Postgraduate Diploma in Culinary Arts

Program Overview
The B.H.M.S. Postgraduate Diploma in Culinary Arts is designed for degree holders in other fields, wishing to re-align their career into the culinary sector. It combines a hands-on approach to culinary operations and elementary food preparation skills with more advanced techniques and creativity in the latter part of the program. Managerial skills are enhanced through key, applied theory courses to ensure a balanced conversion award. Highlights of the program include classic European cooking methods, cuts, stocks and sauces as a foundation stone, before practicing these skills with international and contemporary menus in a working restaurant environment. The industry essentials of food safety and nutrition are also taught in preparation for the students’ industry training placement.

Integral Paid Industry Training
One internship period of 4- 6 months is an integral learning opportunity in both the postgraduate and master’s programs. During the Swiss internship, students receive a trainee’s gross monthly salary of CHF 2,212. Students’ performance, behaviour and professional attitude is assessed by employers.

Admission Requirements:

  • Associate Degree or equivalent
  • 2-3 years of work experience
  • IELTS 5.0 or equivalent

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    Course FeeApplication FeeShared Standard Accom. 1Meals PlanOperating Expenses2Total Fee CHF
    Bachelor Degree Hospitality/Business or Culinary
    1st Year Diploma24'1005003'6001'8002'50032'500
    2nd Year Higher Diploma25'1005003'6001'8002'50033'500
    3rd Year Bachelor Degree26'1005003'6001'8002'50034'500
     
    M.SC. Dual Degree
    M.Sc. Dual Degree26'1005003'6001'8002'50034'500
     
    MBA Dual Degree
    MBA Dual Degree29'1005003'6001'8002'50037'500
     
    Combined M.Sc. - MBA Degrees
    Combined M.Sc. 42'5005005'4002'7003'00054'000
     
    Postgraduate Diploma Hospitality or Culinary
    PGD Hospitality/Culinary25'1005003'6001'8002'50033'500
     
    Graduate Certificate
    Graduate Certificate15'700-1'80090050018'900
     
    English Program
    Preparatory English5'600-1'8009005008'800