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A Complete Guide to Hospitality & Tourism Courses in Malaysia

by StudyMalaysia.com on December 9, 2015 | Top Stories

If you're looking for a hospitality & tourism course that will help launch you into this exciting global industry, check out our list of courses at various levels – probably the most complete list ever – offered by private colleges and universities, and public universities in Malaysia.

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  • Hotels and resorts
  • Travel and tour agencies
  • Cruise ships
  • Airlines
  • Event management
  • Sports and leisure
  • Retail
  • Restaurants and catering
  • Theme parks
  • Casinos

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  • Friendly, outgoing, people-oriented
  • Energetic and enthusiastic
  • Willing to work long hours
  • Good customer service attitude
  • Like travel/new experiences
  • Hardworking and self-motivated
  • Patient
  • Like helping others have a good time

 

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Is a career in hospitality & tourism for you?

Take this quick quiz to find out.

  • Do you enjoy working with people?
  • Are you comfortable talking in front of groups of people?
  • Do you work well as part of a team?
  • Would you be interested in living in a foreign country?
  • Can you juggle several tasks all at the same time?
  • Do you consider yourself a “high-energy” person?
  • Are you able to work long hours, weekends, or evenings?
  • Can you handle intense deadline pressure?
  • Do you value diversity?
  • Can you put the needs of the customer before your own needs?

If you answered “yes” to five or more of the above questions, hospitality & tourism may be the right career pathway for you. Check out this list of courses – from certificate to bachelor's degree level, there's a qualification for almost every sub-field in this industry.

Hospitality & Tourism Courses at Private Universities & Colleges in Malaysia

Qualification Offered By Type of Qualification Duration
Skills Certificate
Cert. in Guest Service Operation (JPK/SKM Level 3) Olympia College - KL JPK Qualification, Ministry of Human Resources Malaysia 1.5 Yrs (PJ)
Cert. in Food & Beverages (service) (JPK/SKM Level1,2 & 3) Kolej Kemahiran Minda Isbauk JPK Qualification, Ministry of Human Resources Malaysia 2 Yrs
6 Mths
Certificate Level
Cert. in Hotel Operations Olympia College Internal Qualification, Malaysia 1.5 Yrs (PJ)
Cert. in Hotel Operations SEGi College, Kuala Lumpur Internal Cert., Malaysia 1 Yr
4 Mths
Competency Cert. in Hotel Operations University of Malaya Centre for Continuing Education (UMCCed) Internal Qualification, Malaysia 1.5 Yrs
Diploma Level
Dip. in Culinary Arts Erican College Internal Dip., Malaysia 2.5 Yrs
Dip. in Culinary Arts HELP College of Arts and Technology Internal Dip., Malaysia 2 Yrs
4 Mths
Dip. in Culinary Arts KFCH International College (KFCHic) Internal Dip., Malaysia 3 Yrs
Dip. in Culinary Arts SEGi Colleges Internal Dip., Malaysia 3 Yrs
Dip. in Culinary Arts BERJAYA University College of Hospitality Internal Dip., Malaysia 2 Yrs
4 Mths
Dip. in Culinary Arts City University College of Science & Technology (CUCST) Internal Dip., Malaysia 3 Yrs
Dip. in Culinary Arts Kuala Lumpur Metropolitan University College (KLMU) Internal Dip., Malaysia 3 Yrs
Dip. in Culinary Arts Nilai University Internal Dip., Malaysia 2.5 Yrs
Dip. in Culinary Arts Taylor's University Internal Dip., Malaysia 2 Yrs
Dip. in Culinary Arts UCSI University Internal Dip., Malaysia 2 Yrs
Dip. in Culinary Arts UCSI University, Sarawak Internal Dip., Malaysia 2 Yrs
Dip. in Culinary Arts UNITAR International University Internal Dip., Malaysia 3 Yrs
Dip. in Culinary Arts KDU University College IMI Univ. Centre, Lucerne, Switzerland 2 Yrs
Dip. in Culinary Arts Management & Science University (MSU) Internal Dip., Malaysia 2.5 Yrs
Dip. in Culinary Arts SEGi University Internal Dip., Malaysia 3 Yrs
Dip. in Event Management Management & Science University (MSU) Internal Dip., Malaysia 2.5 Yrs
Dip. in Event Management Taylor's University Internal Dip., Malaysia 2 Yrs
Dip. in Events Management BERJAYA University College of Hospitality Internal Dip., Malaysia 2 Yrs
4 Mths
Dip. in Hospitality & Tourism Management Management & Science University (MSU) Internal Dip., Malaysia 2.5 Yrs
Dip. in Hospitality Management BERJAYA University College of Hospitality Internal Dip., Malaysia 2 Yrs
4 Mths
Dip. in Hospitality Management (Food Service) Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TARUC) Internal Dip., Malaysia 2 Yrs
Dip. in Hospitality Management (Hotel Management) Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TARUC) Internal Dip., Malaysia 2 Yrs
Dip. in Hospitality Management (Tourism) Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TARUC) Internal Dip., Malaysia 2 Yrs
Dip. in Hotel Management Erican College Internal Dip., Malaysia 2.5 Yrs
Dip. in Hotel Management HELP College of Arts and Technology Internal Dip., Malaysia 2 Yrs
Dip. in Hotel Management KFCH International College (KFCHic) Internal Dip., Malaysia 3 Yrs
Dip. in Hotel Management Olympia College - KL (Headquarters) Internal Dip., Malaysia; Business & Hotel Mgmt School (BHMS), Switzerland; Edexcel International, UK 2.5 Yrs
Dip. in Hotel Management SEGI Colleges Internal Dip., Malaysia 3 Yrs
Dip. in Hotel Management City University College of Science & Technology (CUCST) Internal Dip., Malaysia 3 Yrs
Dip. in Hotel Management Kuala Lumpur Metropolitan University College (KLMU) Internal Dip., Malaysia FT: 3 Yrs;
PT: 4.5 Yrs
Dip. in Hotel Management Nilai University Internal Dip., Malaysia 2.5 Yrs
(7 Sem)
Dip. in Hotel Management Quest International University Perak (QUIP) Internal Dip., Malaysia FT: 2.5 Yrs;
PT: 4 Yrs
Dip. in Hotel Management SEGi University Internal Dip., Malaysia 3 Yrs
Dip. in Hotel Management UCSI University Internal Dip., Malaysia 2 Yrs
Dip. in Hotel Management UCSI University, Sarawak Campus Internal Diploma, Malaysia 2 Yrs
Dip. in Hotel Management UNITAR International University Internal Dip., Malaysia 2 Yrs
4 Mths
Dip. in Hotel Management Taylor's University Internal Dip., Malaysia 2 Yrs
Dip. in International Hotel & Tourism Management KDU University College IMI Univ. Centre, Lucerne, Switzerland 2 Yrs
Dip. in Leisure & Outdoor Adventure Management Management & Science University (MSU) Internal Dip., Malaysia 2.5 Yrs
Dip. in Leisure & Recreation Management UCSI University, Sarawak Campus Internal Dip., Malaysia 2 Yrs
Dip. in Pastry Arts Kuala Lumpur Metropolitan University College (KLMU) Internal Dip., Malaysia FT: 3 Yrs;
PT: 5 Yrs
Dip. in Patisserie BERJAYA University College of Hospitality Internal Dip., Malaysia 2 Yrs
4 Mths
Dip. in Restaurant Management KFCH International College (KFCHic) Internal Dip., Malaysia 3 Yrs
Dip. in SPA Management Management & Science University (MSU) Internal Dip., Malaysia 2.5 Yrs
Dip. in Tourism and Travel Management BERJAYA University College of Hospitality Internal Dip., Malaysia 2 Yrs
4 Mths
Dip. in Tourism Management Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Internal Diploma, Malaysia 6 Sem
Dip. in Tourism Management Erican College Internal Dip., Malaysia 2.5 Yrs
Dip. in Tourism Management KFCH International College (KFCHic) Internal Dip., Malaysia 3 Yrs
Dip. in Tourism Management SEGI Colleges Internal Dip., Malaysia 3 Yrs
Dip. in Tourism Management Kuala Lumpur Metropolitan University College (KLMU) Internal Dip., Malaysia 3 Yrs
Dip. in Tourism Management LIMKOKWING University of Creative Technology Internal Dip., Malaysia 3 Yrs
Dip. in Tourism Management Nilai University Internal Dip., Malaysia 2.5 Yrs
Dip. in Tourism Management SEGI_U Internal Dip., Malaysia 3 Yrs
Dip. in Tourism Management UNITAR Internal Dip., Malaysia 2 Yrs
4 Mths
Dip. in Tourism Management Quest International University Perak (QUIP) Internal Dip., Malaysia FT: 2.5 Yrs;
PT: 4 Yrs
Dip. in Tourism Management Taylor's University Internal Dip., Malaysia 2 Yrs
Advanced Diploma Level
Advanced Dip. in Patisserie & Gastronomic Cuisine Taylor's University Internal Dip., Malaysia 1 Yr
Bachelor's Degree Level
B.A.(Hons) (Event and Tourism Management) UCSI University, Sarawak Campus Internal Degree, Malaysia 3 Yrs
B.A. (Hons) (Hospitality Management) UCSI University, Sarawak Campus Internal Degree, Malaysia 3 Yrs
B.A. (Hons) Tourism Management LIMKOKWING University of Creative Technology Internal Degree, Malaysia 3 Yrs
B.A. (Hons) Tourism Management Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) Dual-award degree – APU Malaysia and Staffordshire University, UK 3 Yrs
B.Sc. (Food Services Management) Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) Internal Degree, Malaysia 8 Sem
B.Sc. (Hons) Hotel & Restaurant Management Kuala Lumpur Metropolitan University College (KLMU) Internal Degree, Malaysia FT: 3 Yrs;
PT: 5 Yrs
B.Sc. (Hons) in Hotel & Convention Management Kuala Lumpur Metropolitan University College (KLMU) Internal Degree, Malaysia FT/PT: 3 Yrs
B.Sc. (Hons) International Tourism and Hospitality Management (3+0) SEGi University Univ. of Sunderland, UK 3 Yrs (3+0)
B.Sc. in Culinology Taylor's University Internal Degree, Malaysia 3 Yrs
Bac. in Culinary Arts (Hons) Management & Science University (MSU) Internal Degree, Malaysia 3 Yrs
Bac. in Event Management (Hons) Management & Science University (MSU) Internal Degree, Malaysia 3 Yrs
Bac. in Hospitality & Tourism Management (Hons) Management & Science University (MSU) Internal Degree, Malaysia 3 Yrs
Bac. in Hotel Management (Hons) UNITAR International University Internal Degree, Malaysia 3 Yrs
Bac. in Outdoor, Leisure & Adventure Management (Hons) Management & Science University (MSU) Internal Degree, Malaysia 3 Yrs
Bac. in SPA Management (Hons) Management & Science University (MSU) Internal Degree, Malaysia 3 Yrs
Bac. of Administration (Hons) Business & Hospitality Management Nilai University Internal Degree, Malaysia 3 Yrs
Bac. of Business (Hons) Hospitality Management LIMKOKWING University of Creative Technology Internal Degree, Malaysia 3 Yrs
Bac. of Business (Hons) in Hospitality Management HELP University Internal Degree, Malaysia 3 Yrs
Bac. of Business Administration (Hons) in Hospitality and Tourism Management Quest International University Perak (QUIP) Internal Degree, Malaysia FT: 3 Yrs;
PT: 5 Yrs
Bac. of Commerce (Tourism & Event Management and Marketing) Curtin University, Sarawak Malaysia Curtin Univ., Western Australia 3 Yrs
Bac. of Culinary Arts & Food Service Management (Hons) Taylor's University Dual-award by Taylor's University & University of Toulouse, France 3 Yrs
Bac. of Culinary Arts Management (Hons) BERJAYA University College of Hospitality Internal Degree, Malaysia 3 Yrs
Bac. of Culinary Management (Hons) (major: Baking & Pastry/Culinary Operations) KDU University College Dual – award by KDU Univ. College & IMI University Centre, Lucerne, Switzerland 3 Yrs
Bac. of Culinary Management (Hons) (Major: Italian Cuisine) KDU University College Dual – award by KDU Univ. College & IMI University Centre, Lucerne, Switzerland 3 Yrs
Bac. of Events Management (Hons) BERJAYA University College of Hospitality Internal Degree, Malaysia 3 Yrs
Bac. of Hospitality Management (Hons) MAHSA University Internal Degree, Malaysia 3 Yrs
Bac. of Hospitality Management (Hons) BERJAYA University College of Hospitality Internal Degree, Malaysia 3 Yrs
Bac. of Hospitality Management (Hons) Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TARUC) Internal Degree, Malaysia 3 Yrs
Bac. of Hospitality Management (Hons) SEGi University Dual-award Degree by SEGi University and University of Sunderland, UK 3 Yrs
Bac. of Hospitality Management (Hons) KDU University College Dual -award by KDU Univ. College & IMI University Centre, Lucerne, Switzerland 3 Yrs
Bac. of International Hospitality & Management (Hons) Taylor's University Dual-award by Taylor's University & University of Toulouse, France 3 Yrs
Bac. of International Tourism Management (Hons) (Events Management) Taylor's University Dual-award by Taylor's University & University of Toulouse, France 3 Yrs
Bac. of International Tourism Management (Hons) (Travel & Recreation Management) Taylor's University Dual-award by Taylor's University & University of Toulouse, France 3 Yrs
Bac. of Tourism and Management (Hons) BERJAYA University College of Hospitality Internal Degree, Malaysia 3 Yrs
Bac. of Tourism Management (Hons) UNITAR International University Internal Degree, Malaysia 3 Yrs
Bac. of Tourism Management (Hons) Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TARUC) Internal Degree, Malaysia 3 Yrs
Bac. of Tourism Management with Honours Open University Malaysia (OUM) Internal Degree, Malaysia 4 Yrs
8 Mths

Bachelor's Degree Courses in Hospitality & Tourism at Public Universities

Qualification Offered By Type of Qualification Duration
B.Sc. in Culinary Arts Management (Hons) Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Internal Degree, Malaysia 8 Sem
B.Sc. in Food Services Management (Hons) Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Internal Degree, Malaysia 6 Sem
B.Sc. (Food Services Management) Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) Internal Degree, Malaysia 8 Sem
B.Sc. in Hotel Management (Hons) Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Internal Degree, Malaysia 6 Sem
B.Sc. in Tourism Management (Hons) Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Internal Degree, Malaysia 6 Sem
Bac. of Business (Hotel Management) (Hons) Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) Internal Degree, Malaysia 6 Sem
Bac. of Business (Tourism Management) (Hons) Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) Internal Degree, Malaysia 6 Sem
Bac. of Entrepreneurship (Hospitality) (Hons) Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK) Internal Degree, Malaysia 8 Sem
Bac. of Entrepreneurship (Tourism) (Hons) Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK) Internal Degree, Malaysia 8 Sem
Bac. of Hospitality Management (Hons) Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) Internal Degree, Malaysia 8 Sem
Bac. of Management (Tourism) Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT) Internal Degree, Malaysia 6 Sem
Bac. of Tourism Management (Hons) Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) Internal Degree, Malaysia 6 Sem
Bac. of Tourism Planning and Hospitality Management (Hons) International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) Internal Degree, Malaysia 8 Sem

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