Executive Data Science and Business Analytics










€4,500 (EU)
€4,500 (Non EU)

ABS in collaboration with The Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality offers this program, which is applicable for students who are interested in pursuing their careers in the wide domain of the tourism industry.

It is a program spread over nine months. The course requires a minimum of 835 learning hours, which includes a combination of face to face classroom interactions, attending seminars, visits, tourism
businesses, self-study and group study as well as research work.

Why study in Castelldefels School of Social Sciences (ABS)?
ABS is located at the heart of the cosmopolitan capital of Spain’s Catalonia region in Barcelona. Innovation

and progressiveness are what defines the culture at ABS. We are thoroughly focused on developing and value-adding to the students’ aspirations and ambitions and thrive to inspire them to enrich their careers globally.

The College employs some of the leading faculties who are creative thinkers in their line of expertise, both at the graduate and undergraduate levels.For our doctoral courses, the faculties serve more as mentors inspiring students to stand tall at the global stage.

Our state-of-the-art infrastructure ensures that no one within our premises is inconvenienced in any way, be it in the pursuit of knowledge, boarding and lodging as well as support services. We churn out the best in business as we aim to be better than the best.

The aim of this program is to encourage the students to develop their skills in order to deliver authentic and indigenous experiences locally, nationally and globally.

The students would develop thorough knowledge of tourism business operations, beginning right from effective leadership to Quality management.

The course covers the fundamentals of tourism industry including tourism operation, customer service and destination analysis.

At ABS, we understand the complexities of the service industry. This is the driving force why the teaching methodology of this course is driven by the inter-marriage of practice and theory.

CSSS’ believes in the “learning by doing” philosophy and we apply it in all courses we are offering. Students are expected to attend the face to face classes, fulfill the requirements on time, participate actively in class discussions and engage in research and case studies required by the Professor.

They are also expected to effectively manage online support lessons. They will also have site visits and talks with pertinent people in the industry.

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ABS welcomes qualified applicants with no discrimination towards their gender, age, cultural, ethnic, religious and racial backgrounds.

Admission at ABS sets minimum criteria which have been designed to identify applicants who have sound academic potential and who shows creativity, critical thinking, social and moral values, evidence of English language proficiency and strong motivation.

EU / Non-EU or International

  • Higher secondary school or completed A level

Mature Applicant

If you have relevant qualifications or work experience, academic credit may be awarded towards your ABS program of study. For further information please send email to: coordinator@csss.es

English language requirements

  1. You must have competence in English language to study with us. The most commonly accepted evidence of English language ability is IELTS 5.5 (with minimum 5.0 in all components).
  2. TOEFL (paper-based): overall score of 600 with a Test of Written English score of 5.5
  3. TOEFL (internet-based): overall score between 87-109 with component scores of at least 20. Cambridge English First (FCE)
  4. Applicants from a recognized majority English speaking countries (MESCs) do not need to meet these requirements. If you don’t meet our minimum English language requirements, student must take ABS English test.

To meet our requirement for admission is always at the discretion of program coordinator

*Payment instalment plans are available. Please contact ABS’s Administration Department for further details


Application fee : Non-refundable, paid with application : 300 EUROS.

Tuition fees : 3,500 EUROS.

Non EU

Application fee : Non-refundable, paid with application : 300 EUROS.

Tuition fees : 4,500 EUROS.

  • Diploma Program Duration: = One Academic Year
  • A 10% discount may be applied if the student chooses to pay the full amount at the time of program acceptance.
  • *Payment installment plans are available. Please contact EU’s Administration Department for further details.


ABS is committed to provide students with global education, and we believe that financing can help attract best-in-class students who are ambitious and deserve a merit-based scholarship. For incoming students, these scholarships are granted after careful consideration, including academic merit and the social-economic status of a student.

The amount awarded is at the discretion of ABS administration but cannot exceed 50% of the annual tuition fees of the program. All national, international and transfer students are eligible for the following grants. You can apply for ONE scholarship only, so we recommend that you review the conditions of each option carefully.

Students are eligible to apply for the grant if they have been offered a place to study on a full-time course at Castelldefels School of Social Sciences in Barcelona.

Merit-based Grant:
Open For: Based primarily on grades, academic scholarships reward students with strong academic performance. Candidates should also describe how the academic merit and professional success has provided them with leadership potential.

Need-based Grant:
Need-based scholarships are awarded based on students or students’ parents’ financial background. These need-based scholarships are designed to aid with studies when students or their guardians are not able to afford tuition and fees.

Women in business:
There’s been great progress in bridging the gap between equal rights of men and women. The Women in Business Grant is for female applicants who have work or internship experience or have led a team in an international environment. For this scholarship, ABS is seeking female leaders who have experience and understand today’s global working environment.

Accredited Disability Grant:
The Accredited Disability Grant is a discretionary fund intended to help support students with disabilities and is not eligible for statutory funding. Please choose your scholarship and then email the completed corresponding application form to your admissions officer or at enquires@csss.es with the rest of the documents required for admission. Please also include:

* A copy of your most current CV or provide us with a brief history of your previous employment or work placements/internships.
Please attach any relevant supporting documents to strengthen your application (e.g. job references, professors’ references, transcripts). All references and any supporting documentation must be sent as part of your full application

The career services help students explore career directions and provide support through a host of services and resources that include Resume and cover letter assistance C3S help to guide through how to create a sharp resume and an individualized cover letter that expresses your interest in the internship or future job. Mock Interviews For many student’s, they feel interview as interrogation and have anxiety however interview is nothing than a mutual exchange of the information. C3S provides a mock interview as the opportunity to learn about the job and the employer and be confident. C3S has been supporting students by arranging following
  1. Preparation
  2. The session
  3. The feedback
C3S organizes career fairs and encourage students to attend fair sessions as this give will them the opportunity for internships to develop good networking. Students can benefit of the school associations for internship opportunities. Graduate Internships C3S Academic Internship Agreement allows students to do internship as fundamental part of the study which can be extremely beneficial.
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