The academically challenging MSc in International Hospitality Management is awarded in collaboration with Swiss Hotel Management School's academic partner, the University of Derby, UK. The MSc programme seeks to develop students’ critical analytical skills and foster their creativity to enable them to respond to key challenges facing the industry in the 21st century. The independent study module provides students with the opportunity to research, analyse and produce a major piece of work on a subject of their choice.

Semester 1 (5 months) - Leysin campus Semester 2 (6 months) - On or off campus
International Hospitality Management
Academic semester Independent study
Master of Science in International Hospitality Management

Year 1

International Hospitality Management

Semester 1

Operational Leadership

  • Operations Management

  • Project Management

  • Developing Skills for Business Leadership

Contemporary Trends

  • Sustainable Management Systems

  • Managing Social Media

  • Strategic Revenue Management

Business Strategy

  • Strategic Directions

  • Strategic Design of the Service Experience

Managerial Decision-Making

  • Advanced Methods of Enquiry for Business

  • Managing Risk and Uncertainty

Year 1

Independent Study

Semester 2

On or off campus (6 months)

Independent study forms the entire Master’s stage of the programme and as an option students can choose to undertake an integrated business project or the module ‘Independent Scholarship’ on or off campus.

  • Integrated Business Project

  • Independent Scholarship