What will I learn?

The programme is suitable for those who wish to move to the culinary sector and have limited or no experience of the culinary arts industry. It will equip students with the practical and management skills necessary for entry level positions in the world of restaurant management or professional kitchen operations. The core focus is on culinary skills with units balancing the required practical abilities with the theoretical knowledge necessary to run a successful kitchen or restaurant.

Core Units:

Introduction to Professional Kitchen Techniques Credits: 20

Food Hygiene & Safety Credits: 20

Managing People and Organisations Credits: 20

Wine & Beverage Studies Credits: 10

Contemporary Professional Kitchen Techniques Credits: 20

Professional Pastry Techniques Credits: 20

Restaurant Sales Development & Merchandising Credits: 10


Postgraduate Diploma in International Culinary Arts from IMI, Switzerland

Study options

Full Time (0.5-1 year)

Tuition fees
CHF 22,150 for the entire course; Registration Fee: CHF 2,800

*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 Bachelor's degree in any discipline. English proficiency: 5.5 IELTS or equivalent.

For international students

  • Bachelor's degree in any discipline
  • English proficiency: 5.5 IELTS or equivalent

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