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Management Development Institute of Singapore

Singapore , Singapore ,Singapore

Professional Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Operations

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.


  • June
  • Oct

Application Processing Time in Days: 28

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Full-Time Positions (Non-Academic & Academic)

Academic Positions (Part-Time)
Associate Lecturer(s) will be appointed on part-time basis to cater to short-term teaching requirements. After the recruitment process has concluded, the official appointment will take place three (3) to six (6) months prior to the commencement of classes or it will be subject to the availability of teaching classes.

Applicants must possess a recognised University degree. Any other relevant professional qualifications, industry experience and pedagogical training would be advantageous.

PSW Opportunity

PSW is 1yr

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

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