Diploma in Hotel & Hospitality Management (R37)

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What You Will Learn

Check into the world of hospitality management.

With a Diploma in Hotel & Hospitality Management (DHHM) from RP, you’ll find a warm welcome at any hotel in the world, where your skills are sure to be in demand.

At DHHM, you will receive a five-star hospitality education, with meticulous training in accommodation operations and management and revenue management. You will learn to lead operations in key hotel functions from Front Office to F&B, and from Housekeeping to the use of Hospitality Technology.

Gain access to our on-campus hotel training facilities where you will hone customer service skills in this simulated learning environment. You will also further polish your service skills and professionalism as you embark on exciting internships with leading international and/or Singapore-based hotels.

This diploma lets you…

  • Develop expertise and acquire management skills related to key operating departments of a hotel.
  • Acquire core knowledge and skills related to the use of Hospitality Technology and gain essential customer service skills to identify and exceed guests’ expectations.
  • Gain valuable real-world experiences through local and international internships at leading hotels in the hospitality industry.

Life is a journey, not a destination. I strongly believe that it does not matter what route we all take. DHHM helped strengthen our determination to overcome any obstacles that came our way.
[TESTIMONIAL-DESIGNATION]Diploma in Hotel & Hospitality Management, 2019 Graduate and Valedictorian[/TESTIMONIAL-DESIGNATION]

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 2020 JAE Minimum Entry Requirements/Grade
ELR2B2-B 14 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 on p.27.  


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
  • BS23 Retail & Online Business
  • 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 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

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

Undergraduate Studies

DHHM graduates can choose to pursue a degree in business, communication 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 22 May 2020