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Bachelor of International Hospitality & Tourism Management (Top Up)

MAIN INTAKE

February
September

SECONDARY INTAKE

April
November

CAMPUS

La Xenia Campus
Switzerland

DURATION

1 Year includes:
Academic Study
20 weeks
Internship
20-24 weeks

STUDY MODE

Onsite or
Blended
Learning

LANGUAGE

100%  in English
Overview
Entry Requirements
Career Opportunities
Fees

Bachelor of International Hospitality & Tourism Management (Top Up)

The Bachelor of International Hospitality & Tourism Management (Top Up) programme provides students with advanced knowledge of management for the tourism and hospitality industry and its trade secrets. Students will study the techniques of the Swiss hospitality and tourism management, as they focus on how they can become self-employed in the tourism and hospitality sector as well as how they can become a middle-level manager in the tourism and hospitality sector.

Next Application Deadline: 

  • International Students:  22 July 2023
  • EU/Swiss Students:  19 August 2023

Classes begin:  4 September 2023

Entry Requirements

Advanced Diploma Pathway/Transfer Students (for top-up year):

  • A minimum age of 19 at enrollment.
  • Completed full time high school education and Advanced Diploma with a total 120 ECTS or equivalent.
  • OR Completed La Xenia Advanced Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management.
  • All applicants 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.

Career Opportunities

The Bachelor in International Hospitality & Tourism Management will enable students to apply for jobs in hospitality and tourism organisations around the globle.

Here is a sample of career opportunities in today’s hospitality and tourism world for graduates who are specialized in International Hospitality & Tourism Management:

  • resort management
  • hotel management
  • sales and marketing management
  • tour operator / manager
  • travel agency manager
  • corporate travel manager
  • restaurant management
  • room division management
  • event planner
  • conferences, meeting and convention organizers, and many more.

Fees

Giswil Campus

Fees apply for 2022 intake

Fees in Swiss Francs (CHF)

Bachelor of International Hospitality & Tourism Management

(Year 3 Top Up Single Degree)

Standard Tuition Fee 

19,800

Application Fee

500

Meals Fee

2,750

Accommodation Fee*

3,300

Operation Expenses

3,200

Grand Total

29,550

Covid-19 Support for 2022 Intake

10,000

Grand Total after Discount

19,550

 

* 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 Bachelor in International Hospitality & Tourism Management (Top Up) at La Xenia?

The Bachelor in International Hospitality & Tourism Management (Top Up) provides students with:

  • a qualification in international hospitality and tourism management, covering all the key management skills required for a management career in the sector
  • a mixture of theoretical knowledge with practical experience, guided self-study and internship
  • a chance to learn the Swiss art of hospitality management
  • practical training in a live working environment with real customers
  • 4- to 6- months of internship
  • the new trends of urban/city hospitality and tourism management
  • qualified international lecturers with many years of experience in the field of tourism and hospitality management
  • local and national field visits
  • guest speakers from the hospitality and tourism industry
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Bachelor in International Hospitality & Tourism Management (Top Up)

Programme Structure

Students must successfully complete:  5 core courses, 4 optional courses and 3 full-time internships

Credits:  60 ECTS

Outside the Hotel

Year 3

Core Courses


The Strategic Impact of the Business Environment


Business Strategy for Hospitality and Tourism


Managing Events for Hospitality and Tourism


Quality Management for Hospitality and Tourism


Professional Practical Training 3


Practical Training Internship


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 3

Optional Courses


Entrepreneurship Management in Hospitality and Tourism


Sustainable Operations in Hospitality and Tourism


Social Responsibility


Revenue and Profit Management


International Hospitality Management


Digital Technologies in Hospitality and Tourism Sector


Leadership and Management for the Service Sector


International Tourism and Hospitality Management Major Project


Please Note: 

  • The optional courses are decided by La Xenia academic management based on industry needs and student enrollment. 

Bachelor in International Hospitality & Tourism Management (Top Up)

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