, Travel and Business Administration. This means that upon graduation with your Bachelor's Degree, you will have a large number of options. The majority of our students enter the ever expanding tourism industry or pursue further studies at the Master's level, such as the Tourism Destination Development Programme at Dalarna University.

Our previous students have pursued employment opportunities as:

  • Tourism officers/planners
  • Project managers
  • Conference planners
  • Hotel managers
  • Operations managers
  • Organisational/management consultants

Tourism is an evolving industry, and our programme prepares you for a wide range of careers. Some of our students have also gone on to start successful businesses.


Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Introduction to Tourism and Destination Development
  • Tourism and Society
  • Spatial and Economic Aspects of Tourism
  • Management Accounting Basic
  • Tourism Marketing
  • Organisation Theory
  • Tourism Economics

For more information, please visit the programme website.

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score: 575

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score: 90

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

General entrance requirements 

+Mathematics B/Mathematics 2a or Mathematics 2b or Mathematics 2c, Social Sciences A/Social Sciences 1b or Social Sciences 1a1 + 1a2 and English B/English 6.; No knowledge of Swedish is required.

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • EUR 32472 International
  • Free EU/EEA
  • First tuition fee instalment:44,100 SEK
  • Total tuition fee: 317,232 SEK
  • EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.


There are a number of scholarships available for successful applicants to the International Tourism Management Programme who are applying from non-EU/EEA countries.

Value of Scholarships

Up to 40 scholarships available that cover up to 50% of tuition fees for one year (60 credits).

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