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Master Degree in Food and Beverage Management

HTL International School of Hospitality, Tourism and LanguagesBarcelona, València - SPAIN

Field(s) of study: E-Business, Event Marketing, Food Industry Management, Tourism and Hospitality Management
Cost of pre-eligibility application: 
  • Via Mastersbooking: 0 €
  • Via the regular school procedure: -- €
Course cost: 3 000 €
Possible funding options: 
  • Paid internship

Next admission round: 

Next recruitment session:

Available slots: 

Available spots: 20
Places available per academic year: 80

Program Language

  • English

Course length: 

  • 9 months

Start of the program: 


Level of entry: 

A Level+4 years
A Level+5 years

Food and beverage managers are the leaders in the kitchen and the front of house in restaurants of all kinds. Responsible for overall operation for the restaurant, food and beverage managers hire staff, purchase food and stock, and make sure everyone is trained on proper food preparation, proper and legal alcoholic beverage service kitchen safety techniques and understand health standards. Food and beverage managers make sure that company is represented correctly and that the company's standards are upheld. Food and beverage managers also set daily and weekly cleaning schedules for the kitchen and front of house, hire, train and discipline employees and set work schedules. They keep tabs on food cost, waste and employee hours, doing their best to optimize profit for their company and create the best dining experience possible for customers.

Module I: Food and Beverages Management 

  • Structure of the Food Sector
  • Establishment set-up
  • Menu design
  • Purchasing, storage, production, service and control
  • Human resources management
  • Marketing and promotion
  • Quality controls

Module II. Food and Beverage Service

  • Staff skills
  • Service equipment
  • Menu and beverages knowledge
  • Service sequences
  • Event service
  • Supervisory service

Module III. Gastronomy and Wines of Spain

  • Best restaurants of Spain: The World's 50 Best Restaurant ranking, Michelin stars
  • Famous chefs and pastry chefs of Spain
  • Wineries of Spain

Module IV. Foreign Language Intensive Course I (Spanish , French or Russian)

  • Official DELE exam of Spanish for Foreigners preparation module
  • General French or Russian Language test according the initial entrance level

Module V. Spanish/French/Russian Language for the Tourism Sector Module

Module VI. Final Project
·         Project design
·         Research tools
·         Personal reflection
·         Appropriate questionnaire designs
·         Conducting academic research, literature search and review
·         Developing a research question, hypothesis and methodology
·         Managing a research projectIV: Production and Operation Management

Module VII: Internship

Interdisciplinary Exam
Official Exam of Spanish Language for Foreigners DELE or SIELE
French/Russian language exam

*One academic hour: 45 minutes

Course format: 

In-class or Online

Qualifications/expertise after completing the program

On successfully completing this Professional Program of Study you will:
1. Be awarded the
- Master Degree in Food and Beverage Management and Service
- DELE Diploma or SIELE Global (Spanish Language for Foreigners official diplomas) or
- French/Russian Language Level Certificate

2. Have attained an accredited qualification for managerial and supervisory levels showing you possess competence in professional work activities.

3. Have attained a high level qualification equated to the International studies framework as a  Master Degree or Master Propio according to the Spanish National framework.

Entry requirements

  • Last studies transcript
  • English language level (official certificate or make online our internal English level test)

Admission criteria: 

  • Submit an online application
  • To do an English placement test, if there isn't any official certificate

Application cost description: 

  • Application fee: 200 Euros