Diploma in Culinary Arts

(R2/811/4/0264) (A 11542) 11/2025

This programme will equip you with the necessary skills & knowledge to underpin the creation, preparation and cooking of local & international cuisines. Food preparation & food service classes are conducted in our purpose-built kitchen & AIDA BRASSERIE to reinforce the learning curve. This creates a realistic work environment.

Duration of Study

3 years

Credit Hours


Career Prospect

Professional Chef, Food Entrepreneur, Food Consultant.

Subjects Offered

  • Academic English 1
  • Basic Entrepreneurship
  • Foreign Language - French
  • Introduction to Hotel and Tourism
  • Food Safety and Sanitation
  • Professional Communication / Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Kitchen Management
  • Academic English 2
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2 / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
  • Fundamentals of Food Preparation (P)
  • Theory of Food
  • Academic English 3
  • Basic Food Procurement
  • Food and Beverage Cost Control
  • Menu Planning and Analysis
  • Basic Pastry and Bakery (P)
  • Restaurant Accounting
  • Human Nutrition
  • Restaurant and Foodservice Operations
  • Badminton Club (Co-Curriculum)
  • Garde Manger (P)
  • Malaysian Cuisine
  • Supervision in Hotel and Restaurant
  • Food and Beverage Management (P)
  • International Cuisine
  • Restaurant Performance Analysis
  • Hotel and Restaurant Sales and Promotions
  • Industrial Training

Entry Requirement

  • Passed Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) / Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia Vokasional (SPMV) with at least three credits in three (3) subjects ; OR
  • Passed O-Level with at least a full pass in three (3) subjects ; OR
  • Passed the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with at least B grade in three (3) subjects ; OR
  • Passed the Certificate (Level 3 MQF) in the field of obtaining at least PNGK 2.0 ; OR
  • Passed Level 3 Certificate of Malaysia (SKM) in related field and passed SPM with at least one credit in 1 subject and through consolidation program (if necessary) ; OR
  • Passed STPM with at least a grade C (CGPA 2.0) in one (1) subject ; OR
  • Passed STAM (Maqbul rank) ; OR
    • Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian government.

Additional Requirement for International Students - English


    IELTS 4.0 / CEFR A2 ; OR equivalent TOEFL PBT (397) ; OR TOEFL IBT (30-31) ; OR CAE (160) (Cambridge English: Advance) / CEFR B2 ; OR CPE (180) (Cambridge English: Proficiency) / CEFR C1 ; OR PTE (Pearson Test of English) (30) ; OR MUET (Malaysian University English Test) (Band 2)

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