Faculty of Hospitality & Tourism

Diploma in Culinary Arts

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

Programme Description

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 purposebuilt kitchen & AIDA BRASSERIE to reinforce the learning curve.

Programme Highlights

  • Mode: Full Time
  • Duration: 36 months
  • Credit Hours: 90
  • Scholarships: Available
  • Intake: Jan/Feb, May/June, Sept/Oct
  • Course in Petaling Jaya


  • Academic English 1
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2/ Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
  • Theory of Food
  • Fundamentals of Food Preparation (P)
  • Academic English 2
  • Basic Entrepreneurship / Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Foreign Language – French
  • Introduction to Hotel and Tourism
  • Food Safety and Sanitation
  • Professional Communication
  • Kitchen Management



  • Garde Manger
  • Malaysian Cuisine
  • Food and Beverage Service
  • Co-Curriculum
  • Basic Food Procurement
  • Basic Pastry and Bakery (P)
  • Food and Beverage Cost Control
  • Menu Planning and Analysis
  • Academic English 3
  • Human Nutrition
  • Restaurant and Food Service Operations
  • Food & Beverage Management
  • Restaurant Accounting



  • International Cuisine
  • Restaurant Performance
  • Analysis
  • Industrial Training
  • Hotel & Restaurant Sales & Promotion


i) A pass in SPM with a minimum of three (3) credits in any subject, or its equivalent; OR ii) A pass in Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) with a minimum of Grade C (GP 2.00) in any subject, or its equivalent; OR iii) ApassinSijilTinggiAgamaMalaysia(STAM)with a minimum grade of Maqbul in any subject, or its equivalent; OR iv) *A pass in SKM Level 3 in a related field (HEP required for implement screening and bridging programs which is appropriate to the program area); OR v) A Certificate (Level 3, MQF) in a related field or its equivalent.

For International Students

A minimum score of 4.0 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) / Malaysian University English Test (MUET) with Band 2 OR its equivalent.

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