Higher Diploma in Culinary Arts

The B.H.M.S. Higher Diploma in Culinary Arts increases the students’ fundamental understanding of international culinary principles gained at the Diploma level. Practical highlights of this second year include advanced cold kitchen techniques, advanced training in contemporary dish creation and presentation as well as a dedicated chocolatier course. Students start additionally to develop their managerial skills through core business subjects, preparing them for a broad range of culinary career opportunities.

Admission Requirements:

  • B.H.M.S. Diploma or equivalent
  • IELTS 5.5 or equivalent

    Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation Foundation.

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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

    Higher Diploma in Culinary Arts:

    This 6-12-month Higher Diploma in Culinary Arts program builds onto student's fundamental understanding of international culinary principles gained at the Diploma level (1st year of studies). Students explore European and ethnic cuisines by preparing a wide range of recipes including typical appetizers, fish, vegetarian, main course dishes, as well as pastry and desserts. Students also learn communication and management skills, leadership and team work and guest relations. After successfully completing the first 6-months of the higher diploma studies, students qualify for a 4-6 month paid internship in one of the many renowned Swiss dining establishments