• Master Degree
  • Country: Switzerland
  • City: Lucerne

Website Business and Hotel Management School (B.H.M.S)

Fees: Approx. CHF 34,500 (All inclusive)

Course Duration – 1 year

6 months on campus and 4-6 months at an employer location (paid internship).


Course snapshot

This M.Sc. program in International Hospitality Business Management is designed to enable graduates an opportunity to enhance their hospitality knowledge and capabilities.

This Master degree course is a dual degree course provided by Robert Gordon University and BHMS. This course is a great option for a higher qualification which can accelerate your career progression.

Through their choice of pathway, students get a grasp on a variety of industry case studies and business concepts to develop the knowledge and competencies needed for a successful career in the hospitality industry.


Course Structure

The course is divided into two semesters.

Semester 1 involves a comprehensive study of 4 terms in 6 months followed by an internship of 4-6 months during which a student is also expected to complete a dissertation project.

Listed below are the subject areas that you would be expected to cover in Semester 1.

  1. Finance and Revenue Management
  2. Hospitality Analysis (and Trends)
  3. Marketing and Branding
  4. Sustainability
  5. Strategic Business Management
  6. Leadership in Business
  7. Human Resource Management
  8. Research Methods

Those students who wish to take an internship in Switzerland need to cover additional language studies of French or German along with basic studies or Food Service Operations.


Semester 2  

The second semester is all about a paid internship of 4-6 months and a dissertation project. The dissertation project has to be an individual project on hospitality topic of the choice of student that has been agreed upon by the tutor. The project needs to be completed during the internship to complete all the credits for the Master Degree course.


Course Eligibility and Intakes

  • Bachelor Degree in any discipline is a prerequisite to qualify for studying M.Sc in International Hospitality Management at BHMS., All students with a B.H.M.S.PG Diploma or Robert Gordon University Graduate Certificate are also eligible to apply.
  • IELTS 6.0 or equivalent is expected as far as the English requirement is considered.

Please reach out to the admissions office of B.H.M.S for further information. Kindly use the link given in the snapshot box at the top for basic information and official website link of course. There are 3 intakes for this Masters’ degree course in February, August and November.


About Business and Hotel Management School (B.H.M.S)

B.H.M.S. is one of the world’s leading hospitality schools, located in the heart of Lucerne, a vibrant and beautiful city in Switzerland. Check out the official video below about the study experience at the BHMS.



B.H.M.S. has a partnership agreement with The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen in the UK for granting the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Hotel & Hospitality Management in Switzerland and the Master degree in the hospitality business management.

Robert Gordon University (RBU) is an extremely reputed University. The Times Good University Guide 2010 named it as the best modern university in the UK. Along with RBU, B.H.M.S also has various other international affiliation and university collaborations.

In the heart of Lucerne city, B.H.M.S. offers a great campus location to its students with easy access to cafés, supermarkets, bars, shops, and restaurants and additional a 24-hour front desk security.

State of the art facilities along with a well-experienced faculty and a well-integrated student and alumni network makes this institute an ideal place to study and experience the Swiss hospitality.