The aim of this international Master’s programme is to provide students with the necessary theoretical knowledge, professional skills and practical tools required for working in wellness, spa or other related organizations at the management level.
It's an opportunity to acquire Master's degree in a field that combines management and design of spa products, medical and leisure treatments, well-being, fitness, and health-related services.
6 reasons to join the programme:
The programme brings together the most passionate students willing to aquire focused tourism education in Pärnu town, a historical Baltic Sea resort. Besides academic learning you can also experience the life in a town that largely depends on wellness and spa industry.
WHAT IS WELLNESS?
Wellness can be defined as the balanced state of body, spirit and mind, including emotional, physical, intellectual, social, environmental, occupational and spiritual wellness
It's a modern need of a fast growing society - stressful lifestyle, wealthier and aging population, but risen awareness to live healthy and quality life build good bases for the growth of wellness industry.
Wellness of individuals is also viewed as a way of life, including such holistic aspects as self-responsibility, physical fitness, healthy nutrition, mental activity and environmental sensitivity and beauty care. The aim of the whole concept is to create a balance between the body, soul and mind.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCE ACQUIRED:
WHY STUDY WELLNESS AND SPA SERVICE DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT IN PÄRNU, ESTONIA?
Excellent international career prospects
Society and Wellness module (15 ECTS)
Principles of Sustainable Development
Wellness History and Philosophy
Wellness Economy and Innovation
Individuals and Wellness module (15 ECTS)
Human Resource Management for Wellness and Hospitality
Wellness and Spa Service Quality Management
Tourism and Wellness module (15 ECTS)
Wellness and Health Tourism
Spa Treatments and Nutrition
Business and Wellness module (15 ECTS)
Service Design and Marketing
Accounting and Financial Management
The Practice module (15 ECTS)
Research Design (9 ECTS)
Elective courses (6 ECTS)
Master’s thesis (30 ECTS)
Students interested working in wellness and spa industry. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (at least 3 years of studies at a higher educational institution) required to apply.
Students will develop a service-oriented mentality and acquire those professional skills needed for
working within wellness, spa and related organisations and businesses, in particular, to:
You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
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.Book IELTS
Minimum required score (Grade B2):
The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.
Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.
Minimum required score:
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:
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).
General admission requirement:
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Tuition-waivers are available for the best candidates.
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