BBA in Hospitality Management

Villars Hospitality Management School

Program Description

BBA in Hospitality Management

Villars Hospitality Management School

The BBA in Hospitality Management aims to provide a detailed understanding of customer service and business necessities such as human resources and finances. This program is designed to prepare you with the necessary skills and knowledge you need to become highly successful within the International Hospitality industry. The curriculum provides an in-depth understanding of management, marketing, and account controlling. You will learn about its application to the generic roles of the front office, housekeeping, food & beverage and diplomacy and the impact on the essential sectors that complement the business.

Key Points of our Program

Swiss Quality Education - we provide an exclusive and privileged education in a stable environment, inspired by the Swiss learning ideal.

Integrated Education - We offer a sound mix of 50% theory and 50% practice to ensure strong learning

Combined Institution - We benefit from the educational expertise and experience of the Geneva Business School and it's 9 worldwide campuses.

Tailor-made 4 star Campus - Our campus integrates a 4 stars hotel, restaurant, and SPA, to provide all needed services for learning.

Professional Active Faculty - We only employ faculty with excellent professional experience and academic credentials

Housing - We offer full housing possibilities, including recreation and leisure activities.

Green label & sustainable development - The VHMS is a model in sustainability, including specific courses to develop business profitability with a fair, safe and ecological program.

Located in the heart of Swiss Tourism - VHMS is located in a central station of Switzerland, hosting tourism during all seasons for more than 150 years.

International Recognition - VHMS diploma and GBS degree are world-wide accredited and recognized in the professional environment.


Duration - 3.5 years
Credits -180 ECTS
Language - English
Intakes - February and September
Certificate Awarded after 2 year - Swiss Certificate in Hospitality Management
Diploma Awarded after 3 years - Swiss Diploma in Hotel Management
Degree Awarded after 3.5 years - Bachelor of Business Administration with Major in Hospitality Management.
Internships - We guide our students to get internships in the best Hospitality Institutions.
Location - Villars-Sur-Ollon Campus Accredited with the local green label “Eco partenaires", the VHMS is a model in sustainable development to meet worldwide expectation to preserve the planet, to reduce the waste, to minimize the energy consumption and to respect the local environment. This is included in our practical weeks and in a specific course to develop business profitability with a fair, safe and ecological program.

Career Options

The graduate will:

  • Gain knowledge relating to the problematic of hospitality.

  • Obtain skills used to analyze management in both the private and public sectors.

  • Understand research methodologies.

  • Use the experience of organizations to challenge existing hospitality methods and theories.

  • Design and build new hospitality strategies.

Career Opportunities:

  • Conferences and convention centers

  • Hotel Management

  • Luxury Business

  • Tourist offices and ministries of tourism

  • Spas and wellness centers

  • Casinos

  • Private club

  • Hotel development and construction

  • Real estate management companies

  • Manufacturers and suppliers of hospitality equipment

Application & Admissions

Selection Criteria

Villars Hospitality Management School selection process emphasizes leadership potential, academic ability, personal qualities, and competencies.

Admission Requirements

  • High motivation.

  • Leadership potential.

  • Academic ability.

  • Personal qualities and competencies.

  • Completed application form.

  • International Baccalaureate of minimum 30 points, or A-levels, or High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • A good working knowledge of English is essential.

Accommodation and Housing

Villars Hospitality Management School offers different housing options:

  • Student Residences. Villars Hospitality Management School is equipped with hotel room dedicated for its students, with full access to restaurant and SPA.
  • Renting alone or sharing an apartment or studio with another student(s). Sufficient advanced notice is required.

You have the flexibility to choose the Housing Option you think will work best for your lifestyle. Feel free to ask us for more detailed contact information as needed.

Tuition & Housing Fees

NOTE: Price in Swiss Francs (CHF)


This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated February 11, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
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Feb. 2018
Sept. 2018
3.5 years
Full time
95,550 CHF
Switzerland - Geneva
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