Part-Time Course

Advanced Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management


The Advanced Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management programme aims to provide students with a managerial orientation towards tourism and hospitality management.

Students will be equipped with an integrated knowledge of management principles and the operations of the Tourism and Hospitality industries.

Programme Structure

This is a 8-month part-time programme, covering 6 modules with a total of 216 contact hours.

The delivery of this programme involves lectures, group discussions, case studies, and presentations by students. Classes are usually held three times a week. Weekend block classes may be available subject to adequate student enrolment. Weekly lectures are conducted by qualified and experienced local lecturers approved by the institute.

Students are required to pass the overall assessment in order to be granted a passing grade for each module. All students are required to fulfill the attendance requirement of at least 75% for each module before they are considered eligible to take the examinations / assessment of the module concerned.

Module Synopsis

ADT201 Introduction to Tourism & Hospitality

The objective of this module is to provide students with an overview of the tourism and hospitality business by focusing on the structure of the industry, its key sub-sectors, the inter-relationships between them, and identifying the key development and trends in the industry.

Some of the topics that will be covered:

• The tourist as a customer
• Managing tourism supply
• Types of lodgings

ADT202 Tourism and Event Management

The objective of this module is to develop students’ understanding of the tourism and event management. It explores how the organisations integrate their business functions to plan, organise, and manage events as part of their tourism strategy.

Some of the topics that will be covered:

• Characteristics of travel, hospitality and event services
• Visitor attractions (site, design etc.)
• Visitor / participant roles, needs and preferances

ADT203 Research for Tourism and Hospitality Management

This module gives an overview of the information gathering function from the perspective of the researchers who gather the information and the managers who use it. The module addresses the design, collection, analysis, and reporting of research data relevant to an organisation’s needs.

Some of the topics that will be covered:

• Data and analysis and generating result
• Survey design and methods
• The needs and importance of business research

ADT204 Human Resource Management

The module aims to equip students with a functional familiarity and a conceptual foundation on the key issues in Human Resource Management (HRM). There is also a strong practical element to the module which enables students to put into practice the conceptual tools and frameworks developed.

Some of the topics that will be covered:

• Training and development
• Introduction to Human Resource Management (HRM)
• Workplace safety and health

ADT205 Tourism Destination Management

The module aims to equip students with the practical knowledge of the processes involved in tourism destination development, understanding of destination management and planning issues, and planning and marketing for destination management.

Some of the topics that will be covered:

• Tourism planning
• Destination branding
• Destination marketing planning

ADT206 Capstone Project: Tourism and Hospitality Management

This module aims to provide students with the knowledge andskills in the managerial and decision-making aspects of the tourism and hospitality industry. It covers the underlying principles and concepts of marketing and managing tourism and hospitality services.

Some of the topics that will be covered:

• Introduction to Tourism and
• Hospitality Management
• Travel intermediaries
• Service quality management

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Entry Requirements

All applicants must possess any one of the following of the equivalent recognised qualification:

  • MIS Business School Diploma graduates, or
  • Diploma from a local Polytechnic, or
  • Diploma or the equivalent qualification from a recognised PEI, or
  • Mature candidates of 30 years old with at least 8 years of work experience, or
  • Candidates with other qualifications can be considered on case-by-case basis.

English Requirements

  • At least IELTS 5.5, or
  • At least iBT TOEFL 46 – 59, or
  • A pass in GCE ‘O’ Level English, or
  • Its equivalent (Applicants may be subjected to a written and/or oral assessment of their language proficiency conducted by the PEI).
  • *Minimum age requirement: 17 years old


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*The above fees are inclusive of GST (Goods and Services Tax) rate.
*The course fee covers lesson delivery, Fee Protection Scheme (FPS), and MIS Affiliate membership and DOES NOT include textbooks and other miscellaneous charges, if any. For a full list of the miscellaneous charges, please visit
*Payment of all fees may be made using cash, cheque, NETS, and all major credit cards.

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