DIPLOMA IN CULINARY ARTS

KPT/JPS (A 6426) 11/20

Explore the amazing world of gastronomy!

Ignite the senses, gain that edge, and jump into the exciting world of gastronomy. This is a unique opportunity for students to learn how to use the freshest ingredients to create sumptuous gourmet dishes that inspire.

Our Diploma in Culinary Arts is designed to help students prepare for various opportunities in the culinary industry. Students can expect to spend a significant amount of time in our commercial kitchens with over 60% of the programme based on practical trainings. This hands-on programme covers various aspects of the culinary field – from theoretical classes on Hospitality Operations, Menu Design, Food Nutrition, Sanitation, Hygiene and Services, to practical classes on Culinary Essentials, Patisserie, Garde Manger, Butchery, Classical French and such. KDU is also the only institution to offer Molecular Cuisine at a diploma level, with several other specialised subjects such as Culinary Artistry and Design.

In this programme, students also have the option of obtaining an extra parchment from IMI International Management Institute, Switzerland.
Programme Structure
DURATION
2 years
PROGRAMME LOCATION
KDU University College, Utropolis Glenmarie
YEAR 1
  • Tertiary English 1
  • The Hospitality Industry
  • Culinary Essentials: Larder 
  • Introduction to Patisserie 
  • Culinary Essentials: Butchery
  • Tertiary English 2
  • Food Hygiene and Safety
  • Menu Design & Development
  • Culinary French
  • Food Nutrition
  • Food and Beverage Costing
  • Garde Manger
YEAR 2
  • Intermediate Patisserie
  • International Cuisine & Service
  • Entrepreneurship Studies
  • Beverage Studies
  • Industrial Placement
  • Marketing & E-commerce for Hospitality & Tourism
  • Culinary Artistry
  • Supervision for the Hospitality Industry
  • Classic French Cuisine & Service
MPU
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A*
  • Co-Curricular Activities and Community
  • Malaysia Culture and Life
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2 (Malaysian Students)
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International Students)
  • Personal Development Planning

*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
  • 27 Mar
  • 9 May
  • 4 Sep
  • 4 Nov
ESTIMATED FEES

LOCAL STUDENTS
  • RM50,525
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
  • RM55,325

 

*Terms and Conditions Apply
*Instalment Payment Plan Available
Entry Requirements
ENTRY LEVELMINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT
  • SPM / O Levels :
Min. 3 Credits (3Cs)
  • UEC :
Min. 3 Credits (3Bs)
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 :Pass (SPM / 1119 / UEC / O-Level English) ; MUET Band 2
International Student :Band 4.0 in IELTS; or a min score of 30 (IBT) or 397 (PBT) in TOEFL ; or score 30 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
Hakim Rosidi
Culinary Arts
Class of 2013
He admitted that there were a lot of memories that is memorable for him. These includes the exciting cooking classes, where they learned different cooking skills and courses, the late night group studies for examinations, and definitely all the awesome friends he had made when he was studying.
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