Required documents: Completed application form. 1 copy of bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and transcripts. Proof of English fluency: TOEFL score 213 (computer-based), 80 (internet-based); IELTS 6.0; CAE C; PTE 54; English native; or equivalent. 2 letters of recommendation (use of PPI recommended). 1 written or video essay. 1 copy of CV/résumé. Applicants must also meet two of the following: A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. A satisfactory score on the GMAT or GRE. 5+ years of professional work experience (may include military service). An interview with the Dean.
Months of entry
January, October, March
Tourism is the fastest growing industry in today’s business world and companies continue to require academically qualified managers to afford them an insight into the industry. This major explores the theories, practices and business models that make up the tourism and leisure field. Focusing on the development of executive skills and strategic aptitudes, this program will deliver the key competencies required in the industry while developing your understanding of international and intercultural management needs.
This major explores the theories, practices and business models that make up the tourism and leisure field. Focusing on the development of executive skills and strategic aptitudes, this program will deliver the key competencies required in the industry while developing your understanding of international and intercultural management needs.
The MBA in Leisure and Tourism program lasts one year, divided into three terms. Each term students complete five courses, including industrial visits and guest speaker sessions. In order to graduate, students must complete a management research methods module and a dissertation subject in addition to the other courses.
In addition to industry-specific modules, the program focuses on development strategies and management styles specifically geared toward creating leaders in the industry who can also apply the same skills to the wider commercial market. Students will:
- Investigate the impact of tourism planning and development on economic, sociocultural and physical environments.
- Look at business from the point of view of both the consumer and the service provider.
- Explore issues that concern host-visitor relationships.
- Study the major processes within marketing through case studies and class discussion.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||30|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||25|
Course contact details
- Antonella Mela
- +34 93 201 81 71
- +34 93 201 79 35