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B.H.M.S. Business & Hotel Management School BA in Global Business Management
B.H.M.S. Business & Hotel Management School

BA in Global Business Management

Lucerne, Switzerland

3 Years


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BHMS, Business & Hotel Management School, together with Robert Gordon University (RGU), designed a fast track BA Degree in Switzerland without compromising the quality of the studies.

The BA in Global Business Management program provides students academic qualifications and a set of skills that are attractive to potential employers, in a wide range of global business sectors in fields such as international sales and marketing; finance and controlling; banking; human resources. Graduates may become accomplished managers in the areas of operations management, supply chain management and administrator positions in government and NGOs.

The program uses a range of teaching methods to facilitate learning. Core knowledge is covered by lectures and tutorials, supported by guided reading and additional materials on the virtual campus Blackboard. Particular care is taken to use the most effective teaching and assessment methods for each module.

Duration: 3 years

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum 17 years of age

  • Completed secondary school diploma (minimum 11 years)

  • English language skills at a level equal to IELTS 5.0

For those who do not meet the English Requirements, we offer a 10-week University English Foundation program which is an intensive course designed for hospitality and culinary arts students - in undergraduate or postgraduate levels.


Aim of the Program

The BA Global Business Management program provides the student with an academic qualification that is attractive to potential employers; the skills and abilities to enter the working world; and a “tool box” that can be applied to a range of multi-national business careers.

The course uses a range of teaching methods to facilitate learning such as pair and group projects, individual research and reports as well as study trips. Core knowledge is covered by lectures and tutorials, supported by guided reading and additional materials on the University virtual campus.

Course Content


Students who have not previously studied German, and who wish to undertake a work placement in Switzerland will be required to take German classes in addition to the above program of study.


International Graduate Placement

Graduates who have managed during their study period to build a proven track record in the industry, are ready for the next international career step. Students can prepare for this by working together with the B.H.M.S. Graduate Placement Manager and/or reputable agencies that have expertise in their local markets.

Agency fees cover job prospecting and help prepare extensive documentation for employment as well as assistance with visa applications. B.H.M.S. prepares and supports students in their dealings with these agencies, including preparing for telephone interviews, production of professional résumés and promoting the skills needed to successfully secure an international internship that might lead to meaningful career progression


Lucerne, Switzerland


8 intakes per year: January, February, April, May, July, August, October and November. Please contact the BHMS admission office for the next intake opportunity.


Are scheduled according to the holiday plan of B.H.M.S., and can be downloaded from the B.H.M.S. website under ‘School Calendars’.

Course Times

Academic courses are held:

Monday to Friday from 09:00 to 12:00 and from 14:00 to 17:00.

Vocational courses are held:

Monday to Friday from 16:00 to 20:30.

Each student is assured a minimum of 2 free days per week for self-study.

Each academic module consists of 60 lessons of lecturing and tutoring over a 20 week period plus 30 hours of directed study plus 60 hours of self-study.

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