The Master in Tourism & Hospitality Management in Madrid offers students an exclusive education providing a thorough knowledge on the hospitality and tourism industry in one of most visited capitals in Europe – Madrid, Spain.
The Master in Tourism and Hospitality Management in Madrid integrates a broad range of issues in tourism and hospitality management by concentrating on the various segments within the highly demanded industry, from international tourism agencies and sustainable tourism to the marketing of luxury resorts and high-end destinations. Students studying for the Master in Tourism and Hospitality Management in Madrid learn how to take a practical approach to the various challenges which hospitality professionals and businesses face today.
The curriculum was designed to prepare students to enter the industry with the tools and competencies needed by including specialized seminars, case study methodology and networking events into the Master’s program. Professional networking opportunities are made available to MA in Tourism and Hospitality Management students with such companies as the Mandarin Oriental, Booking.com or W Hotels. Students who study for their Master in Tourism and Hospitality Management in Madrid can participate in FITUR, the biggest tourism fair globally hosted in Madrid and attended by professionals from around the world.
Master of Arts in Tourism and Hospitality Management
Madrid or Blended
OCT | JAN | APR | JUL
Afternoons & Evenings
Practical Work Experience
Industrial Visits to
Tourism & Hospitality
70 Different Nationalities
Exclusive Invitations to
Hospitality & Tourism
Events & Conferences
Practical Skills Required
to Work Worldwide
Career Prospects at
& Tourism Companies
RANKINGS, ACCREDITATIONS & PARTNERSHIPS
Recognized as a Leader in Global Education by Newsweek Magazine
Fully accredited by ASIC Approved by Ofsted and an affiliate of ENQA
Awarded as a Four Stars Business School by QS Ranking System
The only higher education institution in Spain accredited by Microsoft as a leader in digital education
MA in Tourism & Hospitality is Accredited by the European Council of Business Education
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
BECOME A TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY PROFESSIONAL:
Gain specialized training and understanding regarding the hospitality & tourism industry from professors who have extensive work experience across the globe in various sectors.
PREPARE TO WORK IN THE DIGITAL WORLD:
Learn about modern technologies within tourism and hospitality operations. Become a manager equipped with an education in the digital economy and stand out among the competition, able to become a leader of the digital change.
LEARN ABOUT TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY SECTORS:
Focus on your main areas of interest; whether you want to work on a cruise ship or open your own restaurant, students will get the tools and competencies to be successful across various positions within the tourism & hospitality industry.
CONFRONT CHALLENGES OF THE 21ST CENTURY:
Understand about ethics and sustainability while pursuing a Master in Tourism and Hospitality Management in Madrid and become a leader, changing the face of business in tourism and hospitality.
Benefit from GBSB Global Business School’s widespread resources that assist students in pursuing their career objectives in hospitality & tourism in Madrid, Spain, Europe, or worldwide. GBSB Global Business School helps its Master Tourism and Hospitality Management in Madrid students to get ready to enter or continue in this highly competitive industry through specialized workshops, corporate presentations, and professional career services.
Employment At Top Companies
SAMI ABU KISH, Qatar
"GBSB Global Business School has been supportive throughout my MA in Tourism and Hospitality Management degree and I am appreciative of the career and professional advice provided throughout my tenure."
GBSB Global Alumnus, Class of 2014
GAIA LUCANTONI, Italy
"It was a pleasure taking the MA in Tourism and Hospitality course at GBSB Global because the class size was small, and I loved the personalized attention I received. The professors knew me, and it was easy to communicate with them."
GBSB Global Alumna, Class of 2016
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
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 2021- 2022
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:
Fall Quarter – October 1, 2021
Winter Quarter – January 10, 2022
Spring Quarter – April 19, 2022
September 2021 - December 2021
Oct 1 (BCN), Sept 30 (MAD)
Sept. 20 - Oct. 1
October 4 - 8
October 11 - 15
October 18 - 22
October 25 - 29
November 1 - 5
November 8 - 12
November 15 - 19
November 22 - 26
Nov. 29 - Dec. 3
December 6 - 10
December 13 - 17
December 20 and 21
Dec. 22 - Jan. 9
January 2022 - March 2022
January 10 - 14
January 17 - 21
January 24 - 28
Jan. 31 - Feb. 4
February 7 - 11
February 14 - 18
February 21 - 25
Feb. 28 - March 4
March 7 - 11
March 14 - 18
March 21 - 25
Mar. 28 - Apr. 1
Global Study Trip
March 25 (Tentative)
April 2 - 18
April 2022 - June 2022
April 19 - 22
April 25 - 29
May 2 - 6
May 9 - 13
May 16 - 20
May 23 - 27
May 30 - June 3
June 6 - 10
June 13 - 17
June 20 - 24
June 27 - July 1
July 4 - 8
July 11 (tentative)
July - September
CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS: December 22 - January 9
SPRING HOLIDAYS 2022: April 2 - 11
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WILLEM VAN ROSSEM
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TO BE QUALIFIED FOR ADMISSION TO MASTER IN TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT IN MADRID, YOU MUST:
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
Proof of Proficiency in the English Language:
- English as a native language;
- TOEFL - Minimum score: 213 (computer based), 79/80 (internet based), or 550 (paper based);
- IELTS - Minimum score: 6.0;
- Cambridge ESOL, Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) - Minimum score: C;
- English as the language of instruction during previous studies in the formal educational system;
- Internal English level testing at GBSB Global.
Complete all required forms for admission and submit all required documents
Enrolment Fee (Paid upon Admission)
Annual Administrative Fee
Tuition Fee per Quarter (20 ECTS credits)
Tuition Fee per Academic Credit (1 ECTS credit)
Minimum Advanced Tuition Payment (EU Students)
Due at the time of program acceptance
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.
Payments are accepted online or by bank transfers (commission charges may apply).
Program fees do not include accommodation, flights, insurance or program materials.
Students who wish to participate in Global Study Trips may do so by paying additional fees.