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Bachelor’s Degree / Hotel & Tourism Management Diploma Programs

Post-Graduate and MBA Programs

Leading in International Hospitality

Management and Tourism Education

Term 1

3

months

Term 2

3

months

Paid

Swiss

Internship

6 months

Restaurant Operations Certification

Swiss Diploma in Hotel Management

Term 3

3

months

Term 4

3

months

Swiss Advanced Diploma in Hotel & Tourism Management

Optional

Internship

6 months

Term 5

3

months

Term 6

3

months

Lynn University Bachelor of Professional Studies Degree in Hospitality Management

Optional

Internship

6 months

Term 7

3

months

Term 8

3

months

Optional

Internship

6 months

With a College Diploma

or Bachelor’s Degree

in an unrelated field

Post-Graduate Swiss Diploma

With a 3- or 4-year

Bachelor’s Degree in

an unrelated field

PGD

Term 1

3

months

Business

Courses

3

months

With a 3- or 4-year

Bachelor’s Degree in

Business or a related field

PGD

Term 2

3

months

Hospitality

Courses

3

months

Hospitality

Courses

3

months

Optional

Paid Swiss

Internship

6 months

MBA

Term 1

3

months

MBA

Term 1

3

months

MBA

Term 2

3

months

MBA

Term 2

3

months

Post-Graduate Diploma

If you earned a college diploma or degree

outside of the hospitality field, the PGD program

will expand your career prospects. You

will gain a solid basis in both operations and

management skills in two hospitality-focused

terms. After this, you have the option

to gain valuable Swiss industry experience

during a six-month Paid Internship.

Optional

Internship

6, 9 or 12 months

Optional

Internship

6 or 9 months

International tourism and hospitality is the

world’s largest and fastest-growing industry, offering

wide-ranging career opportunities. The

academic and professional excellence of DCT’s

programs will open an exciting choice of employment

possibilities to you! In any of DCT’s accredited

and accelerated programs, you will learn the

principles, knowledge, and professional skills

necessary for your long-term success. During your

studies, you will live in a stimulating, international

and cross-cultural environment that will nurture

both your academic and personal growth.

Transferring from Other Schools

If you have already taken related courses at another

accredited college or university, you can earn

transfer credits for your program at DCT, which

may shorten the time requirement. Send us your

transcript and course outlines for an evaluation.

Double Diploma/Bachelor’s Degree

This unique combination of a Swiss Advanced

Diploma and an American Bachelor’s Degree will

equip you with the best qualifications for a career

in the international hospitality and tourism

fields. You can earn both these awards in as little

as 2 1/2 years and at a lower cost than a traditional

university program. Using a blend of teaching

methods, DCT and Lynn University make this

program available entirely on the DCT campus

in Switzerland.

With a 3- or 4-year

Bachelor’s Degree in

Hospitality or Tourism Management

Swiss MBA in Hospitality Management

Master of Business

Administration Degree

MBA

Term 1

3

months

In DCT’s MBA in Hospitality Management program,

you will earn a specialized and recognized

Master’s Degree within an accelerated time frame.

You can earn your MBA with only six to twelve

months of higher-level hospitality management

study, depending upon the focus of your three- or

four-year Bachelor’s Degree.

MBA

Term 2

3

months

Optional

Internship

6 months

DCT Career Center & International Placement

At no additional fee, DCT will provide you with personal guidance in securing beneficial worktraining

internships, professional assistance in career placement upon graduation, plus lifetime

support as a part of the global DCT Alumni Network. Representatives of international hotels, cruise

lines and resorts visit and recruit students on the DCT campus and also participate in regular oncampus

Career Fairs. DCT graduates are now in rewarding careers in all sectors of the hospitality,

tourism and culinary fields!

Admission Requirements, Hospitality Management Programs

Undergraduate:

• TOEFL 500/61, IELTS 5, or equivalent

• High School Diploma (or equivalent)

• 17 years of age

Post-Graduate and MBA:

• MBA: TOEFL 550/79, IELTS 5.5 or equivalent

3- or 4-year University Degree in any field

• PGD: TOEFL 500/61, IELTS 5, or equivalent

2- to 4-year College Diploma or Degree in

a field other than hospitality

Comprehensive School Fees Per 3-month Term

Undergraduate Tuition, Room, Board, Facilities & Services (Terms 1 - 6) CHF 12,000

Post-Graduate, MBA, Terms 7 & 8 *Tuition, Room, Board, Facilities & Services CHF 13,200

Administrative & Course-related Expenses (ACE Fees), all programs CHF 1,500

One-time Application Fee, all programs CHF 200

DCT University Center

Seestrasse

Ch-6354 Vitznau-Lucerne

Switzerland

www.dct.edu

admission@dct.edu

Skype: DCTSwissInfo

Phone: +41 41 399 00 00

DCT is fully accredited at the non-degree-granting level by the New England Association of Schools &

Colleges (NEASC), and the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP), and is

a member of the Swiss Hotel Schools Association (ASEH). Lynn University is fully accredited at the

degree-granting level by the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools (SACS).

DCT’s Catalog, View Book, CD, fliers, brochures and application materials are correct at the time of

publication and are provided free of charge. For application details or additional information on programs,

fees, policies and payment procedures, please contact the DCT Admission Office, your local

DCT Representative, or visit our website at www.dct.edu. January 2011

*Portions of the tuition fees within the Bachelor’s Degree program are invoiced in US Dollars and payable

directly to Lynn University. Due to changes in the exchange rate of the Dollar and Swiss Franc and to

periodic adjustments in Lynn tuition fees, the total charge for “Term 7” and “Term 8” of the Bachelor’s

Degree program will be slightly more or less than CHF 13,200.00.

Administrative & Course-Related Expenses (ACE) Fees include most of the administrative, legal, and

course-related expenses during your studies on campus: campus-wide wireless internet access 24/7,

in-house student activities and facilities (e.g., sauna, student lounge, fitness center), all textbooks and

course materials, field trips & excursion fees, Swiss processing of entry visa & study permit, monthly

health insurance, various uniform pieces (depending on your program), and various administrative

fees and taxes (e.g., VAT for room and board).


Experience Culinary Excellence

– A Gourmet Approach

European Culinary Arts Programs and Modules

DCT’s European Culinary Arts programs are made up of four specialized modules, each focused to

improve your skills and knowledge within a specific area. Based on your own interests, you can assemble

the collection of modules that will help you achieve your career goals. Successfully completing

one module leads to a Certification in that area, two modules to an Advanced Certification, three

modules to a Diploma in European Culinary Arts, and four modules to an Advanced Diploma or an

Associate’s Degree in Culinary Arts & Restaurant Management. Please refer to the module descriptions

below and the chart to the right to choose the program that best matches your background,

personal interests and career goals. Depending upon the program that you select, you may also have

the opportunity to gain international professional experience through a paid internship position in

a top Swiss kitchen.

European Pastry & Chocolate (EPC) will

teach you all aspects of the modern pastry

kitchen, from traditional Swiss and European

cakes, tortes, rolls, breads, cookies and biscuits,

through to today’s modern recipes and

trends in plated desserts. You will learn the

best techniques for creating a wide variety of

attractive and trendy warm, cold and frozen

desserts for both plated and buffet presentation;

plus truffles, pralines and chocolates;

and artistic sugar and chocolate show pieces.

Foundation in European Cuisine (FEC) will

introduce you to European cooking methods,

kitchen equipment, machinery and utensils,

as well as recipe costing and kitchen procedures.

You will learn to use European ingredients;

develop your preparation techniques

and knife skills; learn to prepare the basic

stocks, soups, sauces and bakery & pastry products;

and gain an understanding of kitchen

terminology. FEC or appropriate prior education

or experience is a prerequisite for EGC.

European Gourmet Cuisine (EGC) will

build on your fundamental understanding

of Swiss and European culinary principles

and terminology. You will explore European

national and regional cuisines, from the traditional

to the modern, by preparing a wide

range of recipes including typical appetizers,

fish, vegetarian and main course dishes. You

will learn basic front-of-house skills and the

importance of good customer relations. Restaurant

projects will provide you with the opportunity

to apply your knowledge and also

develop your leadership and teamwork.

FEC EPC EGC IMS Swiss Internship?

Foundation in European Cuisine Certification • no

Certification in European Pastry & Chocolate • no

Advanced Certification in European Culinary Arts • • 6 months optional

or • • 6 months optional

or • • 6 months optional

or • • no

Diploma in European Culinary Arts • • • 6 - 9 months optional

or • • • 6 - 9 months optional

or • • • 6 - 9 months optional

Advanced Diploma in European Culinary Arts • • • • 6 - 12 months optional

Associate’s Degree in Culinary Arts & Restaurant Mgmnt • • • • minimum 6 months

DCT’s comprehensive European

Culinary Management

program was the first

international program to

be accredited by the American

Culinary Federation

(ACF). DCT’s educational

leadership is recognized by the World Association

of Chefs Societies (WACS), which

designates DCT as an Extraordinary Member,

and most recently again by the ACF which

awarded DCT its Exemplary Program status

– making DCT one of the first 22 programs

worldwide and the only one outside the US to

be recognized in this manner for consistently

high standards and a level of excellence.

Admission Requirements, Culinary Arts Programs

• Associate’s Degree program: High School Diploma (or equivalent)

• Diploma and Certification programs: Completion of Secondary Education

• TOEFL 500/61, IELTS 5, or equivalent

• 17 years of age

Experienced Chefs and

Transfer Students:

Applicants with adequate prior cooking experience

or education may apply for a course

waiver from relevant courses. Note that FEC

(or equivalent) is a prerequisite for EGC, and

a Swiss Internship requires at least six months

of study including FEC and/or EGC.

DCT University Center

Seestrasse

Ch-6354 Vitznau-Lucerne

Switzerland

www.culinary.ch

culinary@dct.edu

Skype: DCTSwissInfo

Phone: +41 41 399 00 00

Introductory Management Studies (IMS)

is a module composed of seven classroombased

courses focusing on management topics

such as Computers, Marketing, Human

Resource Management, and Food & Beverage

Management. The selection of courses will

provide you with knowledge and competencies

required of a restaurant owner or manager.

This module is not offered as a separate

program.

Comprehensive School Fees Per 3-month Term

Tuition, Room, Board, Facilities & Services, FEC, EGC, EPC modules CHF 12,000

Tuition, Room, Board, Facilities & Services, IMS module CHF 13,200

Administrative & Course-related Expenses (ACE Fees) CHF 1,500

One-time Application Fee CHF 200

Administrative & Course-Related Expenses (ACE) Fees include most of the administrative, legal, and

course-related expenses during your studies on campus: campus-wide wireless internet access 24/7,

in-house student activities and facilities (e.g., sauna, student lounge, fitness center), all textbooks and

course materials, field trips & excursion fees, Swiss processing of entry visa & study permit, monthly

health insurance, various uniform pieces (depending on your program), and various administrative

fees and taxes (e.g., VAT for room and board).

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