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Dubai is home to some of the world's most iconic hotels and is fast developing a reputation for luxury and service excellence. These factors have contributed to Dubai's globally renowned hospitality industry. Our mission at DCT is to ensure that this continues and you have the opportunity to be a part of it. This sector provides incredible opportunities for those with an eye for detail and a flair for service.

Home to the world's most luxurious hotel brands, Dubai is a top-10 global destination with more than 124,000 hotel rooms available in 2019*. With Dubai aiming to be the most visited destination with more than 23 million visitors by 2025, our globally renowned hospitality industry offers incredible opportunities for growth and career progression.

The one-year Certificate programme combines theory and practical education to cover subjects such as Conflict Management, Beverage Preparation, Front Office Operations, In-House Functions and Event Planning and Environmental Sustainability.

Upon completion, students can continue their studies with our Diploma in Hospitality Management for an additional year to build on these skills to give graduates all the tools required to master all the facets of Hospitality Management.


Course Structure

YEAR ONE | Certificate in Hospitality (Level 4)

During one-year Certificate in Hospitality programme students study the following subjects as core units which provide the fundamental business and academic skills required in any Hospitality related position:

  • Cultural Awareness and Workplace Communication
  • International Computer Driving License (ICDL)
  • Business Fundamentals
  • Service Skills Fundamentals 
  • Marketing
  • Financial Accounting and Control
  • Sustainability

Hospitality students will also study specialised units providing them with more in-depth knowledge and a deeper understanding of the key hospitality departments and roles.

 The units are:

  • Introduction to Hospitality
  • Preparing for a career in Hospitality
  • Beverage Preparation
  • Introduction to the Tourism Industry (short) 
  • Front Operations and OPERA
  • Housekeeping

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YEAR TWO | Diploma in Hospitality Management (Level 5)

Upon successful completion of the certificate programme, students can choose to progress to the Diploma in Hospitality Management programme, which requires an additional year of study. The Diploma focuses on teaching students more supervisory, teamwork and leadership skills. You will also have the opportunity to tailor your studies to suit your career aspirations through a selection of option modules and complete a longer industry internship placement of at least 4 months.

Students study the following subjects during the Diploma Of Hospitality Management:

  • In House Events
  • Rooms Division Management
  • Digital Marketing
  • Supervising and Leading a Team
  • Business Communication
  • Industry Internship

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Please note:

*Progression each year is only available to students who have met the required GPA requirements of 2.5.

*On successful completion of all of the qualification level requirements, certificates and diplomas will be issued within 8 weeks.

*There is a minimum number of students required to run this programme.

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