International Hospitality Management, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • English (book IELTS)
This Master of Science which is validated by Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) in the UK is an academically rigorous programme that develops critical thinking and the problem-solving skills required for management-level positions.


This Master of Science which is validated by Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) in the UK is an academically rigorous programme that develops critical thinking and the problem-solving skills required for management-level positions. It is designed to expand candidates' aspirations in management development, consultancy, research, education and training, and the foundation for continuing for a PhD.

English Foundation Programme

Le Bouveret Campus

The English Foundation Programme offered by Swiss Education Group is an ideal way to strengthen your English language skills before commencing your academic studies at César Ritz Colleges.

Your English level will be tested upon arrival using the Oxford Online Placement Test (OOPT) in order to tailor the programme to your individual requirements.

The length of the programme depends on your personal English level and motivation, with the main objective of achieving the required score to enter your desired hospitality programme.

The English Foundation Programme runs throughout the year in four-week blocks. You may enter the programme at any point but must complete a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 20 weeks.

The programme offers students a minimum of 20 hours of English instruction per week and covers the following subject areas:


  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Structured Writing & Grammar
  • Learning Strategies & Study Techniques
  • Reading & Text Analysis
  • Communication Skills
  • Critical Thinking & Analysis
  • General Hospitality Knowledge


ACBSP and IACBE are both accrediting bodies recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).EU Business School (EU) has been certified by EduQua, the first Swiss quality label geared toward adult further education. EU is one of the schools, institutions and academies in Switzerland to be certified by EduQua.
IQA International Quality Accreditation (IQA) was specifically designed to address the needs of business schools and other management development institutions operating in the dynamically changing environments of Central and Eastern Europe. Since then, IQA has evolved to encompass a wider market and to address the unique conditions and needs of local and national environments and emerging economies. All four campuses have this accreditation.
EU Business School has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) located at 11520 West 119th Street in Overland Park, Kansas, USA. The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the ACBSP:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Arts in:
  1. Communication & Public Relations
  2. Leisure & Tourism Management
  3. International Relations
  4. Sports Management
  • Bachelor of Science in:
  • Business Finance
  • Digital Media Management
  • Executive Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration in:
  • International Business
  • Communication & Public Relations
  • International Marketing
  • Global Banking & Finance
  • Leisure & Tourism Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership
  • E-Business
  • Sports Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Design Management
  • Reputation Management
  • Online Master of Business Administration

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Food and Beverage Service Management
  • Information Technology and E-Business
  • Management Accounting and Finance
  • Consumer Behaviour and Strategic Marketing
  • Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

  • Recognized Bachelor Degree or a track record of management experience in the hospitality and tourism industry
  • Recommended minimum age of 22 years
  • English language proficiency of TOEFL 550 or IELTS 6.0 or OOPT 60+ or equivalent

Applicants who do not have an official proof of English proficiency will be given an English assessment test on arrival. Those who do not have the required English level will be advised to join the English Foundation Programme.

Candidates with a track record of supervisory or management experience in the hospitality and tourism industry will be considered on an individual basis by the Director of Postgraduate Programmes who will implement the relevant university procedures.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    46200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 92400 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    46200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 92400 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Term 1- 16,550.- Term 2- 16,550.- Term 3- 16,550.- Term 4 -16,550.- Term 5 -10,550 Total 76,750.-

Living costs for Lucerne

780 - 890 CHF/month
Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


The Swiss National Science Foundation, the European Union and various foundations contribute to scientific careers by providing support for individual researchers. These grants are intended for researchers (beginners or advanced) wishing to conduct a project in Switzerland or abroad. Funds usually include living expenses, travel costs and finally a contribution to research and conference expenses. Please note that doctoral students are mainly financed indirectly through SNSF or European Union grants obtained by research group leaders (check PhD funding webpage).
  • Grants to stay in / come to Switzerland
  • Grants to do Research Abroad
  • Information about other Grants and Fellowships

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