BHMS, Business & Hotel Management School, together with Robert Gordon University (RGU), designed a fast track BA Degree in Switzerland without compromising the quality of the studies.

The BA Hotel and Hospitality Management program provides students academic qualifications and a set of skills that are attractive to potential employers, the necessary abilities to enter the professional world and a "tool box" that can be applied to a range of careers in the hospitality industry and service sector.

The course uses a range of teaching methods to facilitate learning such as pair and group projects, individual research and reports, as well as study trips to industry facilities.

Core knowledge is covered by lectures and tutorials, supported by guided reading and additional materials on the University virtual campus.

Duration: 36 months

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum 17 years of age
  • Completed secondary school diploma (minimum 11 years)
  • English language skills at a level equal to IELTS 5.0

For those who do not meet the English Requirements, we offer a 10-week University English Foundation program which is an intensive course designed for hospitality and culinary arts students - in undergraduate or postgraduate levels.

Aim of the Program

The BA Hotel and Hospitality Management program provides the student with an academic qualification that is attractive to potential employers; the skills and abilities to enter the working world; and a “toolbox” that can be applied to a range of careers in the hospitality industry and service sector.

The course uses a range of teaching methods to facilitate learning such as pair and group projects, individual research and reports as well as study trips to industrial facilities. Core knowledge is covered by lectures and tutorials, supported by guided reading and additional materials on the University virtual campus.

Course Content

Students who have not previously studied German, and who wish to undertake a work placement in Switzerland will be required to take German classes in addition to the above program of study.

International Graduate Placement

Graduates who have managed during their study period to build a proven track record in the hospitality industry, are ready for the next international career step. Students can prepare for the industry by working together with reputable agencies that have expertise in their local markets. Agency fees cover job prospecting and help prepare extensive documentation for employment as well as assistance with visa applications. B.H.M.S. prepares and supports students in their dealings with these agencies, including preparing for telephone interviews, production of professional résumés and promoting the skills needed to successfully secure an international internship that might lead to meaningful career progression

Location

Lucerne, Switzerland

Intakes

8 intakes per year: January, February, April, May, July, August, October and November. Please contact the BHMS admission office for the next intake opportunity.

Holidays

Are scheduled according to the holiday plan of B.H.M.S., and can be downloaded from the B.H.M.S. website under ‘School Calendars’.

Course Times

Academic courses are held:

Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 11:00 and from 13:00 to 16:00.

Vocational courses are held:

Monday to Friday from 15:30 to 20:30.

Each student is assured a minimum of 2 free days per week for self-study.

Each academic module consists of 60 lessons of lecturing and tutoring over a 20 week period plus 30 hours of directed study plus 60 hours of self-study.

Program taught in:
  • English

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