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Higher Diploma in Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure Management


The Higher Diploma in Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure Management programme aims to develop the skills and knowledge required to be a competent and effective manager in the exciting hospitality and tourism industry, with an added focus on managing travel attractions. Students will learn the key aspects of international hotel and resort management, tourism and visitor attraction management, management techniques, marketing and finance, and more.

Upon completion of this programme, students may apply for further studies at overseas universities.

  • ICT In the Hospitality and Leisure Industry
  • Marketing for Hospitality and Leisure
  • International Hotel and Resort Management
  • Financial Aspects of Hospitality And Leisure
  • Human Resource Management for Hospitality and Leisure
  • Event Management
  • Tourism Destination Planning
  • Contemporary Issues in Leisure Management
  • Communication Management in the Hospitality Industry
  • Legal Aspects of Hospitality and Leisure
  • Research Methods for Hospitality, Travel and Tourism
  • Managing Hotel and Hospitality Operations

Course Assessment

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

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
≥ 30 years old with 8 years of work experience

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 (or previously, Academic English level)
Application Fee$107.00
Course Fee$10,178.91
Administrative Fee
Medical Insurance$171.20
Fee Protection Scheme$77.63
Total Programme Fee Excluding Application Fee

Funding Available

  • Eligible students can apply for $5000 Hotel Sector Study Award with SINGAPORE TOURISM BOARD, visit SkillsFuture Study Award to find out more.

Application Fee$428.00
Course Fee$16,403.10
Administrative Fee
International Student
Admin Fee*
Medical Insurance$171.20
Fee Protection Scheme$129.52
Total Programme Fee Excluding Application Fee

*International Student Admin Fee is charged once for bundled courses. Student not on bundled course will be charged an additional $374.50 International Student Admin fee if they progress to the next course.


All fees indicated are in Singapore Dollars (SGD) and inclusive of GST unless stated otherwise. Course fee excludes application fee of $428.00.

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