MBA Global Hospitality Management

MBA Global Hospitality Management

ARIU enrols students twice a year, in September and in February.

Tuition fees

Application fee:  QR  1,000/- (Non-Refundable)
Per Semester:     QR 52,500/-
Yearly fee:           QR 105,000/-

Please note that the tuition fees may be subject to change.

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• A first-class educational experience where you will gain the strategic knowledge, vision, and confidence to innovate, challenge, and lead change
• The MBA Global in Hospitality Management is designed to match your professional experience and ambitions
• Flexible routes for you to achieve your qualification, with full-time and part-time delivery options
• The MBA Global in Hospitality Management is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), which means you can apply for Chartered Manager status on completion of your studies
• Experiential education through real-world practical scenarios drawn from across the global hospitality business sector.
• The opportunity to undertake a corporate placement project instead of a traditional dissertation
• Accomplished faculty with extensive management and leadership experience with influential global networks to open doors for you
• Mentoring and coaching support will enhance professional development and help build vital attributes for career success
Managers who can perform, think, and act from an international perspective are in high demand. The MBA Global in Hospitality Management has been designed specifically to meet that demand; nurturing leaders who are creative, dynamic, and innovative – ready to excel in senior positions worldwide.
The MBA Global programme will transform your business thinking as you work towards the world’s most recognised management and leadership qualification. Challenging both academically and practically, it will strengthen your professional profile so you can solve complex business problems and inspire change within the industry.

There are multiple routes to the MBA to give you maximum flexibility and choice. You can study full time for one year or part time for two years.

This pathway focuses on current industry trends, hospitality operations, service quality, and customer experience management.

Strategic & Financial Performance Management Critical Perspectives in Strategic Management & Leadership Global Strategic Operations, Markets & Resources Transforming Personal Skills
20 credits 20 credits 20 credits 0 credits


Business Research Methods & Data Analysis Service Improvement and Business Performance in Hospitality The Global Hospitality Experience Career Coaching & Mentoring
20 credits 20 credits 20 credits 0 credits


60 credits

a) An application file:
You must fill in and submit the ARIU application form (also available online on our website) together with a copy of your valid Qatar ID and passport and 4 passport sized photographs.

b) Original or an official copy of your Bachelor degree and transcript:
Applicants should normally hold a good honours degree (minimum upper second class or equivalent). Graduates of Qatar University or other universities in Qatar must submit an original or official copy of their bachelor’s degree and the transcript. Graduates of universities abroad must submit a fully legalised bachelor’s degree certificate and transcript together with an “Equivalence Certificate” from the Ministry of Education and Higher Education in Qatar. Please contact the university’s administration for more information.
c) English Language Requirements:
IELTS 6.5 (Overall Band Score) with 6.0 (or equivalent) each for the individual skills (Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking).
Alternatively, we may be able to accept one of the following:

=> Successfully pass the ARIU English Language Test.
=> English Waiver: you can submit an official letter from your previous university stating that your programme was fully taught in English as the primary medium of instruction.
d) Application for accreditation of prior learning (if applicable):
Applicants who have already had significant prior education at post graduate level may get accreditation of prior learning. Please contact the university’s administration for more information.
e) A personal statement:
You must submit a letter in English (minimum of 400 words) showing your motivation for the programme of choice. This letter should include your reasons for applying for the course, your work experience, how you feel you would benefit from studying this programme, relevant information about
your previous studies and your career ambitions. You can also include your non-academic experiences such as hobbies, interests, participation in any clubs, societies or voluntary work. For more information on the personal statement, please follow the link below:

f) Curriculum vitae (CV):
You must submit a detailed CV showcasing your academic and professional achievements, past and current work experience etc.

g) Academic and professional references:
You must submit at least one academic and one professional reference letter to support your application for your post graduate studies.
h) Entrance Interview
After processing your written application and meeting the overall requirements you will be given a date for a university entrance interview. The result of this interview will determine if you will enter our postgraduate programme at ARIU with the University of Derby.
i) Non-Objection Letter from the Qatar National Service Academy:
Qatari male applicants must submit a non-objection letter from the Qatar National Service Academy addressed to ARIU to study in one of the postgraduate programmes at the university.

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We deliver a dynamic study experience, taking you beyond the classroom to apply learning to real-world business challenges, including the delivery of practical solutions. You will be inspired by a mix of:
• face-to-face and virtual lectures
• case studies
• role play
• debates
• online discussions
• presentations
• enquiry-based learning
• problem-solving activities
• industry seminars and conferences
• guest speakers
• visits to various business organisations
In our engaging learning environment, you will receive individual support from faculty. We provide you with key reading and research resources, and you can make the most of the University’s online teaching portal.

Our wide-ranging assessment methods are designed to enhance your transferable skills, personal, and professional development. They may include:
• computer-aided tests
• research projects
• work-based reports
• case study analysis
• reflective reports
Our structured approach to formative assessment means that you will receive ample feedback on your progress throughout the MBA.

The MBA Global in Hospitality Management Pathway

  • The MBA Global in Hospitality Management pathway is designed to match your existing experience, current role, and future plans. The foundation provides a thorough grounding in strategic leadership, financial performance management, global operations, markets and resources, business research methods and data analysis.
    • The MBA Global Hospitality Management pathway focuses on current industry trends, hospitality operations management, service quality, and customer experience management.