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Tourism, catering and domestic services

The degree title of the university of applied sciences UAS Bachelor’s degree in the field of Tourism, Catering and Domestic Services (210 ECTS credits) is Bachelor of Hospitality Management (restonomi AMK).

You can study the field in Finnish, Swedish and English.

The field offers interesting customer service and supervisory positions as well as assignments focusing on planning, provision and development of services in various working environments, often in multicultural and international working communities.

What do the studies comprise?

Different UAS focus the contents of education differently. However, all programmes share service culture competence, as well as business, working community and internationalisation competences. Studies consist of core and professional studies, elective studies, work placement periods and a Bachelor’s thesis. Studies are project-based and involve intense co-operation with representatives of the world of work. Work placement periods (30 ECTS credits) consolidate practical professional skills, strengthen business competence and focus development of expertise individually. In the Bachelor’s thesis process (15 ECTS credits), students consolidate their own specialisation and apply the knowledge and skills that they have learnt.

Core studies in Hospitality Management promote areas such as communication and interaction skills as well as basic skills in the field. Professional studies focus on development and management of customer and service processes and development of service products. Specialisation options include tourism, accommodation, catering, activity, food and site facilities services. As contents of studies and specialisations vary, it is advisable to check the provision of different UAS carefully during the application phase.

Master’s degrees

The UAS Master’s degree in the field of Tourism, Catering and Domestic Services (90 ECTS credits), Master of Hospitality Management (restonomi, ylempi AMK), provides capabilities to work in demanding development and expert assignments within the field. The studies consolidate competences required in development and management of working communities and their services.


The joint application period for English-language programmes is annually in January.