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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Culinary Arts

Swiss Education Group
Program overview
7 semesters
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Start dates
11 April 2022

11 July 2022

10 October 2022

Program description

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Culinary Arts

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Culinary Arts offers a business-focused culinary degree, with equal hours split between the kitchen and the classroom. It is perfect for future entrepreneurs looking to launch their food-based businesses.

Enjoy showcases of international cuisines and have the chance to learn from guest chef lecturers, including sake experts, local cheese makers, and our partners Chef Mosimann and Colin Field of Ritz Paris. Work on a variety of innovative projects like creating allergen-free products
At the end of three years, you will be awarded with a:

  • Bachelor of International Business in Culinary Arts awarded by Cesar Ritz Colleges Switzerland
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Culinary Arts awarded by University of Derby, U.K.

The course includes over 1,100 kitchen hours over a 3-year period, 2 internships as well as 3 modules delivered in collaboration with Ritz Paris.

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Admission requirements

Target Audience

High School graduates

Admission Requirements

completed secondary education (High School Diploma, A-Level, IB Diploma, IBCP Diploma, Abitur, equivalent),  English IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL ibt 55

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Program content

Year 1

Acquire the Skill

Term 1

  • Fundamentals of Classical Cooking - Practical
  • Fundamentals of Classical Cooking - Theory
  • Food Safety and Sanitation
  • Introduction to Industry Experience
  • French or German 1

Term 2

  • Culinary Skills in Banquet and Buffet Preparation
  • Introduction to Baking and Pastry Arts
  • Kitchen Management
  • Business Communication
  • French or German 2

Term 3

  • Cuisines of Europe
  • The World of Garde Manger
  • Nutrition
  • French or German 3

Year 2

Master the Art

Term 4

  • Cuisines of the World
  • Restaurant Service and Management
  • Wine, Beverage and Mixology (in collaboration with Ritz Paris)
  • Marketing for the Food Industry

Term 5

  • Fine Dining Kitchen
  • Advanced Baking and Pastry (in collaboration with Ritz Paris)
  • Food & Beverage Management
  • Applied Research

Year 3

Take the Lead

Term 6

  • Business Plan for the Entrepreneur 1
  • Culinary Concept Planning
  • Food Development Project
  • Food Styling
  • Chocolate and Sugar Arts

Term 7

  • Business Plan for the Entrepreneur 2 (in collaboration with Ritz Paris)
  • Culinary Events Management
  • Gastronomy and Food Trends
  • Food Philosophy
  • International Food and Wine Matching

Scholarships & funding

Limited scholarships are available every year on a first come first serve basis.

For more information, please visit the university website

Tuition fees

The full tuition price for local/EU students is 152200 CHF. The price for International/Non-EU students is 152200 CHF

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Swiss Education Group (SEG)

Rooted in the tradition of Swiss hospitality, Swiss Education Group (SEG) has nearly 40 years of experience in hospitality & business management and culinary arts education. SEG is committed to equipping tomorrow’s professionals with the leadership and entrepreneurial skills highly...

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Swiss Education Group

Avenue des Alpes 27
CH-1820 Montreux

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