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Overview

As a truly global institution, BSBI is constantly striving to bring new opportunities and challenges to its students. Our mission is to help you grow in your studies and career whilst introducing you to the flourishing German and EU business world. Thus, in this course you will gain the practical knowledge and understanding needed for success in the tourism, hospitality and event management industry. Each module is designed to transform your approach by covering the latest trends and practical techniques of management, including business strategy, strategic marketing, project management and cross-culture leadership.

Berlin School of Business and Innovation is in partnership with University for the Creative Arts (UCA), a Gold Standard institution under the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF). As a result of this partnership, BSBI is able to offer the MA Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management programme. UCA is an acclaimed creative institution in the UK that ranks highly in all three of the major UK league tables. The university has also been ranked 13th out of all UK universities in the Guardian League Table 2020; and ranked no.7 in the 2021 Guardian League Tables for Business, Management & Marketing.

Secure your place for this programme by applying today. Find out how to apply here.

What will you experience?

Throughout the MA Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management programme, you’ll cover essential concepts of management, including business strategy, operations management, project management and cross-cultural leadership. You’ll also learn how to apply management and business concepts to the tourism, hospitality and event industries. As such, you’ll study business theories and their real-world application.

By the time you graduate, you’ll have developed problem-solving and decision-making skills, both of which are vital for successful management in the sectors.

In your final term, you’ll showcase your newly learned skills by carrying out research and preparing a dissertation on a relevant topic of your choice.

All students have the option to learn the German language.

Why study this programme?

At BSBI, we take a sincere interest in your professional development and growth. We will help you expand the scope of your ambitions and provide you with the skills and confidence to turn them into reality. This course helps you to build your current knowledge and explore the latest trends related to tourism and hospitality while developing your own concepts of event management.

You will earn a master’s degree with 180 UK credits (equivalent to 90 ECTS). This helps student mobility in the EU when it comes to transferring credits from one higher education institution to another.

Who should take this programme?

Our college attracts candidates with the vision of becoming a future business leader on the global stage. Thus, proactive and ambitious individual who are motivated to acquire the practical skills needed for managing the tourism, hospitality and events sector are ideal candidates for this 18-month degree programme.

Course Price

International students Price: €12,000 | EU students Price: €8,000 

LIMITED OFFER until end of December 2021 (for Paris campus only)

€7,000 for International and EU Students for Paris campus only. 

The School's admissions process is subject to the Consumer Contracts (Terms and Conditions). Information on your Right of Withdrawal and our Refund Policy can be found in the BSBI study agreement.

Programme Structure

This 18-month MA Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management programme consists of four terms. During its first three terms the programme will cover fundamental topics such as marketing planning, strategic approaches in tourism and hospitality business, operational management, cross-cultural management, event management and entrepreneurship. Students will also attend modules on academic research methods, and you will study the German language alongside your master’s degree subjects. On your final term, you will research and prepare a dissertation on a topic of your choice.

Modules
  • Tourism and Hospitality Business Strategy
  • Strategic Approach in Marketing Planning for Hospitality 
  • Hospitality Operations Management
  • Event Management 
  • Cross Cultural Management
  • International Project Management
  • Entrepreneurship in Tourism and Events
  • Business Decision Making for the Hospitality Industry
  • Study Methods
  • German Language Studies
  • Research Methodology 

Learning Outcomes

Once they have completed the programme, graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate originality and creativity in the application of a coherent and detailed knowledge of business principles and their operation in the areas of tourism, hospitality, and event management.

  • Evaluate arguments, concepts and data to make judgements, and to frame appropriate questions to development and suggest solutions
  • Apply professional standards in design, presentation, and writing to clearly communicate your ideas to both specialist and non-specialist audiences

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Career Progression

After completing the MA Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management, you will be able to apply for a range of managerial roles in relevant organisations around the world. 

Location: BERLIN

  • Delivery: On campus
  • Duration: 18 months
  • Intakes: October 2021 | February, May, October 2022
  • Campus: Berlin, Germany
  • Degree awarded by University for the Creative Arts
  • Price: €12,000 (international students)| €8,000 (EU students)

Location: PARIS to BERLIN

  • Delivery: On campus
  • Duration: 18 months
  • Intakes: 2021 October | 2022 January
  • Campus: Paris, France to Berlin, Germany
  • Degree awarded by University for the Creative Arts
  • Price: €12,000 (international students)| €8,000 (EU students)

LIMITED OFFER until end of December 2021 (for Paris campus only)

€7,000 for International and EU Students for Paris campus only. 


 

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The School's admissions process is subject to the Consumer Contracts (Terms and Conditions). Information on your Right of Withdrawal and our Refund Policy can be found in the BSBI study agreement.

Minimum age: 21

Academic qualifications: Strong undergraduate degree from a recognised university. If you do not meet the academic requirements, you may be assessed on relevant work experience. You must have at least 3 years of management experience. 

English language requirements: 

  • Official English Tests
    • IELTS – minimum OS 6.0 (with min 5.5 in each component);
    • Password test – minimum OS 6.0 (with min 5.5 in each component);
    • PTE (Academic) – minimum OS of 56 ( with min 51 in each component);
    • TOEFL IBT OS 80 (Listening 17, Reading 18, Speaking 20, Writing 17);
    • Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) or Cambridge English Proficiency OS 69 (min 162 in each component)
    • LanguageCert International ESOL SELT OS B2 Communicator High Pass (min 33 in each component)
    • Duolingo test with an overall score of 105
  • Applicants who achieved a bachelor’s degree or above* from a recognised university (according to ECCTIS UK), where the Method of Instruction was entirely in English (teaching and assessment) must submit a Medium of Instruction Letter
  • Canadian nationals who have completed a bachelor’s degree at an English-speaking University must submit a Medium of Instruction Letter
  • West African Certificates (WAEC AND NECO only) as a stand-alone with a minimum of C6 in English and issued within the last 5 years. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) is also accepted with an overall grade C or above. For Tanzania and Cameroon, we request an IELTS (or equivalent certificate).
  • WAEC/NECO must be enhanced by a successful (50%+) Internal English Assessment if issued more than 5 years ago.
  • Cambridge IGCSE, Cambridge AICE certificates
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma can be accepted if: English Syllabus A: Standard or Higher Grade 4, or above and English Syllabus B: Standard Grade 5 or Higher Grade 4, or above
  • Nationals of a majority English speaking country who have taken their academic qualifications in that country, do not need to sit an English test ( Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica, Malta, New Zealand, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, UK and USA

*Above bachelor’s degree can be postgraduate certificate, postgraduate diploma, master’s degree, etc.

You can apply now to study with BSBI! It’s quick and easy, here’s how it works:

  1. Create an account here
  2. Select the programme and intake you want to apply for
  3. Complete all sections of the online application
  4. Submit online application
  5. Our Admissions Team will liaise with you with regards to next steps

Benefit from reduced fees when you apply for the MA Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management programme before 31 December 2021. Save 10% on your fees! Partial Scholarships are also available. Terms and conditions apply.*

*Terms and Conditions:

  • Only international students are eligible for this offer

  • Not applicable for European passport holders, they have a separate European fees

  • To secure the offer, a minimum deposit of €2,000 must be paid before the deadline

  • The tuition fee balance must be paid before the start of the programme

  • This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers or scholarships

  • Terms and conditions of the Study Agreement are still applicable

  • Students who have already paid a deposit towards Feb, May or Oct 2021 intakes will receive the same discount upon registering on campus

  • Students who have deferred from any 2020 intake will not receive this offer

BSBI has launched five Professional Certificate courses in order to support students further in their employability, skills and continued development throughout their education.

These courses will also help you better understand your strengths, competencies and areas for development – helping to progress your professional development.

The Berlin School of Business and Innovation offers students on the MA Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management (Paris/Berlin), awarded by the University for the Creative Arts, the opportunity to receive an additional diploma equivalent to a master’s (level 7) degree under the title of: “Manage du développement commercial et international” as it is validated by the French authorities.

If you are interested in an international, multi-city education, please submit an enquiry, choosing the correct programme and location on offer.

Do you need to know more? You’ll start your studies in Paris, France, then finish your education and graduate in Berlin, Germany. If you want to learn more, visit our dedicated page to this international study experience.

The Virtual Student Lounge

BSBI offers you the opportunity to attend our Virtual Student Lounge to help you gain an insight into life at the school. Through a video call consultation, you’ll be able to get a virtual campus tour, learn more about our programmes, bursaries and scholarships, and get answers to any questions you might have regarding the admission procedure.

You’ll also be able to discover more about living and studying in Europe’s start-up capital, Berlin and find out more about the services on offer at BSBI.