This new executive program in the field of international hotel management provides an opportunity for working professionals to solidify their understanding of hospitality management fundamentals and gain expertise in the concepts that will shape the industry&rsquo,s future.
Through this blended (hybrid) postgraduate program, current industry professionals will have the flexibility to combine their studies and existing career.
By the end of the course, students will have mastered universal business skills and leave with an innovative vision of leadership, resource management and decision making, to help them reach the top in hospitality management.
The executive program combines on campus, 4 face-to-face courses (1 week each one), and distance learning supported by faculty, followed by 6-months industry experience.
From October students will attend four weeks every two months sessions on campus in Marbella over 9 months. All campus courses will take place on Monday to Friday, allowing students to continue their current career in tandem with the postgraduate program.
Students are required to complete 6 months industry experience following the blended learning program either in their current position/company or at on an internship arranged by Les Roches Marbella.
Through this industry experience students will put their newly developed skills and knowledge into practice in an in international hotel or hospitality establishment. Many students on internships will begin a management training program.
An internship offers the perfect opportunity to discover which area of the industry they would like to focus on as the next step in reaching the top of the hospitality industry.
Age - Minimum 24 years old
Education or experience - Applicants must hold an accredited bachelor degree or diploma (preferably in the areas of Tourism, Business Administration, or Economics), and at least 3 years of work experience in a related industry. Applications from non-degree candidates with a minimum of 3 years of documented work experience will be evaluated on an individual basis. Non-degree holders will receive a Professional Development Diploma.
English Qualifications - If you are not a native English speaker, or if you have not spent the last 3 years in an English-taught school, please enclose one of the following:
TOEFL: minimum score of 525 points for the paper based test or 70 on the Internet Based Test (IBT).
Cambridge First Certificate Exam (FCE): Grade C. Please also send the statement of results with your detailed profile.
IELTS: Academic Module minimum Overall Band Score of 5.5 and min. 5.0 in each part (listening, reading, writing, speaking).
All English certificates must have been issued in the last 12 months prior to admission.
The admissions requirements are guidelines and are subject to change at any time.