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Master of Science Luxury Hospitality and Innovation - one-year programme

SKEMA Business SchoolParis - FRANCE

Field(s) of study: Luxury Management, Tourism and Hospitality Management
Cost of pre-eligibility application: 
  • Via Mastersbooking: 0 €
  • Via the regular school procedure: 0 €
Course cost: 25 000 €
Possible funding options: 
  • Academic excellence scholarships
  • Bank loan
  • Crowdfunding/Sponsoring
  • Government grants
  • International mobility grants
  • Paid internship
  • Payment by a training organisation/Training Leave
  • Payment by my company
  • Personal or family funding
  • Private grants (company, foundation, etc.)

Next admission round: 

Next recruitment session:
Sep
to
Jul

Available slots: 

Available spots: 30
Places available per academic year: 30

Course length: 

  • 1 year (12 months)

Start of the program: 

January
September

Level of entry: 

A Level+4 years
A Level+5 years

Accreditations

AACSB
AMBA
CGE
EDUNIVERSAL
EQUIS

Joint degree with Ecole Ferrières
To prepare current or future hospitality professionals for management positions. More specifically, the objectives for students are to 

  • understand the tourism sector and the role of hospitality in this system
  • apply managerial, financial, and marketing knowledge to hospitality projects
  • focus on data analytics, electronic distribution and yield management strategies
  • understand visitor behaviour and its impact on hospitality management strategies
  • learn sustainable and quality management techniques and certification procedures
  • understand the focus on service attitude, service delivery, quality, and innovation
  • anticipate the upcoming challenges that the hospitality sector faces

 
*In addition to the academic degree, students can earn the professional Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA) 

Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA)
This is the leading hotel-related certification for university students graduating from Hospitality and Tourism programs throughout the world. This recognition provides evidence of a thorough knowledge of the foundational metrics and definitions that are used by the hotel industry.

The programme's pedagogy is based on three main aspects 

  • lectures
  • case studies
  • and professional projects in cooperation with hospitality businesses.

In addition, students will conduct an original research study and deliver a final-year thesis. The language of instruction is English, and both academic and professional faculty has international experience and /or background.

Course format: 

September to May in courses. May to October in internship and thesis writing.

Qualifications/expertise after completing the program

Hospitality management is a growing sector: graduates have a wealth of opportunities. Depending on their previous experience and focus during their studies, graduates can seek various managerial positions in the hospitality sector such as guest service manager, front desk manager, communication manager; sales and marketing manager, quality manag​er, reservations manager, revenue manager, hotel manager, hospitality consultant and analyst, etc.​
 
Opportunities also exist in distribution companies such as OTAs, and technology companies.

Entry requirements

  • Bac +3 and Bac +4 for Two-Year MSc,
  • Only Bac +4 for MSc in one year
  • A four-year degree or equivalent (or, in some cases: a three-year degree plus substantial professional experience; or for UK applicants only: a three-year bachelor's degree with honours).
  • A good score in one of the following English language tests: TOEFL (580 institutional testing programme / 237 computer-based test and 92 internet-based test), TOEIC (830), ELS (112), IELTS (6.5) or equivalent.
    Note: no English language test score is required for students who have a degree from an English-speaking university. 
  • A GMAT or GRE score will be to the candidate's advantage.

Admission criteria: 

  • Application file
  • Interview
  • Language test score(s)

Course cost description: 

MSc in one year: MSc International Hospitality Management: €25,000  
Two-year MSc with MSc International Hospitality Management: €35,000