Distance Learning

SHG Hong-Kong offers Distance Learning for students who wish to study online our courses from SHG Geneva. 

Students don't need to come to Switzerland. They can study from home in Hong-Kong or from anywhere in the world.

SHG Hong-Kong offers those 2 programs from SHG Geneva:

  • Bachelor in International Hospitality Management (3 years)
  • MBA in International Hospitality Management (2 years)

Full Distance Learning


Students don't need to come to Switzerland to study. They follow all academic courses online thanks to videos and assistance on our e-platform. All practical courses will be organized by SHG Geneva and SHG Hong-Kong in selected hotels. Paid-Internships will also be found by SHG Geneva and SHG Hong-Kong, they can take place anywhere in the world according to the student's wish.


Exams are online or in official tests centers in the country of the student:

  • Every week, students have online tests that they must submit online.
  • Every 5 weeks, student have mid-term exams online. 
  • After the 10 weeks of academic courses, students have final exams in an official exam place in the country of the student.


Students have access to an electronic platform where they can watch videos of the courses and ask questions to lecturers. There is a forum for students to discuss between them. A personal assistant is also available online for any questions. Students can watch videos of the courses and read documents online 24/7. All tests and assignments must be submitted online on the platform.

Yearly Calendar

Academic Courses (Q1)

Duration: 10 Weeks + 1 Week of Exams

With Full Distance Learning:

100% Online from the student's country

Practical Courses (Q2)

Duration: 10 Weeks

With Full Distance Learning: Learning by doing in a luxury hotel selected by SHG.

Paid-Internship (Q3 & Q4)

Duration: 6 Months

With Full Distance Learning: Learning by doing in a luxury hotel anywhere in the world.

Academic Online Courses

For Bachelor & MBA

Courses are in English from SHG Geneva. All those academic courses are available only online through our e-platform:

  • Human Resources / Management
  • Finance & Yield Management
  • Intercultural Management
  • Events Management
  • Grooming & Self-Image
  • Luxury Environment
  • Project Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing & Digital Marketing
  • Wines of the world
  • Hotel Environment
  • Cost Control
  • Negotiation
  • International Relations
  • Foreign Languages (English, French)

The names of the courses are the same for Bachelor and MBA, however the level is different. In MBA, the level is much higher.

International Accreditations

International Recognition

SHG Geneva and its Distance Learning Program are accredited by International Quality Bodies such as:

  • AHLEI (American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute)
  • CHRIE (Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education)
  • EHSAC (European Hospitality Schools Accreditations Council)

Practical Courses

We train students to get skills and working experiences in every department in a hotel. The students practice in all departments 1 by 1 and must come back to some departments several times to improve their skills. There are 4 main departments: Restaurant Service, Culinary, Administration and Room Division.

  • Restaurant Service: It includes Fine-Dining Restaurants, Traditional Restaurants, Bar, Room-Service, Catering Service, Banqueting Service. 
  • Culinary: It includes all parts of the Kitchen (Cold, Hot, Pastry, Greek Food, International Food, Gourmet, etc.)
  • Room Division: It includes Housekeeping, Front Desk, Guest Services, etc.
  • Administration: It includes Sales, Marketing, HR, Finance, etc.

For MBA students, we focus more on the Administration Department, however students must know other departments as well to be respected leaders.

Distance Learning

SHG Geneva & SHG Hong-Kong place students in luxury hotels for practical courses in hotels where the student wish to practice. Hotels will welcome the students, they will train them and evaluate them after each training. Students will apply what we teach them, it is not a job, neither an internship.

Worldwide Paid-Internships

Found by SHG Geneva & SHG Hong-Kong

In each year, students must go through a paid internship over a 6-month period. The remuneration depends from the country in which the hotel is located and may include accommodation and meals. In all cases, the hotels proposed by SHG Geneva & SHG Hong-Kong are always in the 4* or 5* category. Thus, SHG takes care  of all necessary arrangements. Transportation expenses to the internship destination are usually born by students.

During and after each internship, students are evaluated and graded by the hotel. Following each internship, students have to write a management report proving that he/she has fully mastered the internship's objective.

Admissions & Fees


  • For Bachelor Degree: Must have a High School Diploma
  • For MBA Degree: Must have a Bachelor Degree in Hospitality
  • For Foundation Year (before accessing to MBA Year 1): Must have a Bachelor Degree (all types)
  • Fill up the application form (click below to: SHG Application Form)
  • Motivation letter (at least 500 words)
  • English Test (at least 5.0 IELTS or equivalent)
  • Interview (via Skype or Face to Face with one of our admission officer)
  • High School Degree (A' Level Degree / Baccalauréat / Maturité)
  • Interview with SHG Management Team


  • Bachelor Tuition Fees: HKD 63'300 / Year
  • MBA Tuition Fees: HKD 68'150 / Year
  • Administration Fees: HKD 2'000 / Year

Next Intakes

  • September 2018
  • November 2018
  • January 2019
  • March 2019

Free Applications - Limited Admissions

Application Form for SHG HONG-KONG

Click here to download the SHG Hong-Kong Application Form. Applications are free. Please fill up the form send it by email at: