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Management Programmes

Master of Business Administration (MBA) – Hospitality Management






La Xenia Campus


12 months
Academic Study
20 weeks/year
20-24 weeks/year


Onsite or


100%  in English
Entry Requirements
Career Opportunities

Master of Business Administration (MBA) – Hospitality Management

In the Master of Business Administration – Hospitality Management programme, students will study how to run a hotel following the highest professional standards and learn about every department within the hotel starting with cleaning rooms and ending with setting hotel strategies. Students will gain important skills such as communication skills, negotiation skills and time management skills. The Master of Business Administration – Hospitality Management programme is suitable for students who have a management background or work experience in the hospitality or tourism field and want to advance their career in the field of hotel management.

Next Application Deadline: 

  • International Students:  22 July 2022
  • EU/Swiss Students:  19 August 2022

Classes begin: 5 September 2022

Entry Requirements

  • Must be 22 years old and older at the time of enrollment.
  • Completed Bachelor degree or equivalent. 
  • Non-graduates and holders of non-relevant degrees – A minimum of 5-years of evidenced work experience at a managerial level in the field of business or management.
  • All applicants must hold at least IELTS 6.0 or other evidence of competence in English at this level.

Career Opportunities

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) – Hospitality Management will enable students to apply for managerial jobs in hospitality & tourism organisations around the globle.

Here is a sample of career opportunities in today’s business world for graduates who are specialised in hospitality management:

  • hotel manager
  • hotel financial manager
  • hotel supply chain manager
  • hotel operations manager
  • hotel marketing manager and many more …


La Xenia Campus

Fees apply for 2022 intake

Fees in Swiss Francs (CHF)

Master of Business Administration (MBA) – General

(Single Degree)

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Covid-19 Support for 2022 Intake


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* The accommodation fee may vary. Based on the room type. All room options are subject to availability.

For further details regarding fees, please visit Tuition & Fees.

Why Study the Master of Business Administration (MBA) – Hospitality Management at La Xenia?

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) – Hospitality Management provides students with:

  • a postgraduate qualification in hospitality management, covering all the key executive management skills required for a managerial career
  • a mixture of theoretical knowledge with practical experience, guided self-study and internship
  • Swiss excellence in hospitality management
  • international faculty with excellent qualifications and experience in the field of hospitality management
  • guest speakers from hospitality management industry
Master of Business Administration (MBA) – Hospitality Management

Programme Structure

Students must successfully complete:  5 core courses, 3 specialisation courses and a final thesis

Credits:  60 ECTS

Hotel Room

Core Courses

Strategic Planning

Finance for Strategic Managers

Research for Strategic Development

Organisational Behaviour

Personal Development for Leadership and Strategic Management


Specialisation Courses

Hospitality & Tourism Marketing Strategies

Management & Leadership Across Cultures

Hospitality & Tourism Strategic Planning


Final Thesis

Note:  The courses listed above for this programme are regularly reviewed to ensure they are up-to-date and meet industry needs as well as the latest teaching methods. On occasion, we may need to make unexpected changes to the courses – if this occurs, we will contact all registered students as soon as possible.

Master of Business Administration (MBA) – Hospitality Management

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