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Higher Diploma Program in Hotel and Hospitality Management

Length: 2 years
Study pace: Full time
Education level: Diploma program
Institute: BHMS
Location: Lucerne
Language: English

Program Description

Program Description

Study Hospitality Management at BHMS

The Diploma Program in Hotel and Hospitality Management (2nd Year Bachelor of Arts Degree) at BHMS Business & Hotel Management School in Switzerland is a two-year education program which provides the knowledge needed to launch a career in the tourism and hospitality industry.

BHMS' Diploma Program in Hotel and Hospitality Management comprises of two study terms of 20 weeks each plus two periods of 4-6 months paid industry training in Switzerland. Students enrolled in this education program are exposed to business management subjects such as sales, marketing, and accounting, as well as human resource management.

Upon completion of the Diploma Program in Hotel and Hospitality Management, graduates are well-prepared to launch successful careers in the field of hotel and hospitality management, or may continue their studies at BHMS toward a Bachelors degree in Hotel and Hospitality Management.

Admission requirements

Entry Requirements for the Diploma Program in Hotel and Hospitality Management (Second year) are:

  • 19 years of age
  • Successful completion of the Diploma Hotel and Hospitality Management from BHMS or equivalent
  • English language skills at a level equal to IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL 550

Degree & diploma

Diploma Program in Hotel and Hospitality Management

Career & Placement Services

BHMS is affiliated with various multinationals and consultants to assist students to apply for the international job market. BHMS 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 BHMS 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 BHMS. 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 BHMS. A Career and Placement Counsellor assists students with placements in hotels and restaurants in Switzerland and outside Switzerland as well.

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Lucerne, Switzerland

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Gütschstrasse 2 - 6
6003 Lucerne

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