MBA Dual Degree

The B.H.M.S. Business & Hotel Management School, together with the York St. John University, offers an MBA Degree for young professionals to enhance their managerial knowledge and capabilities through applied learning using case studies, group work and real business examples.

Switzerland is world-famous for its high-quality service industries, hospitality and tourism sector and innovations in a number of fields. Students therefore have the opportunity to follow a contemporary curriculum to gain focused insight and skills in key business practices and explore a wide variety of multi-sector developments through case studies, data handling and projects to ensure that the learning is applied and of real career value. The dual MBA program  comprises one intensive study block of 6 months, full-time study which is followed by an independent Research Investigation, allowing students to pursue an in-depth study of an area relevant to their future. The research can be completed alongside an internship period of 6 months in Switzerland or overseas for students wishing to gain further work experience before proceeding on their career track. Alternatively, students may return to a full-time position during this phase of the program. This program is suited to candidates who possess a bachelor’s degree or significant managerial experience and are looking to enter or gain promotion in a particular industry or sector.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in any discipline
  • IELTS 6.0 level or equivalent
  • 2-3 years work experience

B.H.M.S. MBA Specializations

B.H.M.S. offers three different specializations alongside the general MBA program that follow contemporary and progressive curriculum.

International Hospitality Management


The International Hospitality Management specialization provides a varied and stimulating program of study that enables students to fully appreciate the diversity and complexity of global hospitality. It provides a structured examination of the international industry and the principal environments and host markets, in which business is developed and conducted. Moreover, it explores the characteristics of globalisation and global hospitality, political, economic, socio-cultural, technological, ecological and regulatory environments in which global hospitality management takes place.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship


The Innovation and Entrepreneurship specialization is designed to gain insight into the essence of new business ideas and entrepreneurship to equip students with the special skill-set required when creating a new business venture. It focuses specially on the areas that support the entire startup process, such as the development of unique and new business ideas, models and processes, preparing and submitting a business plan, identifying the competitive advantage of the company, and the value creation process of innovation for the society.

Global Marketing


In the Global Marketing specialization, students examine the opportunities offered by digital tools and key social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn to enhance marketing campaigns. Cultural and geographic variations in SoMe usage and conventions and the business implications are also explored and put into practice through the development of an international SoMe campaign.

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Bachelor Degree Hospitality / Business or Culinary

1st Year Diploma

Course Fee26'100
Application Fee500
Shared Standard Accommodation 13'600
Meals Plan1'800
Operating Expenses 22'500
Total Fee CHF34'500

2nd Year Higher Diploma

Course Fee27'100
Application Fee500
Shared Standard Accommodation 13'600
Meals Plan1'800
Operating Expenses 22'500
Total Fee CHF35'500

3rd Year Bachelor Diploma

Course Fee28'100
Application Fee500
Shared Standard Accommodation 13'600
Meals Plan1'800
Operating Expenses 22'500
Total Fee CHF36'500

M.SC. Dual Degree

M.Sc. Dual Degree

Course Fee28'100
Application Fee500
Shared Standard Accommodation 13'600
Meals Plan1'800
Operating Expenses 22'500
Total Fee CHF36'500

MBA Dual Degree

MBA Dual Degree

Course Fee31'100
Application Fee500
Shared Standard Accommodation 13'600
Meals Plan1'800
Operating Expenses 22'500
Total Fee CHF39'500

Combined M.Sc. - MBA Degrees

Combined M.Sc.

Course Fee44'400
Application Fee500
Shared Standard Accommodation 15'400
Meals Plan2'700
Operating Expenses 23'000
Total Fee CHF56'000

Postgraduate Diploma Hospitality or Culinary

PGD Hospitality/Culinary

Course Fee27'100
Application Fee500
Shared Standard Accommodation 13'600
Meals Plan1'800
Operating Expenses 22'500
Total Fee CHF35'500

Graduate Certificate

Graduate Certificate

Course Fee16'700
Application Fee -
Shared Standard Accommodation 11'800
Meals Plan900
Operating Expenses 2500
Total Fee CHF19'900

English Program

Preparatory English

Course Fee5'600
Application Fee -
Shared Standard Accommodation 11'800
Meals Plan900
Operating Expenses 2500
Total Fee CHF8'800
Course Fee Application Fee Shared Standard Accom. 1 Meals Plan Operating Expenses2 Total Fee CHF
Bachelor Degree Hospitality/Business or Culinary
1st Year Diploma 26'100 500 3'600 1'800 2'500 34'500
2nd Year Higher Diploma 27'100 500 3'600 1'800 2'500 35'500
3rd Year Bachelor Degree 28'100 500 3'600 1'800 2'500 36'500
 
M.SC. Dual Degree
M.Sc. Dual Degree 28'100 500 3'600 1'800 2'500 36'500
 
MBA Dual Degree
MBA Dual Degree 31'100 500 3'600 1'800 2'500 39'500
 
Combined M.Sc. - MBA Degrees
Combined M.Sc. 44'400 500 5'400 2'700 3'000 56'000
 
Postgraduate Diploma Hospitality or Culinary
PGD Hospitality/Culinary 27'100 500 3'600 1'800 2'500 35'500
 
Graduate Certificate
Graduate Certificate 16'700 - 1'800 900 500 19'900
 
English Program
Preparatory English 5'600 - 1'800 900 500 8'800

Dual Degree MBA

The dual MBA program comprises one intensive study block of 6 months, a full-time study which is followed by a Capstone Project, allowing students to pursue an in-depth study of an area relevant to their future. The research can be completed alongside an internship period of 6 months in Switzerland or overseas for students wishing to gain further work experience before proceeding on their career track. Alternatively, students may return to a full-time position during this phase of the program. This program is suited to candidates who possess a bachelor’s degree or significant managerial experience and are looking to enter or gain promotion in a particular industry or sector.

B.H.M.S. MBA Specializations

International Hospitality Management
The International Hospitality Management specialization provides a varied and stimulating program of study that enables students to fully appreciate the diversity and complexity of global hospitality. It provides a structured examination of the international industry and the principal environments and host markets, in which business is developed and conducted. Moreover, it explores the characteristics of globalisation and global hospitality, political, economic, socio-cultural, technological, ecological and regulatory environments in which global hospitality management takes place.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship
The Innovation and Entrepreneurship specialization is designed to equip students with the special skill-set required when creating a new business venture. It focuses especially on the areas that support the entire start-up process, such as the development of new business ideas, models and processes, preparing and submitting a business plan, and the value creation process of innovation for the society.

Global Marketing
In the Global Marketing specialization, students examine the opportunities offered by digital tools and key social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn to enhance marketing campaigns. Cultural and geographic variations in SoMe usage and conventions and the business implications are also explored.

MBA Top-Up - M.Sc. Advanced Standing

Students who have successfully completed the full 180 M.Sc. credits at B.H.M.S. (in International Hospitality Business Management or in Global Business Management pathways) may gain advanced standing in the York St. John MBA program by transferring 120 credits (including the independent research project) and completing 3 core MBA modules over a 3-month period. This offer is exclusive to graduates of the M.Sc. programs taught at B.H.M.S.