100400.62 Tourism (Bachelor) 100400.68 Tourism (Masters)


  • "The technology and organization of tour operators and travel agent services" (full-time and part-time students)

Qualifications: Bachelor
Duration of training: 4 years (full-time study), 5 years (correspondence courses)
Entrance exams: history, Russian language, social studies


  • "The general theory of tourism and the tourism industry" (full-time study)

Qualifications: Master's degree
Duration of training: 2 years (full-time study)
Entrance exams: Exam Masters (download the exam)


Graduate Department: Department of Tourism and socio - cultural service

Tourism - an integral part of the economy, a highly profitable industry.

International experience and practice of economic, social and political stability of the developed countries confirms the fact that the geographical location of the state, its natural and climatic resources, historical sites and cultural achievements are the common good only because of tourism. Given the current trends of the world market the tourism industry, the training of specialists in the field of tourism industry is an absolute necessity.

Tourism. Bachelors

This program is one of nine programs of the South Ural State University, who in 2012 were among the best educational programs of innovative Russia on the results of the " Best Software Innovation Russia ", organized by the magazine "Accreditation in Education ," National Center of Public accreditation ( Natsakkredtsentr ) and the Guild of experts vocational education. The implementation of the educational program is highly qualified : 3 doctors of sciences, 7 candidates , and representatives of tourist business . The educational program is designed to prepare highly competitive personnel for the tourism industry through the development of future professionals of personal qualities .

The educational process is aimed at developing future specialists of general cultural ( general science , social and personal , instrumental ) and professional competence on the basis of practice- based learning , as one of the research activities of the University.

The students acquire knowledge in the humanities, social and economic disciplines (foreign languages ​​, basic social state , historical and cultural heritage of the region , world culture and art , geopolitics, verbal communication); mathematical and natural science disciplines ( geography , socio- economic geography , camping resursovedenie , environmental monitoring tourist regions ) ; professional disciplines ( tourism and recreation planning , organizing tourist activities , technologies and organization of catering services , hotel services , transport and excursion service , security of tourist travel , museum and exhibition work , animation and cultural and leisure activities , advertising and health technologies in tourism ) .

Tourism. Masters

The aim of the program is the development of students' personality traits and the formation of culture in general ( general science , social, personal and instrumental ) and professional competence in the field of training 100400 "Tourism" . In the formation of the purposes of the master's program takes into account its specific features aimed at training graduates in the field of design in the tourism industry, particularly the scientific school of the university and the needs of the labor market .

In the area of ​​training to master the basic educational program are:

  • deep and systematic training of graduates in the field of basic human, social , economic, mathematical and scientific knowledge;
  • mastering the skills to successfully graduate to work in the hospitality and tourism business after graduating profiled professional education;
  • acquisition alumni universal and subject- specific competencies that promote his social mobility and competitiveness in the labor market ;
  • the formation of the graduates of vocational guidance for the development of postgraduate and further education programs;
  • formation of skills to independently solve problems that require an innovative approach ;
  • development of skills to find creative organizational and management solutions .

Master of Science in field of study 100400 "Tourism" should address the following professional tasks in accordance with the professional activities:

  • the project;
  • production and technological;
  • organizational and management;
  • service;
  • research.

Competitive advantages of the masters program of education

Graduates acquire skills in analysis, forecasting, planning in the tourism industry.

In accordance with state standards obligatory section of the program is the master section "Practice and research work" - the kind of studies that are directly targeted at professional and practical training of students. Implementation of this master's program provides for the following types of practices and research:

  • scientific research;
  • manufacturing;
  • research and production work.

A research study is a mandatory section of the main educational graduate programs , aimed at providing general culture ( universal ) and professional competence in accordance with the requirements and objectives of the master's program . Ability to take an active part in research work , to carry out independent scientific research in the scientific fields allow the department to form the quality of the researcher, to equip them with the methods of integrated management diagnostics , modeling and forecasting , the ability to develop a new project , to provide its innovative technology.

Feature of the program's Master of Education

Specificity is determined by the professional master's program goals, tailored to the needs of industry and regional structures of tourism management. Feature of the program is defined as a wide range of objects of professional graduate program orientation towards the needs of the tourism industry in the use of modern science and technology.

Competence of graduates

A graduate of the master's program "Tourism" is a professional in the field of design, production and technological, organizational, administrative, service, research activities and has the professional skills, such as:

  • develop strategies for the development of tourist activities at the federal , regional, and municipal ( local ) level;
  • create new tourist projects ;
  • be able to apply the methods of analysis, design and solutions in the activities of enterprises in the tourism industry ;
  • able to evaluate the innovation and technological risks;
  • be prepared for the introduction of a modern system of standardization;
  • own techniques and methods of personnel ;
  • be able to assess and implement a feasibility study of innovative projects;
  • be able to develop and implement standard documentation for standardization, certification and quality tourism products and services;
  • be prepared to use the latest achievements of science and advanced technology research and development work in the field of tourism;
  • present the results of scientific research in the field of tourism in the form of reports , applied research , reports , papers , publications, and public debates , etc.