Taught course

International Business in Hotel Management (Swiss Hotel Management School)

Swiss Education Group

Entry requirements

  • Recognised Bachelor's Degree
  • English language proficiency of IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL iBT 67-74 or equivalent
  • Recommended minimum age of 21 years

Months of entry

February, September, October, November

Course content

Graduates from this Master of International Business in Hotel Management programme and the required internship will be able to accelerate their business acumen by applying their newly acquired skills managing the highly growing business of hotel operations.

Their study journey will take them through learning the theory and applying the practical domain of the essential building blocks within the world of hotel management. From Food & Beverage, Front Office and Rooms Division to Events & Banqueting, the multifaceted nature of the hospitality industry is covered.

The capstone module directs students to draw on all their areas of study throughout the programme, as they bring together their newly acquired skills and competences when they present their final applied management project for launching their own hotel.

Course Structure: 5 months taught course + Intership (4-6 months)

Hospitality Business Management and Specialization (Terms 1-2)

Term 1 (11 weeks):

  • Food & Beverage Management
  • Wine & Beverage Management
  • Events & Banqueting Management
  • Front Office & Rooms Division Operations Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Stragetic Revenue and Financial Management
  • Developing Business Leadership Skills
  • Current Trends in Hospitality
  • Applied Business Managmeent Project (Capstone Module)
  • Optional Language (French or German)

Work Placement (4-6 Months)

Experience in conjunction with Capstone consultancy project.

The professional internship is intended to provide a learning opportunity for students:

  • to apply their knowledge and skills acquired in school to a professional context
  • to understand waht skills are transferable to new contexts
  • to identify and understand the practices and protocols of the particular company in the food and beverage and restuaurant industry
  • to successfully relfect on the quality of the contribution they have made to the organization
  • to refine and reassess their own career goals as a result of the experience.

Switzerland or worldwide intership (loca conditions apply)

Minimum monthly gross salary in Switzerland: CHF 2,212.

Course fee: CHF 39,950

Fees and funding

UK students
CHF 39,950 p.a.

Up to 8,000 CHF scholarship available for enrollment in September, October and November 2020.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Masters
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Nickie Gordon