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Master of Science in International Hospitality Management

Intensive Master program​

The Master of Science, 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
    • 6 September 2021
    • 6 February 2022