Master of Science in International Hospitality Business

Location: Switzerland, London
Professional Internship
Business field trip
Duration: 1.5 years
Flexible study options now available

NEXT INTAKE: MARCH

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The complete hospitality leadership toolbox

The Master’s in International Hospitality Business will prepare you for a high-flying career in the world’s most prestigious hospitality brands.

Master the art of hospitality

Learn from the experts

Develop your management skills

Gain real-world professional experience

Hospitality Immersion Program
4 weeks (optional)
Switzerland
Semester 1
Switzerland or London
Semester 2
Switzerland or London
Internship
Business Research Project
MSc
1.5 year Program

This Master’s will teach you the skills to manage business, operations and people in international hotels and world-class hospitality companies.

Across two academic semesters (which can be studied in Switzerland or London) you will work through an intensive course program, which includes HR and operational management, marketing, revenue management, business strategy and corporate sustainability.

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

7.7
Average internship offers per student
250
Recruiters visit our campus every year

 

Your academic studies will be supplemented by a professional internship, providing you with vital, real-world experience at leading organizations.

You will not only gain six months of work experience to add to your CV, but also strong professional skills, valuable industry connections and first-hand knowledge of current industry standards.

You will build the contacts, references and employment history to enhance your status as a Master’s graduate.

In your first semester, you will join your classmates on a business field trip, where you will experience the world of premium hospitality close-up.

Always a program highlight, the trip features visits to hotels and other hospitality businesses, where you’ll pick up knowledge and insights from expert professionals and industry leaders.

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 build 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
  • For the MSc program in London, same as above, except Non-EU or EEA passport holders will need to undertake IELTS UKVI: 6.0 overall and min. 5.5 in every sub-component.

* 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
500
Total Compulsory Academic Expenses
50,425

 

London – 2021

Compulsory Academic Expenses
GBP
Application fee
175
Tuition fees
31,200
Learning resources
1,140
Business Field Trip
2,500
Total Compulsory Academic Expenses
35,015

Program Structure

Course overview
Hospitality Immersion Program
4 weeks (optional)
Switzerland
Semester 1
Switzerland or London
Semester 2
Switzerland or London
Internship
Business Research Project
MSc
1.5 year Program
Academic content

This Master’s will teach you the skills to manage business, operations and people in international hotels and world-class hospitality companies.

Across two academic semesters (which can be studied in Switzerland or London) you will work through an intensive course program, which includes HR and operational management, marketing, revenue management, business strategy and corporate sustainability.

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

Professional Internship
7.7
Average internship offers per student
250
Recruiters visit our campus every year

 

Your academic studies will be supplemented by a professional internship, providing you with vital, real-world experience at leading organizations.

You will not only gain six months of work experience to add to your CV, but also strong professional skills, valuable industry connections and first-hand knowledge of current industry standards.

You will build the contacts, references and employment history to enhance your status as a Master’s graduate.

Business Field Trip

In your first semester, you will join your classmates on a business field trip, where you will experience the world of premium hospitality close-up.

Always a program highlight, the trip features visits to hotels and other hospitality businesses, where you’ll pick up knowledge and insights from expert professionals and industry leaders.

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 build 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
  • For the MSc program in London, same as above, except Non-EU or EEA passport holders will need to undertake IELTS UKVI: 6.0 overall and min. 5.5 in every sub-component.

* 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
500
Total Compulsory Academic Expenses
50,425

 

London – 2021

Compulsory Academic Expenses
GBP
Application fee
175
Tuition fees
31,200
Learning resources
1,140
Business Field Trip
2,500
Total Compulsory Academic Expenses
35,015

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

Careers that
started at Glion

It is evident that Glion as a brand name puts you to the top of any pile of CVs in luxury hospitality

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