Master of Science in Luxury Management and Guest Experience

Location: Switzerland

Professional Internship

Business field trip

Duration: 1.5 years

Flexible study options available

NEXT INTAKE: MARCH

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Dive into the world of luxury

With its intensive courses, immersive learning and a real-world internship, this one of a kind Master’s will position you perfectly for a career in the luxury sector.

Discover the essence of luxury

Learn from the experts

Develop your management skills

Build your luxury network

Hospitality Immersion Program
4 weeks (Optional)
Switzerland
Semester 1
Switzerland
Semester 2
Switzerland
Luxury Innovation Fair
Internship
Business Research Project
MSc
1.5-year program

This Master’s brings luxury to life. It teaches future managers in luxury businesses the unique skills of a hospitality expert.

Your two-semester academic program covers a diverse range of luxury sectors, including hotels and resorts, fine food and wine, ultra-luxury travel, plus fashion and design.

You don’t just look from the outside inwards: your course content delves deeply into economic and sociological trends, digital transformation, as well as the marketing and business strategies that make a luxury brand successful in the 21st century.

Your academic program concludes with a Business Research Project, featuring a real-world luxury business scenario that will enable you to develop your critical thinking, research and writing skills.

7.7
Average Internship offers per student
250
Recruitment visits per year

Your academic studies will be supplemented by a professional internship, giving you the opportunity to put what you’ve learned in class to the test.

You will not only gain six months of work experience to add to your CV, but also strong professional skills, valuable industry connections and a sharper awareness of the quality and service standards that are essential to the luxury industry.

You will build the contacts, references and employment history to enhance your status as a Master’s graduate.

The business field trip is genuine highlights of your Master’s studies.

You will be encouraged to fully appreciate luxury products as you experience and apply classroom theory in the real world.

Our dedicated Career and Internship team will give you the resources, techniques and tools to achieve your professional objectives as a Master’s graduate.

We offer every student highly personalized career services, from advice on writing the perfect CV to finding the right roles to match their skills and interests.

Team members act as your personal career counselors; working tirelessly to develop an ever-growing list of premium quality industry partners, so you have access to the very best career opportunities.

 

 

Next intakes
March 2021
September 2021

Age Requirements
21 years at the start of the program.

Education
Bachelor-level undergraduate degree* in a relevant field (business or hospitality preferred).

Minimum English Language Entry Requirements

If English is not your first language, or if you have not spent the last two years studying in an institution where English is the primary language of instruction, please enclose a copy of one of the following:

∙ IELTS: overall 6.0 and min. 5.5 in every sub-component**

∙ TOEFL: Internet-based 80 or paper-based 550

∙ First Cambridge Exam: Grade A

∙ Cambridge Advanced Exam: Grade C

* If a degree/transcript is not in English (for UK) or English, French, German or Italian (for Switzerland), an official certified/translated copy in English will be required.

** Only tests taken/issued in an official IELTS testing center are accepted.

Note: All English certificates must have been issued in the 12 months prior to program start.

If your English level does not meet the levels indicated above, Glion offers an Intensive Hospitality English Language Program (IHELP). Please contact us for more information.

This is an illustration of the basic fee structure you can expect for the program. For a full breakdown of fees download a course brochure.

Switzerland – 2021

Compulsory Academic Expenses
CHF
Application fee
275
Tuition fees
46 000
Learning resources
1 400
Business Field Trip
3 000
Insurance
2,550
Administrative fees
900
Total Compulsory Academic Expenses
54 125

Program Structure

Course overview
Hospitality Immersion Program
4 weeks (Optional)
Switzerland
Semester 1
Switzerland
Semester 2
Switzerland
Luxury Innovation Fair
Internship
Business Research Project
MSc
1.5-year program
Academic content

This Master’s brings luxury to life. It teaches future managers in luxury businesses the unique skills of a hospitality expert.

Your two-semester academic program covers a diverse range of luxury sectors, including hotels and resorts, fine food and wine, ultra-luxury travel, plus fashion and design.

You don’t just look from the outside inwards: your course content delves deeply into economic and sociological trends, digital transformation, as well as the marketing and business strategies that make a luxury brand successful in the 21st century.

Your academic program concludes with a Business Research Project, featuring a real-world luxury business scenario that will enable you to develop your critical thinking, research and writing skills.

Professional internships
7.7
Average Internship offers per student
250
Recruitment visits per year

Your academic studies will be supplemented by a professional internship, giving you the opportunity to put what you’ve learned in class to the test.

You will not only gain six months of work experience to add to your CV, but also strong professional skills, valuable industry connections and a sharper awareness of the quality and service standards that are essential to the luxury industry.

You will build the contacts, references and employment history to enhance your status as a Master’s graduate.

Business field trip

The business field trip is genuine highlights of your Master’s studies.

You will be encouraged to fully appreciate luxury products as you experience and apply classroom theory in the real world.

Personalized career support

Our dedicated Career and Internship team will give you the resources, techniques and tools to achieve your professional objectives as a Master’s graduate.

We offer every student highly personalized career services, from advice on writing the perfect CV to finding the right roles to match their skills and interests.

Team members act as your personal career counselors; working tirelessly to develop an ever-growing list of premium quality industry partners, so you have access to the very best career opportunities.

 

 

Admission information

Next intakes
March 2021
September 2021

Age Requirements
21 years at the start of the program.

Education
Bachelor-level undergraduate degree* in a relevant field (business or hospitality preferred).

Minimum English Language Entry Requirements

If English is not your first language, or if you have not spent the last two years studying in an institution where English is the primary language of instruction, please enclose a copy of one of the following:

∙ IELTS: overall 6.0 and min. 5.5 in every sub-component**

∙ TOEFL: Internet-based 80 or paper-based 550

∙ First Cambridge Exam: Grade A

∙ Cambridge Advanced Exam: Grade C

* If a degree/transcript is not in English (for UK) or English, French, German or Italian (for Switzerland), an official certified/translated copy in English will be required.

** Only tests taken/issued in an official IELTS testing center are accepted.

Note: All English certificates must have been issued in the 12 months prior to program start.

If your English level does not meet the levels indicated above, Glion offers an Intensive Hospitality English Language Program (IHELP). Please contact us for more information.

FEES

This is an illustration of the basic fee structure you can expect for the program. For a full breakdown of fees download a course brochure.

Switzerland – 2021

Compulsory Academic Expenses
CHF
Application fee
275
Tuition fees
46 000
Learning resources
1 400
Business Field Trip
3 000
Insurance
2,550
Administrative fees
900
Total Compulsory Academic Expenses
54 125

This is an illustration of the basic fee structure you can expect for the program. For a full breakdown of fees download a course brochure.

Switzerland – 2021

Compulsory Academic Expenses
CHF
Application fee
275
Tuition fees
46 000
Learning resources
1 400
Business Field Trip
3 000
Insurance
2,550
Administrative fees
900
Total Compulsory Academic Expenses
54 125
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Flexible study options

In response to the current circumstances, we have introduced these flexible study options for our Master’s programs. These include:

  • Late arrival window extended to four weeks after program start (with personalized catch-up plan)
  • Remote learning option until campus arrival is now possible – featuring full class broadcasts (live/as live depending on your time zone), one-to-one online mentoring sessions with program leaders and faculty, plus bespoke career support
  • Option to defer to a 100% face-to-face future Master’s intake at no extra tuition cost (within first six weeks of remote study)

Preparing Students for
High- Level Careers

Hiring managers trust Glion

98%

job-seeking students have one or more employment opportunities on graduation day

7.7

internship offers per student

Alumni Career

51%

Hospitality
tourism

49%

other sectors: FMCG, Luxury goods and services, marketing, events, banking and finance

Careers that
started at Glion

“It is evident that Glion as a brand name puts you to the top of any pile of CVs in luxury hospitality”

Benjamin Dalton

Glion alumni network

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