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New degrees unveiled by Glion Institute of Higher Education

Glion Institute of Higher Education, hospitality management institution, has announced its new portfolio of master’s degrees available across campuses in the UK and Switzerland.

First programme intakes are in September 2019 to meet growing demand among students and industry employers for relevant postgraduate hospitality education.

In addition to the current Master of Science (MSc) in International Hospitality Business, Glion will offer the following three new master’s programmes:

  • MSc in Luxury Management and Guest Experience (offered in Switzerland)
  • MSc in Hospitality, Entrepreneurship and Innovation (offered in Switzerland)
  • MSc in Finance, Real Estate and Hotel Development (offered in the UK)

The expansion of Glion’s postgraduate offering follows this year’s launch of the dual MBA and MSc in International Hospitality Business, offered in partnership with Grenoble Ecole de Management.

Each of these new programmes includes two academic semesters and one six-month internship. They all blend rigorous academic theory with experiential learning, including industry-relevant field trips, case studies and student-led projects and events.

The new postgraduate offering at Glion is will be led by long-standing and newly-appointed faculty members and industry leaders in their respective fields.

These include Dr Martin Senior as senior lecturer and director of graduate studies; Dr Nicoletta Giusti as clinical professor and director of the MSc in luxury management and guest experience; Marie-France Derderian as senior lecturer and director of the MSc in hospitality, entrepreneurship and innovation; Dr Christine Demen Meier as clinical professor in entrepreneurship and Jonathan Humphries as senior lecturer, head of international hotel development and finance.

Georgette Davey, managing director at Glion, said: “The launch of these new programmes marks an exciting milestone for Glion, enabling us to serve a new audience of advanced learners and career changers with our unique educational model and standards of excellence. The combination of best-practice theory and real world application prepares them to be immediately employable after graduation.”

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