Diploma in Hospitality Services & Events Operations (Full-Time)

Provided by Kaplan Higher Education Academy


Awarded by Kaplan Higher Education Academy

Course introduction


The Diploma programme consists of 8 units and may be completed in 8 months.

  • Hospitality Services and Revenue Management (HSRM)
  • Principles of Hospitality and Tourism Management (PHTM)
  • Food and Beverage Management & Operations (FBMO)
  • Facilities Management & Operations (FMO)
  • MICE Management, Partnerships & Global Growth (MICE)
  • Event Planning and Management (EPM)
  • Principles of Project Management (PPJM)
  • Principles of Marketing (PMKT)

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

Delivery Method
The programme consists of 8 units and may be completed in a minimum of 8 months over 4 terms. Each unit is timetabled to include assessment, consultation, technology integrated learning and 33 contact hours*. Programmes are scheduled for 5 days a week, 3 hours a day. Students are expected to be on campus for classes, workshops and self-study.
*Please take note that the full duration of each unit as timetabled stands at 42 hours.

Assessment Methods
Each unit is assessed by any combination of class participation, written assignments, project or examinations. Assessment methods may vary according to individual unit requirements.

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements
Academic Level:
Local Students

  • Kaplan Foundation Diploma; or
  • Mature candidates (30 years old or older with 8 years of work experience); or
  • GCE A-Level; or
  • Other private or foreign qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis
GCE O-Level/NITEC/Higher NITEC holders can gain entry to the Diploma programmes after completing the Kaplan Foundation Diploma.
Students who do not meet the entry requirements may contact our Programme Consultants on the alternative programmes available.
International Students
  • Completion of Year 12; or
  • Completion of less than Year 12 will be considered if it is an official completion of High School in the country of origin; or
  • IB Diploma; or
  • Pre-university certifications
  • Other private or foreign qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis
English Language Requirement:
  • GCE O-Level English (Grade 1 to 7) or equivalent; or
  • Kaplan English Placement Test; or
  • IELTS 6.0 or equivalent (applicable for International students); or
  • Kaplan Diploma in Professional Business English (PBEP) Level 5 (applicable for International students)

Fees & Funding

Tuition Fees
The total fee covers lectures/tutorials/workshops and assessments such as assignments/tests/examinations/projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Diploma/Advanced Diploma (if earned) and transcript.
For Singaporean / PR

  • Programme Fee:
    • Instalment 1: S$1,551.50
    • Instalment 2: S$1,551.50
    • Instalment 3: S$1,471.25
    • Instalment 4: S$1,471.25
      Total: S$6,045.50
      S$5,945.50 (after S$100 study rebate1 for fresh GCE O/A/ITE graduates & ORD personnel). However, study rebate will be deductable from the last instalment if payment is made by instalment plan.
  • Receive S$200 referral bursary when you recommend your friend to join our diploma programme. T&Cs apply.
Non-Tuition Fees
Non-refundable application fees are as follows:
For Singaporean/PR
  • Application Fee: S$85.60
  • Student Development Fee: S$160.50
All prices are inclusive of 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST). Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.
*Note: All fees are subjected to change annually. The fees above have been updated and are accurate as of 30 December 2020. For more information about the programme, please contact our course consultant.