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Master in Tourism and
Hospitality Management

This is not a traditional hospitality program. 

NEXT INTAKE
OCTOBER, 2022

DURATION
1 YEAR

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LOCATION
HIM CAMPUS, MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND

We do not offer topics such as room division, food & beverage. This is a high-end tourism management program aimed to develop an entrepreneurial mindset that will make you stand out in our dynamic and fast changing industry. In close collaboration with UNWTO, the most renowned tourism organisation in the world, we have developed a program that guarantees top internships and potential future job opportunities.
 

 

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Secure your top management position now.

What we offer:

  • An innovative Master's program developed in close partnership with the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

 

  • Dual Diploma with HIM (Hotel Institute Montreux), ranked 6th in the world by QS in 2021.
     

  • Guaranteed top internships in management positions. 

  • Obtain a UK State degree.

What you can achieve:

  • Set yourself up for an executive role in the tourism and hospitality sectors.
     

  • Tailor your own studies by choosing from a range of specializations endorsed by industry leaders.

  • Learn how to critically evaluate and apply theoretical knowledge in order to solve complex real-world management challenges.

  • Embark on two industry internships that will give you a competitive advantage in your future career.

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Graduate with:

MA in Tourism and Hospitality Management (delivered by ITS The Institute of Tourism Studies)
Master in Tourism and Hospitality Management (delivered by Hotel Institute Montreux)
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Structure

The Master's Program in Tourism and Hospitality Management is developed in close partnership with London Graduate School (UK). It provides an innovative framework for students who are interested in pursuing management careers in the travel and tourism industries.

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Year 1

TERM 1 (11 weeks)

  • Organizational Behaviour in International Contexts I

  • Strategic Management and Marketing I

  • Destination Management I

  • Advanced Research Methods I

  • Digital Tourism and Hospitality I

  • International Tourism Policy and Development I

  • Language Development

TERM 2 (11 weeks)

  • Organizational Behaviour in International Contexts II

  • Strategic Management and Marketing II

  • Destination Management II

  • Advanced Research Methods II

  • Digital Tourism and Hospitality II

  • International Tourism Policy and Development II

  • Language Development

INTERSHIP & SPECIALIZATIONS (4-6 months)

UNWTO International Centre Switzerland (UICS), organizes all the specializations and internships, will help students to choose one of their specializations and will sign the internship report and issue the final certificate. Learners will be sent to the internship locations of their choice worldwide, through the internship, the student will develop a professional network and meet potential career opportunities.

 

From Term 1, choose from one of our diverse specializations endorsed by some of the world’s most respected business and industry leaders who assist us in creating course content, hold guest lectures, host company visits, assign projects, and offer exclusive career opportunities.

 

  • Topic Immersion (4 weeks)

  • Internship of specialization in Switzerland or worldwide

  • Consultancy Report (15 weeks, 12,000-word project, with support of their own academic supervisor)

SPECIALIZATIONS

 

  • Health Tourism Management (organized by ESPA & UICS)

  • Sustainable Tourism Management (organized by UICS & PATA)

 

  • International Cruise Management (organized by CLIA & Amadeus)

  • Regional Promotion & Marketing (organized by ETC & UICS)

  • Events & Digital Management (organized by PATA & UICS)

PARTNERS & ACCREDITATIONS

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Next intakes

We highly recommend applying early. If you need a student visa, please be sure to allow 8 – 12 weeks between the application and program start date.

October, 2022

January, 2023

Requirements & Fees

  • Recommended minimum age of 21 years.

  • OTHM Level 6 degree holders have the possibility to fast-track & have no need to prove their English Language level.

  • Postgraduate level 6 diploma from a hotel management school, or recognized bachelor’s degree with honours in hospitality in a related subject, or five years of supervisory experience in the hospitality 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).

 

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.

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.

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Take the next step towards a career in hospitality management.

 

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Hotel Institute Montreux

Av. de Florimont 9, 1820 Montreux Switzerland

email: mhelgesson@him.ch

Tel: +41 22 557 28 12

Mobile/WeChat: +41 766909288

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