Advanced Diploma In Hospitality And Tourism Management

Provided by Global School of Technology and Management - GSTM


Awarded by Global School of Technology and Management

Course introduction


The course is focused on the latest development in the hospitality and tourism industry. It helps the students to gain
theoretical and practical knowledge and skills in various aspects of hospitality and tourism management for those who
wish to pursue or further advance their careers in this industry. Students may be selected to undergo on-the-job training
of 6 months in an established event or hospitality or tourism establishment in Singapore. Failing which, students will
prepare and submit an industry project within 2 months.

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

ADHTM501 Applied Financial Management in Services
(70% coursework, 30% examination)

ADHTM502 Consumer Behaviour and Research
(100% coursework)

ADHTM503 Tourism Policy and Development
(100% coursework)

ADHTM504 Managing Organisation and Human Resource
(70% coursework, 30% examination)

ADHTM505 Operations Analysis
(100% coursework)

ADHTM506 Information Communication Technology (ICT) and Media
(100% coursework)

ADHTM507 Managing the MICE Industry
(100% coursework)

ADIA508 Industry Attachment
(100% coursework)

ADIA509 Industry Project
(100% coursework)

Area of Studies

Industrial Attachment is an integral part of the course. In the unlikely event that a
student cannot be placed for Industrial Attachment, due to circumstances beyond the
control of the student or the college, like non-approval of the Training Work Permit by
Ministry of Manpower, the student will be required to complete an Industrial Project (5000
words) under the supervision of a lecturer from GSTM.

The industrial project (5000 words) topic must be relevant to the tourism/hospitality
industry and approved by the school. Students have a maximum of 2 months to complete
the project after approval. The Industrial Project provides an opportunity for students to
integrate their knowledge through application to a practical based classroom project
within the selection of the student's choice of industry. Preferably, this project focuses on
an identified management issues and/or opportunity of an organisation.

Entry Requirements


  • Completion of GSTM Specialist Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management or Specialist Diploma in Event Management or equivalent; Or
  • Polytechnic Diploma in a relevant field (e.g. Diploma in Accounting/ Business/ Management/ Hospitality); Or
  • Other PEI qualification (e.g. LCCI Diploma Level 4/ Diploma in Accounting/ Business/ Management/ Hospitality/ Tourism Management that is equivalent to GSTM’s Specialist Diploma) will be assessed on a case by case basis; Or
  • Matured student: At least 30 years old with at least 8 years of relevant working experiences will be considered.

  • *A pass in English at GCE ‘O’ Level, or IELTS 5.5 and or equivalent; Or
  • Completed a prior Diploma or equivalent where the medium of instruction is English

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration

Full Time
Weekdays: 9:00AM - 12:00PM OR
1:00PM - 4:00PM OR 4:00PM - 7:00PM

8 months +
6 months of Industrial Attachment

Part Time
Weekdays: 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Weekend: 6:00PM - 9:00PM

10 months +
6 months of Industrial Attachment

Fees & Funding

Full Time
Application Fees: $214 (non-refundable)
Course Fees: $8,560
Material Fees: $214
Fee Protection Scheme: Borne by GSTM

Part Time
Application Fees: $107 (non-refundable)
Course Fees: $8,292.50 (2 Instaments) OR $8,988 (10 Instalments)
Material Fees: $214
Fee Protection Scheme: Borne by GSTM

Medical Insurance: $107
International Student Administrative Fee: $214
Administrative Fee for Student Pass Application: $85.60
ICA Application Fee: $30
ICA Issuance Student Pass Application Fees: $60
Total Fees: $496.60