What will I learn?

This programmme is the first of its kind that offers a unique blend of both the soft skills of hotel management and the technical skills of facilities management of hotels, resorts, commercial buildings, hospitals and other properties. Whether your passion is in working with people or managing multi-million dollar properties, there’s something in this course for you!

Hotel & leisure management focuses on preparing students for supervisory and management trainee positions in key areas of the hotel industry. Facilities Management is a rapidly growing professional and vital discipline concerned with the multidisciplinary activities of integrating people, asset, environment and process to ensure functionality, to enhance lifestyle, to add value, and to optimise the physical environment and infrastructure. Besides the diploma, you will also be awarded the Fire Safety Manager Certificate.

Graduates of this course will find lots of lucrative and interesting openings available for
employment in hotels, resorts, clubs, leisure industry, serviced apartments, commercial &
industrial properties, private & private housing, hospitals, airports and even cruise liners.

Some of the positions they can choose fill include:

• Hotel Facilities Manager

• Front Office Manager

• Rooms Division Manager

• Lobby Manager

• Project co-ordinator

• Hotel Marketing & Sales Executive

• Customer Service Executive

• Venue Manager

• Operations & Logistics Manager

• Contracts Manager

• Property Executive

Which department am I in?

School of Architecture and the Built Environment

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
SG$9,050.00 (4,94,265) per year
Total Fee payable for student who accepts tuition grant/year: S$ 9,211.11; Total Fee payable for student who rejects/ not eligible for tuition grant/year: S$ 26,226.21
Start date

Expected October 2021


School of Architecture and the Built Environment

Singapore Polytechnic,

500 Dover Road,

139651, Singapore

Entry requirements

For international students

Applicants must have obtained the following qualification: GCE 'O' Levels, relevant Institute of Technical Education Higher NITEC (ITC/CBS) qualifications, or relevant Institute of Technical Education NITEC (NTC2) qualifications (with minimum GCE 'N' Level qualifications). A 'B' average overall would be minimally sufficient for candidates to make a competitive application. those from Integrated Programme (IP) Schools in Singapore who have completed the equivalent of Sec 4 as well as those who have graduated from IP schools can be considered for admission; eligibility is similar to GCE 'O' level; for those who have completed the International Baccalaureate Diploma, the entry requirements are minimum Grade 4 for English (1st Lang) except for Creative Writing for Television and New Media and Media and Communication courses where a Grade 5 (1st Lang) is required, minimum Grade 5 for Mathematics, minimum Grade 5 for relevant subject, overall aggregate should be at least 22 (based on 5 subjects including English, Mathematics and relevant subject); or equivalent qualification. Students from other countries should have country specific requirements equivalent to Singapore. Also they must fulfill the following English language requirements: TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based) or 79 (internet-based); or IELTS (International English Language Testing System - overall minimum 6.0; for China qualifications 6.0 is also required for reading and speaking components), or passes English language entrance test.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.