Advanced Diploma in Hotel Management

Provided by DIMENSIONS International College


Awarded by DIMENSIONS International College (A Pearson Assured Programme)

Course introduction


Join us at the School of Hospitality as we bring together the best of both worlds in hospitality and tourism. Our Advanced Diploma in Hotel Management course which is a Pearson Assured Programme is designed to provide students with a thorough grounding in the key concepts and knowledge of the hospitality business covering the understanding of hospitality industry, food and beverage operations, finance and management, IT and customer service. Upon completion, students would have also acquired the management and accounting analytical skills required in the hospitality sector.

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded the Advanced Diploma in Hotel Management by DIMENSIONS International College and another certificate of completion will be issued by Pearson Education Limited, UK. If they choose to progress academically, graduates will have an advanced standing into the final (third) year of the Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Hospitality Management awarded by the University of Chester (UK), conducted at DIMENSIONS

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

The programme consists of two components:

I. Theory and practical class lessons conducted at DIMENSIONS International College (6 months).
II. Industrial Attachment (IA)*, students will be trained at hotels, resorts, country clubs or restaurants and write a project report (6 months).


  • To provide students with an understanding of the complexity of the hospitality industry, multidisciplinary skills and the ability to successfully manage a hospitality establishment.
  • To develop the knowledge and skills necessary for positions within the hospitality projects.
  • To create awareness in regards to the development trends of the service industry.
  • To equip students with sufficient knowledge & techniques in order to enable them to assist decision makers in business planning.

Designed for
  • Aspiring hospitality students
  • Students who have diploma in business disciplines
  • Working adults with similar work experience who are looking for an upgrade

Entry Requirements

Academic Level:

Local students
Polytechnic Diploma or DIMENSIONS Business Diploma or Hospitality Diploma or other private Diploma (with equivalent entry requirements as Level 4 Diploma and subject to approval).

International students
Equivalent qualifications related to business or hospitality or tourism management from other countries (with equivalent entry requirements as Level 4 Diploma and subject to approval).
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.

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
End of each module

Assessment Methods
Assignments, examinations and practical performance

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
(Industrial Attachment*: 100% Practical Performance)

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

Qualification Award
  • Advanced Diploma in Hotel Management awarded by the DIMENSIONS International College
  • Certificate of completion issued by Pearson Education Limited
Graduation Requirements
A “Pass” in all modules including Industrial Attachment*
Student who have passed all the theoretical units under the institutional training but fail in Industrial Attachment/Research Project can only be entitled to award the Diploma in Hotel Management.
  • 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.

Fees & Funding

Funding / Grants
  • Skillsfuture Credit


1. Application Fee (Non – refundable) S$500.00
2. Tuition Fee S$8,500.00
3. Administrative Fee S$435.00
4. Examination Fee S$300.00
5. Course Material S$500.00
6. Medical Check-Up Fee S$60.00
7. International Student Management Fee S$500.00
8. Certificate issued by Pearson Education Limited S$150.00
9. ICA Processing and Student’s Pass Fee S$120.00
7% GST S$774.55
Total S$11,839.55


1. Application Fee (Non – refundable) S$100.00
2. Tuition Fee S$8,500.00
3. Administrative Fee S$400.00
4. Examination Fee S$300.00
5. Course Material S$500.00
6. Certificate issued by Pearson Education Limited S$150.00
7% GST S$696.50
Total S$10,646.50

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. Course Deferment Fee S$374.50
11. Graduation Ceremony Fee Subject to University / DIMENSIONS’ prevailing charges
12. Re-assessment Fee Per Module S$214.00
13. 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.

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