Taught course

Masters in International Business in Hotel and design Management (IHTTI-School of Hotel Management)

Swiss Education Group

Entry requirements

    • Successful completion of the Master of International Business Year 1 from any Swiss Education Group school (with internship) or a Bachelor degree in Hotel Management (or related discipline) with a minimum of four-months work experience.
    • Recognised bachelor degree in any discipline and at least 3 years of work experience in a supervisory position in the Hospitality/Tourism industry.
    • English language proficiency of TOEFL iBT 65 or IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
    • Recommended minimum age of 21 years

Months of entry

February, September, October, November

Course content


This industry-accredited professional programme, Master of International Business in Hotel & Design Management, is designed for graduates who aim to advance their career by gaining advanced knowledge of theoretical and applied topics in the spheres of luxury, hotel design and executive leadership. Through the programme, you will acquire skills in analysis, critical evaluation, professional application and gain the ability to solve problems rigorously and independently. The Master programme has been designed in consultation with the industry and is endorsed by IHTTI’s industry partners.

Course Structure

Year 1

Semester 1 - Hotel Operations and Design (5 months)

  • Food & Beverage Management
  • Visual Technology
  • Rooms Division Housekeeping Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Food & Beverage Service Theory & Menu Planning
  • Food & Beverage Service Practice & Supervision
  • Managerial Accounting
  • FO/RD Management & Concierge Services
  • Hotel Information Systems
  • Marketing Management for the Service Industry
  • AutoCAD
  • Interior Design
  • Career Development

4-6 months paid intership in Switzerland or worldwide

Year 2

Semester 1 - Luxury Business and Design Project (5 months)

  • Project Management
  • Virtual Design Construction
  • Strategic Customer Relationship Management
  • Interior Design Management
  • Advanced AutoCAD
  • Facility Development & Design
  • New Venture Design Project
  • International Luxury Business Management
  • Applied Corporate Finance for Hotel Managers
  • Executive Professional Development
  • Internship – Career Development

4-6 months paid intership in Switzerland or worldwide

Fees and funding

UK students
CHF 72,950 (two years)

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

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Nickie Gordon