Bachelor of International Hotel Management - Swiss Hotel Association

International College of Hotel Management (ICHM)

This program prepares students for frontline management and management positions in the tourism and hospitality industries. The course is designed to develop entrepreneurial skills and business acumen, as well as providing a broad knowledge base to enable students to make informed decisions on career paths. The course provides many opportunities for students to work in hospitality situations both simulated and real, learn teamwork, and to develop the management skills the industry demands. Prior to completing the SHA degree, students first complete their Bachelor of Business - Hospitality Management at ICHM; meaning students complete their studies with two degrees.

Course Fee:

Australian: $98,400
International: $98,400

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or international equivalent; IELTS 6.0 academic TOEFL (IBT) 60; Bachelor of Business - Hospitality Management or equivalent


This advanced course builds on the Bachelor of Business (Hospitality Management), but with a much larger international business focus. On campus, students cover brand and strategic management, general business, leadership, communication and cross-cultural skills.

Subjects you can Study:

International hotel management; General management and administration; Accounting and finance; Human resource management; Event management; Sales and marketing; Rooms division and front office; Food and beverage management

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 02914G

Related Careers:

Hotel or Motel Manager,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Adelaide 70 Yes Full time 4 years

The International College of Hotel Management (ICHM) Adelaide has produced graduates of the highest calibre that work at all levels of management within and outside the international hospitality industry. 

ICHM was the first and remains the only official Swiss Hotel Association (SHA) school in Australia, the world’s oldest hotel industry body. Today, ICHM is owned by Charles Darwin University (CDU). CDU is ranked 31st by Times Higher Education in its 2016 rankings of the best 150 universities in the world aged less than 50 years old.

To complete their undergraduate degree program – Bachelor of Business (Hospitality Management), students spend six months each year studying full-time on the campus; the second six months of each year they are sent for industry placements in Australia or even overseas. 

While on campus, students study an advanced business program applicable to hospitality environments as well as other related industries.

ICHM now invites its graduates and graduates from other programs to join their Master of International Hotel Management (Swiss Hotel Association); designed to provide participants with an opportunity to develop advanced knowledge, allowing them to apply their leadership qualities in important decision making processes and manage change.

ICHM graduates are on every continent enjoying successful careers; working as supervisors and specialists through to senior and general managers. 

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