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Master of Science with pathways in International Hospitality Management/Digital Value Creation/Hospitality and Design Management

One degree, three pathways

The Master of Science in International Hospitality Management, awarded in partnership with the University of Derby, covers Operational Leadership, Contemporary Business Thinking, Business Strategy, and Managerial Decision Making.

The independent business project/dissertation module provides students with the opportunity to research, analyze and produce a major piece of work on a subject of their choice.



Semester 1 - Leysin campus

Semester 2 - Independent study on or off campus

  • Course Description
    • Semester 1
      • Project Management
      • Evidence Based Learning
      • Developing Skills for Business Leadership
      • Content & Social Media Strategies
      • Sustainable Value Creation
      • Strategic Experience Design & Operation Management
    • Pathway 1: MSc International Hospitality Management
      • Innovative Concept Creation
      • Strategic Revenue Management
      • Strategic Directions
      • Managing Risk & Uncertainty
    • Pathway 2: MSc in International Hospitality Management & Digital Value Creation
      • Understanding the Modern Consumer
      • Data Driven Analytics & Decision Making Strategies
      • Innovative Technology Driven Value Creation
      • Strategic AI & AR Integration
    • Pathway 3: MSc in International Hospitality and Design Management
      • Virtual Design Construction
      • Advanced AutoCAD
      • Strategic Interior Design Management
      • Strategic Luxury Brand Management
    • Semester 2
      • Either Dissertation or Independent Business Project
  • Entry requirements
    • Bachelor’s Degree with honours (minimum 2:2) in Hospitality Management / Events Management or in any discipline with a minimum 3 years work experience at managerial/supervisory level in the industry.
    • 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).
    • Mature applicants with over 3-5 years supervisory/managerial work experience, may be considered without higher education qualifications.
  • Dates
    • 15 February 2021 - 18 June 2021
    • 6 September 2021 - 28 January 2022