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Bachelor of International Hospitality & Tourism Management

MAIN INTAKE

February
September

SECONDARY INTAKE

April
November

CAMPUS

La Xenia Campus
Switzerland

DURATION

3- or 4-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

Bachelor of International Hospitality & Tourism Management

The Bachelor of International Hospitality & Tourism Management programme provides students with advanced knowledge of 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.

This programme is La Xenia’s ultimate undergraduate level award and has been extensively designed to provide all of the learning provided by a Swiss bachelor’s degree programme in hospitality and tourism combined with a comprehensive internship where the student’s skills can be tested in practice.

Next Application Deadline: 

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

Classes begin: 5 September 2022

Entry Requirements

  • A minimum age of 17 at enrollment.
  • Completed full time high school education.
  • 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

 

Bachelor of International Hospitality and Tourism Management

(Single Degree)

Fees in Swiss Francs (CHF)

Diploma Level

(Year 1)

Advanced Diploma Level

(Year 2)

Bachelor Level

(Year 3)

Standard Tuition Fee 

17,800

18,800

19,800

Application Fee

500

500

500

Meals Fee

2,750

2,750

2,750

Accommodation Fee*

3,300

3,300

3,300

Operation Expenses

3,200

3,200

3,200

Grand Total

27,550

28,550

29,550

Covid-19 Support for 2022 Intake

10,000

10,000

10,000

Grand Total after Discount

17,550

18,550

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 at La Xenia?

The Bachelor in International Hospitality & Tourism Management 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
Bachelor in International Hospitality & Tourism Management

Programme Structure

Students must successfully complete: 21 core courses, 10 optional courses and 3 full-time internships

Credits: 180 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


Practical Training Internship


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 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


Year 3

Optional Courses


Entrepreneurship Management in Hospitality and Tourism


Sustainable Operations in Hospitality and Tourism


Innovation and Creativity Management in Hospitality and Tourism


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. 
  • 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.

 
Year 4 (Additional UK Bachelor degree)

Upon completion of 3 years of study with La Xenia, students have an option to complete a UK degree with an additional fee and 6 months to 1-year of additional studies.

Bachelor in International Hospitality & Tourism Management