• Application Deadline
  • 12 months


Did you know this sector is growing 50% faster than the global economy itself? And, that 1 in 10 jobs worldwide is directly or indirectly related to the tourism and hospitality sector? Can you imagine the countless opportunities that are out there?

The MBA in International Tourism and Hospitality Management aims to develop the students’ career as directors, area managers or entrepreneurs, enabling them to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for decision-making in the sector.

Student Profile:

  • Professionals, including from senior and middle-level positions, working in the field of tourism and hospitality.

  • Recent graduates who wish to specialize in the field of tourism and hospitality

Those who are seeking a career change, are welcome to apply, as long as they can demonstrate good reasoning for their choice of the master’s program.

Professional Career Opportunities

As Hotel Manager, Guest experience Director or Accommodation coordinator, you will be fully trained for:

  • To manage the acquired skills and knowledge in people management, service delivery, leadership, finance, and marketing, by effectively identifying, understanding and responding to the needs of clients.

  • To offer guests increasingly specialized services through an in-depth understanding of the structure and operation of the hospitality sector and related industries.


Upon graduation, the students receive a 60 ECTS dual degree:

  • MBA in International Tourism and Hospitality by BEBS Barcelona Executive Business School

  • Master in International Tourism and Hospitality by the Catholic University of Murcia(UCAM).

  •  The master takes 1 academic year to complete.

    The Catholic University of Murcia is one of the fastest-growing private Spanish universities in Europe.

    Programme Structure

    • Strategy and Globalization

    • Leadership and Human Resource Management

    • Operations and Innovation Management

    • International Marketing

    • Financial and Economic Management

    • Entrepreneurship

    • Business Game

    • Destination and Events Planning

    • Hospitality Management: Hotel, food and beverage

    • E-tourism: Strategies, promotion and techniques

    • Final Master’s Project

    Detailed Programme Facts

    • More details:

      On-Campus Intake: Each September /  Online Intake: monthly

    • Programme intensity

      You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

      • Full-time duration 12 months
      • Duration description

        1 Academic Year

      • Part-time variant
    • Credits
      60 ECTS
    • Languages
      • English
      • Spanish
    • Delivery mode
      On Campus, Online
    • More information Go to the programme website

    English Language Requirements

    You need the following IELTS score:

    • 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.

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    General Requirements

    • Resume (CV)

    • Motivation letter (include the program you are interested in and the intake date)

    • Passport or ID copy

    • Bachelor's degree

    • Academic record (Transcript/Grades)

    • IELTS 6.0 or equivalent, such as TOEFL or previous education in English. (If you do not have an official language certificate, an Admissions interview can be arranged to also evaluate your English level).

    Work Experience

    At least 2 year(s) of work experience are required.

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      5300 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 5300 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
    • EU/EEA

      5300 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 5300 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

    On-Campus: 5300 euros

    Online: 4800 euros

    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.


    Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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