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

Part Time | Evenings

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TUITION FEES

€6,450

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS


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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

Member and Candidate for Accreditation with 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.

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Practical Visits to Top Hotels, Innovative Restaurants
and Tourism Conferences Allow Our Students to Network
and Learn the Realties of Tourism & Hospitality World

Employment At Top Companies

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STUDENT TESTIMONIALS


Core Courses

54 ECTS

Core Competencies of Global Managers

Global Marketing


The Ethical Dimension of Sustainable Business


Management and International Negotiations


Financial Strategies for Business Development


Understanding the International Macroeconomy


Research Methods in International Business

Core Courses in Tourism and Hospitality Management

International Tourism and Hospitality Management


Sustainable Tourism Development


Marketing of Destinations and Experiential Marketing


Emerging Issues in International Tourism


Operations and Touristic Facilities Management

Career Development

People Management – Leadership


Global Study Trips (Optional)


Career Workshops and Assessment Sessions (Optional)


Company Presentations (Optional)


Final Project – 6 ECTS
The Final Project is an assignment that focuses on a specific topic of interest.

 

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 2017- 2018

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
Fall Quarter – October 2, 2017
Winter Quarter – January 8, 2018
Spring Quarter – April 9, 2018

MA Programs
Fall Quarter – October 2, 2017; November 13, 2017
Winter Quarter – January 8, 2018; February 19, 2018
Spring Quarter – April 9, 2018; May 21, 2018

ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2017-2018

FALL QUARTER

October 2017 - December 2017

Orientation Days
September 28-29

WEEK 1

October 2 - 6

WEEK 2

October 9 - 13

WEEK 3

October 16 - 20

WEEK 4

October 23 - 27

WEEK 5

Oct. 30 - Nov. 3

WEEK 6

November 6 - 10

WEEK 7

November 13 - 17

WEEK 8

November 20 - 24

WEEK 9

Nov. 27 - Dec. 1

WEEK 10

December 4 - 8

WEEK 11

December 11 - 15

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

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS: Dec 18 – Jan 7

EASTER BREAK: March 26 - 30

SPRING HOLIDAYS: March 26 - April 8

SUMMER HOLIDAYS: June - October 2018

GRADUATION CEREMONY: June 28, 2018

 

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.
·
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