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Management Programmes

Foundation Diploma in Hospitality Business

INTAKE

February
September

CAMPUS

La Xenia Campus
Switzerland

DURATION

Academic Study
20 weeks
Internship*
20-24 weeks

*Internship is optional. Students have a choice to complete the internship or enter directly into year 1 of the bachelor programme.

STUDY MODE

Onsite or
Blended
Learning

LANGUAGE

100%  in English
Overview
Entry Requirements
Career Opportunities
Fees

Foundation Diploma in Hospitality Business

The Foundation Diploma in Hospitality Business provides learners with a principles of business, with specific reference to the hospitality industry and is ideal for students new to the industry. Students will study the fundamentals of both hospitality and business in order to give students the experience and knowledge they will need to choose the specialisation of their choice.  It’s a good starting point for students eager to work in the hospitality business  industry.

Entry Requirements

  • A minimum age of 16 at enrollment for European students and a minimum age of 17 at enrollment for International students.
  • Completed full-time secondary or high school education.
  • All students without English as a first language must show competence in English at a level equal to IELTS 5.0 minimum.
  • 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 Foundation Diploma in Hospitality Business will enable students to apply for jobs in hospitality organisations as reception desk professional, concierge, travel agent, tour coordinator, tour guide and many more.

Fees

La Xenia Campus

Fees apply for 2022 intake

Fees in Swiss Francs (CHF)

Foundation Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism

(20 weeks)

Standard Tuition Fee 

16,800

Application Fee

500

Meals Fee

2,750

Accommodation Fee*

3,300

Operation Expenses

3,200

Grand Total

26,550

Covid-19 Support for 2022 Intake

10,000

Grand Total after Discount

16,550

* 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 Foundation Diploma in Hospitality Business at La Xenia?

The Foundation Diploma in Hospitality Business provides students with:

  • an effective academic progression route to Bachelor degree in Hospitality & Tourism Management or Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management
  • an understanding of the hospitality business side of the industry and the key functions within the sector
  • academic credit towards higher education
  • higher level academic skills that can be applied in a vocational context
Foundation Diploma in Hospitality Business

Programme Structure

Students must successfully complete:  5 core courses

Credits: 30 ECTS

Hospitality Specialist

Core Courses


Tourism and Hospitality Industry


Purpose & Function of International Business


Entrepreneurship


Essentials of Marketing and Customer Relationships in Tourism and Hospitality


Essential Study Skills


Professional Practical Training Basic


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.

Foundation Diploma in Hospitality Business

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