Articulation with TMC Academy

Your Academic Journey:

  1. Study Higher Diploma with TMC Academy in Singapore.
  2. Progress with advanced standings to complete your Degree Studies with our university partners.
  3. Obtain a Dual Award, by University of Derby and Swiss Hotel Management School.

5% Early Bird Registration for TMC Academy Students enrolling in SHMS Bachelor’s Degree (Honours) International Hospitality & Events Management

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Name of TMC Programme Name of University Country Name of Programme Remarks
Higher Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management SHMS Switzerland BA (Hons) International Hospitality & Events Management Year 3 (Semester 4) in Leysin Campus, 4 to 6 months paid internship in Switzerland or worldwide
Higher Diploma in Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure Management SHMS Switzerland BA (Hons) International Hospitality & Events Management Year 3 (Semester 4) in Leysin Campus. This course has NO Industrial Attachment

Students should have 6-month Industrial Attachment or 660 hours of related working experience before they are eligible for transferring to SHMS.

Why Choose SHMS?

Graduate with Dual Certificates

The Bachelor of Arts Honours degree is awarded in academic partnership with the University of Derby, a Top 30 U.K. university*. Hence, students graduate with an industry recognised certificate awarded by SHMS, and an academically recognised certificate awarded by the University of Derby.

*Source: The Guardian University Guide 2020

Industry and Association Partnerships

Students of Swiss Hotel Management School benefit from our established partnerships with hospitality industry leaders and accreditations from various academic bodies, including University of Derby for our Bachelor and Master of Science (MSc) degrees. Click for more info.

Academic and Applied Management Training

SHMS programmes combine academic and applied management training, designed to meet the requirements of the hospitality industry and ensure that graduates have a high level of employability.

Paid Internship Opportunities around the World

During the annual International Recruitment Forum, students are able to meet recruitment professionals for both internship and full-time positions around the world, including USA, Dubai and Thailand. Career coaches are available to assist with resume writing, job match and interviews. Click to read more.

Pathway to Masters

Students can progress to a Master’s Degree in Hospitality Management (option of Science or Arts), awarded in academic partnership with the University of Derby, U.K.

Largest Private Hospitality Educator in Switzerland

SHMS is a member of the Swiss Education Group (SEG), which looks after 5 schools across 6 beautiful campuses in Switzerland, with a student body made up of 111 nationalities and 6,000 students. Apart from a 5-star educational experience, students have the opportunity to meet and network with peers, teaching staff and industry players from distinguished background and reputation.

Study in the Best Country

For 3 consecutive years, Switzerland is ranked no. 1 on the list of best countries (2017 – 2019), because of factors including its economic and political stability.

Accreditation & Recognition


SHMS holds the following accreditations from professional associations, successfully meeting their quality criteria:

  • EDUQUA, Swiss Certificate of Quality for Continuing Education Institutions
  • The-ICE, International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education


SHMS has also received wide recognition for their consistent delivery of academic excellence, student support and positive graduate employment outcomes:

  • Ranked 7th best institution worldwide for hospitality and leisure management, 3rd year running (QS Ranking 2019)
  • Ranked as the Top 3 Overall Hotel School Worldwide in Student Support and #1 Worldwide in Personal Tutors (iGraduate Survey)

First hospitality school in the world to receive the prestigious “Apple Distinguished School” recognition, which is awarded to centres of educational excellence that demonstrate innovative ways to use technology to support learning goals.

Live and Learn Hospitality in a Swiss Palace

Swiss Hospitality Management School

Swiss Hospitality Management School

Housed in former traditional Swiss Palace hotels in Caux and Leysin, Swiss Hotel Management School’s (SHMS) generous facilities allow for a hands-on delivery of Hotel, Resort, Events, and Spa management programmes. These traditional settings provide inspirational surroundings for students to concentrate on furthering their education.

Third year students are housed at the Leysin Campus. Positioned in a well-known ski resort, Leysin offers students a wide range of recreational and sporting activities in a setting surrounded by stunning alpine scenery. Located in the French-speaking area of Switzerland, Leysin is easily accessible by train from Geneva and Zurich airport. Full board is provided throughout the week and is included in the course fees.

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