Post-Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management


1. Title and Origin:
• Post-graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management (PGDHM)
Awarded by: American Center for Education


2. Program Summary:

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

Candidature Period: 

This post-graduate diploma has a 24 month candidature from the course end date stated on student contract.


3. Entry Requirements:

Academic Requirements:

General Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university, or

its equivalent or above

Age Requirement: 

Minimum age: 17

English Requirements:

Score grade C6 or above for GCE O-level English, or

TOEFL IBT 54, or

IELTS 5.5, or its equivalent
*Note: Students not meeting the requirements must sit for English entry test.


4. Total Course Duration/Instruction Hours:
• Full Time: Theory study, 12 Months/360 hours, 5 sessions per week x 3 hours; On-the-job-training (OJT), 6 months
• Part Time: Theory study, 18 Months/360 hours, 4 sessions per week x 2 hours


5. Mode of Delivery and Intake:
• Delivery: Lectures and Tutorials (Face to face)
• Intake: Mar, May, Jul, Sep and Nov of each year
*Note: The course intake months might be adjusted.


6. Course Fees:

• Please click here to find out the relevant fee details.

• ACE has Regional Course Fees List for Vietnam and Philippines. Please contact our Course Consultant for the latest Course Fees List.

• Please follow your signed student contract to make the relevant payment.

• Students and parents shall transfer the course fees directly to ACE bank account or make the payment to ACE finance department.

• Students and parents shall pay attention to the risk of paying course fees through recruitment agents or other third parties.


7. Course Synopses and Module Description:

Designed to equip learners with Hospitality and F&B operation management knowledge and skills at a supervisory or managerial level with personal and professional competence across different hospitality management areas. Learners will be able to demonstrate their conception and understanding and management skills in relevant area.

Major Modules:

1. Consumer Experience and Behavior

2. International Trade Management

3. Methods and Research in Hospitality Management

4. Internet and Digital Marketing for Tourism Industry

5. Project Management for Hospitality

6. Strategic Marketing and Customer Service

Internship Module

7. SHSMA 2096: Internship in Hospitality; Food and Beverage


8. Graduation Requirement
• Pass all major modules, and
• Pass Internship Module (or being replaced by a Final Project with approval)


9. Assessment Methods:
• 45% Assignment (Homework, Quizzes, Group work & etc)
• 25% Mid-Term Examination
• 30% Final Examination


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


11. Academic Progression:

Please refer to this page for ACE Program Academic Progression Path.


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

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