Diploma in Culinary Arts


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Key Information


3 intakes in each academic year

Programme Duration

2 ½ year

Mode of Study


Programme Level

This programme emphasises hands-on learning, basic skills in food preparation, pastry and bakery, butchery and Garde Manger. These qualities are reinforced as they move from basic to advanced stages of cooking, and when exploring Asian, Western, Culinary Artistry and International cuisine.

Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)Pass SPM with minimum THREE (3) credits in any subjects.
Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM)Pass STPM with minimum Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in any subjects.
Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)Pass with minimum Grade B in THREE (3) subjects.
Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM)Pass STAM with minimum grade of Maqbul in any subjects.
Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM)Pass SKM with Level 3 in a related field.
Certificate (Level 3, MQF)Certificate (Level 3, MQF) in a related field.
English Proficiency for International StudentsIELTS : 4.0


Malaysian University English Test (MUET) : Band 2

Matapelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU)

  • Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1*
  • Interpersonal Communication Skills / Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Study of Moral & Ethics
  • Community Service

for international students University Compulsory

  • Practical English
  • Academic English
  • Co-Curriculum Activities

Common Core

  • Introduction of Accounting
  • Computer Applications
  • Principles of Management
  • Business Law
  • Entrepreneurship

Programme Core

  • Introduction to Hospitality Industry
  • Food Safety and Hygiene
  • Fundamental of Food
  • Food Preparation
  • Basic Pastry & Bakery
  • Kitchen Management
  • Food and Beverage Cost Controls
  • Menu Planning
  • Garde Manger
  • Food & Beverages Service Skills
  • Commercial Food Production
  • Asian Cuisine
  • Contemporary Cuisine
  • Culinary Artistry
  • Hospitality Human Resources Management
  • Hospitality Sales and Marketing
  • International Cuisine
  • Halal Management
  • Industrial Training

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Programme code: JPT/BPP(MQA/FA14141)12/27

Duration: Full time: 1.5 years (min); 4 years (max)
Part time: 2.5 years (min); 5 years (max)

Intakes: February, May, August, November

Mode of Study: Full-Time, Part-Time


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