Diploma in Hotel Management


The Diploma in Hotel Management programme prepares students for employment at a supervisory level in various industries such as
Hotels, Resorts, Cruise Ships, Airlines, Event Management Companies, etc.


This programme covers areas such as front office, housekeeping, food service, event management, and marketing. Spectrum Education Group also guarantees industrial placement for students in 4-Star Hotel and above.

Upon completion of the programme students should be able to demonstrate:
  • Fundamental principles of management and its co-relationship within the business environment
  • Management techniques for the purpose of planning, decision-making, performance evaluation and control, within different business settings
  • Knowledge in business, human resources management, consumer behavior and management technique
  • An ability to present ideas clearly, logically and persuasively on both oral and written communication.
  • An ability to solve problems through the identification of key issues, synthesis of information and analytical tools, and the presentation and critical evaluation of a range of options.
  • Understanding on the importance of knowledge through lifelong learning, entrepreneurial skills, motivation, working in teams, managing people, communication, leadership and managerial skills.

A pass in SPM with at least credit in any 3 subjects, or any equivalent qualification


A pass in Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM), with a minimum of Grade C (GP 2.0) in any subject, or any equivalent qualification


A pass in Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) with a minimum grade of Maqbul


A pass in SKM Level 3 in a related field, and a pass in SPM with a minimum of 1 credit in any subject


Any qualifications equivalent to Certificate (Level 3, Malaysian Qualifications Framework, MQF)

Semesters Programme Structure
Semester 1

English Proficiency

Computer Applications

Principles of Management

Introduction to Hospitality

Bahasa Kebangsaan/Public Speaking

Semester 2

Principles of Marketing

Customer Service

Front Office Management

Human Resource Management

Housekeeping Management

Semester 3

Food Production

Food and Beverage Service

Semester 4

Pendidikan Islam/ Pendikan Moral

Procurement for the Hospitality Industry

English for Hospitality

Food and Beverage Cost Control

Personality Development / Critical Thinking

Semester 5

Hotel and Restaurant Accounting

Food and Beverage Management

Introduction to Innkeeper’s Law

Hygiene and Safety

Pengajian Malaysia

Semester 6

Business Ethics

Introduction to Event Management

Supervision in Hospitality Management

Khidmat Masyarakat

Semester 7

Industrial Placement

Total Credit Hours 90. Programme Duration 2 1/2 years.

On completion of the programme students will have the knowledge and skills required to work in a variety of hotel management. Potential job positions

  • Front Office Manager
  • Event Manager
  • Kitchen Manager
  • Purchasing Manager
  • House Keeping Manager
  • Sales & Marketing Manager
  • Administrator

Students that need assistance to find jobs can register for Spectrum Job Placement Programme through Spectrum Alumni at alumni@spectrum.edu.my