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Masters in Business Administration in International Hospitality Management

The MBA in International Hospitality Management is a triple accredited course, running on three semesters. Students will learn about marketing, strategy planning, statistics, and international hospitality operations management.

30th Sep 2024

Start Date

3 Semesters

Duration

MQF L7

Certification

Institute of Tourism Studies

Course Provider

€ Varies *

Prerequisites

See Below

Basis

Part-Time

Location

Online

Course Fees

€ Varies *

What you'll learn

Programme Learning Outcomes

  • Systematically devise innovative strategies for hospitality business operations
  • Autonomously and systematically manage specific hospitality operations within an international dimension
  • Employ best practices and put complex theories of hospitality business management into practice in the most efficient and effective ways
  • Creatively apply advanced hospitality marketing principles
  • Promote social, scientific, cultural and ethical values at the stages of gathering, interpreting and implementing data in the hospitality business field
  • Employ innovation techniques within the hospitality business operations to sustain and attract new business

Prerequisites

  • A relevant MQF/EQF Level 6 (180 ECTS) degree at second class or better, OR
  • An MQF/EQF Level 6 degree plus a portfolio evidencing relevant work experience for at least 3 years, OR
  • An MQF/EQF Level 5 full qualification in Tourism, Hospitality, Business, or Management including six years of work experience at the supervisory/management level. Applicants may also be requested to submit a portfolio evidencing appropriate writing and analytical skills to ensure that the prospective candidate can fully and meaningfully participate in the course, OR
  • Ten years of proven work experience at supervisory/management level. Applicants may also be requested to submit a portfolio evidencing appropriate writing and analytical skills to ensure that the prospective candidate can fully and meaningfully participate in the course
  • Applicants must also provide proof of their English proficiency at the C1 level
  • Minimum age required: 16 years.

Possible Career Opportunities

  • Senior positions in marketing, human resources, accounting and sales
  • Senior property manager
  • Hospitality revenue senior manager
  • Destination senior manager
  • Human resources senior manager
  • Senior administration manager/director
  • Customer relations director
  • General manager

Fees

  • EU/EEA Nationals €2,500 per semester
  • Non-EU/EEA Nationals €2833.33 per semester

Course Provider

About the Institute of Tourism Studies
The Institute of Tourism Studies (ITS), established in 1987, is Malta's leading tourism and hospitality educational institution. ITS offers a broad selection of study programmes taught by experienced and dedicated lecturers. The campus provides multiple specialised labs and kitchens to ensure that students receive the essential theoretical and practical education.

The Institute of Tourism Studies, located close to the Malta International Airport and sister campus in Qala, Gozo, currently offers programmes of study ranging from Foundation Programme (MQF Level 2) to Masters Degree Programmes (MQF Level 7) level. ITS has a signed academic affiliation with the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM), ranked one of the top ten institutions globally in the field of Tourism and Hospitality Management.

In addition to the agreement with EAHM, ITS has secured contracts throughout the years with various top international universities and institutions to ensure students not only graduate from a reputable institute but in the process have the opportunity to study at these institutions. Students can obtain a more comprehensive experience and develop skills to meet diverse international standards.

ITS works closely with the highly esteemed Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences in Finland and Institut Lyfe (formerly known as Institut Paul Bocuse.) in France to offer its degree programmes in Bachelor in International Hospitality Management and Bachelor in Culinary Arts, respectively.

The Institute of Tourism Studies prides itself on offering students theoretical knowledge and extensive hands - on experience throughout the ITS training restaurants, kitchens, and hospitality laboratories. ITS students also gain opportunities for further training through the Local Industrial Trade Practice and International Internship, which is included in the students' programme of study.

With various programmes available at multiple levels, covering the necessities of the tourism and hospitality industry, students can be sure they have the best opportunity to specialise in areas suited to their abilities and interests.

 

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