Master in Tourism and Hospitality Management in Barcelona

 

The Master in Tourism and Hospitality Management in Barcelona provides students with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the tourism and hospitality industry in one of the most vibrant and attractive tourist destinations within Europe – Spain.

The Master in Tourism and Hospitality Management in Barcelona incorporates comprehensive perspectives on tourism by addressing numerous sectors within the industry, from global tourism companies and sustainable tourism to marketing of destinations and emerging concerns in international tourism and hospitality. Students earning their Master in Tourism and Hospitality Management in Barcelona gain the practical knowledge able to step into the industry prepared to tackle the current challenges facing tourism professionals today.

The innovative curriculum prepares students for the real-world in the hospitality industry by incorporating specialized workshops, networking events and case studies into their education. MA in Tourism and Hospitality Management in Barcelona students will be exposed to amazing contacts within the W Hotel, the Mandarin Oriental, and Booking.com, and will have the opportunity to participate in highly acclaimed global events like FITUR, an international tourism trade fair hosted in the capital of Spain.

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DEGREE

Master of Arts in Tourism and Hospitality Management

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DURATION

9 months

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LANGUAGES

English

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LOCATION

Barcelona

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ANNUAL INTAKES

OCT | JAN | APR

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FORMAT

Afternoons & Evenings

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TUITION FEES

€6,450

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS


master tourism management barcelona faculty industry experience

Faculty with
Industry Experience

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Company Visits to
Leading Companies from
the Tourism Industry

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Students from
70 Different Countries

Master in Tourism and Hospitality Management Barcelona exclusive access to events

Exclusive Access to
Tourism & Hospitality
Industry Events

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Practical Knowledge
Applicable on
a Global Scale

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Career Opportunities
at Top Tourism
and Hospitality Companies

RANKINGS, ACCREDITATIONS & PARTNERSHIPS


Recognized as a Leader in Global Education by Newsweek Magazine

master in tourism in Barcelona leader IN Global EDUCATION

Fully accredited by ASIC Approved by Ofsted and an affiliate of ENQA

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The only higher education institution in Spain accredited by Microsoft as a leader in digital education

master in tourism Barcelona LEADER IN digital EDUCATION accredited by Microsoft

MA in Tourism & Hospitality is Accredited by the European Council of Business Education

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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN


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SPECIALIZE IN THE TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY:
Gain customized training and insight into the world of tourism and hospitality management from leaders who have years of experience working within the industry.

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DEVELOP SKILLS REQUIRED BY THE DIGITAL ECONOMY:
Learn about the advancements in the digital realm within the operations of tourism and hospitality management. Train to be a professional able to lead teams through the digital transformation happening today.

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WORK IN VARIOUS TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY SEGMENTS:
Concentrate on your primary areas of interest and passion; whatever it may be, from working in luxury resort management to developing an online travel application, students will acquire an extensive education focused on the various sectors within the industry.

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PREPARE TO TACKLE CHALLENGES IN THE 21ST CENTURY:
Learn about sustainability and ethical business practices while studying for your Master in Tourism and Hospitality Management in Barcelona and become an advocate for change.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES


Take advantage of GBSB Global Business School’s wide-ranging resources that support students in procuring their professional ambitions in tourism and hospitality in Barcelona, Spain, or internationally. GBSB Global Business School supports its Master Tourism and Hospitality Management in Barcelona students preparing for their next step in their professional careers by offering specialized training workshops, guest speakers, industry presentations on and off campus, and career services.

Career Development Workshops, Services Online Directory, Internship Assistance, Finding Employment

Employment At Top Companies

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STUDENT TESTIMONIALS


Understand the Challenges the Tourism & Hospitality Industry Faces in the 21st Century and How to Manage Tourism & Hospitality Businesses

Tourism & Hospitality Management and Event Planning

  • International Tourism & Hospitality Management
  • Event Management in Tourism

(Learning-by-doing: the students will be required to organize a real conference in tourism & hospitality)

Sustainable Tourism Development

(Meetings with Managers)*

Approach Customers from Around the World by Learning Digital Marketing Tools and Manage New and Existing Projects in Tourism & Hospitality

Digital Marketing

Project Development & Finance

  • Financial Strategies for Business Development
  • Entrepreneurial Project Management

Learn How to Design the Most Innovative Services in Tourism & Hospitality and How to Conduct Operations with Success

Destination Management & Tourism Product Conception

(The course is based on visits to tourism & hospitality companies)

Operations and Touristic Facilities Management

(Meetings with Managers)*

Strategic Food & Beverage Management

(Meetings with Managers & Company Visit)*

Become a Leader & a Global Manager

Transversal Competencies of Global Leaders

  • Communication, Time Management & Leadership
  • Ethics & Responsibility

Capstone Master Project:
A practical group project in which the students perform an organizational analysis or audit, a case study or original research on a specific topic of interest.

* Meetings with managers involve guest speaker lectures on campus as well as practical visits to companies; the number of such meetings may vary.

GBSB Global Business School uses the quarter system where there are four 10 week study periods (or quarters) during the year. Students are expected to attend three quarters, but may attend all four quarters (including summer quarters) to graduate sooner. Summer quarters are available based on the number of students signed up.

STARTING DATES ACADEMIC YEAR 2018- 2019

Our flexible approach to education and unique curricular design allows new students to start their studies in the beginning of each academic quarter. The starting dates for new undergraduate and graduate students are the following:

BBA/MBA/MSc Programs
Winter Quarter – January 8, 2018
Spring Quarter – April 9, 2018
Fall Quarter – October 1, 2018
Winter Quarter – January 7, 2019
Spring Quarter – April 1, 2019

MA Programs
Winter Quarter – January 8, 2018; February 19, 2018
Spring Quarter – April 9, 2018; May 21, 2018
Fall Quarter – October 1, 2018
Winter Quarter – January 7, 2019
Spring Quarter – April 1, 2019

ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2018-2019

WINTER QUARTER

January 2018 - March 2018

Orientation Day
January 8

WEEK 1

January 8 - 12

WEEK 2

January 15 - 19

WEEK 3

January 22 - 26

WEEK 4

Jan. 29 - Feb. 2

WEEK 5

February 5 - 9

WEEK 6

February 12 - 16

WEEK 7

February 19 - 23

WEEK 8

Feb. 26 - Mar. 2

WEEK 9

March 5 - 9

WEEK 10

March 12 - 16

WEEK 11

March 19 - 23

SPRING QUARTER

April 2018 - June 2018

Orientation Day
April 9

WEEK 1

April 9 - 13

WEEK 2

April 16 - 20

WEEK 3

April 23 - 27

WEEK 4

Apr. 30 - May 4

WEEK 5

May 7 - 11

WEEK 6

May 14 - 18

WEEK 7

May 21 - 25

WEEK 8

May 28 - June 1

WEEK 9

June 4 - 8

WEEK 10

June 11 - 15

WEEK 11

June 18 - 22

FALL QUARTER

October 2018 - December 2018

Orientation Days
September 27-28

WEEK 1

October 1 - 5

WEEK 2

October 8 - 12

WEEK 3

October 15 - 19

WEEK 4

October 22 - 26

WEEK 5

Oct. 28 - Nov. 2

WEEK 6

November 5 - 9

WEEK 7

November 12 - 16

WEEK 8

November 19 - 23

WEEK 9

November 26 - 30

WEEK 10

December 3 - 7

WEEK 11

December 10 - 14

ACCA, MOS exams

December 13 - 18

WINTER QUARTER

January 2019 - March 2019

Orientation Day
January 7

WEEK 1

January 7 - 11

WEEK 2

January 14 - 18

WEEK 3

January 21 - 25

WEEK 4

Jan. 28 - Feb. 1

WEEK 5

February 4 - 8

WEEK 6

February 11 - 15

WEEK 7

February 18 - 22

WEEK 8

Feb. 25 - Mar. 1

WEEK 9

March 4 - 8

WEEK 10

March 11 - 15

WEEK 11

March 18 - 22

ACCA, MOS exams

March 21 - 27

SPRING QUARTER

April 2019 - June 2019

Orientation Day
April 1

WEEK 1

April 1 - 5

WEEK 2

April 8 - 12

Easter Break

April 14 - 22

WEEK 3

April 23 - 26

WEEK 4

Apr. 29 - May 3

WEEK 5

May 6 - 10

WEEK 6

May 13 - 17

WEEK 7

May 20 - 24

WEEK 8

May 27 - 31

WEEK 9

June 3 - 7

WEEK 10

June 10 - 14

WEEK 11

June 17 - 21

ACCA, MOS exams

June 19 - 26

EASTER BREAK 2018: March 26 - 30

SPRING HOLIDAYS 2018: March 26 - April 8

SUMMER HOLIDAYS 2018: June - October 2018

GRADUATION CEREMONY 2018: June 28, 2018

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS: Dec 22 – Jan 6

SPRING HOLIDAYS 2019: March 23 - 31

EASTER BREAK 2019: April 14 - 22

SUMMER HOLIDAYS 2019: July - October 2019

GRADUATION CEREMONY 2019: June 27, 2019

Thesis/Final Master Project Defence (January): (Week 3 of Winter term)

Thesis/Final Master Project Defence (April): (Week 3 of Spring term)

Thesis/Final Master Project Defence (June): (during last week of the month)

 

Bank Holidays (Barcelona Campus)

January: 1st: New Year(Statewide), 6th: Reyes(Statewide)

April: 19th: Friday of Eastern(Statewide), 22nd: Monday of Eastern(Autonomic)

May: 1st: Day of workers(Statewide), 21st: Monday of Pentecostes(Local)

June: 24th: Saint John(Autonomic)

August: 15th: Virgin's ascension(Statewide)

September: 11th: Diada(Autonomic), 24th: Virgel de la Merce(Local)

October: 12th: Spain National Day(Statewide)

November: 1st: Todos los Santos(Statewide)

December: 6th: Day of the Constitution(Statewide), 8th: Inmaculada(Statewide), 25th: Christmas(Statewide), 26th: Saint Esteban(Autonomic)

 

ARIEL CASTILLO

Academic Background
BA, Hotel & Tourism Management, School of Tourism, Argentina
MBA, Business Management and Marketing, ESERP Business School/Barcelona University, Spain
PhD, Tourism, Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK

Career Experience
Director, Castleheart S.L., Spain
UK Market Account Executive, City Service Travel Agency, Argentina
Consultant/Conference Organizer, XXIII Panamerican Congress of Ophtamology, Argentina

WILLEM VAN ROSSEM

Academic Background
Bachelor of Science, Tourism Management, University of New Hampshire, USA
Master, Customer Service & Service Culture, Cornell University, USA

Career Experience
Managing Director, GuestConnection, Spain
Assistant Director of Operations & Quality Assurance, Dolce Hotels & Resorts, Spain
Customer Service Manager, PortAventura Events, Spain

VICTORIA BALLESTA

Academic Background
Bachelor Degree, Law, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
MBA, ESADE Business School, Spain
MBA, Exchange Program, UCLA, USA
MA, Digital Marketing & Inbound Marketing, IEBS Business School, Spain
PhD, Civil Law, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain

Career Experience
Founder & Manager, Victoria’s Cakes, Spain
Marketing & Digital Manager, CLB/Teknon/Ruber Internacional/Inmaculada, Spain
Marketing & Trade Marketing Manager/Business
Development Manager, Omega Pharma, Spain

OSCAR BUJOSA

Academic Background
BA, Architecture & Urbanism, Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urena, Dominican Republic
MA, Architecture & Urbanism, Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urena, Dominican Republic

Career Experience
Technical Director, Corporacion Hotelera Internacional RD, Dominican Republic
Manager, Marriott Renaissance Barcelona Airport Hotel, Spain
Architect/Senior Project Manager, OB Gestion de Proyectos & Consultoria, Dominican Republic

REYNALD NAULLEAU

Academic Background
BBA, SKEMA Business School, France
MSc, Strategic Tourism Management, SKEMA Business School/European School of Management, France

Career Experience
CEO & Founder, ZGOAT, France
Area Manager, Golden Tulip Hospitality Group, France
Sales Manager, Louvre Hotels, France

TO BE QUALIFIED FOR ADMISSION TO MASTER IN TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT IN BARCELONA, YOU MUST:

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Have earned a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) or higher;
be in the process of finalizing your Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent),
or demonstrate a high level of relevant professional experience

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Have a high level of English language

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Complete all required forms for admission and submit all required documents

Tuition Fee for the Program (60 ECTS credits)

6,450 EUR

Tuition Fee per Quarter (20 ECTS credits)

2,150 EUR

Tuition Fee per Academic Credit (1 ECTS credit)

107,50 EUR

(Visiting students)

Payment Conditions:

Minimum Advanced Tuition Payment (EU Students)

3,225 EUR

Due at the time of program acceptance

Minimum Advanced Tuition Payment (Non-EU Students)

3,225 EUR

Due at the time of program acceptance and a requirement to send visa documents

The remaining Tuition Fees are due the first Friday (Week 1) of the program.

Master´s Program Duration: 3 Quarters = 1 Academic Year

A discount may be applied if the student choses to pay
the full amount at the time of program acceptance.
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If payments are not paid by the deadlines, a penalty fee is applied as per Terms and Conditions.
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Payment are accepted by bank transfer or PayPal (commission charges apply).
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Program fees do not include accommodation, flights, insurance or program materials.
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Students who wish to participate in Global Study Trips may do so by paying additional fees.

 
 

WHY BARCELONA


GBSB Global Business School Barcelona Campus first in europe

Barcelona is a 1st in Europe
for quality of life and
clearness of environment

(European Cities Monitor 2011, 2012 Quality
of Life City Rankings - Mercer Survey)

GBSB Global Business School Barcelona second place in europe for business center

Barcelona is a 2nd Place in Europe
(after London) for beign promoted
as a business center

(European Cities Monitor 2011)

GBSB Global Business School Barcelona 1,6 million residents

Million Residents in Barcelona
(2016)

GBSB Global Business School in Barcelona mediterranial climate

Barcelona has a typical Mediterranean
climate
with mild winters
and warm, sunny summers

GBSB Global Barcelona 2,342 mobile industry companies

international companies (that work
in the mobile industry) come

to the yearly World Mobile Congress in Barcelona

The admissions department at GBSB Global Business School will be happy to answer all of your questions. This online form is the first step you have to take if you want more information.

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