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Hospitality Management and Leadership

  • Master of Arts (M.A.)
  • 2-4 Semesters
  • on campus
  • 60-120 ECTS
  • Degree after 1 or 2 years
  • Full time
  • Optional Study Abroad

Are you communicative, service-oriented and interested in business? Then the Master's in Hospitality Management is the right programme for you. We will get you fit for an international career in all areas of guest-related service provision.

  • English
  • summer and winter semester
Dresden School of Management
Deine Lerninhalte

Hospitality Marketing, Travel Management...

In the English-taught Master's programme Hospitality Management & Leadership you will deal with all areas of the service sector. You will gain detailed insights into the tourism sector as well as the hotel and gastronomy industry. Additionally, you will receive further education in the economic sector, which will qualify you for an international management career. Furthermore, you will develop both your leadership qualities and industry-specific knowledge in special corporate functions in the hospitality industry - such as in finance or human resources.

You also get to choose between:

  • 2-year option (120 ECTS)
  • 1-year option (60 ECTS)
  • Please find more information, e.g. required Bachelor's degree for each option, in the section Admission requirements below

 

Deine Berufsaussichten

Hotel Manager, Hospitality Consultant...

With a Master's degree in Hospitality Management & Leadership, you can expect to work in highly diverse and complex fields of responsibility in senior international management positions. With your leadership skills, other relevant key competencies, and your specialist knowledge of human resources management in a multicultural context you are ideally prepared for the demands of international business in the service sector.

In addition, with a Master of Arts (MA) degree you will create the best possible conditions for an academic career in teaching and research.

With your Master's degree in Hospitality Management you could be working in the following selected professional fields:

  • Food & beverage management
  • Hotel planning & facilities management
  • Hospitality management consultancy
  • Service management
  • Hotel / restaurant manager
  • National and international hotel industry
  • Event agencies
  • City and destination marketing
  • Health and wellness facilities
  • Tourism organisations, associations and politics
It's about you
It's about you

Our study concept

Your studies are divided into 5-week blocks. During this time you focus on one topic which you get to view from different angles. Thanks to this approach you can learn about real management challenges and strengthen the skills that employers are looking for.

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Internship abroad in Switzerland

Students of the Dresden School of Managemenrt can also complete an internship in a Swiss hotel. As one of two German universities, we are a network school of  HotellerieSuisse, the association of the Swiss lodging industry, and this is a prerequisite.

Find out more here
Your Modules

2 Years | 120 ECTS

4 Semester 120 ECTS
1. Semester
  • Marketing Management

    6
  • Economics of Globalization

    6
  • Accounting

    6
  • Strategic Management

    6
  • Business Research Methods

    6
2. Semester
  • Introduction to Leadership

    6
  • Financial Management

    6
  • Operations & Revenue Management in Hospitality

    6
  • Real Estate, Asset Management and Experience Design

    6
  • Entrepreneurial Hotel Management and New Work

    6
3. Semester
  • Internship or Global Study Semester

    24
  • Select one module SRH/international wide

    6
4. Semester
  • Master colloqium

    6
  • Master's Thesis

    24
Your Modules

1 Year | 60 ECTS

2 Semester 60 ECTS
1. Semester
  • Introduction to Leadership

    6
  • Financial Management

    6
  • Operations & Revenue Management in Hospitality

    6
  • Real Estate, Asset Management and Experience Design

    6
  • Entrepreneurial Hotel Management and New Work

    6
2. Semester
  • Master colloqium

    6
  • Master's Thesis

    24
Admission requirements

Our requirements

For the Master's programme "Hospitality Management & Leadership" you need to have a passion for the hospitality industry, social skills and the following:

Requirements 2-year option (120 ECTS)

University degree, e.g.

  • min. 3-year Bachelor's degree in hotel/hospitality management (if you do not have the degree certificate yet, you can also submit it before you start your studies)
  • min. 3-year Bachelor's degree in business + min. 6 months of relevant work experience in hotel/hospitality management OR
  • min. 3-year Bachelor's degree in another area + min. 12 months of relevant work experience in hotel/hospitality management

Requirements 1-year option (60 ECTS)

University degree, e.g.

  • 4-year Bachelor's degree in hotel/hospitality management (if you do not have the degree certificate yet, you can also submit it before you start your studies) OR
  • 4-year Bachelor's degree in business + min. 6 months of relevant work experience in hotel/hospitality management OR
  • 4-year Bachelor's degree in another area + min. 12 months of relevant work experience in hotel/hospitality management 
  • You have another degree? Contact us

In both options you also need to provide:

  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Letter of motivation
  • CV
  • Copy of your identity card or passport

You do not qualify for direct entry? Join our preparatory course and get qualified to start your Master’s degree at SRH.

Next available course

October 2024  

 

Please find our English language requirements here:

  • Duolingo 110 Pts
  • TOEFL 87 ibt (direct entry)
  • TOEFL 79 - 86 ibt (with additional agreement)
  • TOEIC 785 (Listening/Reading 785, Speaking 160, Writing 150)
  • IELTS (academic) 6.5 average - please see Language Centre guidelines if results differ
  • CAE (grade A, B, or C)
  • CPE (grade A, B or C)
  • Pearson English Test Academic (PTE-A) 59 points
  • Linguaskill: 176 - 184 (CES) - all four skills required

You don't feel prepared yet? More information about the Academic English Preparation Course

Fees and Funding

Your tuition fees

Your studies at the Dresden School of Management are a valuable investment in your future. As our student, you will benefit from small study groups, individual support and practice-oriented courses. Thus, you will be well prepared for a successful career in management. 

The tuition fees are as follows:

Citizenship | EU/EEA (incl. Switzerland, Western Balkans and Ukraine)

  • 1-year version (2 semesters; 60 ECTS) | EUR 790 / month
  • 2-year version (4 semesters; 120 ECTS) | EUR 690 / month

Citizenship | Non-EU/EEA

  • 1-year version (2 semesters; 60 ECTS) | EUR 6,450 / semester
  • 2-year version (4 semesters; 120 ECTS) | EUR 5,500 / semester

The amount is fixed for the entire study period.

In addition, an enrolment fee of €750 for EU/EEA students (€1,000 for non-EU/non-EEA students) is due at the beginning of the course.

Please find more information about financing options on our Financing page.

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Application process and deadlines

This is our application process:

  1. You submit your online application via the SRH Application Portal
  2. If you meet the admission requirements, we will invite you to a personal/phone interview
  3. If the interview is successful, you will receive a confirmation and the study contract
  4. You sign the study contract and send it back to us
  5. You pay the enrolment fee 
  6. You receive your letter of admission
  7. You take part in our Orientation Week and then you are good to go.

We are happy to welcome you to our university.

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  • You will take part in a step-by-step learning experience
  • You will study in small teams through practice-oriented tasks
  • You can concentrate on what is important in 5-week blocks
  • You will receive individual support from your lecturers
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