Master Program

César Ritz Master of Arts in Hospitality and Tourism Entrepreneurship

Master Program

Explore innovative business opportunities, and maintain a sustainable and profitable business in today's challenging global environment.

Next intake

October 3, 2022


1 year




Master César Ritz


A premium education

  • One year intensive program opens up career opportunities extending beyond hospitality into industries such as retail, consulting, banking, and more     
  • Turn your ideas into a sustainable and profitable business 
  • Learn directly from the experts with our PhD faculty 
  • Applied practical and academic learning, with one professional industry internship 
  • Graduate with:

Master of International Business in Entrepreneurship from César Ritz Colleges Switzerland

Master of Arts in Hospitality and Tourism Entrepreneurship from the University of Derby, UK


Year 1


Graduate with:

  • Master of Arts in Hospitality and Tourism Entrepreneurship awarded by University of Derby, UK
  • Master of International Business In Entrepreneurship awarded by César Ritz Colleges Switzerland

Term 1 (11 weeks)

• Creativity and Innovation for Competitive Advantage
• Hospitality Industry Operations & Trends
• Decision Making in Entrepreneurial Finance
• Corporate Entrepreneurship for Hospitality and Tourism
• Business Research Methods
• Language (French or German)


• Strategic Marketing for Entrepreneurs
• Risk, Crisis and Recovery in the Global Hospitality and Tourism Industry
• Digital Marketing and e-Commerce in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry
• Leading Success Through Human Capital
• Business Sustainability in Hospitality and Tourism
• Language (French or German)

Integrated Business Project & Internship

Business plan, consultancy project or dissertation. Can be done on campus,
online, or during your internship.

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Next intakes

We highly recommend applying early. If you need a student visa, please be sure to allow 8 – 12 weeks between application and program start date.

October 03, 2022

April 10, 2023

Requirements & Fees

  • Recommended minimum age of 21 years
  • Recognized bachelor's degree in any discipline
  • English language proficiency of TOEFL iBT 67-74 or IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. If you don't have the required language level, you can improve your language and study skills with our English Foundation Program. Please note that if you require a visa, Swiss authorities need to be provided with a valid TOEFL or IELTS score (not older than one year).
  • Advance Learning Program: 
    Taking university level coursework requires that you meet the demands of lectures, seminars, and assignments. If English is not your first language, you are required to complete a short screening test during the induction period. If you do not meet the minimum level for your academic program, you will be required to participate in the Advance Learning Program which runs in parallel to your regular studies and supports your academic progression. Students who benefit from this program will be charged an additional fee.

We highly recommend applying early. If you need a student visa, please be sure to allow 8 – 12 weeks between application and program start date.

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