Diploma in Hotel Management (Work-based Learning)

Hospitality Diploma 2 Years 8 Months From RM 26,785

This Diploma in Hotel Management (Work-based Learning) programme embraces both the Swiss Philosophy of Hospitality Education and the internationally recognised best practices in its approach to Work-based Learning (WBL). Hence, through this programme students are equipped with the knowledge and skills on hotel operations and hospitality industry.


Programme Structure
Year 1
  • Culinary Management
  • Culinary Operation
  • English Language 1
  • English Language 2
  • Food & Beverage Control
  • Food & Beverage Management
  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • Housekeeping Management
  • Information Technology & Applications
  • Introduction to Hospitality Industry
  • Japanese Language
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Principles of Management
Year 2
  • Event Management
  • Front Office Management
  • Hospitality Accounting
  • Hospitality Economics
  • Hotel Law
  • Hotel Operations Management
  • Marketing in the Hospitality Industry
  • Supervision & Human Relations


MPU Subjects
  • Community Service & Co-curriculum
  • Media Literacy for Personal Branding
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A*
  • Malaysian Studies 2 (Local students) / Communicating in Malay 1B (International students)
  • Green Future Malaysia

*For Malaysian students who do not have a credit in SPM BM.

Fees Summary

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Local Students
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International Students
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Entry LevelEntry Requirements
SPM3 Cs (including a pass in Bahasa Malaysia)
OthersPlease refer to INTI College Sabah

Note: International students are subject to meet entry requirements that reflect similar qualifications and experience as stated above.
To find country-specific entry requirements visit our international entry requirement page

Campuses & Intakes

INTI College Sabah

  • January
  • April
  • August

Note: International students are subject to placement guidelines. Please check with a student counsellor.

Because it adopts WBL, students are exposed to leadership and soft skills that will mould them into competent graduates who are ready to take their careers to the next level. Apart from the emphasis placed on the workplace, practical experiences are gained through:

  • Problem-based Learning and Project-based Learning that develop problem-solving, analytical & critical thinking, leadership & teamwork
  • Field trips to widen a student’s perspective of the hospitality industry
  • Participation in seminars and workshops conducted by industry representatives and leaders
  • Real practical training and experience at leading hotels


About Hotel and Tourism Management Institute (HTMi)

A leading Hotel Management Institute in the world, the Hotel and Tourism Management Institute (HTMi) prepares students for a management career in the global hospitality industry. The institute has five centres for excellence: the School of International Hotel and Tourism Management, the International Hospitality Research Centre, the International Centre for Events Management Training, the Centre for Career Management and the Centre for Culinary Management. The mission for all students is “Come as a student, become a manager”

  • Opportunity to complete a degree at HTMi Switzerland in 12 months upon graduation
  • The only Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) accredited Work-based Learning Hotel Management programme in Sabah
  • Up to ten months real industry practice (paid internships) with international hotels, allowing students to gain real work experience throughout the duration of the study
  • The programme prepares students for Degree study in the areas of hospitality and business locally and abroad

Career Opportunities

Graduates can seek employment with international employers in the travel & tourism industry and progress to diverse management roles in the Hospitality Industry such as becoming a Hotel Manager, Resident Manager, Banquet Manager, Front Office Manager, Room Division Manager, and many more.

Programme Duration
2 years 8 months
(Including 10-month paid internships)
Accredited by

Malaysian Qualifications Agency
In collaboration with

Accredited by
INTI College Sabah: JPT/BPP (A6658)12/2020

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