Programmes  /  Specialist Diploma in Homeland Security & Counter-Terrorism


The Specialist Diploma provides students with an overview of the key issues in Homeland Security and Terrorism from strategic as well as operational perspectives.

  • Pathway Program recognized by Charles Sturt University (CSU) for Subject Credits leading to the Master of Arts (Terrorism, Safety & Security)
  • Students will gain an articulation equivalent to 64 subject credit points or two year of the Master of Arts (Terrorism, Safety & Security) programme.
  • Graduates need to complete an additional 32 subject credit points with Charles Sturt University to be awarded the Master of Arts (Terrorism, Safety & Security).

Course Duration

Full-Time (Local & International Students)
5 Months Study

Part-Time (Local Students)
10 Months Study

Teacher Student Ratio


Modes & Methods of Delivery

  • Powerpoint Presentations
  • Discussions
  • Question & Answers
  • Assignments
  • Class Activities
  • Role Play
  • Projects


Students will be assessed throughout the duration of the programme.

  • In-Class Assessment – At the end of each module.
  • Module Paper – Each student will be required to write a 2000 words module paper.
  • Class Participation – Students will also be assessed based on their participation in class.

The pre-requisites for Specialist Diploma in Homeland Security & Counter-Terrorism

  • 21 years old and above; and
  • Degree Holder; or
  • Pass in English in GCE ‘O’ level or equivalent; or

Other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Local Students


Specialist Diploma in Homeland Security & Counter-Terrorism
5 Months Study (Full-Time)


Specialist Diploma in Homeland Security & Counter-Terrorism
10 Months Study (Part-Time)

International Students


Specialist Diploma in Homeland Security & Counter-Terrorism
5 Months Study (Full-Time)

Miscellaneous Notes

  • All fees stated are inclusive of 7% GST
  • All fees are subject to change without prior notice.

Application Fee of SGD$299.60 is payable to STEi Institute Pte. Ltd. This fee is non-refundable under all circumstances Student can make payment via TT, bank draft or cheque.

Medical Insurance Scheme

STEi hereby confirms and undertakes to students that it has in place a medical insurance scheme for all its students as required by the Committee for Private Education (CPE) under the EduTrust certification scheme.

Fee Protection Scheme

STEi provides fee protection scheme for all students as required by the Committee for Private Education (CPE) and is aligned with the EduTrust requirements.

All course fees are payable to STEi Institute STFA (ESCROW) account with DBS Bank in Singapore (Account No. : 003-909412-4), an approved Service Provider by CPE.

HM1001 – English for Hospitality

This module is designed to enhance student’s essential communication skills in the Hospitality Industry. Students would be able to understand the “lingo” of the Industry and also to adapt to the terms of reference used amongst the staff. Students would be equipped with Hospitality English language skills to speak, read and write in proper English with confidence.

HM1002 – Food Nutrition & Product Knowledge

This module aims to equip students with the knowledge in the Principals and Characteristics of various Cooking Methods and be able to identify different food and beverage products. Students would be proficient to outline food safety and hygiene principles.

HM1003 – Bar Service & Knowledge

This module is focuses on the knowledge of the various types of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages – Countries and Areas of origin, Methods of Production, Base ingredients, Characteristics, Alcoholic Content, Quality Ratings and Deliverance of Service.

HM1004 – Food & Beverage Operations

This module introduces the different services and operational styles to serve different types of cuisines such as Plated Service, Gueridon Service, Buffet Service, Family Service, Counter Service, Silver Service, Carvery Service, Fast Food Service, and other services.

HM1005 – Principles of Front Office Operations

This module introduces the four phases of the Guest Cycle and the various transactions and services in each phase. It outlines the different sections of the Front Office, the job titles and duties of the staff in the respective sections at each phase.

HM1006 – Hospitality Information Systems

This module is to sharpen the student’s understanding in the concepts of a Property Management System (PMS). PMS – a demonstrational software product, also known as Hotel Front Office Management Simulation, provides the students an interactive learning experience on its functions.

HM1007 – Conference & Events Operations

This module equips the students with the knowledge in various types of events. It outlines the uniqueness and importance of each event and focuses on the functions and responsibilities of the Banquet Department.

HM1018 – Marketing for Hospitality & Tourism I

This module introduces the Hospitality and Tourism Marketing Industry. It provides the students with the understanding of Marketing Management in strategic planning within a service culture.

HM1019 – Industrial Attachment (IA)

Students can expect to be deployed to the various functional departments of the Hospitality Industry – Food & Beverage, Front Office, Customer Service, Accommodations, Travel or Tour Related Establishments, Events Management, Conventions and Conferences, Catering, Theme Parks, Entertainment and Recreation, over 6 months of Industrial Attachment.

Industrial Attachment is a compulsory and integral module of the Diploma in Hospitality Management Course. In the event that a student is unable to participate in the Industrial Attachment Module due to circumstances beyond the control of STEi Institute; the student will be provided as a last resort, to successfully complete the Project Work to be considered for graduation from course and be awarded the Diploma in Hospitality Management.

In order to be conferred the course award, the student must achieve a pass for STEi Examination, and at least 75% of class attendance. Student’s Pass Holders are required to maintain a class attendance of 90% and above.

Upon successful completion of the Specialist Diploma in Homeland Security & Counter-Terrorism awarded by STEi Institute, the student is eligible to apply with advanced standing to our partnered universities.

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