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Diploma in Culinary Arts

Offered by: HELP College of Arts and Technology (HELP CAT)
Exam BodyInternal Diploma Malaysia
Course Duration2.5 years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FeesPlease contact us for more details
Fees (International Student)Please contact us for more details
FacultyCentre for Culinary Entrepreneurship
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyHospitality & Tourism
Course Description

The HELP CAT Department of Hospitality conducts diploma programmes in culinary arts under the Centre for Culinary Entrepreneurship. The Department of Hospitality are also conducting the Diploma in Hotel Management under the Centre for Hotel Management.

In the Diploma in Culinary Arts, students are equipped with a sound foundation in both culinary skills and entrepreneurial know-how. The programme offers students 60% of learning by practice and 40% of management knowledge and skills. Graduates of the Diploma in Culinary Arts will acquire the fundamentals of French and Chinese cuisines, and the management know-how to meet the challenges of careers in the food-related industries.



  • Fundamentals of Culinary Arts (Basic)
  • Pâtisserie 1
  • Restaurant Operations
  • Introduction to Hospitality & Tourism
  • Fundamentals of Culinary Arts (Intermediate)
  • Food Science 1: Food Hygiene/Environment
  • Kitchen Organisation & Management
  • Pâtisserie 2
  • Information Technology for Hospitality & Tourism
  • French Cuisine
  • English for Hospitality & Tourism
  • Business Communication
  • Pengajian Malaysia or Bahasa Kominikasi 2
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurial Behaviour


  • Food Production Management
  • Boulangerie
  • Planning & Managing Food & Beverage Service
  • Services Marketing
  • Financial Accounting for Hospitality & Tourism
  • Chinese Cuisine 1
  • Food Science 2: Nutrition & Diet
  • Menu Planning & Product Development
  • Human Resources Management for Hospitality & Tourism
  • Hospitality & Food Service Law
  • Entrepreneur Planning
  • Chinese Cuisine 2
  • Managerial Accounting for Hospitality & Tourism
  • Comparative Religion
  • Community Services
  • Intership Industrial Training (4 months)
Entry Requirements
  • SPMMinimum of 3 credits (with a pass in BM, English and History)
  • O-LevelMinimum of 3 credits (with a pass in BM, English and History)
  • UECMinimum of 3 Bs (with a pass in BM, English and History)
Intake Months

January, April, August

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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