Advanced Diploma in Tourism Management (Hotel & Accommodation Services)

Provided by Avanta Academy


Awarded by Avanta Academy

Course introduction


The Advanced Diploma in Tourism Management (Hotel & Accommodation Services) is a top up programme for those who have successfully completed the Diploma level of this course. This programme is for aspiring professionals with a passion to deepen knowledge and skillsets in the tourism industry (hotel & accommodation services), and to pursue global careers.

This programme is part of the expansion of the range of hospitality industry oriented and related courses offered by Avanta Academy (Avanta) is in response and support as an existing higher education service provider for  the new framework for the Singapore hotel industry, launched by WDA in September 2016 to help job seekers and employees.

The Hotel and Accommodation Services (HAS) sector is a major employer and key pillar in the Singapore’s fast growing Tourism industry. It supports Singapore’s position as a business hub and fuels growth in related industries such as Retail and especially in Food and Beverage Services.

Through this programme, we aim to prepare learners for career advancement opportunities in the fast-growing tourism industry and equip learners with advanced knowledge and skillsets in tourism management (hotel & accommodation services). It includes performing situational analysis, team leadership, budgetary control and management amongst others.

Student to Teacher Ratio:

Student to teacher ratio is 1 : 15

Mode of Assessment:

Written Exam, Assignment/Projects
Passing Criteria

Minimum passing mark should be above 50%.


Below 49% F
50% to 59% E
60% to 69% D
70% to 79% C
80% to 89% B
90% to 99% A
100% A+

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

No. Module Title Contact Hours
1 Team Leadership 30
2 HR Policies and Management 30
3 Perform Situational Analysis 30
4 Loss Prevention Management 8
5 Staff Training Management 30
6 Proposal Development for Meeting and Events 30
7 Budgetary Control and Management 30
8 Meeting Legal and Regulatory Requirements 16

Entry Requirements

  • Diploma in Tourism Management (Hotel & Accommodation Services) (awarded by Avanta Academy) or other recognised Diploma from other institutions.
  • Minimum Grade E in any 3 GCE A Levels including English
  • Minimum of C5 in any 3 GCE ‘O’ Level subjects including English, or its equivalent (i.e. WSQ Work Place Literacy and Numeracy Skills Level 5) with 8 years working experience; or
  • Matured candidates with other relevant certificate qualifications with 5 years of working experience.

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration

1. Full-Time: 7 months
    Total Contact Hours: 204 (No breaks between exams and modules)
    Week Schedule: 5 days per week (3 hrs per day)

2. Part-Time: 7 months
    Total Contact Hours: 204 (No breaks between exams and modules)
    Week Schedule: 1 day per week (8 hrs per day)

Fees & Funding

SGD 3531