Master of Arts

Master of Arts in Culinary Business Management. At the kitchen


Geared towards career changers, food and beverage entrepreneurs and culinary enthusiasts, acquire relevant managerial skills, develop your own food concepts, create recipe books, and develop a business plan.

Next intake

April 2022


1 year


Le Bouveret




Gain the skills you need to launch your own culinary business.

  • Ideal for career changers ready to explore the world of culinary arts and want to acquire the skills needed to launch a culinary business 
  • Access the revolutionary world of Food & Beverage and gain insider knowledge on the latest innovations 
  • Build up relevant and transferable managerial skills that will empower your new career   
  • Gain soft skills such as; creative thinking, cross-cultural competencies, collaboration, and emotional intelligence 
  • Graduate with: 

Master of International Business in Culinary Business Management from Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland

Master of Arts in Culinary Business Management from the University of Derby, UK


This program gives you the flexibility to complete it on campus, during your internship, or at home.

Year 1

Le Bouveret


• Food Culture and Culinary Trends
• Leadership and People Management
• Revenue and Performance Analysis in the Culinary Industry
• Sustainability, Social Responsibility, and Ethics
• Strategic Management in the Culinary Industry
• Culinary Fundamentals and Food Safety
• French or German


• Creativity and Innovation
• Events and Catering Management
• Advanced Marketing for the Culinary Industry
• Research Methods
• Food Entrepreneurship and Business Start-up
• International Cuisines
• French or German

Consultancy project or formulation
of business plan:

This project gives you the flexibility to be completed
on campus, during your internship, or from your home.

A stamp of approval

Next intakes

We highly recommend applying early. If you need a student visa, please be sure to allow 8 – 12 weeks between application and program start date.

April 4, 2022

October 3, 2022

Requirements & Fees

  • Recommended minimum age of 21 years
  • Recognized bachelor's degree in any discipline
  • English language proficiency of TOEFL iBT 67-74 or IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. You can improve your language and study skills with our English Foundation Program
  • Advance Learning Program: 
    Taking university level coursework requires that you meet the demands of lectures, seminars, and assignments. If English is not your first language, you are required to complete a short screening test during the induction period. If you do not meet the minimum level for your academic program, you will be required to participate in the Advance Learning Program which runs in parallel to your regular studies and supports your academic progression. Students who benefit from this program will be charged an additional fee.

We highly recommend applying early. If you need a student visa, please be sure to allow 8 – 12 weeks between application and program start date.

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Master of Arts in Culinary Business Management