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Bachelor in Tourism and Hospitality Management

The dual degree in tourism and hospitality industry has never been more dynamic and fast changing - start your journey now!

NEXT INTAKE
JANUARY  / OCTOBER, 2023

DURATION
3 YEARS

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LOCATION
LUCERNE / MONTRUEX  SWITZERLAND

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This is not a traditional hospitality program, we do not offer classical topics such as room division, food & beverage. The focus high-end tourism management with a strong emphasis on entrepreneurship. 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

Your own path to success.

What we offer:
 

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

  • Dual Diploma with Institute of Tourism Studies (ITS)
     

  • A guaranteed internship in Switzerland, the world's most famous hospitality market, that will give you a competitive advantage in your future career. 
     

  • A contemporary, critical, and international program that supports lifelong learning.

  • A broad foundation perfectly tailored for future executive roles in the tourism and hospitality sectors.

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Graduate with:
 
  • Bachelor in Tourism and Hospitality Management (delivered by Bella Vista Institute of Higher Education , certified by Ofqual)

  • Bachelor in International Hospitality Management (Hons) (delivered by ITS The Institute of Tourism Studies)

  • ESG Foundation Certificate ( issued by International Centre associated with UNWTO Academy in Switzerland in collaboration with Stanford University)

 

Structure

The Bachelor's Program in Tourism and Hospitality Management is a three-year degree developed in close partnership with renowned industry leaders and Top universities. It provides an innovative framework and a foundation for your future management career in tourism and hospitality.

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Year 1

TERM 1 (11 weeks)

  • Communication Skills

  • English for Business  

  • Academic Writing Skills  

  • Basic ICT for Managers 

  • Personal Development 

TERM 2 (11 weeks)

  • Hospitality Computing Applications

  • Introduction to Tourism Marketing

  • Hotel Marketing Communication

  • Hospitality Sales and Marketing

  • Introduction to Accounting

  • Hotel Operations - F&B Operations, Housekeeping Department & Front Office

ESG, Selected Specialization and Internship in Campus ( 2-3 weeks )

Introduction for ESG: Definition, Megatrends, and their Implications.

  • Selected Specialization I

- Development Module

- Optional group project or language

INTERNSHIP (4-6 months)

  • Switzerland or abroad (4-6 months)

Year 2

TERM 3 (11 weeks)

  • Human Resources Management in Hospitality

  • Employee Engagement & Relationship 

  • Leadership & Management Hospitality

  • Emotional Intelligence

  • Crowd Control

  • Training & Development

  • Performance Appraisals

  • Writing Dissertation Proposal

TERM 4 (11 weeks)

  • Guest Experience Management 

  • Ideation to Feasible Business

  • Digital Marketing Delivered

  • Creativity & Innovation in Hospitality

  • Qualitative Research Methods

ESG, Selected Specialization and Internship in Campus ( 2-3 weeks )

Introduction for ESG: Definition, Megatrends, and Their Implications.

  • Selected Specialization I

- Development Module

- Optional group project or language

INTERNSHIP (4-6 months)

  • Switzerland or abroad (4-6 months)

Year 3

TERM 5 (11 weeks)

  • Financial Issues in International Hospitality
  • Tourism Economics

  • International Finance & Risk Management

  • Cost Control, Analysis & Management

  • Business Start-Ups

  • Corporate Issues and Auditing in the Financial World

  • Sources of Funding (Banking)

  • Public Policy

TERM 6 (11 weeks)

  • Dissertation

  • Customer Experience Management

  • Reflective Thinking

TERM 7 (11 weeks)

UNWTO International Centre Switzerland, 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.

For Term 6, 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, holding guest lectures, assigning projects, and offering exclusive career opportunities.

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Next intake

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, 2023

January, 2023

Requirements & Fees

For entry onto the OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management

OTHM Level 3 degree holders have the possibility to fast-track & have no need to prove their English Language level.


qualification, learners must possess:

  • Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 3 Award/Diploma or at the level of GCE/GCSE, Maturite IB Diploma, IBCP Diploma or equivalent qualifications.

  • The learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course

  • English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency. For more information visit English Language Expectations page in our website www.othm.org.uk.

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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