MBA IN INTERNATIONAL HOTEL MANAGEMENT

An MBA degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management to become an authentic leader in a vibrant industry.

Location of Vatel Bordeaux in France

LOCATION

Courses taught on our campuses in Bordeaux (France)

Languages for our Hospitality & Tourism programs in Vatel Bordeaux

LANGUAGES

English or French

Duration of our programs at Vatel Bordeaux

DURATION

2 years

2 Internships at Vatel Bordeaux during the MBA in International Hotel Management

INTERNSHIPS

2 & 6 months

Number of credits depending the programs at Vatel Bordeaux

CREDITS

120 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System)

Intake at Vatel Bordeaux

INTAKE

October 2023

Education goals

Build on your previous experience and develop your analytic and decision-making skills. Learn to innovate and adapt in a challenging environment with our MBA in International Hotel Management.

> MBA success rate in 2021: 98,9%

WSET 2 success rate in 2022: 97,62%

WSET 3 success rate in 2022: 54,76%

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

MBA IN INTERNATIONAL HOTEL MANAGEMENT

Join the 1st Worldwide Business School Group in Hospitality and Tourism Management with a strong network: 9,000 students, 54 campuses & 42,000 alumni

Certified qualifications & Degrees at Vatel Bordeaux - Hospitality & Tourism Business School

MBA in International Hotel Management (French State Certified Degree level 7 RNCP)

Gain skills in the hospitality industry

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

Solve real case studies, submitted by our partners

Employment rate of the Alumni at Vatel Bordeaux - 1st Worldwide Business School Group in Hospitality and Tourism Management

74.4% of our Alumni are employed (based on 87.7% of respondents)

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 with Vatel Bordeaux member of the 1st Worldwide Business School Group in Hospitality and Tourism Management

Build and expand your network (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 2021-2022: 8/10

MAIN JOBS & POSITIONS

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

>  MBA Employment rate in 2021: 74.4% (based on 87.7% of respondents) 

Students in MBA International Hotel Management at Vatel Bordeaux

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

MBA IN INTERNATIONAL HOTEL MANAGEMENT

Main topics:

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

2 highly strategic professional training:

  • Professional internships in a managerial position
  • Duration: 2*6 months

VATEL MBA SPECIALISATIONS

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

Students in MBA Specialisation in International Wine & Spirits Management (Bordeaux)
  • 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

MBA IN INTERNATIONAL HOTEL MANAGEMENT

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, TOEFL iBT 90, Cambridge CPE B2, TOEIC 945 points, 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.

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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] 

Bianca Bekker
International Recruitment & Admissions Assistant

[email protected]