Master of Arts:

Hotel & Restaurant Management

A prestigious Masters Degree Program in the heart of the region`s most popular tourism hub

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Expand your horizons. Think global!

Improve your professional and managerial skills in the hospitality and F&B Industry. Acquire the crucial knowledge and practical skills you need to become a truly marketable leader in this exciting field. Start your successful business journey at Synergy University Dubai Campus.

Masters of Arts in Hotel & Restaurant Management (HORECA) program is designed to enhance career prospects and develop managerial skills. The program allows one to best utilize their educational experience by giving one the freedom to customize their coursework to reflect their specific hospitality interests and preferences. The program is specifically designed to equip students with knowledge directly relevant to the workplace; such as analysis, operations, history and logistics in relation to the industry’s demands.

Here at Synergy University, we believe that practice-oriented education is the best way to meet the endless emerging requirements of the hospitality sector. Choosing a career in hospitality provides far greater opportunities for professionals who are into it for the exciting challenges and long-term achievements.

Degree Certificate

Globally recognized Master of Arts Degree — accredited by multiple international associations.

Program Details


  • 2 years (4 semesters)

Program Delivery

  • Three times a week, weekdays (evening hours);
  • Successful completion of interdisciplinary examination;
  • MA Thesis.

Admission Criteria

The minimum academic entry requirements for admission at Synergy University Dubai Campus depend upon the type of high school curriculum you have followed. The minimum requirements based on the most common high school systems are outlined below:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent;
  • Proficient English Language (IELTS/TOEFL or interview with Admission Manager).

Tuition Fee

Tuition Fees Fees per Semester Total Tuition Fees
Master Degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management 18,350 $5,000 73,400 $20,000

Registration Fee: AED1,835 ($500)
Student Visa & Insurance: Ask your admissions manager about student visa procedures.
Scholarships: Inquire about available scholarships opportunities.

Program Structure

    Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3 Semester 4
    Foreign Language
    Quality Management
    Business Process Management
    The XXI Century Management
    Design and Setting up of Hotel and Restaurant Business Enterprises
    General Elective Courses
    Production Strategies
    Production Management
    Taxation of Small Business
    Top-manager Communication
    Research Work in a Semester (20 Weeks)
    Foreign Language
    Administrative Economics
    Corporate Finance
    General Elective Courses
    Personal Career Management
    Time Management for CEO
    Legal Regulation in the Hospitality Industry
    IT for CEO
    Hotel and Restaurant Chain Management
    Mathematical Methods in the Evaluation
    Research Work in a Semester (20 Weeks)
    Research Methods in Management
    Modern Strategic Analysis
    Organization Theory and Organizational Behaviour
    Marketing Strategy in the Hospitality Industry
    General Elective Courses
    Technologies of Development and Administrative Decision-making
    Corporate Social Responsibility
    Sociology of Entrepreneurship
    Sales Management for Hospitality Industry
    Research Work in a Semester (20 Weeks)
    Professional Equipment in the Hospitality Industry
    HR Management in the Hospitality Industry
    Development and Implementation of Enterprise Development Strategy of the HoReCa Segment
    Hospitality Industry Business Operations Management
    Organization of Enterprise Security Hospitality Industry
    General elective courses
    Technology Development and Management Decisions
    Business Valuation
    Practice + Final Thesis

A Masters Degree with Great Potential

MA Hotel & Restaurant Management is one of the most prestigious educational programs at Synergy University. Graduates will acquire modern knowledge in Hotel Industry, understanding of globalization processes in international business, advanced techniques in managing Hotel & restaurant business along with economic functionality and development in certain countries and regions, and practical skills in the area of marketing, HR, accounting and many more practice oriented knowledge within this industry.

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