Taught course

International Hotel and Design Management (IHTTI - School of Hotel Management Switzerland)

Swiss Education Group

Entry requirements

  • Postgraduate Diploma Recognised Bachelor degree or at least 3 years of work experience in a supervisory position in any industry
  • English language proficiency of TOEFL 500 or IELTS 5.0 or OOPT 50+ or equivalent
  • Recommended minimum age of 21 years
  • Applicants may take the Oxford Online Placement Test (OOPT) free of charge. Please contact the admissions office to find out your nearest test center. Students who do not have the required English level will be advised to join the English Foundation Programme.

Months of entry

February, September, October, November

Course content

The Postgraduate Diploma at IHTTI offers fantastic opportunities for graduates seeking a new opportunity in their career path, or for those who are currently working in the hospitality industry and require further training to enhance their career opportunities. The programme focuses on four main areas, Hotel Management, Food and Beverage Management, Hotel Operations and Hotel Design, with an excellent combination of academic and practical education. You will also have the opportunity to enhance your language through studies in French or German.

Course Structure

SEMESTER 1 (18 weeks)

  • Food & Beverage Service Practice & Supervision
  • Food & Beverage Management
  • Food & Beverage Theory & Menu Planning
  • Housekeeping Management
  • Front Office & Rooms Division Management & Concierge Services
  • Hotel Information Systems
  • Interior Design
  • Visual Technology
  • AutoCAD
  • Managerial Accounting (AH&LA)
  • Human Resources & Management Principles
  • Marketing Management for the Service Industry
  • French, German or Spanish Internship


  • Paid internship in Switzerland or worldwide (4-6 months)

Fees and funding

UK students
CHF 35,700

CHF 8,000 scholarship available for September, October and November 2020 intakes.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGD
    full time
    5 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Nickie Gordon