Master of Arts with Specializations

Master of Arts in International Hotel Business Management

Master of Arts

A strong emphasis on hands-on management competencies for professionals ready to upscale or create a career in international hospitality business management. 

Next intake

November 2021

Duration

1 year

Location

Caux

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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Career changer for working professionals

  • Learn the theory & apply newly acquired knowledge and skills in managing hotel operations 
  • 360° educational experience that will provide you with the understanding of daily operations and enhance professional skills 
  •  Hands-on journey that concludes with an industry business project
  • Graduate with:

Master in International Hospitality Business Management from Swiss Hotel Management School

Master of Arts in International Hotel Business Management from the University of Derby

Structure

This one-year program is for working professionals who want to create and upscale their career in international hospitality business management. 

SPECIALIZATIONS (STARTING SEPT. 2022)*

SPECIALIZATION 1

Hotel Management

  • Events Management 
  • Current Trends in Hospitality
  • Strategic Revenue and Financial Management

SPECIALIZATION 2

Business Analytics & Decision Making

  • Data Analytics and Statistics
  • Quantitative Tools and Management Science
  • Decision and Risk Analysis

*pending final approval

SPECIALIZATION 3

Luxury Brand Management

  • The Craft of Excellence
  • Stategic Luxury Brand Management
  • The Modern Luxury Consumer

*pending final approval

SPECIALIZATION 4

Event Management

  • Events Management
  • International MICE Management
  • Festival and Digital Event Innovation

*pending final approval

SPECIALIZATION 1

Hotel Management

  • Events Management 
  • Current Trends in Hospitality
  • Strategic Revenue and Financial Management

SPECIALIZATION 2

Business Analytics & Decision Making

  • Data Analytics and Statistics
  • Quantitative Tools and Management Science
  • Decision and Risk Analysis

*pending final approval

SPECIALIZATION 3

Luxury Brand Management

  • The Craft of Excellence
  • Stategic Luxury Brand Management
  • The Modern Luxury Consumer

*pending final approval

SPECIALIZATION 4

Event Management

  • Events Management
  • International MICE Management
  • Festival and Digital Event Innovation

*pending final approval

Year 1

Caux

Semester 1

  • Food and Beverage Management
  • Wine and Beverage Management
  • Events and Banqueting Management
  • Front Office and Rooms Division Operations Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Strategic Revenue and Financial Management
  • Developing Business Leadership Skills
  • Current Trends in Hospitality

 

Semester 2: Integrated Business Project 

Off-campus Integrated Business Project
(can be linked to an internship)

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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.

November 8, 2021

February 7, 2022

September 5, 2022

November 7, 2022

Requirements & Fees

  • Successful completion of a Postgraduate Diploma program from SHMS (PGD from Spring Semester 2021 onwards) with internship or
  • Recognized Bachelor’s degree (minimum 2:2) in any discipline or
  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience in a supervisory/managerial position in any field. (+ admission interview)
  • English language proficiency of IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL iBT 67-74 or equivalent. If you don't meet the required english 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)
  • Recommended minimum age of 21 years

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.

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