Bachelor Programs in Hospitality
In the 3.5-year Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) or BA in Hospitality Management degrees you can study in Switzerland or study in London, or experience both renowned hubs of business and tourism. Our unique hospitality education model includes “hands-on” applied learning and hotel management courses, plus leadership and soft-skills development through internships and applied business projects. For more information read the academic catalog.
The diverse specialization tracks of the hospitality management degrees are designed to sharpen your business expertise for various career paths in the global hospitality industry or travel and tourism, events, luxury and other experience industries. See our latest infographics on the luxury industry, its promising growth and careers.
What you’ll gain
You will learn to manage hospitality operations for hotels, restaurants and events through the hands-on courses and hotel management courses.
Real World Experience
Through the internships, you will have the chance to travel and gain one full year of professional experience in the international hospitality industry.
You will develop skills that employers value including critical thinking, communication, creativity, innovation, problem solving, and collaboration.
Living and learning in a multicultural environment, you will develop an understanding of, and the skills to address, cultural, moral, ethical and environmental issues in international organizations.
Through applied business projects, specialization courses, and collaboration with the industry, you will learn to identify and solve business challenges in international organizations.
Degrees & Specializations
Bachelor of Business Administration in Hospitality Management
Bachelor in Hospitality Management with specializations:
- New! Luxury Brand Management
- Sustainable Development in Tourism
- Human Resources
- Real Estate Finance and Revenue Management
- Sales and Marketing
- Event Management
More than just a study abroad program, Glion’s multicampus programs will allow you to study in Switzerland and London in a seamless experience that will build your international knowledge and add value to your degree. Start in Switzerland, the leader of hotel management education, then head to London to study business in Europe’s capital of finance and tourism. Spend 4-6 weeks in Switzerland to attend the applied learning modules. Finish up on the Swiss Bulle campus for the six specialization options.
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) & BA in Hospitality Management
For detailed course descriptions, download the Academic Catalog.
Bachelor of Business Administration, BBA in Hospitality Management
The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Hospitality opens the door to a wide range of career opportunities. It is the best choice for the students who aspire to become general managers, executives in international companies or successful business owners.
Hospitality Management Courses
- Integrative Business Planning & Presentation
- Entrepreneurial Finance
- Legislation and Contractual Law
- Economics for Hospitality
Bachelor in Hospitality Management (BA) Luxury Brand Management
The exclusive Luxury Brand Management pathway develops fundamental knowledge of luxury industry trends, history, segments, brands and consumer behaviors. Including one internship in a luxury company and an applied workshop in Milan, it’s an ideal track for students who seek a competitive advantage and career versatility among luxury brands.
Luxury Brand Management Courses:
- Marketing of Luxury Goods and Services
- Luxury Consumer Behaviour
- Management of a Luxury Brand
- Luxury Communication and Media Planning
- Designing Luxury Brand Experiences
For more information, visit the Luxury Brand Management Specialization page
Bachelor in Hospitality Management (BA) Sustainable Development in Tourism
Tourism plays an increasingly important role in the sustainable development of countries, economies, and sustainable energy and resource solutions. This sustainability specialization prepares students for employment in managerial jobs where they will play key roles in planning, developing and promoting tourism.
Sustainable Development Courses
- Community and Sustainable Development
- International Tourism Planning and Development
- System Analysis for the Hospitality and Tourism Industry
- Transport Systems
- Destination Marketing
Bachelor in Hospitality Management (BA) Finance and Revenue Management
Management of revenue is a key driver of any hospitality or service organization with real estate playing an important function in this growing sector. This program aims to prepare students for a career in finance departments or real estate portfolio management across a range of industries.
Finance and Revenue Management Courses
- Corporate Finance
- Hospitality Real Estate Finance
- Portfolio Management
- Property Asset Management
- Cost, Price and Revenue Management
Bachelor in Hospitality Management (BA) Sales & Marketing
Marketing is a core business competency which assists in the development and implementation of corporate strategies. Students choosing this specialization will bring innovation and contemporary marketing ideas to their employers.
- Contemporary Issues in Marketing
- Services Marketing
- Essentials of Brand Management
- Sales Management
- International Marketing
Bachelor in Hospitality Management (BA) Human Resources
Service industries are “people” businesses. Our graduates who are prepared within the broad field of hospitality and specialized in human resource management and development present companies with a desirable set of skills.
Human Resources Courses
- Human Resources Strategy
- Training & Career Development
- Change Management
- Organizational Behavior
- International Human Resources Management
Bachelor in Hospitality Management (BA) Event Management
Event management and organization is one of the fastest growing segments of the hospitality industry. Students will develop skills in event planning and operations within the broader context of their business and management competence development.
Event Management Courses
- Managing Hospitality in Events
- Conference and Exhibition Management
- Managing Visitor Spaces for Tourism and Leisure
- Operations Management in Tourism and Leisure
- Planning & Financial Management for Events