Diploma in Wellness & Hospitality Business (R44)

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What You Will Learn

Make your mark in the dynamic business of wellness and hospitality.

As Singapore’s wellness industry is booming to meet the demands of a healthy lifestyle, it is the ideal time to enter this business. Learn about wellness business operations, nutrition and beauty therapy treatment as part of this exciting diploma programme.

We seek budding entrepreneurs, innovators, those with a love for business and operations, and those with a passion for helping others meaningfully and mindfully in the area of wellness and well-being.

Guided by internationally-qualified and experienced industry professionals and being given access to unique, purpose-built training labs, you will gain the skills and broad knowledge required for a career in the diverse range of growing wellness businesses through our multidisciplinary approach in the Diploma in Wellness & Hospitality Business (DWHB).

Valuable industry exposure and experiences are gained through our local and overseas internship programme at international hotels and resorts, medical and aesthetic centres, wellness centres, wellness events companies, and corporate wellness organisations.


GCE O-level

Aggregate Type Range of Net ELR2B2 for Previous (2019) JAE Minimum Entry Requirements/Grade
ELR2B2-B 15 to 21


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 

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
  • NT45 Nursing
  • NT55 Fitness Training
  • NT58 Applied Food Science
  • NT69 Community Care & Social Services
  • NT78 Hair Services (Hair & Scalp Therapy)
  • NT81 Attraction Operations
  • NT84 Business Services
  • NT85 Finance Services
  • NT86 Retail Services
  • NT87 Travel & Tourism Services
  • NT93 Beauty & Wellness
  • NT94 Hair Services (Hair Fashion & Design)
Higher Nitec ≥ 2.0
  • 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 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
  • BS92 Visual Merchandising
  • BS93 Community Sport & Recreation Management
  • BS94 Retail Merchandising
  • BS98 Event Management
  • BS99 Human Resource & Administration
  • IT62 Paramedics & Emergency Care
  • IT65 Leisure & Travel Operations
  • IT77 Facility Management
  • IT84 Interactive 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


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

As a DWHB graduate, you will have the required skills and knowledge to launch a career in a wide range of health and wellness service-oriented organisations.

You can look forward to a choice of hospitality and business roles in business management and development, wellness operations, marketing, customer service, corporate wellness, and wellness consulting.

  • Business Development

  • Customer Service

  • Health and Fitness

  • Hotel Spas

  • Wellness Centre / Spa Operations

  • Wellness 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, DWHB 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

DWHB 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

  • Griffith University

  • RMIT University

  • The University of Adelaide

  • The University of Western Australia

  • University of Derby

  • University of New South Wales

Last updated on 19 Jun 2019