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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
Ostelea - School of Tourism & Hospitality’s Master of Business Administration - Hospitality and Tourism Management is designed with the objective of training the future leaders of the tourism sector: directors, professionals and entrepreneurs equipped to manage business projects in the tourism and hotel sector at the very highest level. 

Overview

This Master of Business Administration - Hospitality and Tourism Management is also conducted in Spanish in Madrid, in Barcelona and Online methodology

Reasons for studying the Master of Business Administration - Hospitality and Tourism Management at Ostelea - School of Tourism & Hospitality:

Residential programs

  • Skills Management residential program: Intensive weekend (including two nights in a hotel) working on executive skills.
  • Students have the option of taking an international residential program in Tourism at Saxion (Holland), in Finance at ESG UQAM (Montreal, Canada) or in Cross-Cultural Marketing at Kean University (NJ, USA) (at an additional cost).
  • Campus to Campus: Option of taking part of the program at Ostelea’s Madrid campus. (accommodation not included).

Executive Skills

  • Management Experience: Students develop the key competences for managing projects effectively, Soft Skills.
  • Business Game: The program applies a learning methodology based on business simulations, involving the challenge of understanding strategic planning through practice and execution within a context that is a highly realistic reflection of the real world
  • Series of meetings with executives from hotel and restaurant companies, and international tourism consultants.
  • Program for developing executive competences: Tourism Skills Development Program (TSDP).
  • Case study method: The main learning methodology applied throughout the program, which places participants in real business situations so that they have to analyse them and propose their own solutions.

Employability and Entrepreneurship

  • International internships in companies such as Hilton, Tundra Hotels and Melia Hotels, among others.
  • Students who want to set up their own business have access to the Entrepreneur Project, offering advice and guidance.
  • Employability-focused tuition: Professional Careers programs, Employability Week, Employment Forum, Graduate Programs, among other initiatives (subject to demand).
  • Doing Business in Spain Seminar: Entrepreneurs in Spain share their insight into the key factors to take into account in order to be successful and competitive in the Spanish market.

Other key features

    • International faculty: Some of the contents on certain courses will be taught by lecturers from Ostelea’s partner universities and business schools.
    • Research Group: Members of the Master faculty form part of EAE’s Multidisciplinary Tourism Research Group (GRIT-EAE), the scientific output of which focuses on the field of international tourism management.
    • Seminars on Hospitality (Barcelona) and Sustainability (Madrid).
    • Language: English or French.

Professional Careers

To this end, it gives students access to the Tourism Skills Development Program and a selection of services designed to guide and accompany them towards reaching them professional goals. These services include (subject to offer):

  • Professional careers programs (choose one): Employability – Entrepreneurship – Career Transition
  • Talent Week
  • Employment Forum
  • Graduate Program
  • Company Meetings

The Tourism Skills Development Program includes (limited places):

  • Executive skills
  • Public Relations
  • Advanced Excel
  • Tourism Marketing
  • Coaching

Key Professional Opportunities related to this Master include:

Professional Opportunities

  • Hotel director or manager, or manager of other types of tourism establishment
  • Operational Director or Department Manager in tourism companies.
  • Corporate Director in hospitality and tourism companies, in any of the functional areas.
  • Director of companies operating in the tourism sector in general.
  • Positions of responsibility in companies and public institutions in the sector.
  • Positions in auxiliary companies in the fields of marketing and commercialization linked to the hospitality and tourism industries.
  • Business entrepreneur in the tourism sector, or related sectors.
  • Tourism and hospitality consultant/advisor 

Programme Structure

Ostelea’s Hospitality and Tourism Management MBA is divided into 6 modules:

  • Global Environment and Markets
  • Human Resources Management
  • International Management
  • Corporate Internationalization
  • Master's Thesis
  • Elective Courses
For more information, please visit programme website.

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

The admission process ensures the candidates’ suitability and, as a result, all of the participants can make the very most of this learning experience.

To begin the admission process, candidates must complete the information request form.

After that, Ostelea gets in contact with the candidate to schedule an interview, to which they must bring the following documentation:

  • University qualification
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Motivation letter
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • English certification or interview in English

After completing the interview, Admissions Committee analyses the applications case by case and notifies the candidate of its decision and informs them of their admission status.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    19000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Barcelona

  • 770 - 1360 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Ostelea gives candidates access to grants in the form of financial aid with the aim of providing support for our students.

Each application will be evaluated independently and the grants will be issued during the admission process, with the candidates being notified personally by the Admissions Committee before formalizing enrolment.

Under no circumstances are grants issued that represent 100% of the total enrolment fees.

Financial aid is offered in the following cases:

  • A deposit paid in advance to reserve a place.
  • The candidate’s profile meets the requirements for each program.
  • Former students of the School. In this case, a discount of 25% is applied to the enrolment fees.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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