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Diploma in Culinary Arts

JPT/BPP(R/811/4/0271)07/20, (MQA/A5864)

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Introduction

This programme offers you the opportunity to transform your passion for cooking into a professional skill that will launch you into the lucrative world of food preparation. This internationally recognised diploma equips you with the theory and practice of food preparation, presentation and serving styles. You will be trained in the areas of inventory control, personnel management, basic accounting and menu planning. Our affiliation with world-renowned hotels will provide you with ample industrial attachment opportunities over the 420+ practical hours at the university.

Intake Periods
Jan
Apr
May
Oct
Entry Requirements
SPM/O-Level 3Cs
UEC 3Bs
SKM (Level 3) in a related field Pass and pass SPM with 1C

English Language Requirements

(for international students)*

IELTS 4.0
TOEFL 397 (PBT)/30 (iBT)
Pearson 30
MUET 2

*International students with qualifications from educational systems where English language is the main medium of instruction are exempted from this requirement.

International students who do not full the English Language Requirements may join the Intensive English Programme at Nilai University which builds their skills in the language and prepares them for the TOEFL examination.

Programme Module

Foundational

  • Exploring Hospitality

Core

  • Menu Design And Planning
  • Nutrition For The Food Service Industry
  • Food & Culture

F&B Service

  • Basic Restaurant Service - Theory
  • Basic Restaurant Service - Practicum
  • Intermediate Restaurant Service - Practicum

Food Preparation

  • Food Safety And Sanitation
  • Basic Food Preparation - Theory
  • Basic Food Preparation - Practicum
  • Intermediate Food Preparation - Practicum
  • Basic Pastry And Bakery - Theory And Practicum
  • Advanced Food Preparation - Practicum

Management

  • Supervision in the Hospitality Industry
  • Purchasing
  • Food & Beverage Cost Control
  • Design & Layout Of A Food Service Facility
  • Human Resource Management
  • Hospitality Law

Business

  • Basic Hospitality Accounting
  • Basic Business Administration

Information Technology

  • Introduction To Information Technology

Summative

  • Culinary Arts

Mata Pelajaran Umum

MPU1*

  • Pengajian Malaysia 2 OR Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1

MPU2

  • Graduate Preparatory Course

MPU3

  • Environment and Development in Malaysia

MPU4

  • Co-Curriculum

Industrial Training

  • Internship

Malay Language

  • (only for Malaysian students without a credit in SPM BM)
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A

English Language

  • Basic Academic English
Programme Pathway

2.5 years
Duration of Study

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