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Study Hospitality Management at B.H.M.S.
Forming the first year to 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 practical paid industry training period of 4-6 months in the Swiss hospitality industry.
The B.H.M.S. Diploma in Hospitality Management program is specifically designed for young adults wishing to enter the international hotel and hospitality field and who are aspiring to a management career in this industry.
The program offers students an academic education together with vocational core competency training. This carries considerable value and prestige with employers worldwide. It can also benefit people looking to obtain the necessary specialized knowledge when thinking about opening their own business.
Students learn about food service operations alongside a variety of academic disciplines, including foreign languages. Throughout the program, Swiss virtues, such as discipline, punctuality, ethics and hygiene are encouraged as they are highly valued throughout the world and count as much as academic and practical skills in ensuring a successful career.
The Entry Requirements for the Diploma Program in Hotel and Hospitality Management (1st year) are:
- 18 years of age
- 10 + 2 years of secondary higher education
- English language skills at a level equal to IELTS 5.0 or TOEFL 500
Degree & diploma
Diploma in Hotel and Hospitality Management
Career & Placement Services
B.H.M.S. is affiliated with various multinationals and consultants to assist students to apply for the international job market. B.H.M.S. mediates the relation between various employment consultants and students to assist them with interview preparation, written and video resumes as well as employment documentations.
The Language of instruction in all courses at B.H.M.S. is English. However, students also learn German, as knowledge of several languages is an important asset in the hotel industry and is an extra "passport" for a global career. German lessons also help students to communicate with the local community and during their industry placement as these are mainly based in the German speaking part of Switzerland.
Paid Industry Training in Switzerland
Industry training is an integral part of the study program at B.H.M.S. During every academic year, students may be required to carry out 4-6 months industry training period in a hotel or a restaurant approved by B.H.M.S. A Career and Placement Counselor assists students with placements in hotels and restaurants in Switzerland and outside Switzerland as well.
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