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Glion Institute of Higher Education

Dual MBA and MSc in International Hospitality Business

Glion is proud to partner with Grenoble Ecole de Management (GEM) to offer the Dual MBA and MSc in International Hospitality Business. By studying this degree, you will gain two degrees in just one year, from two leading institutions.

This unique program combines an intensive practical curriculum with a focus on contemporary management challenges, preparing you to become lead the hospitality industry. You will gain a global view of business and strategies, ready to take hospitality into the future.

Benefits of Dual MBA & MSc

Earn your MBA Degree from a Triple-Accredited Institution.

Grenoble Ecole de Management (GEM) MBA ranked among top 5 in France by The Economist (Oct 2017) and the Financial Times (Jan 2017). GEM ranked 21st in the Financial Times European Business Schools.

Intensive Academic Curriculum

You will study full-time and be immersed in the hospitality industry, learning from GEM and Glion faculty members who are experts in their respective fields.

International Exposure and Network

On campus you will live and study among students of nearly 100 different nationalities. Conferences and company visits also bring hospitality leaders and recruiters to the campus to maximize your career planning and networking resources.

Balanced Skills and Knowledge

This dual -degree program strengthens both “hard” and “soft” management skills. Plus, you can tailor your education to your professional goals with a wide selection of elective courses.

Accelerated Career Development

Through dedicated workshops, you will learn strategies and methods to advance your career using the latest technology. Additionally, you will complete an extensive management project of a high professional standard to bolster your CV and portfolio.

Entry requirements

The Glion Admissions department takes a holistic approach to reviewing the application of every candidate. In addition to academic achievements, we look for candidates who exhibit a passion for the industry, leadership potential, personal drive, creativity and an international mindset.

We have an international team of dedicated admissions and enrollment counsellors who will be happy to advise candidates on the choice of program and guide them through the application process. Fill in the contact form to get in touch.

If you require a visa to study, it is important that you apply early enough to allow time for visa processing. Glion maintains a rolling admissions policy so applications are evaluated as soon as the application, with all pertinent documentation, is received.

Minimum age: 24-years-old and above

Education and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree – 60 per cent or higher (for GPA min 3 for scoring out of 5; min 2.4 for scoring out of 4)
  • Minimum of three years of significant full-time work experience

English language qualifications:

  • IELTS: overall 6.5 and min. 6.0 in every subcomponent**
  • TOEFL: Internet-based 94+ (min. 22 each section)
  • Cambridge Proficiency Exam: GRADE A, B, C
  • Pearson Test of English: Minimum of 63

*If a degree/transcript is not in English (for UK) or any other language than English (French/German/Italian for Switzerland) an official certified translated copy in English will be required.
** Only tests taken/issued in an official IELTS testing center are accepted.

Note: All English certificates must have been issued in the 12 months prior to program start.

Course modules

Year 1

Courses delivered by GEM faculty on Glion Swiss campuses:

  • Leadership
  • Intercultural Management
  • International Negotiations
  • Financial Accounting & Auditing
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • International Marketing
  • Global Business & Macroeconomics
  • Ethics, Sustainability & Corporate
  • Social Responsibility
  • Technology & Innovation
  • Management
  • Operations Management
  • International Human Resources Management
  • Introduction to Law & Corporate Governance
  • Contract Law
  • Organizations & Change Management
  • Risk Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Managerial Economics
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Digital Transformation
  • Geopolitics

Hospitality Management courses delivered by Glion faculty:

  • Advanced Hospitality Operations ∙ Revenue Management and Distribution Strategies
  • Hotel Demand Management
  • Hotel Asset Management and Concept Creation

Elective courses

  • Hotel and Resort Development Planning
  • Luxury Brand Management in Hospitality

Year 2

  • One year of full-time employment or internship
  • Final Management Project and Hospitality Capstone Project
    • Conducted under the supervision of a tutor, this is an applied or theoretical research project that can be completed at a distance and in parallel with full-time employment or an approved internship. You are encouraged to choose a subject related to your future career.

Sponsorship information

To celebrate the launch of the program, we are offering an exclusive 40% reduction on tuition fees (offer ends on June 30). If you apply after June, there is a 20% scholarship available.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
Full-time September 2018 £ 60,000 (Whole course) 2 Years

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