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International Foundation Diploma in Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Management (Awarded by Management Development Institute of Singapore)

About the Course
Course Curriculum
International Application
Local Application

Programme Aims and Objectives

  • This programme is designed for individuals who aspire to begin a career in the field of travel, tourism and hospitality management or would like to assume greater responsibilities in one of the many ancillary service industries but lack the professional training and wish to have their skills formally recognised. Participants will acquire an integrated knowledge of the best industry practices and the operations of the Travel, Tourism and Hospitality industries.
  • This programme includes field trips and hands-on practicum. The campus has a Hospitality Training Centre (Tropical Breeze) in a hotel setting which makes learning more realistic for the participants.

 

Methods of Assessment 

Modules will be assessed through a combination of coursework and examinations depending on the individual objectives. The proportion of marks attributed to coursework and final examinations is subject to the discretion of individual lecturers and varies according to different modules.

 

Award 

Students who have successfully completed all coursework and examinations will be awarded the International Foundation Diploma in Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Management from MDIS.

 

Career Opportunities

Graduates are prepared for careers in industry sectors such as hotels and resorts, cruise lines, restaurants, caterings, events, attractions, travel agencies, conventions, destination marketing and other tourism organisations.

Progression

Upon successful completion of this programme, students will gain entry to Higher Diploma in Tourism, Hospitality and Events Management awarded by MDIS.

 

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Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)

The Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS), founded in 1956, is Singapore's oldest not-for-profit professional institute for lifelong learning. MDIS has two subsidiaries: Management Development Institute of Singapore Pte Ltd (MDIS Pte Ltd) to oversee its Singapore academic operations, and MDIS International Pte Ltd to further its globalisation strategy.

 

Modules

Marketing in Travel, Hospitality and Tourism

Information Technology in Travel, Hospitality and Tourism

Economics of Leisure and Tourism

Principles of Business Management (II)

Accounting and Finance in Travel, Hospitality and Tourism

Communications Management in Leisure and Tourism

Food and Beverage Management

Case Studies in Travel, Hospitality and Tourism

Profile of lecturers and their respective teaching modules

The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 100 (lecture)

The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 40 (tutorial)

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Structure and Duration

Full-time Programme 

The full-time programme can be completed in 7 months.

 

Commencement Dates

Course Commencement Date Completion Date
7-month Full-time Programme    
  Apr 2019 Oct 2019
  Jul 2019 Jan 2020
  Oct 2019 Apr 2020

Fees

Application Fee        S$   321

Tuition Fees              S$7,490

Non-Tuition Fee       S$ 2,200 - S$ 2,300

 

Note:

  • All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
  • Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fees, annual membership fees, MDIS experience seminars, City of Glasgow College (CGC) Workshop, medical insurance, condition tutorial fee (if applicable) and Fees Protection Scheme (FPS) Insurance Premium.
  • Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fees, annual membership subscription fees and fee protection scheme.
  • Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
  • Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.

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Admission Requirements

Applicants must be of age 16 and above, and meet at least one of the following requirements:

- At least 1 GCE 'O' Level Pass

OR

- NITEC / Higher NITEC Qualifications

OR

- International applicants must have completed 10 years of foreign formal education

OR

- Mature candidates (≥30 years old with 8 years relevant work experience)

OR

-At least 1 IGCSE Level Pass

Additional Requirements

Applicants must meet at least one of the following English Language requirements:

- C6 pass in English at GCE ‘O’ level or equivalent

OR

- Pass the English Entrance Test (EET) conducted by MDIS

OR

- Achieve a minimum band of 5.5 in the IELTS or equivalent

OR

- MDIS Professional Certificate in English

OR

- 1 IGCSE Level Pass (either English 1st or 2nd language)

Student Pass Application

International student is required to apply for student pass if they wish to study full-time in Singapore. Please click here for more information.

 

Structure and Duration

Full-time Programme

The full-time programme can be completed in 7 months.


Part-Time Programme

The part-time programme can be completed in 12 months.

 

Commencement Dates

Course Commencement Date Completion Date
7-month Full-Time Programme    
  Apr 2019 Oct 2019
  Jul 2019 Jan 2020
  Oct 2019 Apr 2020
12-month Part-time Programme    
  Apr 2019 Mar 2020
  Jul 2019 Jun 2020
  Sep 2019 Aug 2020

 

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Fees

Application Fee              S$21.40

 

Full-time Programme 

Tuition Fees                S$6,634.00

Non-Tuition Fees         S$  483.49

Total Fees                   S$7,117.49

 

Part-Time Programme 

Tuition Fees              S$6,420.00

Non-Tuition Fees      S$   222.36

Total Fees                 S$6,642.36

 

Note:

  • All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
  • Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fees, annual membership fees, MDIS experience seminars, City of Glasgow College (CGC) Workshop, medical insurance, condition tutorial fee (if applicable) and Fees Protection Scheme (FPS) Insurance Premium.
  • Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fees, annual membership subscription fees and fee protection scheme.
  • Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
  • Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.

Enquire now!

Admission Requirements

Applicants must be of age 16 and above, and meet at least one of the following requirements:

- At least 1 GCE 'O' Level Pass 

OR

- NITEC / Higher NITEC Qualifications

OR

- International applicants must have completed 10 years of foreign formal education

OR

- Mature candidates (≥30 years old with 8 years relevant work experience)

OR

-At least 1 IGCSE Level Pass

Additional Requirements

Applicants must meet at least one of the following English Language requirements:

- C6 pass in English at GCE 'O' level or equivalent

OR

- Pass the English Entrance Test (EET) conducted by MDIS

OR

- Achieve a minimum band of 5.5 in the IELTS or equivalent

OR

- MDIS Professional Certificate in English

OR

1 IGCSE Level Pass (either English 1st or 2nd language)

Financial Assistance Scheme

Student loans from the organisations listed below are available to Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents. Please contact the organisations directly to find out how you may benefit from their services.

 

STUDY LOANS
 

Organisation Contact Number Website
TCC Limited Tel : 6319 3700 www.tcc.org.sg
DBS Bank Tel : 1800 111 1111 www.dbs.com.sg
Maybank Tel : 1800 629 2265 www.maybank2u.com.sg

 

 

0% INTEREST CREDIT CARD INSTALMENT PLANS

For All Programmes (Available in 6 or 12 months)

Organisation Contact Number Website
Standard Chartered
Bank
Tel : 1800 747 7000 www.standardchartered.com.sg
Citibank Tel : 1800 225 5225 www.citibank.com.sg
Maybank Tel : 1800 968 2265 www.maybank.com.sg
UOB Tel : 1800 226 6121 www.uob.com.sg
OCBC Tel : 1800 363 3333 www.ocbc.com.sg
DBS Tel : 1800 111 1111 www.dbs.com
POSB Tel : 1800 339 6666 www.posb.com.sg
Bank of China  Tel : 1800 669 5566  www.bankofchina.com/sg

 

For Degree and Master (Available in 24 months)

Organisation Contact Number Website
Citibank Tel : 1800 225 5225 www.citibank.com.sg

 

 

 
 
QUICK INFORMATION
Duration of Course | 7 - 12 months
Award | INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION DIPLOMA

COMMENCEMENT DATE  

Class Intakes for 2019

Full-time Programme
2019 : Apr, Jul, Oct

Part Time Programme
2019 : Apr, Jul, Sep

CONTACT DETAILS  

Local students:

+65 6247 9111 / 6372 1000

International students:

International Students Enquiries :
• Main Hotline: +65 6278 7660
• China: +65 9066 8857
• Taiwan: +65 9181 1527
• India: +65 9121 0277 / +65 8713 7364
• Vietnam / Thailand: +65 9137 4990
• Korea: +65 9372 5853
• Myanmar: +65 8727 4147
• Laos / Cambodia: +65 8779 6040
• Malaysia / Indonesia : +65 9058 5398
• Russia / Others: +65 9728 0695

 

Local Enquiries
etc@mdis.edu.sg
+65 6247 9111
ib@mdis.edu.sg
+65 6278 8000
International Enquiries