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MBA in International Hotel Management

MBA IN INTERNATIONAL HOTEL MANAGEMENT

An MBA degree to become an authentic leader in a vibrant industry

LOCATION

Courses taught on our campuses in Bordeaux (France)

LANGUAGES

English or French

DURATION

2 years

INTERNSHIP

1 (6 months)

CREDITS

120 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System)

INTAKE

November 2021

Educational Goals

Build on your previous experience and develop your analytic and decision-making skills. Learn to innovate and adapt in a challenging environment.

> MBA success rate in 2020: 99,19%

WSET 2 success rate in 2020: 100%

WSET 3 success rate in 2020: 59,52%

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Join the 1st Worldwide Business School Group in Hospitality and Tourism Management with a strong network: 9,000 students, 55 campuses & 39,000 alumni

MBA in International Hotel Management (French State Certified Degree level 7 RNCP)
• European MBA in Hotel & Tourism awarded by Eurhodip

Gain managerial, sales & technical skills in the hospitality industry: Corporate & Hospitality Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Marketing Strategy…

Solve real case studies, submitted by our partners

90% of our Alumni are employed

Get a real hands-on approach: 98% of our professors are active professionals

Choose to specialize in one of the 11 MBA specific fields including International Wine & Spirits Management in Bordeaux

Build and expand your network (job fairs, company visits, guest lecturers…)

Finish your studies with a highly strategic 6-month internship, which often turns into your first job opportunity

Participate in the Vatel International Business Game: a great Management simulation game

> Satisfaction level of students on internships in 2019-2020: 8/10

MAIN JOBS & POSITIONS

Build your international career in a blooming industry as there are so many jobs opportunities 

> Employment rate in 2020: 90%

HOTELS, RESTAURANTS AND SPAS:
Hotel and Restaurant Director, Food and Beverage Manager, Front Office Manager, Concierge…

SALES AND MARKETING:
Sales and Marketing Director, Brand Manager, Sales/Export manager…

EXECUTIVE AND MANAGING BOARD:
Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Chief Financial Officer…

TOURISM, EVENT, BANQUETS AND CONFERENCES:
Event Coordination Manager, Tourism Manager, Communication Manager…

FINANCE, ADVISORY, HUMAN RESOURCES:
Human Resources Assistant, Accoutant…

Salary: about €39k within a year after graduation.

OVERVIEW OF COURSES

Main topics:

  • Strategy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Economy of Tourism & Hospitality
  • Human Resources Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Hospitality Lab

A highly strategic professional training:

  • Professional internship in a managerial position
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Internship which often turns into your first job opportunity

VATEL SPECIALISATIONS

Students can choose an MBA specialisation for their second year among 11 specialisations:

  • International Wine & Spirits Management (Bordeaux) – in French & English
  • Luxury Brand Management (Paris) – in French 
  • Revenue Management (Lyon) – in French 
  • Entrepreneurial Management (Nantes) – in French 
  • Events Management (Nîmes) – in French & English
  • Experiential Tourism Management (Reunion Island) – in French
  • Ecotourism Management (Madagascar) – in French
  • Resorts Management (Mauritius) – in French & English
  • Sales & E-marketing Management (Brussels) – in English
  • American Hospitality Management & International Business (San Diego) – in English
  • Finance & Project Development (Martigny) – in English

Find out more about our International Wine & Spirits Management specialisation here.

ADMISSIONS & FEES

To apply for the MBA program at Vatel Bordeaux, applicants must follow the application process available here and comply with the appropriate entry requirements:

Direct Entry: Bachelor’s degree in Hotel & Tourism Management or Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management or Sales

Preparatory Course / Foundation Year: According to your profile, you will need to register for one of these programs, in order to be admitted to the MBA

To study in English: Equivalent to CEFR B2/C1: IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL iBT 90, Cambridge CPE B2, CAE B2 or FCE Grade B

To study in French: Equivalent to CEFR B2: DELF / TCF B2 (minimum) DALF C1 (recommended)

All the fees are available here.

TESTIMONIALS

ACCESSIBILITY

Our first priority: an inclusive sense of service

We are committed to offering a personalised welcome to our students with disabilities.

If you have a disability, please contact us so that we can help and guide you in your application and procedures.

CONTACT

Lucie Fuentes
International Recruitment Director

[email protected] 

Clémence Peccavet
International Recruitment Manager

[email protected]