Why Study Hospitality & Tourism @ TMC Academy

  1. Stay industry-relevant with our Industry Advisory Board (IAB)
    • The IAB is formed by external industry members, to facilitate the review and continuous improvement of the curriculum, monitor current industry practice and future trends, facilitate changes in the appropriate regulatory framework and provide networking opportunities.
    • This practice guides the school to equip students with industry-relevant skills.


  2. Gain learning and networking opportunities with our strong links to associations and companies
    • Endorsement from the Food and Beverage Management Association (FBMA) and Association of Bartenders & Sommeliers Singapore (ABSS).
    • We have a list of reputable and established industry partners to facilitate the student placement for Industrial Attachment such as Intercontinental Hotel Group, Raffles Hotel, Marina Bay Sands, Shangri-La Hotel Singapore and many more.
    • Students are invited to attend industry workshops and events to gain valuable insights from the industry experts, learning beyond the classroom.


  3. Attractive Progression Routes to an Honours Degree
    TMC Higher Diplomas are equivalent to the first two years (240 credits) of a three-year (360 credits) UK Bachelor degree with Honours. Hence our Higher Diplomas are well-articulated to a number of partner universities:

    • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) International Tourism Management, University of Northampton (U.K)- Final year
    • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) International Hospitality and Events Management (Dual Award)- University of Derby and Swiss Hotel Management School (Switzerland)- Final year
    • Bachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management- Griffith University (Australia) (1.5 years credits)

The course duration is subject to the specific course, study mode, exemptions, university calendar, etc.
Contact us for more details.

TMC Academy Progression Pathway

Programmes offered at TMC Academy

Intake Course Name Duration
March / July / October Bachelor of Arts (Honours) International Hospitality Management (Top Up) Full-Time: 12 months
Part-Time: 18 months
Upon Request Bachelor of Arts (Honours) International Tourism Management (Top Up) Full-Time: 12 months
Part-Time: 18 months
January / March / April / June / July / September / November Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management Full-Time: 9 months + 6 months of Industrial Attachment
Part-Time: 10 months + 6 months of Industrial Attachment
January / March / April / June / July / September / November Higher Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management Full Time: 12 months + 6 months Industrial Attachment
Part Time: 21 months + 6 months Industrial Attachment
January / March / April / June / July / September / November Higher Diploma in Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure Management Full Time: 12 months
Part Time: 21 months

University Partner

The University of Northampton is an award-winning university– recognising our focus on providing an excellent student experience which is geared to enhancing your life skills, knowledge and employability. The University of Northampton has been awarded Gold – the highest possible mark – in the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2017.

At the University of Northampton we offer our students an outstanding academic experience, filled with learning and teaching excellence, cutting edge facilities and an exciting and stimulating life both on and off campus.


Our partner universities recognize and accept TMC Higher Diploma certification for direct entry with credit exemptions into their on-campus bachelor degree programmes*.

*Do check with our friendly consultants on articulation details.

Griffith University ranks in the top 3% of universities worldwide with the following accreditation:

  • Ranked 2nd in ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subject 2017 for Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Ranked 1st in Australia and 9th in the world, in Qs World University Rankings by Subject 2017  for Hospitality and Leisure Management

Griffith Business School is rated 5-stars for Educational Experience and Teaching Quality in Business and Management by the Good Universities Guide 2018

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Swiss Hospitality Management School is one of the leading international hotel management institutes in Switzerland. It offers a wide range of world-class academic programmes for undergraduates and postgraduate in Hospitality Management, Events, Spa and Resort Management.

Exclusive Privilege for TMC Academy Students enrolling in Bachelor’s Degree (Honours) International Hospitality & Events Management

Feb & Sep 2018 intake
10% Scholarship on tuition, accommodation and meals *Limited slots available

Sep 2018 intake only
5% Early Bird Registration, apply by 6th May 2018

Direct Industry Relevance

TMC Academy is the proud partner of the two largest hospitality and tourism associations in Singapore

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Food and Beverage Managers Association, Singapore (FBMA)

  • FBMA was founded and registered in Singapore in 1989. Starting out as an avenue for food and beverage professionals to gather, the association has developed into a hub for its members to network, exchange business ideas and practices and support the ever growing food and beverage industry.
  • During the course of study, TMC students gain opportunities to meet and network with the industry experts, which will benefit them when looking for a job after graduation.
  • Possibility to become a full time member and access to their resources upon graduation.
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Association of Bartenders & Sommeliers Singapore (ABSS)

  • ABSS is founded in 1987 and operates under the International Bartender Association.
  • During the course of study, TMC students are eligible to join the TMC-ABSS Youth Wing and attain student membership.
  • Learning mixology and beverage knowledge through the industry experts.
  • Participate in various events organised, including national cocktail competition.
  • More exposure, more networking which eventually leads to career fulfillment.

Internship Option with Established Companies

The TMC Industry Attachment Programme (IAP) is a 6 months industry work experience attachment for students studying the TMC Higher Diploma in Business Studies, designed to deliver the skills learnt in Higher Diploma in Business Studies. TMC Academy is the ONLY Private Education Institution (PEI) that is certified by the Committee for Private Education (CPE) to launch the Business internship programme.

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