Bachelor of Business Administration in Hospitality Management

Choose from five specializations

Graduate with a dual degree* from Hotel Institute Montreux and Northwood University, and tailor your degree with a specialization, endorsed by leading industry partners, in Financial Analysis and Wealth Management, Human Capital and Development, Management for the Senior Living Industry, Franchise Business Management, or Luxury Brand Management. Two internships allow for the practical application of your education as well as the perfect opportunity to grow your professional network.

*The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree is awarded by Northwood University, which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Hotel Institute Montreux awards its own separate degree confirming the successful completion of Northwood University’s BBA program and this degree is formal recognition by Hotel Institute Montreux of the tertiary standards achieved by BBA graduates.

 
 

 

Year 1

Food & Beverage and Rooms Division Management

Internship

Term 1 (11 weeks)

Term 2 (11 weeks)

Term 3 (11 weeks)

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

Swiss Diploma in Hotel Operations Management

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Year 2

Management Application and Specialization

Internship

Term 4 (11 weeks)

Term 5 (11 weeks)

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

Swiss Higher Diploma in International Hotel Management (with specialization)

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Year 3

Hospitality Management and International Business

Term 6 (11 weeks)

Term 7 (11 weeks)

Bachelor of Business Administration in Hospitality Management (with specialization)

  • Course Description
    • Year 1 Food & Beverage and Rooms Division Management
      Develop an understanding of kitchen processes and gain hands-on experience in food & beverage service. Acquire expertise in rooms division, consisting of front office operations and housekeeping.
      • Term 1 (11 weeks)
        • Food & Beverage Service Theory and Practical
        • Food Production Theory and Food Safety
        • Introduction to the Hospitality Industry
        • Introduction to College Studies
        • French, German or Spanish
      • Term 2 (11 weeks)
        • Accounting Principles
        • Food & Beverage Management
        • Bar and Beverage Management
        • Communications
        • World Cultures and Customs
        • Principles of Microeconomics
        • French, German or Spanish
      • Term 3 (11 weeks)
        • Front Office Management and Operations
        • Housekeeping Management
        • Human Resource Management
        • Principles of Macroeconomics
        • Hospitality Sales and Marketing
        • French, German or Spanish
      • Internship (4-6 months)
    • Year 2 Management Application and Specialization
      Develop hospitality management skills and choose your specialization (Financial Analysis and Wealth Management, Human Capital and Development, Management for the Senior Living Industry, Franchise Business Management or Luxury Brand Management) to gain in-depth knowledge of your sector of interest.
      • Term 4 (11 weeks)
        • Principles of Management
        • Introduction to Art
        • Convention Management, Banqueting, and Events
        • Financial and Managerial Accounting
        • Management of Information Technologies
        • French, German or Spanish (optional)
      • Term 5 (11 weeks)
        • Organizational Behavior & Leadership
        • Digital Marketing
        • Financial Management
        • French, German or Spanish (optional)
      • Specializations
        • Financial Analysis & Wealth Management (endorsed by Banque Privée Edmond de Rothschild and Swiss Sustainable Finance)
        • Human Capital & Development (endorsed by Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts)
        • Luxury Brand Management (endorsed by La Mer, John Paul, and Tourbillon)
        • Management for the Senior Living Industry (endorsed by Resort Lifestyle Communities and Le Mirador)
        • Franchise Business Management
      • Internship (4-6 months)
    • Year 3 Hospitality Management and International Business
      Build on your previous studies and develop a strong understanding of international business in preparation for a career in the international world of hospitality business.
      • Term 6 (11 weeks)
        • Business Ethics
        • Strategic Planning
        • Responsible Resort Management
        • Innovative Hospitality Models
        • Statistics 
      • Term 7 (11 weeks)
        • Contemporary Global Issues
        • Business Law
        • International Management
        • Environmental Science
        • Yield and Revenue Management
        • Philosophy of Enterprise
  • Entry 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***
    • *Direct Entry options may be available for IBCP Candidates. For further details or an individual assessment, please kindly contact ibcp@swisseducation.com. **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). ***Please note that students must be 18 years of age to commence an industry internship.
  • Dates
    • 11 January 2021 – 26 March 2021
    • 5 July 2021 – 17 September 2021
    • 4 October 2021 – 17 December 2021
  • Cost
    • Bachelor of Business Administration in Hospitality Management (with Specialization)
      Intakes: January, July, October  2021

      Duration of Study

      Tuition/
      Accommodation/
      Meals

      Additional Charges

      Security Deposit

      Total

      Total per Year

      Qualification

      Year 1
      Term 1
      Term 2
      Term 3
      Internship*


      16,900.–
      16,900.–
      16,900.–


      2,360.–
      1,940.–
      1,940.–


      1,500.-


      20,760.–
      18,840.–
      18,840.–




      58,440.–





      Swiss Diploma

      Year 2
      Term 4
      Term 5
      Internship*


      19,950.–
      19,950.–


      1,940.–
      1,940.–

       


      21,890.–
      21,890.–


       
      43,780.–




      Higher Diploma

      Year 3
      Term 6
      Term 7


      19,950.–
      19,950.–


      1,940.–
      1,940.–

       


      21,890.–
      21,890.–


       
      43,780.–



      Bachelor Degree

          

      Total

      146,000.–

       
       

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