MBA in Tourism & Hospitality
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree, specialized in Tourism and Hospitality, delves into the economic, cultural, and social principles that will shape the future of the tourism and hospitality industry. Students will develop a critical understanding of how research and knowledge play a crucial role in comprehending the complexities of managing the hospitality and tourism sectors. Practical knowledge and analytical skills will be honed, enabling learners to make informed recommendations for their employers or customers.
The program is designed to equip learners with essential skills for success in modern organizations, including agility, reflexivity, and critical thinking. A comprehensive understanding of the tourism industry will be gained, along with a practical approach to addressing managerial challenges.
This MBA program follows a generalist approach, preparing learners for diverse careers in the tourism and travel industry. Graduates will be eligible for leadership positions in travel agencies, hotel management, airlines, leisure companies, and tour operators. Additionally, they will have the potential to become successful entrepreneurs in the hospitality, travel agency, or tour operations fields, especially with some industry experience.
The program’s flexibility allows students to choose a career path that aligns with their interests, and it aligns well with industry demand. Employers highly value learners who possess a wide range of knowledge and expertise in the tourism and hospitality sector.
WHY THIS PROGRAM
- MBA Degree awarded from UCAM, Spain
- Installment payment option available
- European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (60 ECTS) enabled program
- Online Assignments and Assessment
- Become eligible to gain direct entry into relevant Doctorate / PhD programme
- Comprehensive study material and e-library support available at no additional cost
- Program designed exclusively for professionals with work experience
- WES recognized qualification
WHO SHOULD ENROLL
MBA – Tourism and Hospitality is ideal for :
- Tourist/Tour Managers
- General Managers
- Sales and Marketing Directors
- Event Managers
- Convention Services Managers
- Front Office Directors
- Directors of Catering
WHAT YOU’LL EARN
- MBA – Tourism and Hospitality Degree from UCAM , Spain
- Level 7 Diploma from OTHM, UK (optional)
Minimum 2 Years of Managerial Work Experience
Minimum 5 Years of Managerial Work Experience
* A very small percentage of applicants are approved on the basis of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
Note: Candidates can only apply for the program which is relevant to their area of work experience.
This program is available for study in 2 stages over 24 months, giving learners the flexibility they need to master the complexities in the business administration with focus on Tourism & Hospitality domain.
All the units of Stage 1 are mandatory.
- Strategic Management
- Strategic Leadership
- Strategic Human Resource Management
- Strategic Financial Management
- Destination Management
- International Tourism Policy and Development
Learners on successful completion of Stage 1, would move to next stage of the MBA program. The last stage consists of 1 unit.
Unit – Dissertation
This unit is designed to make a major contribution to learners’ professional and intellectual development, by enabling them to demonstrate their capacity for sustained independent thought, learning and critical reflection.
Dissertation should be of 12,000 words.
About UCAM, Spain
The Universidad Católica San Antonio (UCAM), is a private university located in Murcia in south-eastern Spain founded in 1996. UCAM offers undergraduate and graduate academic programs taught by faculty and researchers engaged with the quality of the education provided. The university is characterized by a firm commitment to Catholic orthodoxy and the moral and social doctrines of the Church. UCAM aims to contribute to the transmission of human knowledge and the development of research, from the critical, responsible and creative freedom of the person, according to gospel principles. UCAM developed a system of quality management applied to teaching, research and services to ensure the human relations among all members of the university community in order to make more effective educational work and research.