Master in Tourism & Hospitality Management

12 Months
Full time
0 - 3 years

Ranked 2nd in Spain and 10th in the world by EDUNIVERSAL, the International Master in Tourism & Hospitality Management is an established programme , which 89% graduates are working after 3 months.

The Master in Tourism & Hospitality Management is a one-year degree specially designed to prepare graduates to pursue an international career in the tourism and hospitality industry.

Throughout the year, participants of the Master in Tourism & Hospitality Management develop core Hospitality Management competencies, as well as personal and professional skills in the areas of communication, negotiation, teamwork and leadership. The core subjects are delivered at our main campus in the centre of Barcelona, while leadership skills are developed at the Collbató Residential Training Campus.

Throughout the Master, participants are exposed to real-life case studies facilitated by a combination of academics and practitioners using a unique methodology based on small, multicultural classes.

In addition, the programme has a Hospitality Training Practicum which will enable you to work at national and international level in top companies in the tourism and hospitality sector. The programme will also give you access to young talent programmes which will allow you to run your own department in two to three years.

The International Master in Tourism & Hospitality Management programme offers you the opportunity to do a week´s training in an international destination and experience first hand what it is like to work in a hotel. You will live a great experience as a future manager in the Tourism and Hospitality Management industry through practical tutorials in different departments of the resort. 

Dates and timetable

Start: 27 September 2018
Finish: 6 September 2019
Timetable: Monday - Friday, 9.30h - 13.30h

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Latest Professional Practice

The faculty of the Master in Tourism & Hospitality Management has diverse experience in the hospitality sector, ensuring that you will be able to apply what you learn in class directly to your future career. Barcelona is a leader in hospitality, and you will attend international fairs that provide invaluable insights into best business practices in areas such as innovation, technology, design and productivity. You also have the opportunity to join peers at Conrad N. Hilton College in Houston, a leading institution consistently ranked among the top schools in hospitality.


Corporate Connections

Our unique Hospitality Training Practicum (HTP), a challenging hands-on position in a top company in the hospitality industry, allows you to apply what you have learned during the Master in Tourism & Hospitality Management. The incorporation of practical work experience, formal training, company visits and support by career development advisors provides you with the unique opportunity to develop and assume challenging responsibilities in the hospitality industry.


International Exposure

EADA faculty comes from all over the world and there are more than 50 nationalities in the student body of our International Master programmes alone. During the programme, you can expand your network and gain a fresh perspective from electives taught by visiting professors and you can also participate in our exchange programme with one of over 30 top-ranked partner schools in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the United States.

Rankings, accreditations & partnerships

Master in Tourism & Hospitality Management
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Message from the director James Haigh

The International Masters in Tourism & Hospitality Management is designed to develop your skills to become a manager in the Tourism & Hospitality industry. By becoming a participant on this programme, not only will you be part of a top-ranked master's degree, but you will also study in Barcelona city centre, one of the tourism and hospitality hot-spots.

EADA's pragmatic, hands-on approach gets you ready for a successful career in the industry. Our personalised programme, with small, culturally diverse classes, use a mix of case methodology, applied exercises and latest insights delivered by established professionals in the industry. On top of studying, you will participate in various projects such as a Marketing Challenge, where you will deliver value to a real client as a consultant, and also complete a unique final project designed to assist you become an entrepreneur in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry. You will also develop your leadership and people management skills throughout the year in the EADA-Collbató Residential Training Campus. All of these reasons are why 89% of our graduates are working after 3 months.


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Programme structure

The Master in Tourism & Hospitality Management (60 ECTS) is divided into 4 phases: 3 trimesters of skills development on campus, followed by the Hospitality Training Practicum.

In the first trimester, you will work on the fundamentals of business and management in the industry, followed by a closer look at the latest insights, advances and best practises in Quality, Innovation, Sustainability and Entrepreneurship in hospitality.

Throughout the 3 trimesters, you will take part in the Professional Development Plan in the Collbató Residential Training Campus, where you will develop your teamworking, communication, negotiation and leadership skills.


Sept. - Jan.

Orientation module

  • Precourse: financial statements, statistics, and economics
  • Case Method
  • Beginner Spanish course (optional)


Collbató Residential Training Campus

  • Self-leadership Foundations
  • Leading Individuals & Teams I


Barcelona City Centre Campus

  • ABCs of Hospitality Management
  • Finance for Managers
  • Strategic Management
  • Service Operations Management
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Management Accounting I

International Trip

Marketing Challenge


 Jan. - Mar.

Collbató Residential Training Campus

  • Leading Individuals & Teams II


Barcelona City Centre Campus

  • Quality and Leadership
  • Analysis of the Economic Environment
  • Innovation in the Hospitality Industry
  • Marketing Management II
  • Strategic Marketing
  • HR Management
  • Management of Information Systems
  • Professional Concentration in Travel Distribution
  • Professional Concentration in Consulting


International Weeks


Apr. - Jun.

Collbató Residential Training Campus

  • Leading Change


Barcelona City Centre Campus

  • Entrepreneurship in the Hospitality Industry
  • Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry
  • Revenue Management
  • Professional Concentration in Food & Beverage or Hotels & Resorts
  • Professional Concentration in Consulting
  • Professional Concentration in M.I.C.E.



Jul. - Sept.

Hospitality Training Practicum

  • A challenging work assignment with a complementary learning component


Final Project

Tutorials throughout the year; presentation in July


Company visits, conferences & alumni presentations 



Sept. - Dec.

Exchange programme (optional)

One-term exchange with + 30 partner schools around the world. Double degree option from: Aston Business School (U.K.), EDHEC (France), EBS (Germany) and HHL (Germany).

Students applying to take part in the exchange programme must complete the admission process (in some cases including GMAT, TOEFL, etc.) with the participating school.



EADA reserves the right to make changes to the schedule and the topics offered during the programme.


Marketing Challenge

You will compete in teams to develop a marketing plan for a client company that has a real issue such as increasing sales, reaching a specific target client, entering a market or finding innovative channels to reach the client. You will act as teams of consultants who are pitching their approach and work to the client, where the winning team may see their plan implemented.

International Weeks

The International Weeks provide the opportunity to grow your network, as you share the classroom with participants from other International Master programmes, and choose electives taught by visiting professors and senior managers from all over the world.

Hospitality Training Practicum (HTP)

The HTP is a challenging work assignment (min. 400 hours) with a complementary learning component. The incorporation of practical work experience, formal training, and support by career development advisors provides participants with the unique opportunity to develop and assume challenging responsibilities within the hospitality industry. Examples of HTP from previous years:



  • Horwath HTL, Croatia
  • Capgemini Worldwide, France
  • Reed Expositions, France
  • Crowne Plaza Barcelona, Spain
  • Hotel Palisad, Serbia
  • Mandarin Oriental, Spain
  • The Ritz Carlton, Spain
  • Jumeirah Hotels, U.K.
  • Marriott International, U.K.
  • Starwood Hotels & Resorts
  •      Worldwide, all over Europe

North America

  • Elaine Bell Catering Company, U.S.
  • Eurobuilding Hotels Group, U.S.
  • Meliá Hotels International, U.S.
  • Trump National Doral, U.S.

Latam & Caribbean

  • Eurobuilding Hotel Boutique, Argentina
  • Budgetplaces, Panama
  • Sandy Lane, Barbados

Middle East

  • Melia Hotels International, UAE
  • One&Only, UAE


  • Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, French Polynesia

Latam & Caribbean

  • Hyatt, China
  • Interlaken OCT Hotel, China