Diploma in Hotel Management

Programme Overview

The Diploma in Hotel Management program, under the Faculty of Management, PICOMS International University College (PICOMS) is the first non-medical related program offered by the PICOMS, as a diversification exercise in preparation for upgrading into a university-college by the year 2017. This program was selected as part of the college’s effort to contribute to the manpower needs of the hospitality industry, particularly in hotel operations in the country. According to PEMANDU, the tourism industry will require about 495,000 additional workers from 2017 until 2020 in order to meet the targeted growth plan, which offer great career opportunity for the hotel management graduates.



The graduates of this program have ample career opportunities in major hotels in the Klang Valley as the students from this program is well received by these hotels, especially during their Industrial Attachment program as well as during working as part-timers. Other hotels around the country have also recognized the program due to good rapport between the hotels and PICOMS, particularly with the management of the program.

Pass the Malaysian Certificate of Education or Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM / SPMV) / O-Level with at least 3 credits in any subject; or


Pass Certificate in related field; or


Other qualifications recognized by the Government of Malaysia

The graduates can also further their studies in universities, both public and private universities, as the program is also recognized by those institutions such as UiTM and UNITAR.

Year 1     

Introduction  to Tourism and Hospitality Industry                   

Introduction to Accounting                 

Food Hygiene and Sanitation   

Hospitality English

Introduction to Management                  

Fundamental of Marketing

Principles of Economics

Food and Beverage Cost Control

Basic Food Preparation


Year 2           

Food and Beverage Service Operations

Food and Beverage Service Practical

Commercial Cookery

Introduction to Human Resource Management

Banquet and Event Management

Supervision in the Hospitality Industry

Housekeeping Operations

Front Office Operations


Year 3          

Purchasing in the Hospitality Industry

Managing Guest Experience

Eco Hospitality

Hospitality and Tourism Law

Entrepreneurship  in the Hospitality Industry

Industrial Training (Hotel Management)


Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah

Programme Status:

Full Accreditation

Programme Code:



Hotel Management

Study Mode:


Study Level:



January, April and September


2.7 years