What will I learn?

This MSc programme, offered by IMI, is suitable for those with a Bachelor’s degree qualification but limited work experience. Focusing on key strategic management skills in the hospitality and events industries, the programme offers a broad insight into operational management, planning and strategy within the international arena. There is the opportunity to undertake paid work placements, either in Switzerland or internationally, on completion of the study semesters, offering the chance for CV-enhancing, practical experience in the industry. This programme offers the perfect blend of theoretical competencies and practical insight for those looking to develop as managers in either of these international fields.

Part 1 Core Units:

Competitive Strategies in Hospitality Credits: 10

Hospitality Operations Credits: 10

New Venture Creation and Innovation in Events Credits: 20

Events, Venues and Facilities Management Credits: 20

Contemporary Conference Management Credits: 15

Finance & Project Management for Events Credits: 20

International HRM in Events Credits: 10

Part 2 Core Units:

Dissertation or Field Consulting Project Credits: 60

Live Events Credits: 15


  • MSc in International Hospitality and Events Management, awarded by IMI, Switzerland
  • Executive Diploma in International Hospitality and Events Management, awarded by the Confederation of Tourism & Hospitality, UK

Study options

Full Time (1-2 years)

Tuition fees
Part 1 - Tuition Fee: CHF 17,550; Registration Fee: CHF 2,800; Part 2 - Tuition Fee: CHF 8,500

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

24 August 2020


IMI International Management Institute

Seeacherweg 1,



6047, Switzerland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree in any discipline. English proficiency: 6.0 IELTS or equivalent.

For international students

  • Bachelor's degree in any discipline
  • English proficiency: 6.0 IELTS or equivalent

Part 2:

Successful completion of Semester 1


About this uni

IMI is a world-renowned hotel management school, in the heart of Europe that produces graduates for senior management positions all around the world.

  • QS Rankings - 11th best school for hospitality globally
  • Offers a highly personalised educational experience
  • Courses validated by leading UK universities
  • Welcomes international students from 50+ countries