The food and beverage (F&B) industry is flourishing in Singapore, with new restaurants, food outlets, and themed dining concepts constantly popping up across the island. Would you like to build a career in this vibrant industry?
With the Diploma in Restaurant and Culinary Operations (DRCO), you can make this happen. This programme will equip you with core knowledge and technical skills ranging from culinary science to restaurant operations and everything in between. You will be taught by a team of instructors with a wealth of experience, ensuring that what you learn is highly relevant to the F&B industry.
Do you know that we have two fully operational and well-equipped training restaurants on campus? Named Oliva and waters edge, these restaurants provide the ideal setting for you to gain extensive hands-on training in kitchen, dining, and bar operations. In addition, our Industry Immersion Programme will provide you with opportunities to gain valuable real-world experience through internships at top F&B companies.
The food and beverage (F&B) industry is flourishing n Singapore, with new restaurants, food outlets, and themed dining concepts constantly popping up across the island. The growth in this vibrant industry is driving ongoing demand for skilled talent.
The Diploma in Restaurant and Culinary Operations (DRCO) will equip you core knowledge and technical skills ranging from culinary science to restaurant operations and everything in between. You will be taught by a team of instructors with a wealth of experience, ensuring that what you learn is highly relevant to the F&B industry.
Our two fully operational on-campus training restaurants - Oliva and waters edge - provide the ideal setting for you to hone your skills in the kitchen, dining, and bar operations. You will also gain hands-on experience through internships and practicum modules. This real-world exposure will help you learn the fundamentals of running a profitable and efficient F&B operation of any size.
DRCO graduates can pursue a variety of interesting roles within F&B operations, from critically acclaimed restaurants to international food chains. You will be able to take up positions such as:
For more information about university pathways, visit RP's Further Studies.
To find out more about how you can apply for this diploma, visit Republic Poly's Admissions page.
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The course consists of general modules such as Mathematics, discipline modules such as Service Quality and Professional Etiquette, and specialisation modules such as Wine and Beverage Management.
Each module is equivalent to 4 modular credits (MC).
6 compulsory modules:
B102 Organisational Behaviour
G101 Cognitive Processes and Problem Solving
G107 Effective Communication
9 compulsory modules:
B209 Management Accounting
B215 Financial Accounting
B218 Business Statistics
H102 Hospitality and Tourism Management
H203 Strategic Thinking Skills
H208 Service Quality and Professional Etiquette
H323 Hospitality Revenue Management
8 compulsory modules:
H213 Food and Beverage Management
H218 Culinary Science and Kitchen Operations
H230 Restaurant and Culinary Operations I
H231 Restaurant and Culinary Operations II
H232 Restaurant Operation Analysis
H233 Restaurant Development
H234 Wine and Beverage Management
H327 Quick Service Restaurant Operations
2 compulsory modules:
G901 Character and Citizenship Education
H931 Industry Immersion Programme (20 MC)
Select 1 module from the following list:
H207 Project Management and Scheduling
H330 Catering Management
H331 Foodservice Facilities Design
Obtain a total of 4 modular credits from the prescribed range of modules offered by the Schools and Centre in RP.
Table 1: Minimum Entry Requirements
Any three other subjects
To be eligible for admission, you must also have sat for one subject listed in the second group of relevant subjects for the ELR2B2-B Aggregate Type.
Table 2: Aggregate Type
All successful applicants are required to pass a pre-admission medical examination to ensure suitability
for the posted course. Applicants may be assessed on a case-by-case basis to verify the severity of the
conditions to determine suitability for the course.
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To graduate with a Diploma in Restaurant and Culinary Operations, you must complete a total of 124 modular credits. You should be able to do this within three years of enrolment if you successfully complete on average five modules, or its equivalent, per semester.