MDIS Tourism and Hospitality School in Singapore

The MDIS School of Tourism and Hospitality (STH) prides itself on training today’s student, for tomorrow’s professional. Partnering the University of Sunderland (UK), the MDIS tourism and hospitality school offers programme specialisations in tourism, hospitality, and events management delivered by an experienced and qualified teaching faculty in Singapore.

The University of Sunderland (UK) is ranked 2nd in The Guardian University Guide 2019: League Table for Hospitality, Event Management and Tourism.

Edinburgh Napier University (UK) is one of the top 15 UK modern university for Business Studies (13th of 59) in The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.

Comprehensive Hospitality Training in School

(Singapore Campus)

Tropical Breeze -

Hospitality Training Centre

A firm believer in grooming leading professionals of the future through practicum, MDIS invested in a hospitality training centre as part of the Tourism and Hospitality school in Singapore – Tropical Breeze – to equip students with the professional knowledge and skills to work in the various industries. Occupying a floor area of 1,400 sq ft in campus, Tropical Breeze offers tourism and hospitality school students in Singapore the opportunity to learn and practice front office, service, and hospitality operations with the latest Opera Fidelio Property Management System, well-equipped bar counter facilities, and a mock-up guest room. With a combination of knowledge as well as practical skills, tourism and hospitality school graduates in Singapore are well-prepared to handle the challenges of a fast-moving industry.

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Programme Pathway

Programme Pathway

List of Programmes

At the School of Tourism and Hospitality, we have a diverse range of courses to suit your needs, from International Foundation Diplomas to a Master's degree.


Edinburgh Napier University, UK
Master of Business Administration (Events Management) (E-Learning) NewAwarded By: Edinburgh Napier University, UKE-Learning
Edinburgh Napier University, UK
Master of Business Administration (Hospitality and Tourism Management) (E-Learning) NewAwarded By: Edinburgh Napier University, UKE-Learning
University of Sunderland, UK
Master of Science Tourism and HospitalityAwarded By: University of Sunderland, UKFull Time


Higher Diploma

International Foundation Diploma

The following programmes are currently on teach out mode. We are no longer accepting students for these programmes.

Advanced Diploma In Tourism And Hospitality Management (Teach-Out By Sep 2020)
Advanced Diploma In Tourism, Hospitality And Events Management (Teach-Out By Jan 2021)
Diploma In Travel, Tourism And Hospitality Management (Teach-Out By Jul 2018)

Faculty and Staff

The School of Tourism and Hospitality faculty is made up of experienced and well qualified industry professionals.

Mr Isaac Joshua

Head of School
MDIS School of Tourism & Hospitality

Mr Isaac Joshua started his career in the hospitality industry at the tender age of 14 and has since accumulated extensive hospitality experience in both the domestic and international hospitality arena.

Mr Isaac holds a Master of Training and Development from Griffith University, Australia, Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality & Tourism Management from Queen Margaret University, Australia and the Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA) from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. A fervent believer of lifelong learning, he completed his Specialist Diploma in Applied Learning and Teaching (SDALT) from the Republic Polytechnic, Singapore. He is also a member of the Food & Beverage Managers’ Association (FBMA), Restaurant Association of Singapore (RAS) and Association of Bartenders & Sommeliers Singapore (ABSS).

Mr Isaac Joshua is a passionate and enthusiastic educator constantly seeking creative ways to make a meaningful impact.

Ms Marina Rahim

MDIS School of Tourism & Hospitality

Ms Marina received a tertiary education in Hotel and Catering Administration from the Blackpool College of Technology and Arts in UK and an MBA in International Hospitality Management in Switzerland.

Ms Marina garnered experience while working as an industry practitioner in both Food and Beverage and the Human Resource sector, working with reputable organisations, such as Hyatt, Sheraton and Marriott hotels across South East Asia and Bahamas.

Ms Marina joined MDIS in 2011 as a lecturer and focuses on teaching modules in Human Resources, Service Quality Management and International Hospitality Management. At the same time, she serves as a module supervisor for Major Project and Industrial Attachment Modules.

Mr Terence Goh

MDIS School of Tourism & Hospitality

Mr Terence Goh joined the MDIS School of Tourism and Hospitality as a lecturer in 2012. He is passionate in his commitment to maximise students' performance and to inspire their interest in hospitality and tourism studies.

His has 35 years of working experience, and has a Master in Business Administration from Queen Margaret University, UK, and a Diploma in Adult Continuing Education certification.

For over 10 years, Mr Goh has conducted training for the organisation's internal colleagues and partners on effective classroom management, creative lesson plans, detailed student evaluations and highly praised instructional delivery.

The School of Tourism & Hospitality Experience

At STH, we recognise that today's classroom is not just in the campus, and believe in providing our students with a holistic educational experience.

STH regularly organises industry visits, field trips, bonding sessions and get our students involved in hospitality events and competitions to enrich their learning experiences.

Complete an Internship During Your Tourism and Hospitality School Programme in Singapore

To compliment a strong academic foundation, students are also required to complete a 6-month internship at leading hotels, resorts, and attractions locally or overseas, as part of the tourism and hospitality school curriculum after completing their Higher Diploma, to gain a real-world understanding of the complexities and demands of the tourism and hospitality sector in Singapore and overseas.

We are the 1st Private Education Institute (PEI) in Singapore to partner with hosco to provide our students with opportunities for both local and international internships.  During our students’ internships, our lecturers and teaching staff continually check in on their progress and are always available for guidance and advice for any issues and problems the students face.

For the latest activities and events that our hospitality school students and graduates get up to in Singapore, visit our Facebook page.

Internship Partners

Institutional Partners

Contact Us

Local Students

+65 6247 9111

International Students

+65 6796 7660
+65 9066 8857
+65 8305 5107
+65 9011 1261
WeChat ID: sgmdis
Vietnam / Thailand
+65 9814 2969
+65 8833 8325
Laos / Cambodia
+65 8779 6040
Malaysia / Indonesia
+65 9181 1527