• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
In order to train the best professionals in the hotel industry, CETT School of Tourism, Hospitality and Gastronomy - Universitat de Barcelona presents the official Master in Hotel Management, one of the official programmes of higher education with greater recognition and tradition. (Seventh edition and the first with Official Master recognition) within the current highly specialized nationwide university offer.

About

The tourism sector has become for decades one of the key areas for the social and economic development of our country. Within it, the hotel sector, a cornerstone of tourism, is the one which has experienced stronger growth in recent years.

CETT School of Tourism, Hospitality and Gastronomy - Universitat de Barcelona has the advantage of running its own tourism companies, including a 4-star hotel, the Alimara, the first hotel in Catalonia to be certified "Guarantee Badge of Hospitality Environmental Quality”.

The Hotel Management master has first-level managers of hospitality among its teachers team and an action-oriented methodology of learning: Group dynamics, role-playing, outdoor training and coaching based on a training ensuring immediate implementation in the company.

Reasons to study this master

High quality educational program recognized within the hotel industry. It is an Official Master's Degree from the University of Barcelona valid throughout the European territory. It is considered the education program higher in hotel management with greater recognition and tradition of the offer Spanish university

The international academic environment with cultural diversityenriches further exchange of personal and professional experiences and knowledge complements learned in the classroom.

The learning methodology is oriented towards action and uses the techniques for group dynamics, role playing and the outdoor training, ensuring training with immediate applicability to the company.

Professional Job Opportunities

The career possibilities eligible to the participants in this master focus on positions and functions to be developed in the following departments of businesses, institutions and tourist destinations:

  • Director / Manager of companies or hotel groups: The figure of the hotel manager is comparable to the position of CEO or of an SME. In addition to managing the budget and coordinating the team, this executive is responsible for compliance with internal procedures, standards of quality and for the efficiency of operations.
  • Responsible for corporate departments of hotel chain: This figure’s main function focuses on the help and support offered to different business units of the hotel group.
  • Head of Hotel Division of Business Groups: Responsible for coordinating and monitoring the various hotel businesses belonging to an investment or corporative group.

Accreditation

Official Master awarded by the University of Barcelona

Programme Structure

- Marketing management

  • Marketing Strategies
  • Brand management
  • Revenue management
  • Sales management: e-marketing and new trends

- Management of people and organizations

  • Excellence in human resources: the management of human capital and service orientation
  • Ethics and leadership
  • The management of change and organizational behaviour
  • Development of personal and professional skills

- Economic and financial management

  • Financial management of the revenue and cost centres
  • Budget and management control
  • Fundamentals of the financial analysis
  • Assessment of hotel investment and asset management

- Strategic Management

  • Design and implementation of strategies for hoteliers
  • Development of business models adapted to the current hotel initiative and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Corporate social responsibility

- Hospitality Management

- Management experience

Audience

  • DIPLOMA in Tourism.
  • TECHNICIAN in Business and Tourist Activities.
  • UNIVERSITY BACHELORS and Diploma graduates interested in specializing in this field sector.
  • MANAGEMENT POSITIONS and people connected to the hotel sector in promotion to positions with responsibility for operational management and / or hotel business strategy.

Lecturers

  • FCO JOSE HERRERA GARCIA
  • SILVIA NAVARRETE ANDREU
  • SILVIA PEREZ VIÑOLES
  • Mº VIRGINIA BIANCO
  • ESTHER COMIN CELADES
  • REGINA MANN
  • CRITINA SIMON
  • ANTONI MATAS
  • MAITE AUDET
  • PATRICIA FERNANDEZ LOPEZ
  • ROBERTO HOLZ
  • ROGER PLA SABATER
  • FREDERIC PALAZY
  • ANTONI MATAS
  • XAVIER ROMERO VIDAL
  • ANTONI MATEU AGUILO
  • ANTONI MATAS
  • JAVIER ALBARRACIN
  • ESTER ALMENAR TAYA
  • XAVIER ROMERO VIDAL
  • ANTONI MATEU AGUILO
  • MARC ABEL RIERA

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • Complete the application form for admission, attach your resume (Curriculum vitae) and a letter of intent so that the Master’s director can evaluate your profile and determine if you will be admitted. 
  • Applicants must certify that their level of communicative competence in English is adequate.

Work Experience

Work experience in that field is not required. Our Career services department will provide job and internship opportunities to students.

Technological Requirements

There are no technology requirements  for the degree but students might bear in mind that the use of computer tools such as Campus Virtual and digital documents is compulsory.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7356 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7350 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7356 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7350 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Reserve the place: 800€

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

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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