KPT/JPS (PA 8660) 12/22

Discover the secrets of authentic Asian Cuisine to unlock your future.

Step up your game and embrace the unique values of indigenous recipes from the authentic Asian dishes by acquiring the right qualifications to venture into this promising path of Asian culinary brought to you by KDU University College at its flagship campus located at Utropolis, Glenmarie.

This programme is predominantly tailored to suit those who seek to build their career as international Chefs and skilled personnel in Asian Food Culture industry through rigid practical and theoretical courses that meet the world-class standard. Students will attain comprehensive learning on different cuisines such as South East Asian, Middle Eastern, Oriental as well as Asian Pastry skills. This programme is set to provide students an edge on being highly marketable and competitive overseas in the Asian cuisine industry which could cater to the ever growing demands in the overseas restaurants and hotels.

KDU also promises to deliver module variations of Asian cuisine within the programme which will be conducted by guest lecturers from the actual professional industrial scene to lead certain modules.

Career Opportunities
  • Executive Chef
  • Food and Beverage Manager
  • Food Service Manager
  • Sous Chef
  • Private Chef
  • Cruise Chef
  • Airline Chef
  • Restauranteur
  • Educationalist
  • Food Technologist
  • Food Critic after years of experience
….. and many more
Programme Structure
3 years
KDU University College, Utropolis Glenmarie
  • Academic English 1 & 2
  • Personal Development Planning
  • Introduction to Hospitality & Food Studies
  • Food Safety & Hygiene
  • Culinary Essential: Larder
  • Culinary Essential: Butchery
  • Food Nutrition
  • Academic English 2
  • Food and Beverage Costing
  • Culinary Essential: Patisserie
  • Culinary Essential: Garde Manger
  • Hospitality Marketing & Sales Technique
  • Commodities Studies
  • Asian Food Culture
  • South East Asia Cuisine – North & East
  • Middle East & South Asia Cuisine
  • Menu Planning and Design Development
  • South East Asia Cuisine – South & West
  • East Asia & Oriental Cuisine
  • Hospitality Financial Management
  • Asian Pastries and Desserts
  • Research Method
  • Culinary Artistry
  • Asian Beverage Management Studies
  • Asian Breads
  • Dining Room Service
  • Contemporary Asian Cuisine
  • Final Year Project
  • Industrial Placement
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Life in Malaysia
  • Hubungan Etnik (Malaysian Students)
  • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (Malaysian Students)
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International Students)
  • Pengajian Malaysia 3 (International Students)

Bahasa Kebangsaan A is compulsory for all Malaysian students
  • without a credit in SPM Bahasa Malaysia.
  • without SPM Bahasa Malaysia (applicable to students from UEC, O Level, or other equivalent programmes)
Study Route
Fees & Intakes
  • 15 Jan
  • 2 Jul
  • 3 Sep
  • 8 Nov
  • Coming Soon
Entry Requirements
  • GCE A Levels / STPM :
2 Principal Passes
  • UEC :
Min. 5 Credits
  • Diploma :
Pass with minimum CGPA of 2.00
  • Foundation Studies :
  • Canadian Pre University (CPU) :
60% Average
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) :
Min. 24 points in 6 subjects
  • Local Matriculation :
Pass with minimum CGPA of 2.00
Any other qualifications deemed equivalent by the Ministry of Education, Malaysia (or as stated in the Document Senarai Nilai Taraf Kelayakan Akademik, Malaysian Qualifications Agency)Pass (Subject to review and approval of certified transcripts)
Local Student :Pass (SPM / 1119 / UEC / O Levels examination) 
Min. score of Band 4 in MUET
International Student :Band 5.5 in IELTS; or a score of 213 (computer-based) or 79 (internet-based); or 550 (paper-based) in TOEFL
*If English language requirements are not fulfilled, students are required to sit the English Placement Test and based on the results, students will be advised to take the appropriate English course(s) of the
  Certificate in Intensive English. Students are required to complete the Certificate in Intensive English modules before the commencement of the Bachelor of Asian Cuisine (Hons).