Master of Science in International Hospitality Management

Master of Science

Master of Science in International Hospitality Management

Deepen your knowledge of hospitality and acquire highly marketable skills in a range of specialist fields including hospitality management, digital value creation, and design management. This career enhancer will set you apart to thrive in prestigious hospitality brands.

Next intake

February 7, 2022

Duration

1 year

Location

Leysin

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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

One program, three specializations

  • Boost your career with unrivalled knowledge and highly marketable skills  
  • Specializations offered in hospitality management, digital value creation, or design management 
  • Graduate with a:

Master in International Hospitality Management from Swiss Hotel Management School

Master of Science in International Hospitality Management from the University of Derby

Structure

Gain the skills to manage business, operations, and people in international hotels and world-class hospitality companies.

SPECIALIZATIONS (STARTING SEPT. 2022)

Specialization 1

Hospitality Management

Specialization 2

Digital Value Creation

Specialization 3

Design Management

Specialization 1

Hospitality Management

Specialization 2

Digital Value Creation

Specialization 3

Design Management

Program overview

Leysin

Semester 1

Shared courses

 

  • Evidence-Based Learning
  • Project Management​
  • Developing Business Leadership skills
  • Content and Social Media Strategies
  • Sustainable Value Creation
  • Strategic Experience Design and Operations Management

Semester 1

Hospitality Management

  • Innovative Concept Creation
  • Strategic Revenue Management
  • Strategic Directions
  • Managing Risk and Uncertainty

Semester 1

Digital Value Creation

  • Understanding the Modern Consumer
  • Data Driven Analysis and Decision Making Strategies
  • Innovative Technology-Driven Value Creation
  • Strategic AI and AR Integration

 

Semester 1

Design Management

  • Virtual Design Construction
  • Advanced AutoCAD
  • Strategic Interior Design Management
  • Strategic Luxury Brand Management

 

Semester 2

Independent Study

Integrated business project or dissertation off-campus with tutor support. 

A stamp of approval

University of derby UoD

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.

February 7, 2022

September 5, 2022

Requirements & Fees

  • Postgraduate diploma from Swiss Hotel Management School, or
  • Recognized bachelor’s degree (minimum 2.2), with honors in Hospitality/Events Management, or
  • 5 years of work experience at managerial/supervisory level in the industry + admission interview
  • 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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