SRH Berlin University of Applied Sciences

Hospitality Management and Leadership

  • Master of Arts (M.A.)
  • 2-4 Semesters
  • on campus
  • 60-120 ECTS
  • Degree after 1 or 2 years
  • Full time

Are you communicative, service-oriented and interested in business? Then the Master's in Hospitality Management is the right programme for you. We will get you fit for an international career in all areas of guest-related service provision.

  • English
  • summer and winter semester
Master Hospitality Student
Your course content

Hospitality Marketing, Travel Management...

If you already have a degree in business or economic studies and would like to specialise in the field of hospitality, the Master's programme Hospitality Management & Leadership is the right choice for you. Perhaps you have already gained practical experience in hotel or restaurant management or another guest-related service company and would like to deepen your theoretical knowledge with a sound education.

In the English-taught Master's programme Hospitality Management & Leadership you will deal with all areas of the service sector. You will gain detailed insights into the tourism sector as well as the hotel and restaurant industry. Furthermore, you will receive further education in the economic sector, which will qualify you for an international management career. You will develop both your leadership qualities and industry-specific knowledge in special corporate functions in the hospitality industry - such as in finance or human resources. An internship abroad or a semester (6 months) at one of our international partner universities opens doors to international management positions in the hospitality industry.

You also get to choose between:

  • 2-year option (120 ECTS)
  • 1-year option (60 ECTS)
  • Please find more information, e.g. required Bachelor's degree for each option, in the section Admission requirements below
Your career prospects

Hotel Manager, Hospitality Consultant...

Great prospects - the Master's degree that will take you to the top

With a Master's degree in Hospitality Management & Leadership, you can expect to work in highly diverse and complex fields of responsibility in senior international management positions. With your leadership skills, other relevant key competencies and your specialist knowledge of human resources management in a multicultural context, you are ideally prepared for the demands of international business in the service sector.

In addition, with a Master of Arts (MA) degree you will create the best possible conditions for an academic career in teaching and research.

With your Master's degree in Hospitality Management you could be working in the following selected professional fields:

  • Food & beverage management
  • Hotel planning & facilities management
  • Hospitality management consultancy
  • Service management
  • Hotel / restaurant manager
  • National and international hotel industry
  • Event agencies
  • City and destination marketing
  • Health and wellness facilities
  • Tourism organisations, associations and politics
Brochures
Get more information about the study programme!

Study programme brochure and more ...

It's about you
It's about you

Our study concept

Your studies are divided into 5-week blocks. During this time you focus on one management topic which you get to view from different angles. Thanks to this approach you can learn about real management challenges and strengthen the skills that employers are looking for.

Learn more about our academic approach
Meet your Study Advisor How do I finance my studies? | Webinar

Learn more about funding options for EU and non-EU students. 3 pm CET

Event
Meet your Study Advisor How do I apply? | Webinar

Meet our study advisors and learn how our application system works and which documents and proofs you need to provide. 3 pm CET

Event
Your Modules

1 Year | 60 ECTS

2 Semester 60 ECTS
1. Semester
  • Introduction to Leadership

    6
  • Financial Management

    6
  • Operations & Revenue Management in Hospitality

    6
  • Real Estate, Asset Management and Experience Design

    6
  • Entrepreneurial Hotel Management and New Work

    6
2. Semester
  • Master colloqium

    6
  • Master's Thesis

    24
Your Modules

2 Years | 120 ECTS

4 Semester 120 ECTS
1. Semester
  • Marketing Management

    6
  • Economics of Globalization

    6
  • Accounting

    6
  • Strategic Management

    6
  • Business Research Methods

    6
2. Semester
  • Introduction to Leadership

    6
  • Financial Management

    6
  • Operations & Revenue Management in Hospitality

    6
  • Real Estate, Asset Management and Experience Design

    6
  • Entrepreneurial Hotel Management and New Work

    6
3. Semester
  • Internship or Global Study Semester

    24
  • Select one module SRH/international wide

    6
4. Semester
  • Master colloqium

    6
  • Master's Thesis

    24
Admission requirements

Our requirements

For the Master's programme "Hospitality Management & Leadership" you need to have a passion for the hospitality industry, social skills and the following:

Requirements 2-year option (120 ECTS)

University degree, e.g.

  • min. 3-year Bachelor's degree in hotel/hospitality management (if you do not have the degree certificate yet, you can also submit it before you start your studies)
  • min. 3-year Bachelor's degree in business + min. 6 months of relevant work experience in hotel/hospitality management OR
  • min. 3-year Bachelor's degree in another area + min. 12 months of relevant work experience in hotel/hospitality management

Requirements 1-year option (60 ECTS)

University degree, e.g.

  • 4-year Bachelor's degree in hotel/hospitality management (if you do not have the degree certificate yet, you can also submit it before you start your studies) OR
  • 4-year Bachelor's degree in business + min. 6 months of relevant work experience in hotel/hospitality management OR
  • 4-year Bachelor's degree in another area + min. 12 months of relevant work experience in hotel/hospitality management 
  • You have another degree? Contact us

In both options you also need to provide:

  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Secondary School Certificate
  • Letter of motivation
  • CV
  • Copy of your identity card or passport

You do not qualify for direct entry? Join our preparatory course and get qualified to start your Master’s degree at SRH.

Next available course

October 2024  

Please find our English language requirements here:

  • TOEFL 87 ibt (direct entry)
  • TOEFL 79 - 86 ibt (with additional agreement)
  • TOEIC 785 (Listening/Reading 785, Speaking 160, Writing 150)
  • IELTS/ IELTS ONLINE (academic) 6.5 average - please see Language Centre guidelines if results differ
  • CAE (grade A, B, or C)
  • CPE (grade A, B or C)
  • Pearson English Test Academic (PTE-A) 59 points
  • Linguaskill: 176 - 184 (CES) - all four skills required
  • Duolingo 110 Pts
Fees and Funding

Your tuition fees

Your studies at the Dresden School of Management are a valuable investment in your future. As a student at an SRH campus you will benefit from small study groups, individual support and practice-oriented courses. Thus, you will be well prepared for a successful career in management. 

The tuition fees are as follows:

Citizenship | EU/EEA (incl. Switzerland, Western Balkans and Ukraine)

  • 1-year version (2 semesters; 60 ECTS) | EUR 790 / month
  • 2-year version (4 semesters; 120 ECTS) | EUR 690 / month

Citizenship | Non-EU/EEA

  • 1-year version (2 semesters; 60 ECTS) | EUR 6,450 / semester
  • 2-year version (4 semesters; 120 ECTS) | EUR 5,500 / semester

The amount is fixed for the entire study period.

In addition, an enrolment fee of €750 for EU/EEA students (€1,000 for non-EU/non-EEA students) is to be paid once.

Please find more information about funding options on our Financing your studies page.

Apply now

Application process and deadlines

Please find the Application and Late Arrival deadlines here.

We are happy to welcome you to our university. This is our application process:

  1. You submit your online application via the SRH Application Portal
  2. If you meet the admission requirements, we will invite you to a personal/phone interview
  3. If the interview is successful, you will receive an acceptance letter and the study contract
  4. You sign the study contract and send it back to us
  5. You pay the enrolment fee 
  6. You receive your letter of admission
  7. You take part in our Welcome Week and then you are good to go!
Get started now Your path into the future
  • You will take part in a step-by-step learning experience
  • You will study in small teams through practice-oriented tasks
  • You can concentrate on what is important in 5-week blocks
  • You will receive individual support from your lecturers
Apply now!