Bachelor's Programme Economy, Health and Sports Tourism

Joint Study Programme of the University of Innsbruck and the UMIT - The Health & Live Sciences University (located in Landeck)

Faculty Faculty of Economics and Statistics
Duration / ECTS-Credits 6 semesters / 180 ECTS-Credits
Academic Degree
Bachelor of Science (BSc)
Qualification Level
Bachelor (First Cycle)
ISCED-F 1015 Travel, Tourism and Leisure
Mode of Study
Full-Time
Study Code
C 033 555
Curriculum Information on the Curriculum (2014W)*
Admission Requirements
Secondary school completion certificate or equivalent
Application » The first admission take place at the UMIT Hall and
the second admission take place at the LFUI.


* Information on the Curriculum (2014W)

The complete version of the curriculum reflects the currently valid version of the curriculum. It is for informational purposes only and is not legally binding. The legally binding version of the curriculum, including any amendments, may be found in the University of Innsbruck Bulletins.

In order to determine which version of the curriculum is applicable in your case, see the Catalogue of Studies

  available at: http://orawww.uibk.ac.at/public/lfuonline_meinestudien.studienblatt   Section: Current Curriculum version.

University of Innsbruck Bulletins » (Click to open all University of Innsbruck Bulletins)

Information about examination regulations, assessment and grading

Examination regulations

The examination regulation is an integral part of the curriculum, detailed information can be found under the paragraph examination regulations.

Description of the applied grading system (including the grade distribution table) »

The grade distribution table is a statistical representation of the distribution of all successfully completed examinations in a given programme of study or subject (based on all registered students for the programme or subject). The grade distribution table is updated in regular intervals.

Austrian grading
 scheme
 Definition
 %-age
      
 1  EXCELLENT:
 Outstanding performance
21.7

= 100%

 2

 GOOD:
 Generally good, but with some errors
30.1
 3  SATISFACTORY:
 Generally sound work with a number of substantial errors
27.5
 4  SUFFICIENT:
 Performance meets the minimum cirteria
20.7
 5  INSUFFICIENT:
 Substantial improvement necessary; requirement of further work
     

Source: Academic year 2016/2017


Overall classification of the qualification

Not applicable
Explanation: An overall classification (mit Auszeichnung bestanden/pass with distinction, bestanden/pass, nicht bestanden/fail) – is awarded only for examinations that conclude a programme of study and consist of more than one subject (an examination of this type is not specified in the curriculum of this programme of study).

Introduction and Orientation Phase for Students (STEOP)

Studies Induction and Orientation Stage (STEOP) starting winter term 2016 »

(1) Within the scope of the Studies and Orientation Stage, which takes place in the first semester, the following course examinations must be passed:

  1. SL Introduction to Management (4 ECTS-Credits)
  2. SL Introduction to Economics (4 ECTS-Credits)
  3. SL Fundamentals of Tourism (4 ECTS-Credits)
  4. SL Sport and Health Tourism (4 ECTS-Credits)

(2) Successful passing of all exams of the Studies Induction and Orientation Stage entitles to passing all further courses and examinations as well as to writing the Bachelor’s Thesis.

(3) Before successful completion of the Studies Induction and Orientation Stage courses amounting to 14 ECTS-Credits may be passed. The requirements specified in the curriculum must be met.

Studies Induction and Orientation Stage (STEOP) until december 2015 »

(1) The Studies Induction and Orientation Stage (STEOP), with a duration of one semester (30 ECTS-Credits), provides an overview of the study programme and its structure in order to give students an objective basis to assess their decision to pursue their chosen subjects.

(2) During the Studies Induction and Orientation Stage, the following course examinations, which may be repeated twice, must be completed satisfactorily:

1. SL Introduction to Management (4 ECTS-Credits)
2. SL Introduction to Economics (4 ECTS-Credits)
3. SL Fundamentals of Tourism (4 ECTS-Credits)
4. SL Sport and Health Tourism (4 ECTS-Credits)

(3) A positive result (passing grade) on the examinations specified in Paragraph 2 permits students to attend all courses and take all examinations following the Introduction and Orientation Phase for Students (STEOP) and to write a bachelor's thesis as described in the curriculum. The registration requirements specified by the curriculum must be met.

General Information

Recommended Course Sequence

The exemplary course sequence given below is recommended for full-time students beginning their study programme in the winter semester. The table shows one possible course sequence for the bachelor's programme and is not compulsory. Delays resulting from repeated examinations are not taken into account.

The standard duration of the study programme is 6 semesters or 180 ECTS-Credits, whereby according to the Universities Act of 2002, a workload of 1,500 (real) hours per academic year must be fulfilled, corresponding to 60 ECTS-Credits (one ECTS-Credit is equivalent to a workload of 25 hours).

First Semester »

  4,0 ECTS-Credits: Introduction to Management
  6,0 ECTS-Credits: Bookkeeping and Financial Accounting
  4,0 ECTS-Credits: Introduction to Economics
4,0 ECTS-Credits: Fundamentals of Tourism
  4,0 ECTS-Credits: Economic Policy 
  6,0 ECTS-Credits: Statistics
  2,0 ECTS-Credits: Business Communication English I

Second Semester »

  4,0 ECTS-Credits: Strategic Management
  4,0 ECTS-Credits: Financial Management
  8,0 ECTS-Credits: Fundamentals of Marketing and Services Marketing
4,0 ECTS-Credits: Macroeconomics
  4,0 ECTS-Credits: Sport and Health Tourism
  6,0 ECTS-Credits: Elective Modules § 9 Para 2

Third Semester »

  6,0 ECTS-Credits: Foundation of an Enterprise and Enterpreneurship
  10,0 ECTS-Credits: Management Accounting and Control
  4,0 ECTS-Credits: Organizational Behavior
4,0 ECTS-Credits: Online Communication and Marketing
  4,0 ECTS-Credits:Fundamentals of Sports & Health Psychology & Sociology
  4,0 ECTS-Credits: Introduction to the Fundamentals of Law

Fourth Semester »

  4,0 ECTS-Credits: Concepts and Instruments of Personnel Management
  4,0 ECTS-Credits: Booking and Yield Management
4,0 ECTS-Credits: Fundamentals of Enterprise Law
  4,0 ECTS-Credits: Fundamentals of Scientific Working
  4,0 ECTS-Credits: Managerial Economics
  8,0 ECTS-Credits: Elective Modules § 9 Para 2

Fifth Semester »

  4,0 ECTS-Credits: Current Developments in Personnel Management
4,0 ECTS-Credits: Seminar for Writing the Bachelor's Thesis Synopsis
  4,0 ECTS-Credits: Destination Management and Marketing
  2,0 ECTS-Credits: Sport Economics
18,0 ECTS-Credits: Elective Modules § 9 Para 2

Sixth Semester »

  4,0 ECTS-Credits: Applied Sports and Health Research in the Alpin Region
  6,0 ECTS-Credits: Prevention , Nutrition and Movement
12,0 ECTS-Credits: Seminar with Bachelor's Thesis
  8,0 ECTS-Credits: Elective Modules § 9 Para 2

Graphic chart »

Bachelorstudium Wirtschaft, Gesundheits- und Sporttourismus - course sequence

Qualification Profile and Skills

The joint Bachelor’s Programme Economy, Health and Sports Tourism of the Leopold-Franzens-University (LFUI) and UMIT – Private University of Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall in Tirol, is an economic university education with a focus on alpine health and sports tourism.

  The study programme is held in Landeck.

  The study programme is a full-time study programme with modular structure.

The joint Bachelor’s programme aims at supplying the students with theoretical, methodological and practical tools for making a contribution to the further development and the implementation of trends in tourism in the Alpine area.  Focus lies on sustainable health and sports tourism. It is the aim to facilitate an intensive transfer to businesses and organisations, especially in the area of innovative health and sports tourism by using practical expereince, project studies and applied science.

Successful graduates of the Bachelor’s programme of Economy, Health and Sports Tourism know the basic theories, models and instruments of business management and economy. They are able to challenge them and to put them in a wider social and economic context. They know about the specific character of regional tourist services with focus on health and sports tourism. They are able to embed entrepreneurial action in a regional context and to participate in the setting up of co-operations in product development and marketing.

Expected Learning Outcomes

Students are able to understand business and economic contexts, to assess them and use their knowledge for finding solutions to tourism-related economic problems. Graduates are able to find innovative solutions for complex problems of business management and regional development. They are also able to take on responsibility for business and regional-political measures. Special focus is on the development of innovative and sustainable approaches for the alpine health and sports tourism sector.

Graduates understand management concepts, can apply them and critically reflect on the field of conflict of economy, ecology and ethics.

Future Prospects: Occupational Profiles and Career Opportunities

Having completed this study programme, a wide range of professions and careers in economy are open to the graduates – especially in the area of tourist industry and sports management, management of health-related services, public administration, associations, chambers, lobbies and the media. The study programme has a special focus on the middle management level of accommodation businesses, tourist-related businesses like lift operators, facilities of leisure industry and event agencies, as well as industry-wide organisations of tourism and regional development, e.g. tourist boards.

Postgraduate and further Studies at the University of Innsbruck

The degree is – with regards to methodology and contents – a basis for an advanced Master’s study programme in economy.

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Contact and Information

Examination Office 
Standort Landeck Piktogramm barrierefreier Zugang 

Dean of Studies
Ao.Univ.-Prof. Dr. Gottfried Tappeiner

Dean of Studies
Ao.Univ.-Prof. Dr. Gottfried Tappeiner

Contact at the UMIT
Privatdozent Dr. Peter Heimerl
Telefon: +43 050 8648-3872 | E-Mail: lehre@umit.at +43(0)50-8648-3872

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