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MBA in Hospitality Management | WITTENBORG UNIVERSITY-GR

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MBA in Hospitality Management | WITTENBORG UNIVERSITY

If you are looking to advance your management career in the hotel, tourism, restaurant, or overall hospitality sector, then the MBA in Hospitality Management will enable you to advance into management roles from an existing position, or prepare you to enter a new role at a management level.

The programme is designed for those in hospitality and tourism functions who are aiming to enter managerial roles, as well as students from other sectors interested in the sector.

We welcome students from any academic or working discipline background to apply for this programme. Many entrants to our Wittenborg MBA programme do so with a science or technology background - it is not necessary that you have studied business or management before - the first semester equips you with al the tools you require to specialize further on the MBA programe.

 

Starting dates: August 27, 2018 – October 15, 2018 – December 3, 2018, February 11, 2019 – April 1, 2019 – May 20, 2019

You can apply until: 2-4 weeks before the entry date of choice. In case you do not apply before the deadline, your application will be automatically changed into application for enrollment for the next block, unless you desire otherwise.

Degree title: Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Programme intensity: Full-time

Program duration: 18 months

Language: English

Program location: Apeldoorn

Tuition fee per year € 7,150

The Wittenborg MBA is delivered in a block format, with 2 modules being covered every 6 weeks. The classes are inter-disciplinary - you study shared modules in semester 1 with MBA students from different business specializations. Due to the rolling entry (6 times a year) groups are dynamic, extremely international and diverse.

The modules are delivered intensively over consecutive days in the so-called 'block format', which means that each module has 6 days of teaching split into two blocks of 3 days. Teaching methods include group work, case studies, presentations, and live projects. The course is delivered through a variety of approaches including lectures, presentations, tutorials and case studies, with an emphasis on interactive learning. Each module is taught by two lecturers, often a full time Wittenborg lecturer and a quest lecturer from a partner university. Modules include regular guest speakers from industry.

Semester 1: Human Resource Management - Marketing Management - Management Accounting & Finance - Operations Management - International Management - Information Management

Semester 2: Critical Perspectives in Hospitality Management - International Hospitality Development - Managing Resources in Hospitality and Tourism Operations - Globalization, Society and Culture - Business Statistics - Strategic Management

Throughout the programme: Research Methods, 3 Project weeks, leading to the Final Project

All courses and examinations will be in English, so you need a good command of spoken and written English.

As an international applicant, you will also be required to demonstrate sufficient results of one of these tests:

IELTS 6.5 overall, 6.0 in writing or:

TOEFL test (minimum score of 80 internet-based, and minimum sub score of 290 for speaking & Writing)

Cambridge Lower (FCE) Grade B (173-175)

Cambridge Lower (FCE) Grade C (169-172)

A Bachelor degree, or equivalent recognized qualification. Applicants are requested to provide an academic reference from their previous education institute.

It is not necessary to have obtained a Bachelor degree from the domain of Business Administration, however in their degree students must have completed an academic piece of work (final project or dissertation) that shows a degree of academic writing and research experience.

2 years professional experience in the hospitality field; applicants are requested to provide a reference from a company, or organization where they have worked.

Starting dates: August 27, 2018 – October 15, 2018 – December 3, 2018, February 11, 2019 – April 1, 2019 – May 20, 2019

You can apply until 2-4 weeks before the entry date of choice. In case you do not apply before the deadline, your application will be automatically changed into application for enrollment for the next block, unless you desire otherwise.

As a EU student, you encouraged to find their own accommodation, you can however opt for Wittenborg’s own accommodation, if available.

Wittenborg offers accommodation in a number of different places, all close to the university: A. Shared apartments: 3-5 students share an apartment or house. B. Campus accommodation: students have their own room within a campus complex, and share kitchen and bathroom facilities.

Currently, students may stay a maximum of one calendar year at any of the accommodation(s) provided by Wittenborg, to assure rooms are made available for newly arriving students. Wittenborg is working hard to increase its own campus accommodation!

MBA graduates are often fast-tracked into senior management positions in international Hotels and other businesses in the hospitality field and this MBA programme has been designed for those who wish to pursue senior management positions or as preparation for further study in business, such as a DBA, or a PhD.

Some example career paths for MBA in Hospitality Management graduates include: hotels – restaurants- the health sector - cruise liners – airlines – resorts - theme parks – casinos – conferences - the entertainment industry.

With their in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge of the hospitality industry, graduates of the master program can follow a career as lecturer at a wide range of educational institutes