|Study Guide to Masters and Bachelors Degree Courses|
Les Roches International
School of Hotel Management
|Address||Ctra. de Istan, Km.1. Urb. Las Lomas del Rio Verde Marbella, E-29600 Spain|
|Telephone||+34 952 76 4 437|
|Type of courses||Full Time|
|Length of course||1– 3.5 years depending on programme|
|Date of commencement||January/February and July/August|
|Student accommodation||On campus residence with dormitories|
|Fees||Depending on programme. Please enquire with the School|
|Student grants||Scholarships available. Please enquire with the School|
|Admission requirements||Depending on the programme. Please enquire with the School. Since all instruction is in English, there is a minimum English language proficiency requirement for all applicants.|
|Major recruiters of our graduates||
Meliá Hotels & Resorts
Starwood Hotels & Resorts
|Student Profile||1. National / Overseas students: Europe: 78.5%, Americas (North and South):8.5%, Africa & Middle East:9.5%, Asia: 3.5% 2.Men / Women: On Campus: 412, Male Students: 53% Female Students: 47% 3. Age range: 17-35+|
|CEO||Dr. Maria Teresa Gozalo|
Hotel Management Diploma:
This three-year programme (3 academic semesters, 3 internship semesters) is open to students, ages 18 or over, who have completed a full secondary education and teaches the foundations of hotel operations management and allows students to start working in supervisory positions and operational departments. It is designed for students without a university or college degree.
Bachelor in Business Administration (Hospitality) Degree:
This 3.5 year programme develops the student’s knowledge of operations, hotel management, higher-level applied management skills and business administration. This programme fully prepares students to enter the hospitality industry with confidence and particularly develops management theories and competencies using a range of teaching and learning processes:
Post Graduate Diploma Hospitality Management
This is a postgraduate intensive 1 year programme is delivered in English and designed for university graduates and industry professionals wishing to fast-track to a new career in hospitality. The programme teaches supervisory techniques in the restaurants and kitchens, along with the basic administration and management practices of every department. Throughout an entire year, the student specializes in the Business Management of the Hospitality Industry during the academic semester, completing the theoretical preparation in addition to receiving intensive lectures in practical classes, with an in-training period in a Spanish or international hospitality establishment.
Post Graduate Diploma Golf Management
The program is delivered in English and designed for individuals who hold a Bachelor Degree or Diploma and industry professionals with a minimum 5 years of experience who wish to further their careers in the highly specialized area of golf management. This one year program has been designed to include an academic semester during which, students attend theory and practical classes, and a practical semester with internship in golf field operations. The program includes 15 score subjects, out of which 13 are theoretical and 2 practical and concludes with an internship period in the golf industry.
Les Roches Marbella offers a truly unique learning experience based on the tradition of Swiss hospitality with renowned international recognition. We provide a multicultural environment, internships opportunities worldwide, expert professional faculty with many years of experience in the field, state of the art learning facilities, accredited and recognized academic hospitality management programs and a strong link with the hospitality and golf industries.
Our programs of study are taught entirely in English and the right combination of practical and theoretical classes which are taught in fully operational and well-equipped modern facilities. The Les Roches Marbella programs cover all the disciplines needed by a global international hospitality leader.
Innovative Hospitality Programmes
Founded, in 1995, Les Roches Marbella develops its activities with the purpose of training and qualifying Hospitality Managers for the International Hospitality Industry. The courses combine Swiss traditions of hotel management education with an American educational ethos and innovative new trends to prepare students for and international career in the service industries. The hospitality-focused undergraduate and postgraduate programs combine hands-on learning and internship experiences with management theory. This approach allows students to apply theoretical knowledge in the professional settings of hotels, restaurants and other facilities.
Reputation & Accreditation
In a survey of industry hiring managers, Les Roches Marbella was ranked number 1 international hospitality management schools in Spain for an international career. (TNS Survey, September 2010). Les Roches Marbella, branch campus of Les Roches, is accredited at the university level by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), one of only six regional associations recognized by the Department of Education of the United States of America. Les Roches Marbella is the only university in Spain holding accreditation from NEASC.
Every semester, 20- 30 international hotel chains and independent companies come to our campus to interview and recruit our students. Key faculty members and our industry advisory board keep us up to speed on the latest trends and Les Roches Marbella students benefit from the mentorship of an international and qualified faculty.
Graduating students become life-long members of the Les Roches Marbella Alumni Association. This membership gives access to an official website, exclusive job opportunities and a strong social network with the members working in 54 countries around world and over 85% of these held managerial positions within the hospitality industry.
Marbella is located in Southern Mediterranean Coast of Spain, in Marbella. Our campus welcomes each semester over 400 students from more than 56 different countries. Surrounded by the sun, sea, beaches and mountains of Andalusia, you will experience one of the most dynamic and unique tourist locations in Spain and Europe. Marbella is a cosmopolitan city which offers the perfect environment for you to succeed academically, culturally and socially offering and access to a variety of sports facilities, shopping, restaurants, cultural events, and excellent public transportation. This location gives students the opportunity to be almost anywhere in Europe in less than 2 hours flight as well as Morocco from Malaga international airport, and there is a full range of intercontinental connections via Madrid, Lisbon, Paris, Geneva and London.
With branch campuses and in Switzerland, and China, Les Roches students can easily spend a semester abroad through its undergraduate international transfer programme.
The below statistics provide you better details about our student body and programs (based on data from January/February 2013 Intake):
Total Student Population: 683
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