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Degree:MBA + Nebrija's Own Degree of Expert in Tourism Business Management

Learning center:School of Social Sciences

Branch of knowledge:Social and Legal Sciences

Total Credits 72 credits.
Minimum 12 ECTS credits and Maximum 72 ECTS credits per enrollment and academic year

Duration: 1 year. From October to June

Type of Teaching: Classroom attendance / Blended

Quality of the degree

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This MBA from Nebrija University has been recognized by AMBA, the international association of MBAs, which guarantees the highest level of excellence and quality in teaching. This seal of quality is only awarded to the best Master's degrees in Business Administration at an international level.

Curriculum with a quality certification granted by the UWNTO

The MBA + Nebrija’s Degree of Expert in Tourism Business Management is a program of high employability in one of the strategic and employment generation sectors of the Spanish and world economy. Some of the career opportunities of the program include the private sector (travel agencies, restaurants or the MICE sector), the public sector (town councils or tourism management bodies) and international organizations (consultancies and cooperation projects).

The faculty is made up of professionals from the most important companies in the sector and by doctors from the University.

The link of this official MBA with the profession is reflected in the development of the following actions:

  • Internships in the best companies in the sector.
  • Master classes by the most relevant actors in the tourism sector.
  • Technical visits to leading companies and institutions.
  • Seminars and debates on current issues where students establish a fluid conversation with the representatives of the invited entities.
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If you want to broaden your education in Tourism, the MBA with the Expert Degree in Tourism Business Management means becoming an expert in the management, organization and creation of retail and wholesale companies and tourist destinations.

Get education at the highest level in the main economic sector of Spain and the global economy.

The program with a highly international character responds to the entrepreneurial vocation of all the MBAs of Nebrija University.

Management Skills

The students of the Master's Degree in Business Management (MBA) achieve the fundamental management competences for the exercise of the profession, thanks to the completion of activities that are complementary to the theoretical training. Skills and competences such as teamwork, leadership, debating, conflict resolution and assertiveness are continuously cultivated throughout the program.

Nebrija, Companies and You

In order to learn first-hand about the business reality in which the sector is located, Nebrija establishes in its program activities based on direct contact with the best professionals and the best companies, thanks to conferences and forums.


This program pursues the following objectives:

  • Mastering the strategies and administration of management processes, in general, and business creation, in particular.
  • Showing the specific characteristics of family business and the management tools necessary for its development.
  • Creating a network of knowledge and networking between Spanish and foreign entrepreneurs, mainly Latin Americans, through relationships with key business people.
  • Facilitating the path to the Doctorate for those students who are interested in pursuing a university academic career.


The nature of the University MBA is the automatic recognition of the credits taken to access to the Doctoral Programs of Spanish and European universities, as well as the recognition of the MBA degree in any country of the European Higher Education Area.

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Official program with Access to the Doctorate

Professional internships

Internships and visits to the most important companies and institutions in the sector, such as OMT, ICTE, Viajes El Corte Inglés, NH Hoteles and UNWTO.

Program with high employability

MBA with high employability, bringing together two characteristics that are highly demanded by companies: a high specialization in Tourism and very practical classes that are closely connected to the reality of the sector.

Double educational modality

The possibility of studying the program in the blended modality makes it possible to combine training with professional and personal life.


Our curriculum has been prepared in accordance with the new guidelines set by current legislation, as if verified by the National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation.
The student must take 60 + 12 credits.

First Semester 30 ECTS

  • From October to January, both included
  • 6 ECTS | Management skills and General Management
  • 6 ECTS | Strategic Marketing Management
  • 6 ECTS | Financial Accounting and Corporate Finance
  • 6 ECTS | Business Strategy
  • 6 ECTS | Operations Management, logistics and processes

Second Semester 30 ECTS

  • From January to June, both included
  • 6 ECTS | Human Resources Management and leadership
  • 6 ECTS | Planning and management of tourism products and destinations
  • 6 ECTS | Emerging Tourism Alternatives
  • 6 ECTS | Professional internships
  • 6 ECTS | Final Research Project

  • Own Expert Degree Subjects(12 ECTS)
  • 6 ECTS | New trends in tourism marketing
  • 6 ECTS | Sustainability and corporate social responsibility in tourism


At the end of the programme the student obtains the degrees:

  • MBA Master's Degree in Business Administration.
  • Nebrija's Own Degree of Expert in Tourism Business Management.


  • Compulsory (36 ECTS)
  • Elective (12 ECTS + Own Expert Degree 12 ECTS)
  • Professional internships (6 ECTS)
  • Final Research Project (6 ECTS)

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Career Opportunities

All graduates of the Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA) + Nebrija Expert in Tourism Business Management have the necessary training to assume the administration and management positions in the following functions:

  • Hotel Director
  • Marketing director
  • Commercial Director
  • Sales Director
  • Director of Customer Service/Guest Relations
  • Director of CRM (Customer Relationship Management)
  • Person Responsible for Tourism Destination Planning
  • Product Development Manager
  • Person Responsible for Quality and Sustainability
  • Person Responsible for Expansion
  • Person Responsible for Internationalization
  • Revenue Manager
  • Channel Manager
  • Community Manager
  • Conventions and Conferences Manager
  • HR Manager
  • Communication and PR Director
  • Director of Reservations
  • Director of Operations and Quality
  • Food and Beverage Director (F&B)

The entities in which the graduates of the program usually carry out their professional career include all those belonging to the value chain of the tourism sector:

  • Hotels
  • Travel agencies
  • Tour operators
  • MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions)
  • Tourism consultants
  • Public entities
  • International organizations

The program promotes employability by encouraging in students their ability to adapt in a sector as changing and deeply globalized as tourism. For this, all graduates have the opportunity to access international network with students from over 30 nationalities and professionals from the best companies and institutions in the tourism sector.

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News in Tourism Business Management

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Clara Martín
Director of the MBA + Nebrija's Own Degree of Expert in Tourism Business Management

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