BACHELOR OF CULINARY MANAGEMENT (HONS)

KPT/JPS (FA 0451) 07/21

Embrace creativity & innovation in a new world of avant garde cuisine!

The gastronomic experience is no longer just about cooking skills. Students today who aspire to become professionals in culinary arts, need to understand nutrition, basic chemistry, arts and presentation amongst other things.

Our degree programme prepares students to address all aspects of the kitchen and meet the challenges of an increasingly sophisticated and demanding culinary industry. In addition to subjects such as Culinary Essentials, Baking Principles and Bakery Skills, students will also study Corporate Social Responsibility, Entrepreneurship, Sales and Marketing and more.
 
Students may choose from three different majors:

Culinary Operations
Exposes students to culinary traditions and methods, from classical French cuisine to contemporary Asian delights, through in-depth knowledge of both management and practical aspects.

Baking and Pastry
Develops students’ skills in various baking and decorating techniques while furnishing them with useful managerial skills so they may excel in the patisserie industry.

Italian Cuisine
Jointly taught by ALMA La Scuola Internazionale (Italy), this major gives students an introduction to Italian produce and products, original and regional Italian recipes and a deeper appreciation of its gastronomic traditions and culture. Students will spend a semester abroad at ALMA, Italy, and will receive a certificate from ALMA upon graduation.


Career Options

  • Sous Chef
  • Executive Chef
  • Private Chef
  • Pastry Chef
  • Food Stylist
  • Food and Beverage Manager
  • Food Service Manager
  • Restaurateur
...and many more
 
UNIVERSITY PARTNER

Programme Structure
DURATION
3 years
PROGRAMME LOCATION
KDU University College, Utropolis Glenmarie
YEAR 1
  • Academic English 1 & 2
  • Basic Patisserie
  • Culinary Essentials: Larder Preparation
  • Culinary French
  • Food Nutrition & Health
  • Food Hygiene and Safety
  • Professional Development Planning
  • Menu Planning
  • Culinary Essentials: Principles of Garde Manger
YEAR 2
  • Culinary Artistry and Design *
  • Food & Beverage Management
  • Hospitality Financial Management *
  • Hospitality Marketing and Sales Techniques
  • Hospitality Human Resources Management 
  • Research Methodology
  • F&B Catering
  • Food Costing, Purchasing & Merchandising
 
YEAR 3
  • Final Year Project
  • Industry Placement
  • Gastronomy Studies *



* Not applicable for Italian Cuisine major
SPECIALIZATION (YEAR 2)
CULINARY OPERATIONSBAKING & PASTRYITALIAN CUISINE
  • Malaysian Cuisine and Its History
  • Charcuterie

 
  • The Science of Baking
  • Advanced Baking & Pastry Techniques

 
  • Charcuterie
SPECIALIZATION (YEAR 3)
CULINARY OPERATIONSBAKING & PASTRY
  • Molecular Cuisine
  •  Asian Cuisine
  • Commodity Cooking
  • Artisan and Decorative Breads
  • Chocolates and Confections
  • International Pastry Arts and Crafts


Student transfer to ALMA, Italy
MPU
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A*
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Life in Malaysia
  • Hubungan Etnik (Malaysian Students)
  • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (Malaysian Students)
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (International Students)
  • Pengajian Malaysia 3 (International Students)

*Notes:
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
2019 INTAKE DATES
  • 14 Jan
  • 15 Jul
  • 4 Sep
  • 4 Nov
ESTIMATED FEES

LOCAL STUDENTS
  • RM95,760 (Baking & Pastry)
  • RM67,300 (Italian Cuisine)
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
  • RM100,110 (Baking & Pastry)
  • RM71,650 (Italian Cuisine)


*Terms and Conditions Apply
*Instalment Payment Plan Available
Entry Requirements
ENTRY LEVELMINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT
  • GCE A Levels / STPM :
2 Principal Passes or CGPA 2.0
  • UEC :
5 Credits (5Bs)
  • Diploma :
Pass with min. CGPA 2.0
  • Foundation Studies :
Pass
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)
ENGLISH REQUIREMENT
Local Student :Band 4 in MUET
International Student :Band 5.0 in IELTS; or a min score of 35 (IBT) or 415 (PBT) in TOEFL ; or score 36 and above for Pearson English Test
*If English language requirements are not fulfilled, additional English module(s) may be taken at KDU University College.
STUDENT TESTIMONIALS
Aaron Khor Ching Tsen
Culinary Arts
Class of 2016
"Studying at KDU has taught me the importance of teamwork. I have experienced working with different people in KDU from different backgrounds". He added "I have learnt so much to become motivated and passionate about my career."
EVENTS CALENDAR
Sep
5
Orientation Day
Date :
5 - 25 September 2019
Time :
8.00am - 6.00pm
Venue :
KDU University College, Utropolis, Glenmarie
Sep
24
#BackToBasic Launching Ceremony
Date :
24 September 2019
Time :
3pm - 5pm
Venue :
KDU University College, Utropolis, Glenmarie