Master in Tourism and Hospitality Management

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Master in Tourism and Hospitality Management

Master your managerial mindset

Next intake

July 4, 2022

Duration

1 year

Location

Montreux

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MA in Tourism and Hospitality Management

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Secure a Top Management Position

  • Hospitality professional? Tourism graduate? Level up and hone specialist knowledge that will help propel you to greater managerial success
  • A contemporary, critical, and international program that supports lifelong learning
  • Analyze complex management problems and find technical solutions
  • Embark on an industry internship that will give you a competitive advantage in your future career
  • Graduate with a:

Master in Tourism and Hospitality Management from Hotel Institute Montreux

Master of Arts in Tourism and Hospitality Management from the University Of Chichester

Structure

This one-year, ‘top up’ master’s progression program, awarded in partnership with the London Graduate School and Chichester University (UK), has been carefully designed by industry leaders for working professionals with a forward-thinking mindset, who wish to level up their experience. This is a uniquely developed degree, linked directly to the industry’s present and future needs.

 

SPECIALIZATIONS

Cruise Line Management

Health Tourism Management

Attractions Industry Management

Cruise Line Management

Health Tourism Management

Attractions Industry Management

Year 1

Develop your managerial and entrepreneurial skills

Montreux

Rather than the typical topics, like room division and food & beverage, this is a tourism program from a new angle. Learn to think differently about management with industry-endorsed specializations and top internships.

TERM 1 (11 WEEKS)

  • Organizational Behaviour in International Contexts I
  • Strategic Management and Marketing I
  • Destination Management I
  • Advanced Research Methods I
  • Digital Tourism and Hospitality I
  • International Tourism Policy and Development (in cooperation with UNWTO / WTTC / PATA) I
  • Language (French, German, or Spanish)

 

TERM 2 (11 WEEKS)

  • Organizational Behaviour in International Contexts II
  • Strategic Management and Marketing II
  • Destination Management II
  • Advanced Research Methods II
  • Digital Tourism and Hospitality II
  • International Tourism Policy and Development (in cooperation with UNWTO / WTTC / PATA) II
  • Language (French, German, or Spanish)

 

 

Internship

Switzerland or abroad (4-6 months)

  • Specialization
  • Final dissertation

Specializations

From Term 1, you can choose from one of our diverse specializations, organized by the UNWTO International Centre Switzerland, in collaboration with some of the world’s most respected business and industry leaders, who assist us in creating course content, hold guest lectures, host company visits, assign projects, and offer exclusive career opportunities. Your internship in your chosen specialization takes place in term 3 and is certified upon completion by the UNWTO International Center Switzerland.

Cruise Line Management

Health Tourism Management

Attractions Industry Management

A stamp of approval

UNWTO Academy
University of Chichester
London Graduate School
Bella Vista

Next intakes

We highly recommend applying early. If you need a student visa, please be sure to allow 8 – 12 weeks between application and program start date.

July 4, 2022

October 3, 2022

Requirements & Fees

  • Recommended minimum age of 21 years
  • Postgraduate level 6 diploma from a hotel management school, or recognized bachelor’s degree with honors in hospitality in a related subject, or five years of supervisory experience in the hospitality industry.
  • OTHM level 6 degree holders may be fast-tracked into the program.
  • English language proficiency of TOEFL iBT 67-74 or IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. If you don't have the required language level, you can improve your language and study skills with our English Foundation Program. Please note that if you require a visa, Swiss authorities need to be provided with a valid TOEFL or IELTS score (not older than one year).
  • Advance Learning Program: Taking university level coursework requires that you meet the demands of lectures, seminars, and assignments. If English is not your first language, you are required to complete a short screening test during the induction period. If you do not meet the minimum level for your academic program, you will be required to participate in the Advance Learning Program which runs in parallel to your regular studies and supports your academic progression. Students who benefit from this program will be charged an additional fee.

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