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Advanced Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management

MAIN INTAKE

February
September

SECONDARY INTAKE

April
November

CAMPUS

La Xenia Campus
Switzerland

DURATION

1- or 2-Years includes:
Academic Study
20 weeks/year
Internship
20-24 weeks/year

STUDY MODE

Onsite or
Blended
Learning

LANGUAGE

100%  in English
Overview
Entry Requirements
Career Opportunities
Fees

Advanced Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism

The Advanced Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management provides students with an understanding of the managerial, decision-making and leadership aspects of the hospitality and tourism industry and an appreciation for independent research and study skills required when working at senior managerial level in the industry. The Advanced Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism programme provides students with direct entry to the final year of a bachelor’s degree.

Next Application Deadline: 

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

Classes begin: 5 September 2022

Entry Requirements

Diploma Pathway/Transfer Student (1 year):

  • A minimum age of 18 at enrollment.
  • Completed full-time high school education and a Diploma with minimum 60 ECTS or equivalent.
  • OR Completed La Xenia’s Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management.

Direct Advanced Diploma Pathway (2 years):

  • A minimum age of 18 at enrollment.
  • Completed full-time high school education.

     

English Requirements

  • All students without English as a first language must show competence in English at a level equal to IELTS 5.5 minimum.  Or prior study in English language.
  • La Xenia can provide a set of placement tests where necessary to assess a student’s English level.
  • Students who do not satisfy the English language requirement may choose to combine this programme with the English for Tourism & Hospitality qualification in order to help raise their fluency to the required level.

Career Opportunities

The Advanced Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism will enable students to apply for jobs in hospitality and tourism organisations as hotels, travel agencies, resorts, clubs, restaurants, cruise lines, contract catering, retail outlets, fast food restaurants, and many more.

Fees

Giswil Campus

Fees apply for 2022 intake

 

Advanced Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management

(1-2 year)

Fees in Swiss Francs (CHF)

Diploma Level

(Year 1)

Advanced Diploma Level 

(Year 2)

Standard Tuition Fee 

17,800

18,800

Application Fee

500

500

Meals Fee

2,750

2,750

Accommodation Fee*

3,300

3,300

Operation Expenses

3,200

3,200

Grand Total

27,550

28,550

Covid-19 Support for 2022 Intake

10,000

10,000

Grand Total after Discount

17,550

18,550

 

* 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 Advanced Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism at La Xenia?

The Advanced Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism provides students with:

  • skills that are applicable to all aspects of the business, science and art of hospitality
  • skills for supervisory roles in the hospitality and tourism industry
  • needed skills for a dynamic and fast-growing hospitality and tourism industry world-wide
  • job opportunities all over the world
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Advanced Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism

Programme Structure

Diploma Pathway/Transfer Students (1 year):

  • Students must successfully complete: 8 core courses and 3 optional courses and a full-time internship
  • Credits: 60 ECTS

Direct Advanced Diploma Pathway (2 years):

  • Students must successfully complete: 16 core courses and 6 optional courses and 2 full-time internships
  • Credits: 120 ECTS

Year 1

Core Courses


Finance in Tourism and Hospitality


Customer Service Management in Tourism and Hospitality


Global Tourism and Hospitality


Rooms Division Operations


Rooms Division Supervision


Food and Beverage Operations


Food and Beverage Supervision


Professional Practical Training 1


Practical Training Internship


Year 2

Core Courses


Understanding Funding and Finance in Tourism and Hospitality


Human Resource Management in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry


Strategic Marketing in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry


Customer Relationship Management in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry


Contemporary Issues in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry


Food and Beverage Management


Facilities Management in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry


Professional Practical Training 2


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.

Year 1

Optional Courses


Travel and Tourism Operations


Travel and Tourism Supervision


Travel Geography


Destination Analysis


Wine and Bar


Developing Employability for Hospitality


Professional Development Skills


English/German Communication 1


Year 2

Optional Courses


Tour Operations Management


Sustainable Tourism and Destination Development


International Issues in Tourism and Hospitality


Legal Aspects for Hospitality and Tourism


Service Quality Management


Gastronomy


Fundamentals of Management


English/German Communication 2


Please Note: 

  • The optional courses are decided by La Xenia academic management based on industry needs and student enrollment. 
  • The language courses are mandatory for students who do not possess the minimum score of a B2 level in English and A2 in German.
  • The optional courses in Year 1:  Travel and Tourism Operations, Travel and Tourism Supervision, Travel Geography and Destination Analysis are offered as an additional diploma from CTH for an additional fee of CHF 3,000.

Advanced Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism

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