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BA in Hospitality Management / Hospitality & Events Management / Hospitality & Design Management

SHMS - Swiss Hotel Management School
Caux
English

Program description

Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality or Hospitality & Events Management or Hospitality & Design Management

Bachelor modules follow a three-pillar strategy focusing on global trends, business strategy, and operational leadership.

The first two years share the same modules, with the third year varying depending on your chosen pathway: Hospitality, Event Management or Design. All students following the undergraduate programme will complete the first two years of their studies at our Caux campus, moving to our Leysin campus for their third year. Students on all pathways will have the opportunity to share certain classes, work on group projects, and organise VIP banquets together. The three-year curriculum is awarded with a Bachelor’s degree accredited by the University of Derby, UK.

Students may choose to undertake their studies in a different order to the one displayed, on the condition that all credits and internship requirements are fulfilled before graduation. Please contact your local representative to enquire about your specific case.

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Admission requirements

  • Completed secondary school education (IB Diploma, IBCP Diploma, Maturité, Abitur, French Bac, 2 A-levels, high school diploma or equivalent)
  • English language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL iBT 55 or equivalent.
  • Recommended minimum age of 18 years.

Target Audience

High School graduates


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Program content

Year 1

Food and Beverage Management

Semester 1

  • Food & Beverage Production and Service Theory
  • Food & Beverage Service Practice
  • Food & Beverage Production Practice
  • Food & Beverage Management
  • Food & Beverage Experience & Interior Design
  • Wine & Bar
  • Hospitality Studies 
  • Accounting Principles
  • Academic Communications and Web Design
  • Personal Development
  • The Arts of Employability
  • Language (French or German) 

Internship

  • Practical Experience

Year 2

Rooms Division Management

Semester 2

  • Management Principles
  • Financial Accounting 
  • Business Communication
  • Housekeeping Management
  • Front Office Management and Concierge Services
  • Hotel Information Systems
  • Marketing and Branding
  • Events Management
  • Language (French, German or Spanish) 

Hospitality Management Pathway Electives:

Leads to Hospitality or Hospitality & Events pathways

  • Event Operations
  • Corporate Social Responsibility

Internship

  • Practical Experience

Year 3

Swiss Higher Diploma in Hospitality Management

Semester 3

  • Strategies for Yield Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing Management for the Service Industry
  • Independent Research Project
  • Managerial Accounting
  • MICE Markets and Logistics
  • Management Projects
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Facilities Design and Management
  • Hospitality Economics
  • Professional Career Development
  • French, German, Spanish or Mandarin

Year 3

Swiss Higher Diploma in Hospitality and Events Management

Semester 3

  • Strategies for Yield Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing Management for the Service Industry
  • Independent Research Project
  • Managerial Accounting
  • MICE Markets and Logistics for Events
  • Management Projects
  • Event Project Planning
  • Event Project Organisation
  • Hospitality Economics
  • Professional Career Development
  • French, German, Spanish or Mandarin

Year 3

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in International Hospitality Management

Semester 4

  • Global Trends
    • Contemporary Trends
    • Food and Beverage Development
  • Business Strategy
    • Strategic Management
    • Strategic Human Resource Management and Business Strategy
  • Operational Leadership
    • Digital Marketing
    • Leadership across Cultures
    • International Resort and Spa Management

Independent StudyDissertation / Independent Study (6 weeks)

For the period of their dissertation, students can choose between distance or on-campus learning. In both cases strong support and supervision is provided.

Year 3

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in International Hospitality and Events Management

Semester 4

  • Global Trends
    • Contemporary Trends
    • Sustainable Events Management
  • Business Strategy
    • Strategic Management
    • Public Relations and E-Marketing for Hospitality and Events
  • Operational Leadership
    • Digital Marketing
    • Leadership across Cultures
    • International Resort and Spa Management
    • Independent Study

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 is 139490 CHF.

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Swiss Hotel Management School (SHMS)

Housed in former traditional Swiss Palace hotels, Swiss Hotel Management School (SHMS) is focused on "Learning By Doing". Lavish banqueting halls, a grand theatre, design studios and multiple restaurants combined with courses validated by our UK partner, University of Derby,...


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SHMS - Swiss Hotel Management School

Caux-Palace
1824 Caux-Montreux
Switzerland

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