Diploma in Hotel Management


In the post Covid world, tourism is expected to boom rapidly. Although many hotels had closed, owing to travel bans and lockdowns, the future for the hotel industry seems positive and hopeful as countries start to recognize vaccination certificates and open their borders. For instance, Marriot group of hotels have expanded their operations in Malaysia and opened two new hotels and a few other groups have followed suit. As such, a course in hotel management will provide individuals, with an interest in the hotel and hospitality industry, with excellent career opportunities in the near future.


The ‘Diploma in Hotel Management’, from DSH Institute of Technology, equips students with a comprehensive understanding of essential domains related to the successful functioning of a hotel or any other place of accommodation such as chalets and resorts. The program consists of a combination of classroom activities as well as industrial placements in hotels and resorts where students will learn directly from professional hotel staff.


At the end of our ‘Diploma in Hotel Management’, at DSH Institute of Technology, students will be able to :

  1. gain comprehensive knowledge on the main domains involved in running a
    successful hotel or place of accommodation such as marketing, events management,
    housekeeping and food preparation protocols, hygiene and sanitization etc
  2. be equipped with hands – on experiences, through industrial placements and learn
    the basics of managing a hotel through learning from professionals



Course Code




MQA (PA 12439)

MOHE (N811/4/0400)



January, June and September



2.5 years


Modes of Instruction



Practical Sessions

Industrial Placements

Future Education Pathways

Career Options

Hotel Manager
Restaurant Manager
Events Planner and Coordinator

Entry Requirements

SPM or EquivalentGCE 'O' Levels or Equivalent
Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or its equivalent with a minimum of THREE (3) credits in any three subjectsGCE O’ Levels or equivalent with minimum Grade C in any THREE (3) subjects
ORAND for Countries in which English is not a medium
STPM or EquivalentIELTS or Equivalent
Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan (STPM) or its equivalent with a minimum 'Grade C' in any ONE (1) subjectPass in International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with an Overall Band Score of minimum 6.0 or its equivalent
STAM or EquivalentTOEFL or Equivalent
Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) or equivalent with a minimum grade of MaqbulTest of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or equivalent with minimum score of 550 (PBT) or 213 (CBT) or 79-80(iBT)
SKM with SPM or Equivalent
Pass in SKM Level 3 in a related field and pass in SPM with a minimum of ONE (1) credit in any ONE (1) subject
*Any other qualification equivalent to certificate (Level 3, Malaysian Qualification Framework) is also considered**Candidates with any other Computing Certificate or equivalent are welcome to apply*

Course Modules

Technical KnowledgeTechnical KnowledgeTechnical Knowledge
DHHT 2113
Introduction to Hospitality and
Tourism Industry
DHPM 2513
Principles of Marketing
DHHR 2313
Human Resource Management
DHCS 2212
Customer Service Management
DHCF 2214
Commercial Food Preparation
DHRM 2513
Restaurant Management
DHHM 2414
Housekeeping Management
DHFS 2113
Food Service Management
DHSH 2413
Supervision in Hospitality Industry
DHBF 2114
Basic Food Preparation
DHPA 2313
Hotel Accounting
DHFB 2313
Food and Beverage Cost Control
DHBP 2114
Basic Bakery and Pastry
DHPM 2413
Principle of Management
DHLH 2513
Legal Aspects in Hospitality Industry
DHFM 2414
Front Office Management
DCCE 0163
Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship
DHEM 2514
Event Management
DHRS 2214
Restaurant Service
DHHS 2213
Food Safety and Hygiene
DHIT 2313
Technology for Hotel and Tourism Industry
Additional Skills / KnowledgeAdditional Knowledge / SkillsIndustrial Attachments
MPU 2163
Appreciation of Ethics and Civilizations (Malaysians) /
Philosophy and Current Issues (Non - Malaysians)
MPU 2412
Community Service
DHPA 2610
Industrial Placements in Local Hotels / Resorts
MPU 2223
Advanced Communicative English
MPU 2313
Islamic Studies (Muslims) /
MPU 2323
Moral Studies (Non - Muslims)


Computer Labs with Up to Date Software and Applications for Research and Assignments
Fully Equipped Library with Up to Date Materials for Research and Assignments
Conducive Auditoriums for Lectures and Tutorials
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