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
  • Commodity Cooking
  •  Culinary Essentials: Butchery
  • Culinary Essentials: Larder Preparation
  • Culinary Essentials: Garde Manger
  • Food Costing, Purchasing & Merchandising
  • Food Hygiene and Safety
  • Food Nutrition
  • French 1
  • Introduction to Patisserie Skills
  • Tertiary English 1
  • Tertiary English 2
  • The Tourism Industry
YEAR 2
  • Beverage Studies
  • Classic French Cuisine
  • Culinary Artistry and Design
  • Entrepreneurship Studies
  • Food Service Operation
  • French 2
  • Industrial Placement
  • International Cuisine
  • Introduction to Molecular Cuisine
  • Menu Design and Development
MPU
  • 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
2017 INTAKE DATES
  • 9 Jan
  • 27 Mar
  • 11 May
  • 4 Sep
ESTIMATED FEES
  • RM48,444 (MALAYSIAN STUDENT)  
     

  • RM53,144 (INTERNATIONAL STUDENT)
*Terms and Conditions Apply
*Instalment Payment Plan Available

INSTALMENT PAYMENT PLAN

Programme

No. of
Semesters

No. of Instalments
Per Semester

Maximum No.
of Instalments

Foundation in Arts

3

3

9

Foundation Studies (Art and Technology)

3

3

9

Diploma in Culinary Arts

3

5

15

Diploma in International Hotel Management

3

5

15

Bachelor of Hospitality Management (Hons)

5

5

25

Bachelor of Culinary Management (Hons)

5

5

25

Bachelor of Hospitality Entrepreneurship (Hons)

5

5

25

Entry Requirements
ENTRY LEVELMINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT
  • SPM / O Levels :
Pass with min. 3 Credits
  • UEC :
Min. 3 Credits
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 Levels examination)
International Student :Band 5.5 in IELTS; or a score of 196 (computer-based) or 69 (internet-based); or 525 (paper-based) in TOEFL
*If English language requirements are not fulfilled, additional English module(s) may be taken at KDU University College.


 
STUDENT TESTIMONIALS
Goh Sze Wei
Goh Sze Wei
IMI BA in International Hotel & Tourism Management
Sales Coordinator, Malaysia
National Sales Team, Leisure
Sheraton Imperial Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Graduated 2014
Throughout my studies in KDU UC, SHTCA and all its lecturers have educated, trained and imparted their knowledge, experience and know how to prepare me to face the challenges in the hotel/hospitality industry.
EVENTS CALENDAR
Jun
17
Road to 60's: I Am Malaysian
Date :
17 June – 19 September 2017
Time :
11am – 10.00pm
Venue :
KDU University College, Utropolis, Glenmarie
Aug
12
KDU Open Day
Date :
12 - 27 August 2017
Time :
10am - 5pm
Venue :
KDU University College, Utropolis, Glenmarie KDU College, Damansara Jaya