MSc in Hospitality & Tourism Management

ESCP Europe Business School

Program Description
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AACSB Accredited

MSc in Hospitality & Tourism Management

ESCP Europe Business School

A Unique Master:

The Master offers a first-class business education for young professionals wanting to pursue an international and fast-moving career in the hospitality and tourism industry and even beyond:

  • In-class sessions in Europe (Madrid) and a 2-week seminar in NY (USA)
  • Internships (4 months minimum)
  • Professional Development Activities:
  • International Consultancy Project
  • Guest Speakers' Lectures
  • Company Visits
  • Career Workshops
  • Coaching
  • Specialization modules in Cornell University School of Hotel Administration (NY)

The hospitality and tourism industry offers a large range of businesses from:

Hotels and Resorts - Conference and Events Centers - Theme Parks - Cruise Lines - Restaurants - Casinos - Hospitals - Wellness Centers, etc..

The ESCP Europe Master in Hospitality and Tourism Management has been designed to train high-level managers, providing them with:

  • a strong knowledge of management concepts and tools
  • an in-depth understanding of current operating keys and future challenges of this unique, dynamic and diverse industry.

This programme is awarded with the Conférence des Grandes Écoles accreditation.

Programme Objectives

The MSc in Hospitality and Tourism Management combines 3 main goals:

  • To provide sound knowledge and tools from a Top Tier business school
  • To enrich strategic and operational insights of the hospitality and tourism world
  • To train participants to act and manage in a global and multicultural environment

Programme Overview

Programme format

This full-time programme offer in-class sessions spread over 6 months including individual and group study and Professional Development Activities(PDA).


Calendar for the in-class sessions:

  • ESCP Europe Madrid campus: from end of September till end of March.
  • USA: Cornell University: end June - beginning July.

International Consultancy Projects: from April to September.

Internship: from September till December (4 months minimum).

Final Project Presentations: September / October.

Core Modules

  • Strategic Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Finance and Asset Management
  • Managerial Skills and Leadership
  • Operations and Information Management
  • Managing People and Organisations
  • Entrepreneurship and New Venture Projects

Concentration Modules and Courses

  • Financial Management of Hotels
  • Advanced Hospitality Operations
  • Advanced Hospitality Marketing
  • Real State, Development and Hotel
  • Revenue Management

Professional Development Activities

The Professional Development Activities are designed both to help participants to enrich their knowledge of the hospitality industry and to question their professional path.

These activities provide unique opportunities to interact with hospitality professionals and experts, to dicover diverse and innovative business models and to reflect on career objectives matching your own talents with the right professional environment.

The Professional Development Activities include:

  • International Consultancy Project
  • Guest Speakers' Lectures
  • Career Workshops
  • Company Visits

The "Professional Development Program" at Cornell University School of Hotel Administration

In the third part of the programme, participants are enrolled in the "Professional Development Program" at Cornell University School of Hotel Administration which is regarded as the world leader in this field.

Founded in 1922, Cornell School of Hotel Administration was the first collegiate program in hospitality management.

60 full-time faculty members recognized as experts in their chosen disciplines are dedicated to teaching, research and service.

Participants have the opportunity to choose concentration modules and get the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration PDP certification in specialized fields as Financial Management of Hotels, Advanced Hospitality Operations, Advanced Hospitality Marketing or Revenue Management.

Admission Requirements


Please, contact us for other possibilities in case you will not have time to complete your dossier in this date.

The requirements to be eligible for this programme are:

  • To have completed higher education to a level equivalent to a University Bachelor's degree.
  • In case of not having these qualifications, the selection committee will accept candidates who do not have these qualifications but who hold high-level position.
  • Some professional experience (1 / 2 years experience) highly recommended.
  • Advanced English level to attend courses and submit coursework in English. No official English test required but recommended. (English level equivalent to: TOEFL written test: 600; IELTS: 7)
  • English test at ESCP Europe: candidates without any language qualification will make an English test in ESCP Europe campus during the admission process.
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated March 9, 2016
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15 months
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20,900 EUR
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