Professional Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality OperationsAwarded by: MDIS

Programme Objectives

The Professional Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Operations is structured with the primary learning objective of developing students to become practical, competent, and functioning practitioners in the international hospitality and  tourism sector. Students will undergo a spectrum of competency and skill-based training, covering the operational aspects of the hospitality and food and beverage trade. The curriculum coverage will focus on the operational aspects of the hospitality trade, emphasizing on getting students to gain practical skills in handling customers' requests, responding to feedback and complaints, managing operational costs, planning, organising events and supervising peers or staff, as well as attaining foundational theoretical knowledge in food and beverage operations and hospitality establishments.

Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Industry

Front Office Operations

Housekeeping Operations

Food and Beverage Knowledge

Food and Beverage Operations

Principles of Communication


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

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

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Duration & Intakes

Duration  Commencement  Completion
7 Months  Apr 2022  Nov 2022
 May 2022  Dec 2022
 Oct 2022  May 2023

Fees & Structure

 Tuition Fees  Non-tuition Fees
 S$3,679.00  S$1,900.00 - S$2,300.00

Application fees: S$481.50


# All application fees are non-refundable.
# All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
# Local:
- Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop,  medical insurance, fee protection scheme. 
- Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop and fee protection scheme.
# International: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, medical insurance, medical examination, administrative fee, study guide and e-Book.
# Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
# Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be of age 17 and above and possess one of the following entrance requirements:

At least 1 GCE 'O' Level Pass


At least 1 IGCSE Level Pass


Higher NITEC/NITEC Qualifications


International applicants must have completed 10 years of formal education


WPLN of Level 5 and above


Mature candidates (30 years old and above with 8 years' relevant work experience)

English Language Requirements

C6 pass in English at GCE 'O' Level or equivalent


Achieved a minimum band of 5.5 in IELTS or equivalent


Pass MDIS English Entrance Test conducted by MDIS


MDIS Professional Certificate in English


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


Letter from College/University clearly stating the Medium of Instruction of the highest qualification to be English


High School English


Achieve a minimum score of 85 and above in Duolingo English Test

Application Procedure

International student is required to apply for a student pass if he/she wishes to study full-time in Singapore.

Applicant is required to submit the following documents to MDIS:

MDIS Application Form

  • 4 recent passport-size photographs of the applicant. (against white background)
  • 1 copy of Immigration and Checkpoint Authority (ICA) e-Form 16
  • Copy of applicant's passport pages showing his/ her particulars and travel and travel document's date of validity. (At least 1 year)
  • Copy of applicant's Birth Certificate / Affidavit
  • Copy of applicant's Certified / Notarised copy of Education Results/Certificates and Transcripts ( with detailed results)
  • Copy of the student pass (For applicants transferred from other schools in Singapore) or Notification for Cancellation of Student Pass, Visit pass and Embarkation Form.
  • Must show proof of English Medium Study / First Placement Test Attempted / IELTS / TOEFL
  • Copy of financial ability. (e.g. bank statement, fixed deposit / saving account ) • Visa Required Country only (E.g. minimum amount of RMB150,000 for PRC only)
  • Proof of parent's occupation (PRC only)
  • University Matriculation Form (if applicable)
  • Letter by applicant indicating interest to study with MDIS (study plan/ statement of purpose) for Master programmes

*Notarized English translations are needed if documents are in other languages.

For more enquiries, please contact us at 6278 8000 or email us at

MDIS permits students to pay their course fee in instalments. An administrative charge of S$107.00 (inclusive of GST) will be levied on each late instalment payment of the course fee. Fees are payable upon confirmation and acceptance of the place in the programme before the programme commencement.

You may pay your fee by cash, NETS, VISA, MasterCard, AMEX or by cheque or through our financial assistance scheme.If payment is by cheque, please indicate the details of the programme applied for on the back of the cheque, stating clearly you personal particulars and company name. Unless otherwise stated, all fees are inclusive of GST.

Please note that under the Private Education Act, all students will enter into a Fee Protection Scheme contract with MDIS.

Student Pass Application

International students are required to apply for a student pass if he/she wishes to study full-time in Singapore. Please click here for detailed information.

For any programme enquiries, please contact our friendly consultants:

Mr Darren Yap | Mobile/WhatsApp: +65 8189 8104 | Email:

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Quick Information

Duration of Course 
13 months (Inclusive of 6 months internship)


Commencement Dates

Full-time Programme
April 2022
May 2022
Oct 2022

Contact Details

Local students:

+65 6247 9111

International students:
Main Hotline:

+65 6278 8000

+65 6796 7005

+65 6796 7009