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Higher Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management (with 6 months of Industrial Attachment)

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The Higher Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management programme aims to develop the skills and knowledge required to be a competent and effective manager in the exciting hospitality and tourism industry. Students will learn the key aspects of hotel and resort management, tourism and event management, management techniques, marketing and finance, and more.


Industrial attachment is an integral part of our students’ learning process in this programme. Students have the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge about the industry and their career prospects, enhance their social and communication skills and apply theories to real-life scenarios.


Upon successfully finishing this program, students become eligible to pursue the Top up degree awarded by The University of Northampton at TMC Academy.


Industrial Attachment (IA)

This is a paid internship programme. If the IA cannot be completed due to unsuccessful placement, students will study two additional modules as below:


  • Hospitality Operations Management

  • Communication Management in the Hospitality Industry


Click to View: Frequently Asked Questions on Industrial Attachment

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Full Time: 14 months + 6 months Industrial Attachment
3 hrs daily Monday to Friday

Part Time: 14 months + 6 months Industrial Attachment
7-10pm Monday/Wednesday/Friday

Intake: Monthly

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Core Modules

  • Legal Aspects of Hospitality and Tourism

  • Hospitality, Travel and Tourism Marketing

  • Financial Aspects of Hospitality, Travel and Tourism

  • ICT in the Hospitality Industry

  • Event Management

  • Research Methods for Hospitality, Travel and Tourism

  • Hotel and Resort Management

  • Issues in Hospitality and Tourism Industry

  • Tourism Planning and Development

  • Managing People in the Hospitality, Travel and Tourism Industry

  • Industrial Attachment (6 months)


Course Assessment

Examinations, assignments, projects, presentations, class tests, and/or practical tests.

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Age
17 years old*


Academic Qualification
Any of the following or equivalent:

  • Obtained at least an E at GCE A level in any 2 subjects

  • TMC Diploma/Foundation Diploma

  • International Baccalaureate Diploma (at least 24 points)

  • NUS High School Diploma

  • Polytechnic Diploma

  • Diploma (in Accounting / Business / Management / IT / Computing / Hospitality / Psychology) from Private Education Institutions (assessed on a case by case basis)

English Proficiency
Any of the following or equivalent:

  • At least a C6 at GCE O English

  • Completed a Diploma or equivalent where medium of instruction is English

  • Pass an English online test and an interview with the Dean/HOD/designate


Mature Candidates

Mature Candidates of ≥30 years old with 8 years of work experience may be admitted in lieu of academic qualification

*Students must be at least 18 years old at the time of Industrial Attachment

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Age
17 years old*


Academic Qualification
Completed High School or Year 12


English Proficiency
Any of the following or equivalent:

  • IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL (Paper) ≥ 547 or TOEFL (Computer) ≥ 210 or TOEFL (Internet) ≥ 78 or TOEIC ≥ 780

  • Other qualifications equivalent to High School or Year 12 where the medium of instruction is English

  • Attend and pass Certificate in English up to Upper Intermediate B level

  • Attend and pass EAP Level 3 with final score >60%


Mature Candidates
Mature Candidates of ≥30 years old with 8 years of work experience may be admitted in lieu of academic qualification

* Students must be at least 18 years old at the time of Industrial Attachment.

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Full-Time

Course Application Fee: $100.00


Course Fee

Tuition Fee: $7,600.00


Other Mandatory Fee

Assessment Fee: $1,300.00

Course Material Fee: $600.00

Medical Insurance: $160.00

Fee Protection Scheme (FPS) Fee: $72.45


Total Course Fee Excluding Application Fee: $9,732.45


Note:

  • Fees indicated are in SGD and exclusive of GST.

  • All information stated is accurate and effective as at 15 January 2024.

Part-Time

Course Application Fee: $100.00


Course Fee

Tuition Fee: $7,600.00


Other Mandatory Fee

Assessment Fee: $1,300.00

Course Material Fee: $600.00

Medical Insurance: $160.00

Fee Protection Scheme (FPS) Fee: $72.45


Total Course Fee Excluding Application Fee: $9,732.45


Note:

  • Fees indicated are in SGD and exclusive of 9% GST.

  • All information stated is accurate and effective as at 15 January 2024.

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Full Time:

Course Application Fee: $400.00

Course Fee

Tuition Fee: $13,500.00


Other Mandatory Fee
Assessment Fee: $1,400.00

Course Material Fee: $600.00

International Student Admin Fee: $650.00

Medical Insurance: $160.00

Fee Protection Scheme (FPS) Fee: $122.33

Total Course Fee Excluding Application Fee: $16,432.33

Note:

  • Fees indicated are in SGD and exclusive of 9% GST.

  • The International Student Admin fee is waived if they progress to the next course.

  • All information stated is accurate and effective as at 15 January 2024.

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