Diploma in Culinary Arts

7 Semesters / 2 Years 6 Months
Petaling Jaya (Main)
100% PTPTN Available
RM 857.00per
RM 24,000.00 total fee

Why this course

Diploma in Culinary Arts is designed to equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills in food service and culinary management, particularly in the hotel and restaurant industry.

Besides lessons in food preparation, this programme covers the spectrum of related scope such as marketing and human resource management, purchasing and cost control, in preparation for a successful career in this field.

[R/811/4/0055 (MQA/FA 1708) 01/22]

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Course information

Programme Entry Requirements

You must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for entry to the UNITAR Diploma Programme:

  • A pass in SPM with a minimum of three (3) credits in any subject, or its equivalent; OR
  • A Certificate (Level 3, MQF) in a related field or its equivalent; OR
  • A pass in SKM level 3 in a related field subject to Senate approval and MUST attend bridging courses; OR
  • Any other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government
  • Entry requirements for admission into the Diploma’s program (level 5, MQF) through APEL as approved by the Ministry of Education (MOHE). Applicants must be/have:​
    • A Malaysian citizen; and
    • The candidate should be more than 20 years of age in the year of application​
    • Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; and
    • Pass the APEL Assessment​​

English Requirement

International Students
  • Minimum score of 4.0 for IELTS OR its equivalent.

Programme Core Modules

  • Foodservice Sanitation
  • Introduction to Butchery
  • Food and Beverage Service Operations
  • Fundamentals of Food
  • Pastry and Cake Making
  • Basic Cookery
  • Malaysian Cuisine
  • Purchasing and Cost Control
  • Malaysian Hawkers Delight
  • International Cuisine
  • Management of Kitchen Organisation
  • Restaurant Management
  • Garde Manger Artistry
  • Food Commercial Operation
  • Industrial Training
  • Sugarcraft Artistry
  • Industrial Training

University Core Modules

  • English 1
  • English 2
  • English 3

Faculty Core Modules

  • Introduction to Management
  • Introduction to Hospitality Industry
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Introduction to Human Resource
  • Hospitality Management Accounting
  • Restaurant Career
  • Hotel Career
  • Personal / Private Chef
  • Recipe Developer
  • Food Stylist
  • Food Writer

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