Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality

To develop an understanding of contemporary issues in tourism, hospitality and business management.

To prepare you for a career in the tourism industry built on a solid foundation of skills and knowledge.

To be taught by academics who are also practitioners in the tourism and hospitality industry

Phone consultation: 62206228

Course Introduction:

The Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality is a programme consisting of modules that reflect both contemporary and pertinent issues in the tourism and hospitality industry. The programme attempts to impart critical and useful knowledge and skills through a mixture of innovative delivery and learning methods.   The diploma also acts as a useful platform for learners to embark on higher education within the business, tourism and hospitality disciplines, through the relevant topics studied throughout the programme.   This innovative programme is suitable for learners who wish to learn more about tourism and hospitality in a business, social and sustainability related approach.

GCS Diploma prepares you to go for CTH Level 4 international examinations which allows you to apply for 2nd year Degree ‘top-up’ courses at several UK Universities.  A step-by-step progression towards the goal of a Degree, with the flexibility to step away into the world of work mid-way and the benefit of a recognised qualification.


Modules                                      SubjectHours
      1Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality30
      2Visitor attractions in the Tourism industry30
      3Marketing in Travel, Hospitality and Tourism30
      4Principles of Business Management30
      5Accounting in Travel, Hospitality and Tourism30
      6Accommodation, Food and Beverage Management30
      7Sustainability in the Tourism and Hospitality industry30

Average teacher-student ratio: Min (1:15), Max (1:30)

Course Period: 12 months (Part time), 8 months (Full time)

Assessment: Exam, assignments, presentations, tests and quizzes

Delivery method: Blended learning that combines classroom learning or practicum learning with online learning.

Graduation criteria: Attendance >90% and pass all the assessments

Contact Us

Tel: (65) 6220 6228

Email: admin@goldencompass.edu.sg

Admission Criteria

Minimum Age: 16

For Local Students

  • Any 3 subjects with Grade 5 and above at N(A) Level and Grade D for N(T) Level; OR
  • NITEC or Higher NITEC; OR
  • Mature candidates (≥ 30 years old with 8 years work experience); OR
  • Candidates with other qualifications will be assessed on case-by-case basis

For International Students

  • Completion of Year 10; OR
  • Completion of below Year 10 will be considered if it is an official completion of High School in the country of origin; OR
  • Other private or foreign qualifications will be assessed on case-by-case basis

English language requirement:

  • Grade C6 in any GCE N-level subjects conducted in English, OR
  • Successfully pass Golden Compass School English Placement Test; OR
  • IELTS 5.5 or equivalent (applicable for International students)

Academic Level: Any 3 subjects pass N (A) level is grade 5 and above or N(T) level as grade D and above

Course Fees: S$5500 NETT

Award of Certificate:
Upon successful completion of coursework and examination, and a minimum of 80% attendance, students will be awarded a Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality by Golden Compass School.

Contact Us

Tel: (65) 6220 6228

Fax: 6323 2900

Email: admin@goldencompass.edu.sg


Tan Qinze 2016

I gained much knowledge from diploma courses in tourism and hospitality, which will definitely benefit the development of my future career. The trainer always asks questions, leading us to think independently and understand how to deal with various problems.