BACHELOR PROGRAMS

TOURISM & HOSPITALITY

Develop an understanding of the main internal and external factors that influence today's businesses in the tourism and hospitality industry.

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BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Develop your strategic management and leadership skills and reach effective operational performance.

Bella Vista Institute of Higher Education (BVIS) offers Undergraduate Programs in the areas of Tourism and Travel Management, Business Management and Health & Social Care Management. The programs are a mix of academic and practical activities to prepare for the fast-changing professional world. All programs consist of 3 years (6 semesters) equivalent to 180 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System).

BA in Tourism and Hospitality Management

The flagship business program is the major in Tourism and Hospitality Management, developed in partnership with United Nations World Tourism Organization, which prepares students who are interested in applied business activities related to travel and tourism industries, including new trends with social media and digital platforms.

This dual-degree program is designed and delivered in collaboration with the Institute of tourism studies (ITS) & Hotel Institute Montreux (HIM) and held on the Montreux campus.

YEAR 1

  • Tourism and Hospitality Business Management

  • Services Marketing and Customer Service

  • Accounting and Finance

  • Academic And Professional Development

  • Events Management

  • Development of the Tourism and Hospitality Industry
     

Internship:

  • Switzerland or abroad (4-6 months)

  • Optional group project or language development module

YEAR 3

  • International Business

  • Business Strategy

  • Tourism Policy and Planning

  • Business Communications

  • Tourism and International Development

  • Tourism and Hospitality Research

Specialization Term:

  • Provided by industry partners. 

  • On Campus.
     

YEAR 2

  • Contemporary Issues in Tourism and Hospitality

  • Marketing Management

  • Customer Relations Management

  • Operations Management

  • Finance Management

  • Human Resource Management
     

Internship:

  • Switzerland or abroad (4-6 months)

  • Optional group project or language development module
     

Specializations

  • UNWTO (UNWTO International Centre Switzerland) Traineeship ​

  • ETC (European Travel Commission) traineeship Job Bank​

  • ESPA (European Spa Association) for Health Tourism Management ​

  • PATA (Pacific Asia Travel Association) for Sustainability Tourism Management ​

  • CLIA (Cruse Line International Association) for Cruise line Management 
     

BA Business Management


The objective of the Diploma in Business Management qualification is to provide learners with an excellent foundation for building a career in a range of organisations. It designed to ensure each learner is ‘business ready’: a confident, independent thinker with a detailed knowledge of business and management and equipped with the skills to adapt rapidly to change.
 

The content of the qualification is focused on:
 

  • Managing business communication

  • Understanding the business environment and organisations in a global context

  • Business functions including people management

  • Quantitative methods in business

  • Finance for managers

  • Research and academic writing.

YEAR 1

  • Research and Academic Writing

  • Business Environment

  • Introduction to Business Communication

  • Introduction to Quantitative Methods

  • Introduction to Business Functions

  • Introduction to Finance

YEAR 3

  • International Business

  • Business Strategy

  • Leadership and Management Development

  • Business Communications

  • New Venture Management and Development

  • Business and Management Research

YEAR 2

  • Human Resource Management

  • Project Management

  • Strategic Marketing

  • Accounting for Managers

  • Business Law

  • Business Ethics

 

BA (Hons) Health and Social Care Management
 

The objective of the Diploma in Health and Social Care Management qualification is to equip learners with the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills required for a career in the health and social care sector at a managerial level.

The programme enables learners to demonstrate their skills by producing evidence from their work or training activities. Learners will acquire care management skills in the Health and Social Care sector.

YEAR 1

  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Health and Social Care

  • Professional Development in Health and Social Care

  • Effective Communication in Health and Social Care

  • Health and Safety in Health and Social Care

  • Assessment Processes for Effective Health and Social Care Delivery

  • Managing Resources in Health and Social Care

YEAR 3

  • Personal and Professional Development in Health and Social Care

  • Managing Quality in Health and Social Care Settings

  • Principles of Leadership and Management

  • Health and Safety in Health and Social Care Settings

  • Resource Management in Health and Social Care

  • Research Methods for Healthcare Professionals

YEAR 2

  • Partnership Working in Health and Social Care

  • Safeguarding and Protecting Vulnerable Individuals

  • Health Improvement and Promotion of Well-being

  • Leading Teams in Health and Social Care

  • Providing Professional Supervision for Staff

  • Research in Health and Social Care

     

Admissions Are Open For 2022!

Are you interested in enrolling? Do you need more information? Please contact our admission team and we will answer you within 72 hours!