Master of Science (MSc) in Hospitality & Tourism Management

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Master of Science (MSc)
Hospitality & Tourism Management Specialisation
Pursue an international and fast-moving career.

Objectives

This specialisation in Hospitality & Tourism Management is part fo the Master Degree (DEAMIE)*

This life-changingMSc will give you the training and tools you need to have a successful and international career in the hospitality & tourism sector.

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

This specialisation 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.

 

Key aspects of the specialisation

  • A specialisation of the Master Degree (Diplôme d'Études Avancées en Management International des Entreprises (DEAMIE)) *.
  • A multicampus programme that brings together leading professional perspectives and intercultural experiences
  • Specialisation modules in Cornell University School of Hotel Administration (NYC - USA)
  • A “learning by doing” programme to develop your professional skills, network and career
  • A personalised experience with a world-class faculty, professionals and staff members

 

 

Participants’ background

  • Hospitality & Tourism Management: 71%
  • Liberal arts: 13%
  • Management: 10%
  • Marketing/Communication: 6%

8

unique nationalities

52%
women

48%
men


 

Lorena DIAZ-SANTOS RAMIREZ – MSc in Hospitality & Tourism Management - ESCPESCP has undoubtedly been a great partner! This experience, both in the professional and personal way, has been key to attain a position of greater responsibility and to face more complex challenges in my career. Moreover, I can affirm that ESCP helped me to combine my two big passions: Marketing and Tourism! .”
Lorena DIAZ-SANTOS RAMIREZ
Marketing and Communications Manager at Entertainment Solutions

 

Enhance your profile

This multicampus (Madrid & Turin) structure with two concrete specialization tracks (Food & Beverage Management and Hotels & Real Estate) combined with our “learning by doing” curriculum, International Consultancy Project (ICP) and the Professional Development Programme at the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration, will most de definitely enhance your profile, and provide you with an added value that will help you develop a successful career in the sector.

 

Scientific Director


Prof. Dr. Jaime LUQUE, Associate Professor, Madrid Campus - ESCP Business School

Jaime Pérez LUQUE

Associate Professor in the Department of Economics, Law and Social Sciences

PhD in Economics, Nova School of Business and Economics
Research areas: Real Estate Development and Mortgage Lending

Executive Director


Ramón FISAC - ESCP Business School

Ramón FISAC

Permanent Affiliate Professor in the Department of Sustainability

PhD in Industrial Engineering by the Tecnical University of Madrid (UPM)
Research areas: Sustainability, CSR, entrepreneurship, innovative business models. 

About the Master Degree (DEAMIE)*

« Diplôme d'Études Avancées en Management International des Entreprises » (DEAMIE)
Joining this full-time Master of Science corresponds to the determination to pursue a defined professional project and gives young graduates and young executives a combination of high value skills sought by recruiters.
This programme provides academic expertise and presentation of the best professional practices. Our goal is to train experts who will be rapidly able to progress in a globalised world.
Students will obtain 1 degree: the French Master degree (DEAMIE) and 1 diploma: MSc in Hospitality & Tourism Management.

*This is a university level specialisation leading to a degree in line with the current French educational system (pending of the Madrid Autonomous Region authorization according to the RD 640/2021)

 

In the fourth part of the programme, participants are enrolled in the “Professional Development Program” (PDP) at Cornell University School of Hotel Administration (NYC – USA) which is regarded as the world leader in this field.
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.

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Master of Science (MSc)
Hospitality & Tourism Management Specialisation
Curriculum

Our programme targets your expertise

The MSc in Hospitality & Tourism Management specialisation (120 ECTS) will train you to manage projects in an international business context

This full-time specialisation offers in-class sessions including individual and group study and professional development activities The MSc offers you the option to acquire a specialisation in Hospitality Management or Hotel Development.

This full-time program takes place over 10 months (15 months including internship and thesis) and is divided into four terms. You have to be proficient in English to follow these courses.

Professional development activities

The MSc is designed both to help you enrich your knowledge of the hospitality industry and question your professional path.
You benefit from unique opportunities to interact with hotel professionals and experts, discover diverse and innovative business models and reflect on career goals that match your own talents and the right professional environment. This includes:

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

 

NOTE: ESCP is committed to delivering the curriculum as is, unless external circumstances (such as the COVID-19 pandemic) are in the way, in which case(s) we will develop alternatives to deliver the programmes’s learning objectives.

 

A full-time programme

The programme begins in October and is organised as follow:

CORE COURSES - TERM 1
Jul-Sep: Candidates with < 240 ECTS previous degree (or equivalent)

These six modules are compulsory only for candidates with less than 240ECTS (or equivalent)

They run in an online format between July and September prior to the campus terms. Candidates may be exempted from attending these modules based on their previous working experience (3 years required). See Admission Tab for more information.

CORE MANAGEMENT
  • Economics                                                        
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Statistics for Management
  • Leadership
 

COURSE MODULES- TERMS 2 & 3
Oct-Dec: Madrid campus| Jan-June: Madrid, London or Turin & Ithaca, NY

The courses address both theory and real-life applications with a practical approach to project management. They are taught from October to July by ESCP Faculty and successful professionals.

Students will also take a compulsory seminar on Ethics, Enviromental, Social & Corporate Governance.

Term 2
Oct – Dec (Madrid)
Core Courses
  • Tourism and Global Economy
  • Strategy & Marketing for Hospitality and Tourism Services
  • Introduction to Finance and Financial Accounting
  • Real Estate Consulting
  • Project Management in Practice (I)
  • Smart Cities and Urban Planning
  • PropTech and Innovation (I)
    Hotel Operational Management
Hospitality Management
  • Entrepreneurship for Hospitality & Tourism 
Hotel Development
  • Real Estate Finance & Investments
  • Software Technologies in Real Estate
Skills
  • Career Development
  • Effective Communication & Pitch
Term 3
Jan– March (Madrid)
Core courses
  • Life Case Study Barceló
  • Project Management in Practice (II)
  • Culture, Heritage and Real Estate
  • Negotiation, Problem Solving and Cultural Awareness
  • PropTech and Innovations (II)
Hospitality Management
  • Life Case Study Amadeus
  • Tourism Product Conception
  • Destination Management
  • Sustainability for Hospitality & Tourism 
Hotel Development
  • Real estate Investment Funds
  • Hotel Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Introduction to Real Estate Development
  • Real Estate Law
  • 2 Specialisation Tracks to choose
Term 3
April- June
Turin campus
  • Online Analytics
  • Food & Beverage
  • Yield Management
London campus
  • Real Estate Development
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Capital Markets

International Consulting Project (All over the World)
  • Students work in small teams (minimum 2 - maximum 4 team members) as “external junior consultants” full time on real projects commissioned by companies for a period of 5 weeks
The Hotel School Cornell SC Johnson College of Business
  • Courses online + in class = 4 courses on Hospitality Management in order to obtain PDP (Professional Development Program) Certification - Cornell School of Hotel Administration
Professionalisation

PROFESSIONAL MISSION- TERM 4
Jul-Dec: A professional mission of 4 months minimum anywhere in the world

From July to end December, you must complete an in-company internship of at least 4 months (though often lasting for 7-8 months). ESCP assists you in locating internship opportunities and networking with companies.
The internship is an opportunity for practical application of the theoretical concepts learned from courses, with an eye to establishing a career. In many cases, corporate employers consider the internship as a trial period for a permanent position.  

The Corporate Relations Department

The Company Relations Department is dedicated to gather placement offers from many companies. The department also organises a series of fairs involving firms, giving you many opportunities to make contact.

PROFESSIONAL THESIS -TERM 4
Jul-Dec: Writing and defending a professional thesis

The thesis is an applied research project in consultation with an academic advisor based on the International Consulting Project (ICP).
It is a chance for you to synthesise learned material through analysis of a particular corporate issue by using clear, detailed argumentation. The thesis marks the culmination of the degree and is orally presented to a committee at the end of the programme. It represents 30 of the total of 90 ECTS credits earned over the year.

During this time, students will also participate in a mandatory Research Seminar held by an ESCP professor. This seminar represents 3 ECTS credits of the total 90 earned over this academic year. 

Stathis ALEXOPOULOS – MSc in Hospitality & Tourism Management

Testimonial

Stathis ALEXOPOULOS
Sales Executive at YES! Hotels Group

 

“The first and best business school in Europe! Well it's absolutely true! In My ESCP journey, I met with great professionals from the Tourism and Hospitality industry, traveled to three different countries, went to one of the best schools in the world-Cornell University, visited many companies and organizations- and learned from the best! What is more, I know have contacts all over the world and a great career in front of me! I couldn't be thankful enough!”

 

In the fourth part of the programme, participants are enrolled in the “Professional Development Program” (PDP) at Cornell University School of Hotel Administration (NYC – USA) which is regarded as the world leader in this field.
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.

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Master of Science (MSc)
Hospitality & Tourism Management Specialisation
Careers

Placement Report

Job Survey conducted among graduates from the Hospitality & Tourism Management specialisation class of 2019.

 

100% 
are employed

20%

were employed
before graduation

80%

were employed 3 to 6 months
after graduation

60%

have a job
with an international dimension

Salary

€24,760 average annual salary

Sectors

40%

Tourism/Entertainment/Hospitality

20%

Consulting

40%

other
(design/cosmetics/pharmaceutical)

Students - ESCP

Career opportunities

  • Sales Executive
  • Consultant
  • Marketing & Communication
  • Revenue Management
  • Luxury Tourism
  • Hotel Management
  • Advertising
  • Commerce
  • Travel Distribution
  • Event Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Hospitality & Tourism Startups
  • PropTech
  • Real Estate Development for Hospitality

Industries Hiring

Resorts – Travel Companies – Sustainable Tourism Projects & Consulting – Events Centers – Entertainment & Leisure – Food & Beverage – Cruise Lines

Maria Cristina DOPAZO – MSc in Hospitality & Tourism Management - ESCP

Testimonial

Maria Cristina DOPAZO
Revenue Analyst at Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

 

The ESCP MSc in Hospitality & Tourism Management changed my professional life. The International Consultancy Project in Africa opened and reinforced my network and ways to think about tourism; my professors helped me find my passion in Hospitality Revenue Management and my classmates gave me a multicultural perspective. ESCP, a lifetime experience.

 

In the fourth part of the programme, participants are enrolled in the “Professional Development Program” (PDP) at Cornell University School of Hotel Administration (NYC – USA) which is regarded as the world leader in this field.
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.

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Master of Science (MSc)
Hospitality & Tourism Management Specialisation
Admissions

Requirements

  • A Bachelor or Master degree in any discipline, preferably in business, science, architecture or engineering:
    - Minimum 240 ECTS previously acquired at a Higher Education Insitution;
    or
    -Minimum 180 ECTS for some candidates who add value to the group. We will only consider under this derogation students from prestigious institutions and/or excellent academic performance and/or first professional experience.
  • Advanced English level: C1
    • TOEFL IBT: 100
    • TOEFL written: 600
    • TOEFL computer based: 250
    • IELTS: 7

Note: Due to accreditation regulations, students starting with less than 240 ECTS will need to obtain an additional 30 ECTS at ESCP Business School. The school will offer additional course options for those students. The corresponding fee for these ECTS is 3,000€

Procedure

Applications are examined in the order of their arrival; they must be submitted as early as possible. We have rolling admissions. After the application package has been reviewed by the Admission Committee, the candidate will be notified whether he/she will be invited for the admission exam and individual interview.

Step 1: Application form

Applications are made online. Please ensure that you take plenty of time with this form and answer all the questions therein as fully and thoughtfully as possible.

The main elements of the application include:
  • A copy of a Master/or Bachelor diploma already obtained OR a certificate of enrolment for current Bachelor studies
  • A 2-year university transcript of your Master of Bachelor degree
  • Detailed professional experience
  • Personal statements (Cover letter) - in English
  • 2 letters of reference (online form available in the application) - at least one of them has to be from a professional experience - in Spanish or English 
  • An updated CV
  • English language test result (if applicable)
  • Copy of passport

Optional:

  • If you do not have an official English certificate (IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC), obtained within the last 2 years, you will be invited to take the ESCP English Proficiency Test, which is completely online.
     
  • GMAT, GRE or TAGE MAGE score. In case you have not taken any of these exams before, you will be invited to complete the ESCP Numerical and Verbal test (SHL) during the admission process (Online)

Please ensure that all required supporting documents are scanned and uploaded during the online application process.

Please note: you will still need to bring the originals to your admission interview. For full details of the application requirements, please see the online application. An application fee of €130 is required to cover processing of the application.

Step 2: Personal Interview & Exams

Students holding a TAGE-MAGE or a GMAT score and a TOEFL or a TOEIC listening and reading score or IELTS score (taken within the last two years) do not take the ESCP written tests and must submit a copy of the results of these tests in their application file.

Candidates living outside of France and wishing to take the TAGE MAGE must apply through the FNEGE - Fondation nationale pour l'enseignement de la gestion des entreprises - to take this test.

Students not holding the standardized tests have to take the ESCP entrance tests (SHL Test).

Candidates whose written application and admission exam are accepted will be invited for an individual interview, which plays an essential role in assessing the abilities and motivation for joining the program. Interviews take place from November to September each year.

Step 3: Confirmation

Admission decisions are sent out by email and post within two weeks of the Admissions interview. From the moment of the notification, students have a maximum period of 10 days to pay the registration fees and thus, confirm their place.

 

Admission Calendar

We have admission sessions every month as is indicated below *:

Application
Sessions
Application
Deadline
Admission
Session
November 7 Nov 2021 17 Nov 2021
December 28 Nov 2021 9 Dec 2021
January 9 Jan 2022 26 Jan 2022
February 6 Feb 2022 22 Feb 2022
March 6 Mar 2022 23 Mar 2022
April 17 Apr 2022 27 Apr 2022
May 15 May 2022 25 May 2022
June 12 Jun 2022 22 Jun 2022
July 26 Jun 2022 6 Jul 2022
September 28 Aug 2022 7 Sep 2022

 

(*)We'll have admissions per month only if we have slots available.

 

In the fourth part of the programme, participants are enrolled in the “Professional Development Program” (PDP) at Cornell University School of Hotel Administration (NYC – USA) which is regarded as the world leader in this field.
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.

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Master of Science (MSc)
Hospitality & Tourism Management Specialisation
Fees & Financials

 Fees

  • Tuition fees for the academic year 2022/2023 are set at €25,300 (for all students, both EU and non-EU). Travel and living costs are not covered by the fees.
     
  • There is an application fee of €130 for all applicants. Please note that this is non-refundable.
     
  • Candidates entering the specialisation with less than 240 ECTS will also be required to attend an additional online semester with a supplement fee of €3,000

 Early bird scholarship: Candidates admitted and confirmed by December 22nd are eligible for a 20% scholarship. This will be deducted from your tuition fee.

The programme tuition fees include:

  • In-class modules at ESCP Madrid and Cornell University Shool of Hotel mangement (PDP Diploma) - New York
  • A tutor guided  International Consultancy Project
  • Learning materials
  • Career Orientation & Workshops

Fees do not include:

Travel, accommodation and living costs for sessions in Madrid, Turin and New York are not included.

SCHOLARSHIPS

ESCP has been committed to recognizing and enabling the most talented international students to pursue their studies and invest in their future career.

The MSc programmes offer 20 partial scholarships of 3000€ over the tuition fees based on financial needs and academic merits. Every student, who has been admitted and enrolled in the programme, will be able to apply for only one partial scholarship.

Scholarship of 3000€ will be deducted from tuition fees.

Eligibility: Scholarships are open to all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality or background, who have been admitted and enrolled to one of our MSc programmes and are able to demonstrate academic merits or financial needs.

Process: The candidates who have been admitted and enrolled to one of our MSc programmes and are interested in a partial scholarship should complete a scholarship form (that will be sent by the Student Service department when you have confirmed your enrolment in the programme), send a personal statement outlining why you should be awarded our scholarship and include evidence that can support it. The scholarship’s request or personal statement can be in any format (video, essay, art, etc.), but it clearly needs to outline your academic achievements or your current financial situation.

Deadline: Results from this scholarship are announced at the beginning of July by email from the Student Service Department and the deadline to apply is on June 30th, 2022.

LOANS & BURSARIES

BBVA: Offers two loan options for ESCP students

Option 1: Master and Courses Loan
  • Loan holder: student or parent
  • Maximum amount: up to € 75,000
  • Interest rate: Euribor + 4%
  • Repayment period: up to 8 years
  • Fixed Opening Commission: 1,50%
Option 2: Master Blue Loan
  • Loan holder: student or parent
  • Maximum amount: up to € 50,000
  • Interest rate: First 6 months (Euribor + 0%), rest period (Euribor + 6%)
  • Repayment period: up to 10 years
  • Total lack of capital and interests: up to 24 months

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Banco Sabadell

Highlights of the ESCP´s agreement with Banco Sabadell offers two ways of financing our degrees:

  • Tuition loan. Interest-free, short -term loan up to 18,000€, to be repaid in 12 months
  • Loan. Long-term loan to be repaid in a maximum of 10 years following the loan applications.

Bank Sabadell reserves the right to refuse the loan if, at the time of submission of the loan application, any circumstances pertaining the person(s) applying for the loan come to light that could alter decision regarding whether to grant the loan.

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FUNED Financing

Provide complementary financial aid and shorlarships for Mexican students who wish to pursue their master´s degree abroad in top ranked universities.
Students obtain FUNED Financing + ESCP Scholarship.

More Information

Conditions and requirements are set by each bank and/or institution; students are responsible to go over them directly with the bank/institution. ESCP does not guarantee that the loans or scholarships will be granted nor thoes it have all the information regarding the requirements.

Note: The information contained herein is subject to change.

 

In the fourth part of the programme, participants are enrolled in the “Professional Development Program” (PDP) at Cornell University School of Hotel Administration (NYC – USA) which is regarded as the world leader in this field.
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.

Know more

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