With the tourism industry thriving and advancing on a rapid scale (it’s creating a new job every 2.5 seconds!), hotel management has emerged as one of the most preferred jobs among the youth who want to break the chains of conventional courses and professions. The reason: hotel management is more flexible, interesting and offers a highly exciting work environment (not to say the fascinating perks and pay that come with it.)
If you are willing to pursue a career in hotel management, Singapore will be your best bet. Why? Because it has the best colleges for business management and a world class business environment. Following are some of the best colleges and universities where you can study hotel management in Singapore.
Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)
Hotel management is nothing but the study of how to run a hotel and tackle all its affairs. That’s what they teach you at the Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS). The Institute offers a bachelor degree in ‘business in International hospitality management.’
The course will take you 27 months to complete in which you will be trained in all the aspects of running a standard hotel. MDIS is one of the oldest not-for-profit institutes in Singapore.
Nanyang Technological University (NTU)
The Nayang Technological University is one of the two largest public universities in Singapore. With its amazingly beautiful campus and highly efficient staff, you will find it very hard to resist enrolling in it.
NTU offers a bachelors degree in tourism and hospitality management. What makes this degree special is that NTU has partnered with Cornell-Nanyang Institute of Hospitality Management, the Singapore Tourism Board and other industry giants, therefore, guaranteeing good exposure and practical knowledge of what you are studying.
Another good place to pursue your hotel management studies, the ERC institute was founded by a famous Singaporean author and businessman Andy Ong.
ERC offers a bachelor’s degree of arts in business management, specializing in tourism and hospitality management. The course will give you a strong base in the administrative and managerial aspects of hotel management. The course takes only one year to complete.
PSB Academy is one of the famous institutions in Singapore. With 10,000 students and more than 600 full time and part time lecturers, the institution offers the best learning opportunities for students.
PSB also offers a bachelor’s degree in business which majors in marketing and tourism. Although it’s a three year course, it can be accelerated to a two-year module if students meet certain requirements.
PSB also offers a diploma in tourism and hospitality management which is quite popular among the youth who want to pursue a career in tourism and hospitality management. From core tourism, leisure, and hospitality concepts, to foundation management skills, the course has it all.