Diploma in Hotel Management

Provided by DIMENSIONS International College


Awarded by DIMENSIONS International College (A Pearson Assured Programme)

Course introduction


The Diploma in Hotel Management which is a Pearson Assured Programme is designed to provide an opportunity for those who aspire to have a career in hospitality and tourism industries, those who intend to advance their knowledge and skills for better career development and also for tertiary study in future.

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

The course consists of 9 months institutional training covering a broad range of subject areas, such as the understanding of the contemporary hospitality industry, food & beverage, room division operation, management, finance and customer service, etc.

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded the Diploma in Hotel Management by DIMENSIONS International College and another certificate of completion will be issued by Pearson Education Limited, UK. Students may consider progressing to the Advanced Diploma in Hotel Management and subsequently pursue a final-year degree programme at DIMENSIONS.


  • To develop students’ concept and understanding of hospitality business.
  • To equip students with essential knowledge and skills to embark on a career in hospitality and tourism industry.
  • To prepare students for further study in relevant discipline.
Designed for
  • Fresh middle or secondary school leavers who intend to acquire knowledge and skills for starting career in hospitality, tourism and event sectors, or;
  • Students who intends to pursue a higher qualification through post-secondary or tertiary courses in the hospitality and tourism discipline.

Area of Studies

Course Structure
This course consists of 8 modules.

Course Outline

  • Outline for Dip-HM 01 The Contemporary Hospitality Industry
  • Outline for Dip-HM 02 Customer Service
  • Outline for Dip-HM 03 Financial Management
  • Outline for Dip-HM 04 Information Management and Technology
  • Outline for Dip-HM 05 Food & Beverage Operations
  • Outline for Dip-HM 06 Rooms Division Operations
  • Outline for Dip-HM 07 The Developing Manager
  • Outline for Dip-HM 08 Food & Society
Scope of Study
Principles, theories and cases studies related to hospitality business.

Delivery Mode
Classroom lectures and tutorials; case studies, group-based discussion, assignment and projects, etc.

The course duration is 9 months Institutional Training.

Maximum allowed period for a student to complete the course is 18 months.

Opportunities for Further Education/Career Pathway
For career pathway, students can look forward to employment opportunities in these industries:
  • Hotels / Resorts / Restaurant & Café establishments
  • Food and Beverage service sector or
  • General hospitality industries
  • Graduates progression pathway is subject to the respective Institutions’/Universities’ entry requirements at the point of application.
  • Foreigner’s application for jobs in Singapore is subject to the approval from the Ministry of Manpower of Singapore (MOM). DIMENSIONS DOES NOT GUARANTEE any success rate of approval.

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Academic Level: :

Local students : 
GCE ‘A’ level with at least 1 subject pass or DIMENSIONS Business Foundation or Hospitality Diploma or other private Foundation Certificate (with equivalent entry requirements as Foundation Diploma in Business and subject to approval).

International students : 
Equivalent to Year 12 from the respective home country of the applicant.
Note: Applicants with non-standard entry qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis

English Proficiency:
At least IELTS 5.5 or CAE Level 4 or pass the English Proficiency Test at equivalent level conducted by DIMENSIONS. English proficiency may be considered to have been met and an IELTS score may not be required if applicant possesses a highest qualification where English was the sole medium of instruction.

  • Note 1: International Student must achieve at least 90% attendance rate (ICA Requirement).
  • Note 2: International Student must not be absent for more than 7 consecutive days without valid reason (ICA Requirement).
  • Note 3: Students who do not require ICA’s student’s pass must achieve at least 80% attendance rate.Our College only accept medical certificates as proof for absenteeism. Any other documents should only be accepted on a case-by-case basis with full justification and be acceptable by ICA.
  • Note 4: In the first week of studies, an induction session will be conducted. The students will be briefed by the Academic Staff on full details of the course including scheme of work, timetable, assessments and grading, assessment and exam dates and venue and many other academic matters.
  • Note 5: DIMENSIONS has the right to cancel a class/an intake if the minimum number of students enrolled is less than 10 for any programme per class. Students may enroll into a later intake, if any, or withdraw from course. (For refund, please refer to our Refund Policy).
  • Note 6: Students (both international and local) must achieve an attendance rate of 80% and above in order to qualify for examinations.

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration

Class Periods
Monday to Friday: 9.30am-12.30pm and/or 1.45pm-4.45pm
3 contact hours per session, 5 sessions per week (Total: 15 contact hours per week)

Weekday (Monday to Friday)
Sessions will be held in the evening
and / or
Weekend (Saturday and/or Sunday)
Sessions will be conducted within 9.00am to 6.00pm
3 contact hours per session, 4 sessions per week (Total: 12 contact hours per week)

Examination Period
At the end of each semester or course

Assessment Methods
Combination of assignments and/or examinations

Assessment Grading Criteria
Theory Component:

  • A : (80 marks and above)
  • B : (70 – 79 marks)
  • C : (60 – 69 marks)
  • D : (50 – 59 marks)
  • F : Fail (49 marks and below)
Assessment Weighting:
50% assignments and 50% examinations

Expected Examination Results Release Date
Not more than 3 months after the final assessment

Qualification Award
  • Diploma in Hotel Management awarded by the DIMENSIONS International College
  • Certificate of completion issued by Pearson Education Limited

Graduation Requirements
Pass all required assignments and examinations

Fees & Funding

Funding / Grants
  • Skillsfuture Credit


1. Application Fee (Non – refundable) S$500.00
2. Tuition Fee S$6,800.00
3. Administrative Fee S$472.50
4. Examination Fee S$400.00
5. Course Material S$400.00
6. Uniform S$200.00
7. Medical Check-Up Fee S$60.00
8. International Student Management Fee S$500.00
9. Certificate issued by Pearson Education Limited S$150.00
10. ICA Processing and Student’s Pass Fee S$120.00
7% GST S$672.18
TOTAL S$10,274.68


1. Application Fee (Non – refundable) S$100.00
2. Tuition Fee S$6,800.00
3. Administrative Fee S$400.00
4. Examination Fee S$400.00
5. Course Material S$400.00
6. Uniform S$200.00
7. Certificate issued by Pearson Education Limited S$150.00
7% GST S$591.50
TOTAL S$9,041.50

Miscellaneous Fees:

1. Loss of Student’s Pass (For Student’s Pass holder only) S$278.20
2. Renewal of Student’s Pass (For Student’s Pass holder only) S$128.40
3. Administrative Fees for Extension / Replacement of Student’s Pass (For Student’s Pass holder only) S$535.00
4. Additional Book Fee Per Book S$107.00
5. Appeal for Result Fee Per Module S$160.50
6. Academic Status Certification Fee Per Certification Letter S$53.50
7. Late Payment Fee S$107.00
8. Documents Courier Services Fee Per Delivery S$53.50
9. Re-enrolment Fee S$535.00
10. Additional Uniform Fee Per Piece S$53.50
11. Course Deferment Fee S$374.50
12. Graduation Ceremony Fee Subject to University / DIMENSIONS’ prevailing charges
13. Re-assessment Fee Per Module S$214.00
14. Re-take Fee Per Module S$1070.00

Note 1: All miscellaneous fees are inclusive of 7% GST.
Note 2: Total course fees paid (except application fee and GST) by students are protected under the Fee Protection Scheme (FPS).
Note 3: All students must sign the Advisory Note to Student before signing the Standard PEI-Student Contract.
Note 4: The Standard PEI-Student Contract must be signed by the student prior to making course fees payments to DIMENSIONS.
Note 5: The course fees shown above are effective from 1st June 2017. DIMENSIONS reserves the right to make necessary amendments to the course fees without prior notice.

Payment Mode

For more information on Payment Mode, please go to : https://dimensions.edu.sg/current-students/types-of-fee-and-payment-modes/

For more information on Fee Protection Scheme (FPS), please go to : https://dimensions.edu.sg/current-students/fee-protection-scheme/

For further details, please contact your Admissions Officer at 6334 0600.