Specialist Diploma in Hospitality Management

By: ASAS School

October 14, 2014


Program Introduction

Singapore has a high demand of Hospitality Management profession. The program covers areas in hotels management, travel & tourism, events management, customer service, retail management, and public relations. ASAS offers the opportunity for students to realize how Hospitality Management can play a huge contribution to the country’s economic growth locally and internationally.

Careers apply to industry in Hotels, Travel & Tourism, Events Organizations, Customer Services, and Public Relations.



Academic Requirements

  • Minimum 16 years old
  • 2 GCE ’O’ Level credits, or
  • Nitec, Higher Nitec or equivalent, or
  • WSQ Certificate (any framework), or
  • Mature Students (minimum 30 years old with 8 years of working experience, or 10 years of formal education in home country)

Language Requirements

  • Language proficiency:
    • GCE O Level English C6 and above
    • or minimum IELTS 5.5
    • or PTEA 45
    • or WPLN level 5 in Listening, Reading, Speaking and Writing

For mature students, the language proficiency will be assessed by the school on a case-by-case basis.

Course Commencement Dates

Currently, we do not have an intake for this year.


Structure and Duration

  • 8 Modules
  • Minimum 12 months, Part-time (Full-time study is not available)
  • 2 lessons per week
  • Weekday: 7.00pm – 9.30pm / Weekend: 9.00am – 6.00pm, or 9.00am – 1.00pm



Assessment Methods

The following types of direct assessment methods are used as evaluation tools for each module:

Assignments (60%)

Final Exam (40%)

Assignments may consist of Multiple choice, True/False, Short answer questions and written assignment such as essays, Case Studies, Critical Reviews and Research Papers.

The exam is held 4 weeks after the last lesson.


Delivery Method

Classroom based.


Graduation Requirements

  • Achieve a minimum 24 credits and earn at least a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0.
  • Students will be conferred Specialist Diploma in Hospitality Management upon completion, awarded by Arium School of Arts & Sciences.


Course Fees

Kindly refer to the Payment of Fees page



Teaching Staff & Student-Teacher ratio

For complete list and profile of our lecturers, please click here

Average Teacher-Student ratio

  • ASAS module 1:49
  • WSQ module 1:25

Program Subjects

Students must complete 1 core and 7 electives.

ASAS does not offer all the subjects listed below each semester or each year. Certain subjects may be offered on an alternate-year basis or as determined by demand. Check with our consultants on the availability of the subjects: https://asasedu.com/contact-us/


Student Contract

Click here to download a sample of the student contract for this course.




ID Subject Title Credit Hours
1. Freshman Composition 1 (Core) 3
2. Customer Service Management 3
3. Events Management 3
4. Hospitality Marketing 3
5. Introduction to Travel and Tourism 3
6. Introduction to Hospitality Management 3
7. Front Office Management 3
8. General Psychology 3
9. Human Resource Management in Hospitality Industry 3
10. Hotel Operations  Management 3
11. Financial Management in Hospitality Industry 3
12. Food and Beverage Management 3
13. Restaurant Management 3


Free Electives

ID Subject Title Credit Hours
1. Write Reports 1.5
2. Present Information 1.5
3. Project A Positive and Professional Image 0.5
4. Provide Go-The-Extra-Miles Service 0.5
5. Respond To Service Challenges 0.5

Course Plan