The Bachelor's Degree in Hotel Management at the UAB is offered at the University School of Tourism and Hotel Management. The degree provides students with the training needed in the hotel industry by combining lectures in management and administration of hotel businesses, catering and accommodation with specific and multidisciplinary skills.

The academic programme consists of sector-specific training, with work placements both at the university school and at other hotels. Students have the option of applying for work placements or continuing their studies abroad in order to help them acquire the skills and competences they wish to apply in their future professional activities.

Upon completing their studies in Hotel Management, graduates may go on to form part of the following professional sectors: management of businesses in the hotel and catering industry (hotels, restaurants, catering companies, etc.); reception, banquets and conventions, quality and customer care departments and purchasing and sales personnel, etc.; and designing, planning and setting up hotel businesses.

Student Profile

This degree is intended for those wishing to become versatile professionals in the hotel and catering industry. The ideal student for this degree should have the following qualities:

  • Good communicative, organisational and commercial skills.
  • Cooperative and willing to work in a team.
  •  Markedly oriented towards excellence of service within the sector.

Career options

  • The versatility of graduates in Hotel Management means that they can work in many areas within the hotel and catering industry and other related sectors.

    • Hotels, inns, leisure centres, group catering, etc.
    • Catering establishments and services.
    • Companies offering complementary services in tourist destinations.
    • Companies involved in creating, distributing and selling products, and consultancy services.
    • Research in public and private institutions.
    • Consultancies.
    •  Teaching



Continuous assessment of all students' work (classwork, independent learning, tests, exams, practical assignments and work placements), with possibility of a single overall assessment.


One shift in the mornings and one in the afternoons.

Academic calendar


Learning resources

Learning resources

School of Tourism and Hotel Management (affiliated school)
Bellaterra Campus
Pre-enrolment code: 21107
90 places
Number of credits: 240
Duration: 4 years
Language: Catalan, Spanish and English
Price per credit: 94 euros
Specific scholarships: 8 subsidy and promotion support grants.
Two research support grants.
One study support grant for students with excellent academic achievement.
Classroom-based learning
Period of study: Six-monthly
Part-time or full-time: Full-time
Social Sciences and Law

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