The 20-months Diploma program is crafted in order to prepare students for a career in culinary arts. The program encompasses a combination of theoretical (40%) studies and practical training (60%). The practical training is related to basic cooking techniques and advanced cuisine to managing a kitchen brigade. The theoretical learning focuses on food science, resource and budget planning in order to run successful kitchen operations. The program intends to develop the artistic and scientific culinary skills of students to start a promising career as a chef. This program is ideal for students who are passionate about cooking and food science and aiming to work in the future as a chef, restaurant concept developer, food blogger or celebrity chef.


Multiple opportunities for fresh graduates and skilled individuals are available to enlist on certificate and diploma programs with practical internships in the UAE.

HTMI’s solid industry partnerships across major international hotel groups and airlines allow students to experience practical work placements in a variety of sectors according to their program focus.

HTMi Dubai career guidance team knows that practical skills combined with a positive attitude are highly-valued by HR recruiters, therefore we have designed our courses to coach student’s attitude in order to enhance their career prospects immeasurably. Our internship and workplace achievements are speaking for themselves.

75% of all HTMi graduates join major international hotel chains, one out of three HTMi graduates start their hospitality careers in managerial positions and 80% of HTMi graduates secure their full-time placement before completing their final semesters.


HTMi Dubai offers a variety of scholarships.

Scholarships are offered to individuals who successfully passed high school with at least 90% grade average (or equivalent) or CGPA 3.0 above (or equivalent) for transfer students. The student also shall support his or her application with evidence showing his or her motivation for the hospitality industry.

A limited number of scholarships are available for each semester (starting January and August each year) and applications must be submitted minimum two calendar months prior to the semester start.

All applications will be reviewed by the HTMi Dubai academic board and shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated July 1, 2019
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