Tourism and Business Administration

About Tourism and Business Administration

Our program educates professionals capable of managing tourist destinations and companies, with a focus on innovation. As a graduate of Tourism and Business Administration, you will learn about and manage ecotourism, experiential tourism, adventure tourism, and alternative tourism trends with an international vision. If you have a traveling spirit, are expressive, have talent to solve problems with creativity and vocation of service, this program is for you.

Which degree will be obtained?

Bachelor of Tourism and Business Administration.

What will the duration be?

10 academic terms in 5 years.

Where will you be able to study?

Monterrico campus

ACPHA International Accreditation
ACPHA’s Learning Outcomes:

Operations Management

To identify and apply the knowledge and skills necessary in the operations of the tourism and hospitality industry.

Hospitality/ Tourism Management

To develop and integrate the basic set of skills necessary to successfully run an organization from the hospitality and tourism industry.

Business Decisions

To formulate business decisions in hotel and tourism management.

Communication Skills

To show the communication skills necessary in managing hospitality and tourism operations.


To assess the leadership principles necessary in the diverse and global hospitality and tourism industry.

Area of Application

After studying Tourism and Business Administration at UPC, you can hold the positions of:

  • Manager in tourist companies.
  • Professional in tourist transportation companies and airlines.
  • Manager in travel agencies.
  • Consultant for the tourist industry and similar.
  • Entrepreneur in the tourist industry.
  • Manager in ecotourism companies.

We have the best paid graduates in the market (Source:

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International agreements with prestigious universities.


Professional titles you can obtain: Licentiate in Tourism and Licentiate in Administration.

Among all Peruvian universities, according to Scimago Institutions Ranking Globe 2019.


The curriculum of Hospitality and Business Administration at UPC includes courses and workshops that will help you develop your creativity optimally. These are the courses you will take.







  • Introduction to Tourism
  • History
  • Tourism Geography
  • Analysis of the Peruvian and Global Reality
  • Fundamentals of Calculus
  • Language Comprehension and Production 1
  • Tourism Companies
  • Tourist Heritage
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Fundamentals of Management
  • Calculus
  • Language Comprehension and Production 2
  • Tourism Service Operations
  • Natural Heritage Management
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Descriptive Statistics
  • Ethics and Citizenship
  • E-Marketing and Tourism Commercialization
  • Cultural Heritage Management
  • Costs and Budgets
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Inferential Statistics
  • Fundamentals of Academic Research
  • Event Organization
  • Market Research
  • Business Law
  • Macroeconomics
  • Organizational Design and Processes
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Human Capital in Service Companies
  • Service Marketing
  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Corporate Finance
  • Applied English 1
  • Elective
  • Planning in Tourism
  • Tourism Promotion
  • Operations Management
  • Applied English 2
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Design of Tourism Products
  • Tourism Project Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Project Assessment
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Development of Tourist Destinations
  • Business Plan Formulation
  • Research Methodology
  • Strategic Management in Conscious Organizations
  • Innovation, Transformation and Entrepreneurship
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Tourism Consulting
  • Business Implementation
  • Applied Research
  • Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Elective
  • Elective

School of Hospitality and Tourism Administration


School of Hospitality and Tourism Administration

Why study Tourism and Business Administration at UPC?

UPC evolves and strives to offer the best for its students.

Highest paid graduates

We have the highest paid graduates in the market (Source: Ponte en Carrera portal)

International double degree

You will be able to study the last year at Escuela Universitaria de Hotelería y Turismo CETT – Universidad de Barcelona (Spain) and obtain an international title.

Two professional titles and specializations

You will receive a solid education in Tourism and Administration, being able to choose between becoming a Licentiate in Administration or a Licentiate in Tourism upon completion of the program. Additionally, you will be able to specialize in Event Management, Customer Experience and Leisure Management, and Health and Entertainment Management.

Accredited Prestige

Program accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA), an international organization that has accredited the most prestigious Hospitality and Restaurant Management programs in the United States.

Academic exchanges

You may choose to study one or two academic terms in more than 120 universities worldwide.


Study one or two terms abroad. You will be able to choose among
the following options:

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Escuela de Turismo y Hotelería (CETT) - Spain


University of Queensland - Australia

“I would recommend those interested in studying Tourism to do it at UPC because of all the benefits studying at an international university brings, with such a big network, with agreements, with work and exchange opportunities, which I believe are very important for Tourism.”

Luigi Marmanillo

Graduate from the Tourism and Business Administration program at UPC

Co-founder of Vive Aventura and Marañon Experience.

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