Bachelor Professional

Bachelor Professional

Spring
Or Fall
180
ECTS
3-6
Semesters (1.5-3 Years)

SPRING OR FALL - 180 ECTS - 3-6 SEMESTERS (1.5-3 YEARS) - €10,635 PER SEMESTER - FULL TIME - ON CAMPUS

Benefit from the expertise of two institutions

Benefit from the expertise of two leading institutions in the field of tourism and hospitality with the BPr program. This science-based education emphasizes practical application and offers flexible program duration options, allowing students to complete this professional qualification in 1.5 years.

Tap into the beating heart of central Europe’s hospitality industry through expert-led modules delivered by the Austrian Hotel Association (ÖHV - Österreichische Hoteliervereinigung) and Modul University Vienna.

Upgrade professional skills

Essential concepts such as marketing, HR, finance, and understanding the business's operating environment. Delve deeper by completing additional work experience or by expanding your knowledge into specific areas of interest.

Specifically designed for professionals in tourism and hospitality, this program provides academic insights into the dynamic industry of hotel management and/or tourism, ensuring career development.

Tailor your study experience

Experience a comprehensive and dynamic learning journey as a Bachelor Professional student. Mandatory modules, including the renowned Unternehmerakademie by the ÖHV and an engaging offering from MU Vienna, span two semesters. During these modules students are introduced to fundamental concepts of hotel management, covering marketing, HR, finance, and understanding business economies.

You can then tailor your curriculum by selecting elective modules to complement your work experience or explore specific areas of interest. Unlock your potential and embark on a transformative adventure in the captivating realms of the industry with the Bachelor Professional program.

Personalize your continued education and choose courses from fields such as:

  • Advanced Hospitality Management
  • Hotel Management Operations
  • Food and Beverage Management
  • Tourism

Why this program

If you’re looking to solidify your experience, benefit from the combined experience of two respected Austrian hospitality institutions, and get ahead in the industry, this professional qualification is for you.

Experience-based entry and flexible study options define this unique bachelor program. Unlike traditional requirements, a high school diploma is not necessary for direct entry. Instead, applicants must showcase several years of relevant industry experience.

Furthermore, students have the freedom to personalize their studies according to their career goals and interests within this dynamic industry. The program duration can also be extended to accommodate employment commitments.

Please note that proficiency in German is a prerequisite for this program as it is conducted in the language. Therefore, applicants must possess an appropriate level of German language skills.

The program requires the completion of 180 ECTS. 30 ECTS must be earnt from completing the ÖHV Unternehmerakamie (UNA) and previous academic qualifications or professional work experience can be credited to a maximum of 60 ECTS. Reductions are possible for ÖHV members.

Study Plan

ÖVH Mandatory Module 1: In this first module led by the ÖVH Unternehmerakademie, students will embark on their educational journey by exploring crucial aspects such as People and Leadership, Strategic Hotel Management, engaging in Expert Talks, and gaining an understanding of Finance and Investing in the hospitality industry. Please note, these courses are all taught in German, so students need to have a very good understanding and proficiency in German language.

Mandatory Module I - ÖVH Unternehmerakademie

  • Mensch & Leadership
  • Strategisches Hotel Management
  • Markt/Gaste
  • Finanzen/Investitionen
  • Experten-Talk/Case Studies/ Rahmenprogramm
MU Vienna Mandatory Module 2 / Semester 1: Building on their knowledge, students will further develop their Business Literacy, delve into the realm of Corporate Responsibility, explore the applications of New Media, and enhance their Critical Thinking skills to navigate the dynamic business landscape.
MU Vienna Mandatory Module 2 / Semester 2: Students will delve into the world of Entrepreneurship, analyze the intricacies of Tourism and Hospitality Business, and gain insight into the legal framework through Business Law courses, ensuring a well-rounded understanding of the industry.

MU Vienna Mandatory Module 3: A 900-hour internship will provide students with invaluable hands-on experience in real-world settings, allowing them to apply their knowledge and skills in a professional environment, solidifying their understanding of the industry and building their network.

This offering is complimented by a range of elective modules that cater to a variety of interests and career goals. Advanced Hospitality Management, Hotel Management Operations, Food and Beverage Management, and Tourism are among the options available, providing students with specialized knowledge in specific areas of the hospitality and tourism industry.

MU Vienna Mandatory Module 2 / Semester 2: Students will delve into the world of Entrepreneurship, analyze the intricacies of Tourism and Hospitality Business, and gain insight into the legal framework through Business Law courses, ensuring a well-rounded understanding of the industry.

This offering is complimented by a range of elective modules that cater to a variety of interests and career goals. Advanced Hospitality Management, Hotel Management Operations, Food and Beverage Management, and Tourism are among the options available, providing students with specialized knowledge in specific areas of the hospitality and tourism industry.

Continuing Education Admissions

Bachelor professional admissions

When applying for the Bachelor Professional, applicants must provide the following documents in English: 

  • Curriculum vitae (personal data sheet) 

  • Letter of motivation (description of reasons for applying to Modul University Vienna) 

  • Proof of relevant work experience 

  • One letter of recommendation 

  • Proof of English proficiency level B2* 

  • Proof of German proficiency level B2* 

  • Copy of passport 

  • Passport-sized photograph 

  • OPTIONAL: Proof you have been accepted to or completed ÖHV Unternehmerakamie (UNA). If you have not yet applied to ÖHV, we will need to liaise with ÖHV to ensure admission will be granted for both institutions. 

ACCEPTED LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS FOR BACHELOR APPLICANTS:  

  • TOEFL Internet-Based Test– 79 points. A minimum of 22 points in writing is required 
  • IELTS – band score 6.5. We do not accept sub-scores below 6.0. A minimum of 6.0 in writing is required 
  • Cambridge Certificate – First Certificate in English (FCE): Minimum grade B and a minimum of 173 points are required
  • Pearson Academic – 59 points   
  • Exceptions will only be considered for students who are English natives or have completed their high school education entirely in English at recognized International Schools following American, British, or IB curricula.  Our admissions committee maintains the authority to request any additional evidence of English proficiency if deemed necessary. 

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Tuition Fees

Program Semesters Fees / Semester
Bachelor Professional 6 €10635
BA (CE) Marketing and New Media Technologies 6 €7740
BA (CE) Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Sustainability 6 €7740
BA (CE) Smart Service and Experience Design 6 €7740
BA (CE) Business Informatics 6 €7740

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