Diploma in Hotel & Hospitality Management (R37)

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What You Will Learn

Discover infinite opportunities in the global hospitality arena.

The hospitality sector continues to grow locally, regionally and globally, with bigger and better international events, attractions and integrated resorts. Aspire to be part of this fast-growing industry? Join us to learn about accommodation operations and management and revenue management,  and find out what it takes to succeed in the hospitality industry.

With the Diploma in Hotel & Hospitality Management (DHHM), you will be able to embark on a rewarding career in the hospitality industry. Along the way, you will learn to manage operations in key areas such as the Front Office, Housekeeping and Food and Beverage. Acquire core knowledge and skills related to the use of Hospitality Information Systems and essential customer service skills to identify and exceed guests’ expectations.

In addition to receiving extensive hands-on training at our on-campus hotel training facilities, our Industry Immersion Programme will provide you with opportunities to gain valuable real-world experiences through local and international internships at leading hotels in the hospitality industry. The constructive combination of simulated and real-world learning environments will help you master the skills required to excel in this industry and beyond.

The course structure consists of general, discipline, and specialisation modules. There is also an industry orientation component. 


GCE O-level

Aggregate Type Range of Net ELR2B2 for Previous (2019) JAE Minimum Entry Requirements/Grade
ELR2B2-B 13 to 26


a) English Language/1 - 6
b) Mathematics (Elementary/Additional)/1 - 6
c) Any three other subjects/1 - 6


To be eligible for admission, you must also have sat for one subject listed in the 2nd group of relevant subjects for the ELR2B2-B Aggregate Type in the JAE booklet             

Nitec/Higher Nitec

Minimum net GPA Relevant Qualifications
Nitec ≥ 3.5
  • NT66 Space Design (Interior & Exhibition)
  • NT69 Community Care & Social Services
  • NT81 Attraction Operations
Higher Nitec ≥ 2.0
  • BS82 Banking Services
  • BS83 Hospitality Operations
  • BS84 Business Studies (Event Management)
  • BS85 Business Studies (Accounting)/Accounting
  • BS86 Business Studies (Administration/ Secretarial)
  • BS88 Business Studies (E-Commerce)/Business-Information Technology
  • BS89 Business Studies (Sport Management)/Sport Management
  • BS90 Business Studies (Service Management)/Service Management
  • BS91 Beauty & SPA Management
  • BS94 Retail Merchandising
  • BS95 Passenger Services
  • BS98 Event Management
  • BS99 Human Resource & Administration
  • IT65 Leisure & Travel Operations
  • IT68 Facility Systems Design
  • IT77 Facility Management

GCE A-Level

Minimum Entry Requirements
  • Obtain an A-S grade for General Paper (English Medium),
  • Obtain an A-E grade for 2 other H2 subjects, AND
  • Must have taken GCE 'A' Level examinations whilst studying in a Junior College / Millennia Institute in Singapore
  • Please click here to view a list of module exemptions


For more details on admission using Singapore Cambridge GCE A-levels qualifications, please refer to our webpage atwww.rp.edu.sg.


Admission to RP is based on academic merit and subjected to available vacancies of our diploma programmes. Meeting the minimum entry requirements does not guarantee that applicants will be offered a placement in the diploma programme. These requirements are set in place to ensure fairness to all applicants.

Career Opportunities

DHHM graduates will be able to embark on careers with international hotel chains, clubs, resorts, and tourist attractions among many others. Launch your career in
these interesting fields:

  • Concierge Services

  • Guest Relations

  • Housekeeping

  • Reservations  

  • Revenue Management

  • Sales and Marketing

Further Studies

RP graduates are well-placed to embark on meaningful careers, immediately after graduation. They could even improve their employability by taking part-time courses or SkillsFuture Earn and Learn Programmes (ELPs).

What’s more, every RP diploma is recognised and has a pathway leading to a relevant degree with top local and overseas universities. RP graduates may complete their degrees in just over two or three years in a four-year programme.

Skills Deepening

Upon graduation, DHHM students can choose to deepen their skills and knowledge in a chosen field before embarking on their career. They could either sign up for part-time courses or pursue ELPs. Please visit our lifelong learning page to find out more.

Undergraduate Studies

DHHM graduates can choose to pursue a degree in business and hospitality management related programmes at local universities. Top universities overseas also welcome our graduates with advance standing of up to one year, they include:

  • National University Singapore

  • Nanyang Technological University

  • Singapore  Management University

  • Singapore Institute of Technology

  • Australian Catholic University

  • Griffith University

  • RMIT University

  • The University of Adelaide

  • The University of Western Australia

  • University of Derby

  • University of New South Wales

Last updated on 25 Jun 2019