Swiss Higher Diploma in Hotel and Tourism Management

Articulation into the Bachelor of Hospitality Management
MGT101 Managing People & Organisations 3 Exempt
MKT100 Principles of Marketing 3 Exempt
HRM100 Introduction to Human Resources 3 Exempt
HOS112 Introduction to Hospitality & Tourism Management 3 Exempt
ACC100 Accounting Fundamentals 3 Exempt
HOS100 Hospitality Operations I 3 Exempt
HOS120 Rooms Division Operations 3 Exempt
STA101 Business Statistics 3 Exempt
ECO100 Business Economics 3 Exempt
HOS200 Hospitality Operations II 3 Exempt
IND201 Industry Training I 12 Exempt
IND202 Industry Training II 12 Exempt
- Elective Level - 200 3 Exempt
HOS210 Operational Management & Cost Control 3 Exempt
- Elective Level - 200 3 Exempt
HOS303 Global Trends in Hospitality & Tourism 3 Exempt
HOS310 Hospitality Management Project 3 Exempt


The course structure is based on nine Trimesters (each of 13 weeks duration), with four subjects taught in each semester. It comprises:

  • 10 Compulsory - "Business Core" subjects
  • 12 Compulsory  "Specialisation " subjects progression)
  • 4 Elective subjects


  • 1,200 hours of 'Industry Training' 
  • 3 day 'Foundation' subject - "Applied Leadership"

To qualify for award of the degree of Bachelor of Business Management a candidate shall accrue an aggregate of at least 103 credit points, including satisfactory completion of the core subjects noted above.

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