Master of Science in Hospitality, Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Location: Switzerland

Professional Internship

Business field trip

Duration: 1.5 years

Flexible study options now available

NEXT INTAKE: MARCH

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Enhance your entrepreneurial expertise

Designed for career-switchers, aspiring or current entrepreneurs, as well as professionals who own a family business, this Master’s teaches the A-to-Z of entrepreneurship.

Develop your business idea

Learn from industry experts

Transform your entrepreneurial skills

Build your network

Hospitality Immersion Program
4 Weeks (optional)
Switzerland
Semester 1
Switzerland
Semester 2
Switzerland
Innovation Fair
Internship
Business Research Project
MSc
1.5 year program

Two semesters of intensive academic study take you on a journey of innovation and entrepreneurship, from idea to business model and then to market.

You will be taught how to scale a business, how to secure funding and how to market your product or service in this digital age.

Your curriculum also includes the opportunity to collaborate with your fellow students to organize an Innovation Fair (see separate tab for more details).

The academic program concludes with a Business Research Project, featuring a real-world business scenario that will enable you to develop your critical thinking, research and writing skills.

With the support of the Program Director, you will join your fellow students in organizing an Innovation Fair.

Students decide the theme, format and audience, while also organizing the practical aspects of the event.

Planning the Innovation Fair presents an opportunity to apply classroom theory through project management, fundraising, cashflow, marketing, sales and logistics. It is the perfect opportunity for you to plug into the Swiss startup ecosystem.

You can put entrepreneurship theory into practice during your field trip.

You will have the opportunity to put theory into practice on a business field trip. During this immersive, specially-curated trip, you will meet innovative companies, strengthen your professional network and enjoy exciting life experiences.

Our dedicated Career and Internship team will give you the resources, techniques and tools to achieve your professional objectives as a Master’s graduate.

We offer every student highly personalized career services, from advice on writing the perfect CV to finding the right roles to match their skills and interests.

Team members act as your personal career counselors; working tirelessly to develop an ever-growing list of premium quality industry partners, so you have access to the very best career opportunities.

Next intakes
March 2021
September 2021

Age Requirements
21 years at the start of the program.

Education
Bachelor-level undergraduate degree* in a relevant field (business or hospitality preferred).

Minimum English Language Entry Requirements

If English is not your first language, or if you have not spent the last two years studying in an institution where English is the primary language of instruction, please enclose a copy of one of the following:

∙ IELTS: overall 6.0 and min. 5.5 in every sub-component**

∙ TOEFL: Internet-based 80 or paper-based 550

∙ First Cambridge Exam: Grade A

∙ Cambridge Advanced Exam: Grade C

* If a degree/transcript is not in English (for UK) or English, French, German or Italian (for Switzerland), an official certified/translated copy in English will be required.

** Only tests taken/issued in an official IELTS testing center are accepted.

Note: All English certificates must have been issued in the 12 months prior to program start.

If your English level does not meet the levels indicated above, Glion offers an Intensive Hospitality English Language Program (IHELP). Please contact us for more information.

This is an illustration of the basic fee structure you can expect for the program. For a full breakdown of fees download a course brochure.

Switzerland – 2021

Compulsory Academic Expenses
CHF
Application fee
275
Tuition fees
42,700
Learning resources
1,400
Business Field Trip
3,000
Insurance
2,550
Administrative fees
900
Total Compulsory Academic Expenses
50,825

Program Structure

Course overview
Hospitality Immersion Program
4 Weeks (optional)
Switzerland
Semester 1
Switzerland
Semester 2
Switzerland
Innovation Fair
Internship
Business Research Project
MSc
1.5 year program
Academic content

Two semesters of intensive academic study take you on a journey of innovation and entrepreneurship, from idea to business model and then to market.

You will be taught how to scale a business, how to secure funding and how to market your product or service in this digital age.

Your curriculum also includes the opportunity to collaborate with your fellow students to organize an Innovation Fair (see separate tab for more details).

The academic program concludes with a Business Research Project, featuring a real-world business scenario that will enable you to develop your critical thinking, research and writing skills.

Innovation Fair

With the support of the Program Director, you will join your fellow students in organizing an Innovation Fair.

Students decide the theme, format and audience, while also organizing the practical aspects of the event.

Planning the Innovation Fair presents an opportunity to apply classroom theory through project management, fundraising, cashflow, marketing, sales and logistics. It is the perfect opportunity for you to plug into the Swiss startup ecosystem.

Business field trip
You can put entrepreneurship theory into practice during your field trip.

You will have the opportunity to put theory into practice on a business field trip. During this immersive, specially-curated trip, you will meet innovative companies, strengthen your professional network and enjoy exciting life experiences.

Personalized career support

Our dedicated Career and Internship team will give you the resources, techniques and tools to achieve your professional objectives as a Master’s graduate.

We offer every student highly personalized career services, from advice on writing the perfect CV to finding the right roles to match their skills and interests.

Team members act as your personal career counselors; working tirelessly to develop an ever-growing list of premium quality industry partners, so you have access to the very best career opportunities.

Admission information

Next intakes
March 2021
September 2021

Age Requirements
21 years at the start of the program.

Education
Bachelor-level undergraduate degree* in a relevant field (business or hospitality preferred).

Minimum English Language Entry Requirements

If English is not your first language, or if you have not spent the last two years studying in an institution where English is the primary language of instruction, please enclose a copy of one of the following:

∙ IELTS: overall 6.0 and min. 5.5 in every sub-component**

∙ TOEFL: Internet-based 80 or paper-based 550

∙ First Cambridge Exam: Grade A

∙ Cambridge Advanced Exam: Grade C

* If a degree/transcript is not in English (for UK) or English, French, German or Italian (for Switzerland), an official certified/translated copy in English will be required.

** Only tests taken/issued in an official IELTS testing center are accepted.

Note: All English certificates must have been issued in the 12 months prior to program start.

If your English level does not meet the levels indicated above, Glion offers an Intensive Hospitality English Language Program (IHELP). Please contact us for more information.

FEES

This is an illustration of the basic fee structure you can expect for the program. For a full breakdown of fees download a course brochure.

Switzerland – 2021

Compulsory Academic Expenses
CHF
Application fee
275
Tuition fees
42,700
Learning resources
1,400
Business Field Trip
3,000
Insurance
2,550
Administrative fees
900
Total Compulsory Academic Expenses
50,825

Flexible study options

In response to the current circumstances, we have introduced these flexible study options for our Master’s programs. These include:

  • Late arrival window extended to four weeks after program start (with personalized catch-up plan)
  • Remote learning option until campus arrival is now possible – featuring full class broadcasts (live/as live depending on your time zone), one-to-one online mentoring sessions with program leaders and faculty, plus bespoke career support
  • Option to defer to a 100% face-to-face future Master’s intake at no extra tuition cost (within first six weeks of remote study)

Preparing Students for
High- Level Careers

Preparing Students for
High- Level Careers

98%

job-seeking students have one or more employment opportunities on graduation day

7.7

internship offers per student

Alumni Career

51%

Hospitality
tourism

49%

other sectors: FMCG, Luxury goods and services, marketing, events, banking and finance

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started at Glion

Even when we have left the campuses, after the graduation, we still have the Glion Spirit with us

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