The BA Degree in Hotel and Hospitality Management programme provides students with the skills and abilities to enter the working world and a ‹tool box› that can be applied to a range of careers in the hospitality industry. Graduates may become accomplished managers, capable of working across a range of enterprises including leisure facilities, hotels, theme parks, conferences, exhibitions and event management.
Hospitality & Leisure Business Management, Hospitality & Reception, Hospitality, Leisure & Sports
3 years | Full time
1st Semester // 6 months // 4 terms
Consumer Marketing Organisational Behaviour
Professional Development & Communications
Academic Writing & Study Skills
Academic English Communications I, II, III, IV
German Communication I, II, III, IV
Introduction to Hospitality & Tourism
Introduction to Dining Operations LAB Food & Beverage Service Operations LAB
Kitchen Operations LAB
Economics for the Global Service Industry
Restaurant Revenue Management
Contemporary Food & Beverage
2nd Semester // 4-6 months Diploma Internship
3rd Semester // 6 months // 4 terms
Business Performance Analysis
Managing Hospitality Human Resources
Corporate Social Responsibility
Front Office Operations & Reservation Systems
Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace
Language Elective I, II
Small Business Management
Hotel Yield Management
International Hospitality Cultures
Hotel & Restaurant Design
Advanced Food & Beverage Dining Services LAB
Event Planning & Operations (Core for BA HHM)
Global Business (Core for BA GBM)
Current Issues in Hospitality & Tourism ( Seminar Series )
4th Semester // 4-6 months Higher Diploma Internship
5th Semester // 6 months // 4 terms
Contemporary Hospitality Services Management Hospitality Facilities: Development & Management
Strategic Management in the Hotel & Hospitality Industry
Financial Management in Hospitality
Academic Writing & Composition
6th Semester // 4-6 months BA Internship
-Forming the first year towards the BA in Hotel and Hospitality Management, the Diploma in Hospitality Management consists of one intensive study period of 6 months at the B.H.M.S. campus in Lucerne, Switzerland, and one paid industry training period of 4-6 months in the Swiss hospitality industry.
-The program has a dual focus on developing a broad understanding of the operational aspects of the international hotel industry, and builds knowledge of key business and management principles. It comprises of one semester of 20 weeks and a 4-6 month paid internship in Switzerland or overseas.
-The second year towards the BA in Hotel and Hospitality Management consists of one intensive study period of 6 months at the B.H.M.S. campus in Lucerne, Switzerland and one paid industry training period of 4- 6 months in the Swiss or international hospitality industry.
-This second year provides the knowledge needed to further a career in global tourism, hospitality and other multi-national business sectors. Students advance their understanding and skills in business management with subjects that include accounting, sales and marketing as well as human resources management.
-After completing the two-year program at the B.H.M.S. Business & Hotel Management School, students decide either to follow the BA in Hotel & Hospitality Management or the BA in Global Business Management final year pathway.
-The third year of the total 3-year Bachelor of Arts program, the BA Hotel and Hospitality Management, is based on an intensive study period over 20 weeks at the B.H.M.S. campus in Lucerne, Switzerland, and a 3-6 month of workplace experience in a Swiss or international hospitality enterprise.
B.H.M.S. manages the program with RGU, who awards the bachelor’s degree to those students who successfully complete the third year and pass all modules. Graduates may become accomplished managers, capable of working across a range of public and private enterprises including leisure facilities, hotels, theme parks, conferences, exhibitions and event management.
Only one is required
University English test