Diploma in Hospitality Management | American Center for Education

Diploma in Hospitality Management

1. Title and Origin:
• Diploma in Hospitality Management (DHM)
• American Center for Education


2. Program Summary:

The HM courses focus on both the theoretical and practical aspects of the hospitality management speciality, to provide our students with relevant knowledge that can help them to achieve their dreams of rewarding future careers in the exciting hospitality industry. Graduates in hospitality management go on to positions such as hotel general manager, housekeeping/maintenance director, hotel sales and marketing director, banquet/catering manager, restaurant/bar manager, casino operations & event management. A student may go on to apply for enrollment in a bachelor’s degree program in International Hotel & Resort management or a related program.



3. Entry Requirements:
Academic Requirements:
English Requirements:


4. Total Course Duration/Instruction Hours:
• Full Time: Theory study, 6 Months/270 hours, 5 sessions per week x 3 hours; On-the-job training (OJT), 6 months
• Part Time: Theory study, 9 Months/270 hours, 4 sessions per week x 2 hours


5. Mode of Delivery, Class Size and Intake:
Delivery: Lectures and Tutorials (Face to face)
Class Size: Minimum Six (6) - Maximum Forty (23)
Intake: Mar, May, Jul, Sep and Nov of each year
*Note: The course intake months might be adjusted.


6. Course Fees:


7. Course Synopses and Module Syllabus:
Click here to download the Course Synopses and Module Syllabus.
Please also refer to the OJT syllabus and Service agreement.

    Non-major Modules:
  1. • SEN 101: English Writing 1
  2. • SEN 102: English Writing 2
  3. • SENGC 1103: Business English Writing
  4. • SENGL 101: Freshman English for International Students
  5. • SCOMM 1111: Interpersonal Communications
  6. • SCSTA 116: Business and Professional Communication
  7. • SECON 202: Principles of Macroeconomics
  8. • SECON 201: Principles of Microeconomics
  9. • SACCT 231: Principles of Accounting 1
  10. • SMGMT 250: Global Business Society
  11. • SPHIL 320M: Business Ethics
  12. • SMIS 100M: Fundamentals of Information Technology in Organizations
  13. • SCSIS 215: Information Systems for Business Management
  14. • SBIS 311: International Business
  15. • SMNGT 480M: International Marketing
  16. • SECON 100: Modern Economics
    Major Modules:
  17. • SHSMA 1103: Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism
  18. • SHSMA 2173: Convention and Meeting Management
  19. • SHSMA 2144: Food/Beverage Management Cost Control
  20. • SHSMA 2172: Hospitality Sales and Marketing Management
  21. • SHSMA 1162: Hotel Lodging / Management
  22. • SHSMA 1143: Principles of Food Production and Sanitation
  23. • SHSMA 2174: Front Office Operations
  24. • SHSMA 2201: Tourism Management
  25. • SHSMA 2202: Human Resource Management in Hospitality
  26. • SHSMA 2203: Beverage Management
    Internship Module:
  27. • SHSMA 2096: Internship in Hospitality; Food and Beverage-


8. Graduation Requirement
• Pass any 3 SHSMA Major Modules (SHSMA 1103 is Compulsory)
• Pass total 6 Modules (Non-major and Major Modules)
• Pass Internship Module (or being replaced by a Final Project with approval)


9. Assessment Methods:
• Assignment (Homework, Quizzes, Group work & etc)
• Mid-Term Examination
• Final Examination



10. Lecturers:
Please refer to this page for the relevant lecturers being assigned to the relevant modules.


If you need any extra information about this course, please click here to write to ACE course consultants.


Educational Partners
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee University of Florida University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire