Diploma in Integrated Events Management (R28)

DIEM

What You Will Learn

Organise events that connect, inspire and build communities.

From large-scale conferences and trade exhibitions, to exhilarating and high-energy lifestyle and sporting events, the Diploma in Integrated Events Management (DIEM) will equip you with capabilities and competencies to conceptualise, manage and deliver a successful event powered by innovation and technology.

Acquire expertise in every area of event management, from concept development, programme management, marketing and sales, operations to execution. You can expect a fulfilling experience as you embark on real-world training during internships at well-known event companies while receiving mentorship from key company executives. Those looking to broaden their knowledge in tourism can take the Leisure Travel and Attractions Management specialisation track for a more comprehensive exposure in Singapore’s tourism and hospitality industry.

With DIEM, we will help transform your visions into reality.

This diploma lets you…

  • Learn to conceptualise, plan and execute commercial and lifestyle events such as business conferences, trade exhibitions, and other staged special events in both physical and virtual platforms
  • Acquire knowledge and skills in managing attractions, hospitality and tourism-related products and services 
  • Immerse in real-world experiences during internships at leading companies such as Constellar, Experia Events, Kingsmen, Pico, Resorts World Sentosa, and Mandai Wildlife Group



The RP Diploma in Integrated Events Management students assigned to Unearthed Productions have been of tremendous value to our agency. Their hands-on approach to solving issues both internally and for our clients has been lauded as one of the greatest assets to our team. The curriculum has also provided them with the knowledge so that they come in with the right skills and most importantly, a positive and can-do attitude.
Mr Adam Piperdy
Founder and Chief Experience Officer Unearthed Productions

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 2022 JAE Minimum Entry Requirements/Grade
ELR2B2-B 15 to 26

Subject

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 listed in the JAE Information Booklet.


Courses with remaining vacancies after JAE posting are indicated with an asterisk (*). In order to appeal to these courses with vacancies, students need only meet the course’s MERs. Do note that meeting the minimum entry requirements does not guarantee placement, as appeals posting is in order of merit, and subjected to available vacancies in the course.

Nitec/Higher Nitec

Minimum net GPA Relevant Qualifications
Nitec ≥ 3.5
  • NT18 Business Administration
  • NT44 Digital Media Design/ Digital Media Design (Interactive Media)
  • NT45 Nursing
  • NT46 Product Design
  • NT47 Communications Technology
  • NT52 Digital Animation
  • NT53 Aerospace Technology
  • NT54 Digital Media Design (Digital Video Effects)
  • NT55 Fitness Training
  • NT56 Digital Audio & Video Production
  • NT60 Electrical Technology (Lighting & Sound)
  • NT65 Space Design (Architecture)
  • NT66 Space Design (Interior & Exhibition) / Interior & Exhibition Desgn
  • NT69 Community Care & Social Services
  • NT70 Interactive Media Design
  • NT71 Visual Communication
  • NT72 Visual Effects
  • NT74 Mobile Systems & Services / Info-communications Technology (Mobile Networks & Applications)
  • NT80 Social Media & Web Development
  • NT81 Attraction Operations
  • NT84 Business Services
  • NT85 Finance Services
  • NT86 Retail Services
  • NT87 Travel & Tourism Services
  • NT90 Food & Beverage Operations / Hospitality Operations
  • NT99 Web Applications
Higher Nitec ≥ 2.0
  • BS23 Retail & Online Business
  • BS24 Financial Services
  • BS81 Early Childhood Education
  • BS82 Banking Services
  • BS83 Hospitality Operations
  • BS84 Business Studies (Event Management)
  • BS85 Business Studies (Accounting)/Accounting
  • BS86 Business Studies (Administration/ Secretarial)
  • BS87 Business Studies (Logistics)/Integrated Logistics Management/Logistics for International Trade/International Logistics
  • 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 / Beauty & Wellness Management
  • BS92 Visual Merchandising
  • BS93 Community Sport & Recreation Management
  • BS94 Retail Merchandising
  • BS95 Passenger Services
  • BS96 Performance Production
  • BS97 Filmmarking (Cinematography)
  • BS98 Event Management
  • BS99 Human Resource & Administration
  • IT64 Business Information Systems
  • IT65 Leisure & Travel Operations
  • IT68 Facility Systems Design
  • IT76 e-Business Programming
  • IT77 Facility Management
  • IT78 Shipping & Operations Services / Maritime Business
  • IT81 Broadcast & Media Technology
  • IT82 Games Art & Design
  • IT83 Games Programming & Development
  • IT84 Interactive Design
  • IT91 Robotics & Smart Systems
  • IT92 Motion Graphics
  • IT93 Visual Effects
  • IT94 Integrated Mechanical & Electrical Design
     

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

Note:

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

Note:

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

As a DIEM graduate, you can pursue a dynamic career in event and project management, working across a wide range of industries in diverse positions such as:

DIEM graduates will be able to embark on careers in event and project management, working across a wide range of industries. Pursue dynamic careers in these fields:

  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Media and Entertainment
  • Professional Conference Management
  • Professional Exhibition Management
  • Project Management
  • Special Event Management
  • Tourism and Hospitality
 

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 Work-Study Programmes (WSP).

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, DIEM 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 WSP. Please visit our lifelong learning page to find out more.

Undergraduate Studies

DIEM 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:

Last updated on 21 Dec 2022

Important Dates

Joint Admissions Exercise
(JAE)

Application for Intake AY2023:
12 to 17 January 2023

Polytechnic Foundation Programme Admissions Exercise (PFPAE)

Application for Intake AY2023:
12 to 17 January 2023

Direct Admissions Exercise
(DAE)

Application for Intake AY2023:

  • O-levels & IP: 12 to 17 January 2023 and 21 to 28 February 2023
  • ITE: 20 March to 6 April 2023
  • IB & Working Adults: 12 to 17 January 2023 

Early Admissions Exercise
(EAE)

Application for Intake AY2024 will open in June 2023.