N/811/4/0340|JPT/BPP(MQA/PA13025) | 03/22

Diploma in Hotel Management

One of the most industry-focused programmes in Malaysia, the Diploma in Hotel Management is designed to provide students with the theoretical, operational and technical skills needed for a career in the hospitality industry.

It has a specific emphasis on key hotel management functions in food and beverage, front desk, and operations. The Diploma in Hotel Management will prepare graduates to undertake executive and management roles within the hospitality industry.

Through the practical component of the course, students will be exposed to hotel management and all aspects of the service industry. Being located in the Golden Triangle of Kuala Lumpur with strong partnerships with hotel, relevant industry association and resort chains, Kings College is well placed to offer meaningful internships, placements and job opportunity to the future graduates.

Full-time – 2 years 6 months

Part-time – 4 years

Work-Based Learning – 2 years 4 months


Transfer to:

  • SHMS Swiss Hotel Management School for a 36-week top-up Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in International Hospitality Management or in International Hospitality and Events Management with a 4-6 month paid global internship:

    • Program details => CLICK HERE

    • SHMS is a global leader in Hospitality and Events Management and ranked in the top 5 of the world (QS Rankings).

  • 2 nd year of UK and Australian universities.

More than just a diploma:

  • Option for dual Diploma in Hotel Management from HIM Hotel Institute Montreux, Switzerland offered at Kings College.
  • Opportunities to join the “Earn as you learn” initiative to work in hotels during studies.
  • Internship opportunities with Kings College hotel partners.


  • Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) / O-Level (minimum 3 credits or equivalent).
  • OR/ Unified Examination Certificate (UEC): Pass with grade B in 3 Subjects.
  • OR/ Other relevant academic or professional qualifications.


  • Additional Certificates in Room Division Management and Hospitality Revenue Management at no cost
  • Paid internships in high-quality establishments
  • Paid job placements while you study for selected students


Semester 1

  • Hospitality English 1
  • Computer Applications
  • Principles of Management
  • Introduction to Hospitality Industry
  • Hygiene & Safety
  • Food & Beverage Operations

Semester 2

  • Hospitality English 2
  • Hotel & Restaurant Accounting
  • Hospitality Customer Service
  • Food & Beverage Management
  • Front Office Management
  • Housekeeping Management

Semester 3

  • Pengajian Malaysia 2 / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2
  • Critical Thinking / Writing Skills
  • Etika Professional / Hubungan Etnik
  • Khidmat Masyarakat / Co-Curriculum

Semester 4

  • Basic Cookery
  • Theory of Food
  • Food and Beverage Cost Control
  • Hotel Operation Management
  • Hospitality Marketing
  • Supervision in the Hospitality Industry

Semester 5

  • Hospitality Entrepreneurship
  • Introduction to Hospitality Law
  • Hospitality Human Resource Management
  • Professional Development
  • Facilities Management
  • Event Management

Semester 6

  • Practical Training