University Master's Degree in Hotel Management

Training to cultivate versatile professionals specialising in operations and advanced corporate management: able to take control of any part of a hotel business.

Admission Official Master's Degree in Hotel Management


Access to this master's degree is open to holders of an official bachelor's degree from a Spanish university or from another higher education institution within or outside the European Higher Education Area, provided this gives access to postgraduate studies in the country of issue.

Admission requirements

To be admitted to the master's degree you must be in possession of: university degree in:

Hotel Management
Business Management and Administration
Language Studies (English, German, French, etc.)
Business Studies
Advertising and Public Relations
Business and Technology
Accountancy and Finance
Other equivalent qualifications

In order to guarantee all students can follow the lectures adequately, you must demonstrate that you have acquired a Spanish Level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Selection criteria

In the case of there being more applicants than places available, the following criteria will be applied:

- Academic transcript (50%)
- Curriculum Vitae (special emphasis on academic training and/or professional experience in the hotel sector) (25%)
- Personal interview (15%)
- Knowledge of Spanish - Level B1 (5%)
- Knowledge of English - Level B1 minimum (5%)

Complementary training

If you hold a Bachelor's degree in Hotel Management or Tourism there is no need for you to take additional training courses.

If you have a bachelor's degree in Business Management and Administration or in other areas of economics you will need to take a 6-credit course in basic principles of hotel management (Introduction to Tourism and Hotel Businesses, Hotel Management: food and beverage management, Accommodation Management, Housekeeping and Events).

If you hold a bachelor's degree in any other subject, you will need to take a 6-credit course in basic principles of business (Market, Business and Entrepreneur, Trade and Marketing, Finances and Human Resources).

Both courses will be determined by the subjects Introduction to the Tourist and Hotel Sector and Business Economics from the degree in Hotel Management. These subjects are offered during the first three months of the master's degree.