International Diploma in Hospitality Management aims to provide students with a broad understanding of the operational aspects of the international hospitality industry and a knowledge of the underlying principles involved.

The course combines practical career-based elements with several essential underpinning management disciplines that will be invaluable as the individual’s career progresses. The course is therefore an ideal preparation for immediate employment in the sector.

Alternatively, students may use it as a pathway to advanced study, typically progressing Advanced Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management. Since the Diploma is designed to be broadly equivalent to that of the first year of a bachelor’s degree, students may use the qualification to apply for credit entry to a number of bachelor degree programmes at selected universities worldwide.

Entry Requirements

  • With minimum 3 GCE O’ level passes (at least C6 or higher) or equivalent foreign qualifications
  • Mature candidates (minimum 30 years old with 8 years of working experience)

Language Proficiency: Students entering the programme whose first language is not English or students who’s medium of instruction on their qualifying programme was not English will be required to demonstrate a proficiency in English to IELTS 5.0 or pass in BMC English entry test

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Module Synopsis

Module 1:  Introduction to Hospitality & Tourism Industry

This module aims to provide a basic understanding of the hospitality and tourism industry by focusing on the organisation of hotel and food and beverage operations and industry opportunities and future trends.

It helps students advance in their careers by giving them a broad foundation of hospitality industry knowledge.


Module 2: Business Operations in Hospitality & Tourism Industry

The module will provide students with a board introduction into the complex world of hospitality and tourism business operations.  It provides an overview of the separate functions and activities that are expected of supervisors and managers.


Module 3: Marketing in Hospitality & Tourism Operations

To provide students with an understanding of marketing and its application in the international hotel and tourism industries, and the ways in which marketing strategies and approaches can be used to optimize product penetration.


Module 4: Front Office Operations

This module introduces students to the systems and procedures required for Front Offices Operations. It provides an overview of the functions and supervisory aspects of the front office department. Students will develop knowledge and skills in departmental procedures as well as understanding the key legislation.


Module 5: Housekeeping and Accommodations Operations

This module introduces students to the systems and procedures required for Housekeeping and Accommodation Operations. It provides an overview of the functions and supervisory aspects of the department. The students will develop knowledge and skills in departmental procedures as well as understanding of safety and security responsibilities.


Module 6: Food and Beverage Operations

This unit covers understanding the principles of food production operations, food production operations and food and beverage service. It also covers evaluating the effectiveness of food and beverage operations, developing food and beverage operations, understanding how to arrange banquets and functions, understanding how to supervise the purchasing and storage of food and beverages and the management of staff performance’.

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Course Duration


  • 9 Months


  • 12 Months


6-months Industry Attachment (IA)

Industry Attachment (IA) is provided to the students who successfully completed the 7 core modules of the course. Students can secure IA in or outside Singapore. BMC International College will assist in the IA application by linking them to the industry partners of the College. Students who do not wish to do the Industry Attachment (IA) or are unable to secure, will have to successfully complete a Research Project.


The application for training work permit is subject to approval by the Ministry of Manpower in Singapore.

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Method of Delivery

Students can achieve the guided learning hours in combination of face to face classroom interactions, self study and group study as well as research work. They will be required to attend a certain number of lecture hours to support their studies, and will receive guidance to complete the learning hours.

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Award Criteria

Upon completion of all 6 modules and the Industry Attachment or Management Research Project, the Diploma in International Hospitality Management Certification will be awarded by BMC International College.

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Grading System

The Grade Structure is Pass 40%, Merit 60% and Distinction 80%.

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Assessment Information

Assessment of students’ work will be carried out by a range of methods including essay examination, work assessment or assignment. Students’ work will be measured against the specified learning outcomes and assessment criteria of each unit. Mark schemes are provided for each unit and grading criteria are set out below to assist assessors in allocating marks.

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Expected date of release of Assessment result

Assessment results will be available to the students within 3 months upon completion of the last assessment for that assessment cycle. Appeal (if any) on assessment results must be lodged within 7 days after the release of assessment results.

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Specimen Certificate

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  1. All fees are subject to the prevailing Goods and Services Tax (GST) unless specified otherwise.
  2. Course Application Fee is NOT REFUNDABLE.
  3. Do not pay your school fees before you have signed the standard student contract.
  4. All fees quoted are in Singapore Dollar (S$).
  5. Fees are subject to periodic changes without prior notice.
  6. BMC accepts the following methods of payment:
    1. Cash
    2. Cashier’s order payable to BMC International College Pte Ltd
    3. Cheque payable to BMC International College Pte Ltd
    4. PAYNOW (UEN 200006772H)



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07 May 2024 7.00pm-10.00pm Tues
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