Montpellier is the most seductive, elegant and cultured town in the South of France. It attracts more than 5 million tourists each year. Quite naturally, Montpellier has developed a complex and diverse ecosystem in the industry of tourism and hospitality.

Our MSc in Tourism and Hospitality Management is a 10-month program preparing students for an international management career in the industry of Tourism and Hospitality. It offers students a true multi-cultural and international experience on our campus-based in Montpellier, South of France.

Students will develop their general management skills and explore the different way to transpose this knowledge and expertise to the tourism and hospitality industry. They will discover the inner functioning and specificities of tourism and hospitality markets, the new trends, the design and organization of the main actors. The curriculum put a special focus on the digital transformation of the industry and on the importance of a multi-cultural approach. Business projects, fields trips and visits throughout the year will pace the academic experience and give students the opportunity to gain valuable work and real-life experience.

Various company visits will be organized. Students will have the chance to participate in different seminars, workshops and meeting, where companies come to our campus to meet their future managers and high-quality interns. Our career center and alumni network are also providing students with a full range of workshops and tools to enhance their career.

Key points

  • Duration: 10 months
  • Intake: once a year in September
  • Mode: Full time
  • Credits: 90 ECTS
  • Language: entirely taught in English
  • Location: Montpellier Business School campus
  • Tuition fees: 13 900 €


  • A Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • English test: a minimum score of TOEFL 80/120 or TOEIC 785/990 or IELTS 6/9 or M.B.S. English test B2 (free)
  • Relevant professional goals

Admission process

  • You will have to complete the online application form (which can be saved and completed over time)
  • Selected applicants will be scheduled for admission interviews via videoconference or at Montpellier Business School

Requested documents

  • Copy of passport
  • One passport photograph
  • Curriculum vitae/resume
  • Copies of highest diploma obtained
  • Copies of transcripts of records from the past three years. Please provide an English translation of your documents if they are written in other languages than French and English
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency: minimum score of TOEFL 80/120, IELTS 6/9 or TOEIC 785/990 or Montpellier Business School English test (free) B2. Candidates with previous English studies are exempted.


  • Courses and business projects: Academic year from September to June
  • MSc Thesis: September to August
  • Graduation: December

Courses modules

Fundamentals of management (24 ECTS):

  • Advanced Strategic Marketing
  • Cross-cultural management
  • Digital Marketing
  • Global marketing management
  • International Human Resources Management
  • Strategic management
  • Soft Skills Development

Tourism and Hospitality (15 ECTS):

  • Hospitality and Tourism: actors, markets and Business Models
  • Digitalization and Sustainability in Hospitality and tourism
  • Event management

Business projects (21 ECTS):

  • StratMe’up
  • Entrepreneurial Project
  • Optional: field trips and visits

MSc Thesis (30 ECTS)

Students profile

  • Bachelor degree or higher
  • English proficiency: IELTS 6/9, B2


Graduates may reach management and marketing positions in a wide selection of organizations including:

  • Airlines
  • Hotels and restaurants
  • Clubs
  • Event organizations
  • Cruise lines
  • Cultural attractions
  • Tourism organizations

They may also become entrepreneurs or consultants in the field of Tourism and Hospitality.

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Last updated March 13, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Sep 2019
10 months
13,900 EUR
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