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Master´s Degree in

Hospitality Management

Mode

Online

ECTS Credits

60 ECTS

TUITION FEES PER YEAR  

76.67 €/ECTS

4,600 €

Places

25

Duration

1 year

Campus

Murcia

Why study Hospitality Management with us?

UCAM Experience

"UCAM invites professors from different hotels and companies to teach us more about life questions in hospitality industry".

Lily Zaynatullina, former student from Russia

Recepcionista de hotel

Internship

UCAM’s career services will be available for students including the SOIL – “Orientation and Work Placement Service” of UCAM, “Portal de Empleo” – the university’s employment portal – and the “Network of Recruiting Erasmus”, a service that promotes international students’ employment in top companies throughout Spain.

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Career Opportunities

Both the theoretical knowledge, and the practical training at the Master’s Degree in Hospitality Management facilitate access to the labour market, both in the private and public sector.

Our postgraduates meet the demands of a wide range of professional profiles. The knowledge and skills obtained at the Master allow students to occupy leading positions in prestigious hospitality companies and to set up their business plan as entrepreneurs.

Our students search their internships -in the country of their choice- with the assistance of the Master’s Coordinator. We always aim students to apply for an internship in 5-star hotels or in a leading international chain where there might be opportunities for future employment. 

At the end of the programme graduates are qualified to become:

  • Director of Rooms
  • Director of Food and Beverage
  • Director of Marketing
  • Director of Sales
  • Director of Finance
  • Director of Purchasing
  • Cost Controller
  • Quality Manager
  • Accounting Manager
  • Front Office Manager
  • Public Relations / PR Manager
  • Reservations Manager
  • Revenue Manager
  • Groups and Conventions Director
  • Director of Operations
  • Director of Human Resources
  • Community Manager
  • Guest experience Manager/Director

Student Profile

The Master’s in Hospitality Management is intended for students with a great capacity, passion and desire for operations management, and for those who have the correct attitude to solve complex problems through creative decision-making, resulting in better efficiency and effectiveness of an organization. Prospective students must be focused towards internationalculturally diverse environments and must have quality requirements as well as a familiarity with a very competitive marketplace in which it is essential to work in terms of sustainability and social responsibility.

Applicants wishing to enter this programme must be Graduates in Tourism, Business Administration, Political Science and Law, Psychology and Social Sciences, Sciences and Statistical Techniques, History, Anthropology or Art History.

Objectives

The Master’s in Hospitality Management aims to offer students the necessary theory and practical training to achieve, at the highest level, their personal and professional development as managers in companies related to the international hospitality industry.

Therefore, the curriculum is designed to provide students with the necessary knowledge -both theoretical and practical- and to ensure their professional development as future directors/managers. The theoretical section covers all major hotel departments or divisions which enables students to have a thorough knowledge of the daily activity of a world- class hospitality establishment.

The practical section or internship comprises 500 hours and is developed with the collaboration of well-established hotels and hotel chains. The internship becomes the essential part of the student learning process i.e putting all the recently acquired theory into practice. This practical experience is crucial for students’ employability as it broadens their vision of the hospitality industry.

Why UCAM?

The Master´s in Hospitality Managemen at UCAM has:

  • Official Accredited Program (ANECA)
  • Personalized attention to students
  • Reduced number of students per class
  • Integral education
  • Practical approach on the subjects
  • Wide range of career opportunities
  • Guaranteed work experience on a company on the last year of studies
  • International Students mobility
  • Research projects
  • International tutorship

 

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Degree accredited by: National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation of Spain

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4 stars in QS Stars Rating System

according to Quacquarelli Symonds (QS)

UCAM stood out with an overall score of four stars in the QS Stars Rating and obtained the highest rating (five stars) in the categories of teaching, internationalisation, social responsibility and inclusiveness.

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Position 151-200 in THE Europe Teaching Rankings 2019

according to Times Higher Education (THE)

This ranking assesses the teaching and learning environment of the students. In its last 2019 edition, UCAM was ranked tenth in one of the four big areas of study, which assesses the satisfaction with the services provided, the quality of teaching and the general assessment of the institution by the student. For this ranking, more than 125,000 interviews were conducted with students from 18 European countries.

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Position 1001+ in THE World University Rankings 2021

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The ranking of the prestigious Times Higher Education ranks institutions around the world based on five fundamental pillars: teaching, research, quotations in scientific publications, industrial budget and international perspective, in which UCAM stands out.

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Position 601+ in THE World University Rankings By Subject: Clinical and Health 2021

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This ranking covers 11 subject areas, including Education, Computer Science, Clinical and Health or Business and Economics. UCAM was included for the first time in the 2021 edition of the Clinical and Health ranking.

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Position 101-200 in SDG4: Quality Education in THE Impact Rankings 2021

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THE Impact Rankings are based on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) created by the UN for the 2030 Agenda. UCAM achieved the 401+ position in the general category and stands out with regard to the indicators of the SDG4 - Quality Education (101-200), the SDG3 - Good Health and Well-being (201-300) and the SDG5 - Gender Equality (401-600).

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UCAM stands out for its contribution to regional development

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This ranking certifies the quality of the actions of UCAM Universidad Católica de Murcia in its work aimed at strengthening the university-company alliance starting from research and cooperation between both sectors in the Region of Murcia.

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47th position in the National Ranking of U-Multirank

according to U-multirank Consortium

This ranking assesses key factors such as the learning experience, the quality of the degrees and of the teaching, the relationship with the teachers, the organisation, labour inclusion, internships, research or the opportunities of teaching and professional guidance abroad.

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7th position in the 2019 Transparency Ranking of private universities.

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This ranking measures the transparency of universities through the information they publish on their website, understood as an effort to disseminate and publish the organisation’s relevant information, making it visible and accessible.

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10th position among Spanish universities and 162nd at European level in the StuDocu World University Ranking 2020

according to StuDocu

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51st position in Webometrics

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The Ranking Web of Universities (known as Webometrics) measures the activity and visibility of universities as indicators of their impact and prestige. It is published twice a year, and in the last edition (July 2020) UCAM reached the 1,597th position worldwide, while nationally it reached the 51st position.

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UCAM, among the five Spanish private universities that grew the most in the field of research

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The data, updated in 2018, on the yearly scientific production of the universities analysed by IUNE ranks UCAM among the first five, with a growth of almost 48% during the last five years.

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UCAM is the private university that has more visibility in Spain

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UCAM holds the first position in the popularity ranking of the brands belonging to the private university field in Spain, according to the data provided by the Institute of Marketing and Public Opinion (IMOP - Instituto de Marketing y Opinión Pública).

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Recognitions

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Recognition by the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China

The Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China recognizes the Catholic University of Murcia as one of the universities recommended for Chinese students to study abroad.

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Decoration Civil Order Alfonso X the Wise

by the Government of Spain

Awarded to the President of the University for the merits he has brought to society in the field of teaching, research, culture and sport

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European Athletics Award

by the Association of European Athletes

European Athletics' awards UCAM for its dual career model so that athletes can study a university career at the same time as they pursue their professional careers

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Joaquin Blume Trophy

by the Supreme Sports Council

Prize awarded to the University for its work in promoting and encouraging sport

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New York Awards for Social Commitment and Contribution

by Inspiring Committed Leaders Foundation

Awarded to the President of the University for his contribution and social commitment through UCAM in favor of education

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New York Awards for Social Commitment and Contribution

by the International Association of Culture and Volunteering 'Uomo e Società

University of Murcia in the promotion of culture, the formation of young people, and the defence of the basic principles of civil society, in respect for the teachings of the Supreme Pontiffs and the Social Doctrine of the Church.

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Best in Show' award for the best simulation application

at the International Meeting on Simulation in Health

UCAM has been awarded this prize for its Body Interact clinical reasoning board

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Declaration of European Cardioprotected Space

by the European Foundation for Health, Research and Education

The University received from the Declaration of Cardioprotected Space, becoming the first European entity of the university education sector declared as Cardioprotected Space by the (EFHRE).

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Golden Antenna Award

by the National Association of RTV Professionals

José Luis Mendoza, president of the Catholic University of Murcia was awarded for his support to the media and his social commitment, reflected in the many projects he is developing

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Innovation and Health Award

by Mutua Universal

The University has been awarded for its commitment to excellence and quality, both in the degrees it offers and in the actions it carries out in the social field.

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