• Admission Requirements

    Applicants with any of the following qualifications are invited to apply for the course:

    1. Minimum of 3 GCE ‘O’ Level credits, including English, Mathematics and at least 1 year of relevant working experience;

    2. NITEC with GPA ≥ 3.5 OR 

                                       GPA ≥ 3.0 and at least 1 year of relevant working experience; 

    3. Higher NITEC with GPA ≥ 2.0 OR 

                                        GPA ≥ 1.5 and at least 1 year of relevant working experience;

    4. NITEC in Services / Technology with GPA ≥ 3.5 and at least 1 year of relevant working experience;

    5. Higher NITEC in Services / Technology with GPA ≥ 2.0 and at least 1 year of relevant working experience;

    6. Relevant WSQ Advanced Certificate (or higher), and at least 1 year of relevant working experience and Workplace Literary & Numeracy (WPLN) at Level ≥ 6.

    7. Others - At least 2 years relevant work experience (subject to interview/assessment).

    Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

    Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements may be considered for admission to the course based on supporting evidence of competency readiness. Suitable applicants who are shortlisted may have to go through an interview and/or entrance test. The Polytechnic reserves the right to shortlist and admit applicants.

  • Course Schedule

    The course is 900 hours and comprises of FIVE Modular Certificates. The programme can be completed in 5 semesters or in 2.5 years. Lessons will be held three evenings a week, from 7pm to 10pm for each session.  

    Modular Certificate in Business Communications & Analytics (180 hours)


    Oral Communication in Business


    Effective Business Writing Skills


    Word Processing & IT Presentation


    Spreadsheet Applications


    Business Statistics


    Data Visualisation for Business

    Modular Certificate in Business Essentials (180 hours)


    Principles of Management


    Organisational Behaviour


    Principles of Marketing





    Modular Certificate in Hospitality Management (180 hours)


    Essentials of Hotel Operations


    Hospitality Sales & Distribution


    Food and Beverage Operations


    Hospitality Project

    Modular Certificate in Tourism Management (180 hours)


    Digital Marketing & Analytics


    Customer Experience Management & Design


    Destination and Attractions Management


    Tourism Project

    Modular Certificate in MICE Management (180 hours)


    Essentials of MICE Management


    Managing Conferences, Meetings & Incentives


    Exhibition Management


    MICE Project

  • Course Delivery Methods and Assessment

    • The course will be delivered using a combination of lectures, tutorial-based classroom discussions, individual and group research projects and case study-based learning. 
    • About 30% of the lessons will be conducted or available through e-Learning/self-directed learning mode. 

    Course assessment will consist of continuous assessments in the form of written tests, class participations, presentations, project work and end-of-semester examinations.

    For a taster of lessons conducted through e-Learning/self-directed learning mode, you may click on the button below to apply for free e-learning on the topic Introduction to Inflation.

  • Course Fees And Funding

    Nett Course Fees Payable (After MOE/SSG Subsidy)

    Category *Fee for 1st Modular Certificate Total Programme Fee
    (Consists of 5 Modular Certificates)

    SME-sponsored Singapore Citizen



    SME-sponsored Permanent Resident



    Mid-Career Enhanced Scheme for Singapore Citizen ≥ 40 years old



    Singapore Citizen < 40 years old



    Singapore Permanent Resident



    Full fee (without MOE subsidy) for *1st Module Certificate is $3,293.46 and total programme fee is $16,467.30.

    * 1st Modular Certificate fee is payable upon successful enrolment.

    Fees are subject to review by MOE on semestral basis.

    This course is eligible for SkillsFuture Credit.

    Please note that a supplementary fee of around $30 is payable in each semester.

    Please refer to NYP website for funding details:


    MOE subsidy will not be applicable for students who repeat a module or semester.

  • Course Application and Enquiries

    The next intake for the course will be in Apr 2023.

    Please register your interest, and we will notify you when the next intake is opened for application.

Skillsfuture Study Award

COVID-19 has accelerated the pace of digitalisation as well as the shifts in business and service models (e.g. contactless guest journey). Wellness and sustainability will also continue to remain priority considerations for consumers in the post-COVID world. The Hospitality & Tourism industry must transform to meet new consumer demands in order to stay relevant and capture longer-term growth opportunities. Therefore, it is an imperative for the  workforce to deepen strategic core skills and acquire emerging skills in areas of digitalisation and experience design, sustainability management, etc. that are essential for the sector to remain competitive.

Students undertaking this course may be eligible to apply for the SkillsFuture Study Award for Hotel, Travel Agent, MICE and Tourist Guide sectors funded by Singapore Tourism Board (STB).

Refer to the SkillsFuture Study Award Programme Details for more information.

I feel honoured to be receiving this award, and this would inspire me to reach greater heights in the hotel sector".


Victoria S

Enrolled in Diploma in Business Practice (Hospitality & Tourism Management)
Assistant Guest Relations Manager, Pan Pacific Serviced Suites | PARKROYAL Serviced Suites
SkillsFuture Study Award (Hotel Sector) Recipient