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Higher Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management

Provided by: TMC Academy
Awarded by: TMC Academy

Course Introduction

With 6-months Industrial Attachment

The Higher Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism programme aims to develop the skills and knowledge required to be a competent and effective manager in the exciting hospitality and tourism industry. Students will learn the key aspects of hotel and resort management, tourism and event management, management techniques, marketing and finance, and more.

Industrial attachment is an integral part of our students’ learning process in this programme. Students have the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge about the industry and their career prospects, enhance their social and communication skills and apply theories to real-life scenarios.

Upon completion of this programme, students may choose to continue working or progress to the final year top up Bachelor’s Degree in International Hospitality Management. Students are also eligible to gain advanced standing in the degree programmes at universities in Australia and Switzerland.

Curriculum Overview

Course Assessment:
Examinations, assignments, projects, presentations, class tests, and/or practical tests.

Graduation Requirements:
Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the course structure will be awarded the Higher Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management from TMC Academy.

Area of Studies

Core Modules:
- Legal Aspects of Hospitality and Tourism
- Hospitality, Travel and Tourism Marketing
- Financial Aspects of Hospitality, Travel and Tourism
- ICT in the Hospitality Industry
- Event Management
- Research Methods for Hospitality, Travel and Tourism
- Hotel and Resort Management
- Issues in Hospitality and Tourism Industry
- Tourism Planning and Development
- Managing People in the Hospitality, Travel and Tourism - Industry
- Industrial Attachment (6 months)

2 additional modules will be taken if Industrial Attachment cannot be completed.

Entry Requirements

17 years old*

Academic Qualification
Any of the following or equivalent:
- Obtained at least an E at GCE A level in any 2 subjects
- TMC Diploma/Foundation Diploma
- Polytechnic Diploma
- Diploma (in Accounting / Business / Management / IT / Computing / Hospitality / Psychology) from Private Education Institutions (assessed on a case by case basis)

English Proficiency
Any of the following or equivalent:
- At least a C6 at GCE O English
- Completed a Diploma or equivalent where medium of instruction is English

Mature Candidates
≥ 30 years old with 8 years of work experience

* Students must be at least 18 years old at the time of Industrial Attachment.

Fees & Funding

Funding / Grants
  • Other grants: $5,000 SkillsFuture Study Award

Study Mode & Duration

Intake Period
January / March / May / July / September / October / November

Full Time: 
14 months* + 6 months Industrial Attachment

Part Time: 
18 months* + 6 months Industrial Attachment

* may be completed in 12 months (full-time) or 16 months (part-time) in the intensive mode.
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