POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN PROFESSIONAL HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT


Awarded by DIMENSIONS International College

Full-Time/Part-Time
Overview

The Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Hospitality Management is designed to equip students with contemporary Hospitality and F&B operation management knowledge and skills at supervisory / managerial level, and enable them to develop their personal and professional competence across different management areas in hospitality discipline. Upon completion, successful learners will be able to demonstrate their conception and understanding in respect of hospitality and F&B business management supporting their future career development or further pursuit of higher qualification in relevant area.

Upon successful completion of the course and Industrial Attachment, students will be awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Hospitality Management by DIMENSIONS International College.

The programme consists of two components:

I. Theory and practical lessons conducted at DIMENSIONS International College (6 months).
II. Industrial Attachment (IA)*. Students will be trained at hotels, resorts, country clubs or restaurants (6 months).

Objective

  • To provide students with the application skills in management hospitality business
  • To provide students with the understanding of the dynamics and changes of the hospitality industry
  • To provide students with the analytical skills in solving problems

Designed for

  • Aspiring Advanced Diploma or degree holders
  • Students who have higher learning qualifications and desire to join the hospitality industry
  • Working adults with similar work experience who are looking for an upgrade
Course Structure

Course Structure

Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Hospitality Management consists of 7 modules.

* Internship / Industrial Attachment (IA) will be arranged for qualified students. Students must satisfy the following pre-qualifying requirements prior to school’s arrangement for their Internship / IA posting:
A. Students must be at least 18 years old at the time of the IA posting
B. Complete and pass the practical and theory assessments of your course
C. Achieve at least an attendance rate of 90%
D. Pass the Interview and Screening Test (comprising technical test and performance test)
Note:
  • Internship / IA posting is not guaranteed and will be subject to the approval of relevant passes by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM). No further Internship / IA posting will be arranged if a student withdraws or is terminated from the IA centre.
  • Students who fail to secure an IA will have to successfully complete a Research Project.
  • Qualified students who have secured an Internship / Industrial Attachment (IA) with an organisation will have to successfully complete the IA. Students who withdraw or are terminated from the IA centre will result in a failed IA module. In order for students to graduate from this programme, students are required to retake the module in the form of a Research Project. Students are also required to pay a re-take fee for the module as well as the fee for the extension of the Student’s Pass

Course Outline

  • Outline for Professional Customer Services
  • Outline for Managing Food Operation
  • Outline for Managing Beverage Operation
  • Outline for Managing Front Office and Housekeeping
  • Outline for Managerial Accounting for Hospitality Industry
  • Outline for Sales and Marketing
  • Outline for Internship / Industrial Attachment*
* Internship / Industrial Attachment (IA) will be arranged for qualified students. Students must satisfy the following pre-qualifying requirements prior to school’s arrangement for their Internship / IA posting:
A. Students must be at least 18 years old at the time of the IA posting
B. Complete and pass the practical and theory assessments of your course
C. Achieve at least an attendance rate of 90%
D. Pass the Interview and Screening Test (comprising technical test and performance test)
Note:
  • Internship / IA posting is not guaranteed and will be subject to the approval of relevant passes by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM). No further Internship / IA posting will be arranged if a student withdraws or is terminated from the IA centre.
  • Students who fail to secure an IA will have to successfully complete a Research Project.
  • Qualified students who have secured an Internship / Industrial Attachment (IA) with an organisation will have to successfully complete the IA. Students who withdraw or are terminated from the IA centre will result in a failed IA module. In order for students to graduate from this programme, students are required to retake the module in the form of a Research Project. Students are also required to pay a re-take fee for the module as well as the fee for the extension of the Student’s Pass

Scope of Study

Theories and research in Hospitality Management

Delivery Mode

Lectures, tutorials, discussions and researches

Commencement Date/Intakes

To check the dates of Programme Intake for 2018, please click here.
To check the dates of Programme Intake for 2019, please click here.
DIMENSIONS reserves the right to change the intakes at any time without prior notice.

Course Fees

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Full-time

1. Application Fee (Non – refundable)

:S$

500.00

2. Tuition Fee

:S$

6,800.00

3. Administrative Fee

:S$

435.00

4. Examination Fee

:S$

500.00

5. Course Material

:S$

650.00

6. Uniform

:S$

200.00

7. Medical Check-Up Fee

:S$

60.00

8. International Student Management Fee

:S$

500.00

9. ICA Processing and Student’s Pass Fee

:S$

120.00

7% GST

:S$

683.55

Total

:S$

10,448.55

Part-time

1. Application Fee (Non – refundable)

:S$

100.00

2. Tuition Fee

:S$

6,800.00

3. Administrative Fee

:S$

400.00

4. Examination Fee

:S$

300.00

5. Course Material

:S$

500.00

6. Uniform

:S$

200.00

7% GST

:S$

581.00

Total

:S$

8,881.00

Miscellaneous Fees:

1. Loss of Student’s Pass (For Student’s Pass holder only)

:S$

278.20

2. Renewal of Student’s Pass (For Student’s Pass holder only)

:S$

128.40

3. Administrative Fees for Extension / Replacement of Student’s Pass (For Student’s Pass holder only)

:S$

535.00

4. Additional Book Fee Per Book

:S$

107.00

5. Appeal for Result Fee Per Module

:S$

160.50

6. Academic Status Certification Fee Per Certification Letter

:S$

53.50

7. Late Payment Fee

:S$

107.00

8. Documents Courier Services Fee Per Delivery

:S$

53.50

9. Re-enrolment Fee

:S$

535.00

10. Course Deferment Fee

:S$

374.50

11. Graduation Ceremony Fee

:S$

Subject to University / DIMENSIONS’ prevailing charges

12. Additional Uniform Fee Per Piece

:S$

53.50

13. Re-assessment Fee Per Module

:S$

214.00

14. Re-take Fee Per Module (excluding IA module)

:S$

1,070.00

15. Re-take Fee for Internship / Industrial Attachment (IA)

:S$

3,210.00

Note 1: All miscellaneous fees are inclusive of 7% GST.
Note 2: Total course fees paid (except application fee and GST) by students are protected under the Fee Protection Scheme (FPS).
Note 3: All students must sign the Advisory Note to Student before signing the Standard PEI-Student Contract.
Note 4: The Standard PEI-Student Contract must be signed by the student prior to making course fees payments to DIMENSIONS.
Note 5: The course fees shown above are effective from 2nd April 2018. DIMENSIONS reserves the right to make necessary amendments to the course fees without prior notice.

Payment Mode

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For further details, please contact your Admissions Officer at 6334 0600.

Duration

6 months Institutional Training and 6 months Industrial Attachment (IA)*
Maximum allowed period for a student to complete the course is 12 months of Institutional Training

Opportunities for Further Education/Career Pathway

For career advancement, students can look forward to employment opportunities in these industries:

  • Hotels/Resorts/Bars/Restaurants
  • Food Service Outlets
  • Entertainment Industry

Notes:

  • Graduates progression pathway is subject to the respective Institutions’/Universities’ entry requirements at the point of application.
  • Foreigner’s application for jobs in Singapore is subject to the approval from the Ministry of Manpower of Singapore (MOM). DIMENSIONS DOES NOT GUARANTEE any success rate of approval.
Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Academic Level: A degree from recognized institutions or professional qualifications from of recognized professional bodies. Candidates holding 3-year Diploma or Advanced Diploma with relevant working experience may be considered on case-to-case basis.

English Proficiency: At least IELTS 6.0 or CAE Level 5 or pass the English Proficiency Test at equivalent level conducted by DIMENSIONS. English proficiency may be considered to have been met and an IELTS score may not be required if applicant possesses a highest qualification where English was the sole medium of instruction.

Assessment & Awards

Class Periods

Full-time

Monday to Friday: 8.30am - 11.30am and/or 12.15pm - 3.15pm and/or 3.30pm - 6.30pm

3 hours per session. All specific programme schedules will be reflected in the timetable.

Part-time

Weekday (Monday to Friday)
Sessions will be held in the evening

and/or

Weekend (Saturday and/or Sunday)
Sessions will be conducted within 9.00am to 6.00pm

3 hours per session. All specific programme schedules will be reflected in the timetable.

Examination Period

End of module

Assessment Methods

Assignments, project and practical performance

Assessment Grading Criteria

S/N

Modules Assessment Methods (Weighting) Grading Criteria

1

Professional Customer Services Assignment (50%); Practical Performance (50%) General Grade:
A : (80 marks and above)
B : (70 – 79 marks)
C : (60 – 69 marks)
D : (50 – 59 marks)
F : Fail (49 marks and below)

2

Managing Food Operation Assignment (50%); Practical Performance (50%)

3

Managing Beverage Operation Assignment (50%); Practical Performance (50%)

4

Managing Front Office and Housekeeping Assignment (50%); Practical Performance (50%)

5

Managerial Accounting for Hospitality Industry Assignment (60%); Examination (40%)

6

Sales and Marketing Assignment / Project (100%)

7

Internship / Industrial Attachment Practical Performance (100%)

Expected Examination Results Release Date

Not more than 3 months after the final assessment

Note: All assessed marks shall be deemed provisional until such time they have been confirmed by an Awards Assessment Board of the Awarding Body.

Qualification Award

Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Hospitality Management awarded by DIMENSIONS International College

Graduation Requirements

A “Pass” in all modules including Industrial Attachment Student who have passed all the theoretical units under the institutional training but fail in Industrial Attachment/Research Project can only be entitled to award the Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Hospitality Management

Teacher – Student Ratio

Average teacher-student ratio is 1:35
Note: The number of students in the classroom is subject to the maximum seating capacity.

Note 1: International Student must achieve at least 90% attendance rate (ICA Requirement).
Note 2: International Student must not be absent for more than 7 consecutive days without valid reason (ICA Requirement).
Note 3: Students who do not require ICA’s student’s pass must achieve at least 80% attendance rate.Our College only accept medical certificates as proof for absenteeism. Any other documents should only be accepted on a case-by-case basis with full justification and be acceptable by ICA.
Note 4: In the first week of studies, an induction session will be conducted. The students will be briefed by the Academic Staff on full details of the course including scheme of work, timetable, assessments and grading, assessment and exam dates and venue and many other academic matters.
Note 5: DIMENSIONS has the right to cancel a class/an intake if the minimum number of students enrolled is less than 10 for any programme per class. Students may enroll into a later intake, if any, or withdraw from course. (For refund, please refer to our Refund Policy).
Note 6: Students (both international and local) must achieve an attendance rate of 80% and above in order to qualify for examinations.