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Diploma in Culinary Arts

Offered by: Nilai University
Exam BodyInternal Diploma, Malaysia
Course Duration2.5 years (7 semesters)
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)37800/Course
FacultyFaculty of Hospitality & Tourism
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyHospitality & Tourism
Study Abroad PathwayYes
Course Description

This programme offers you the opportunity to transform your passion for cooking into a professional skill that will launch you into the lucrative and exciting world of food preparation. This internationally-recognised diploma equips you with the theory and practice of food preparation, presentation and serving styles. You will also 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 and above the 420-plus practical hours you will undergo at the university.

  • Exploring Hospitality
  • 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
  • Supervision in the Hospitality Industry
  • Purchasing
  • Food & Beverage Cost Control
  • Design & Layout Of A Food Service Facility
  • Human Resource Management
  • Hospitality Law
  • Basic Hospitality Accounting
  • Basic Business Administration
Information Technology
  • Introduction To Information Technology
  • Culinary Arts
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2 OR Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
  • Graduate Preparatory Course
  • Environment and Development in Malaysia
  • Co-Curriculum
  • Internship
  • Basic Academic English
(only for Malaysian students without a credit in SPM BM)
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A

* Pengajian Malaysia 2 is for local students while Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 is for international students.

? Entry from Diploma into the Degree is subject to meeting programme & relevant entry requirements.

Entry Requirements
  • SPM/O-Level: 3Cs
  • UEC: 3Bs
  • SKM Level 3 (in related field): Pass and pass SPM with 1C

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT (for international students)*

  • IELTS: 4.0 OR
  • TOEFL: 397 (PBT)/ 30 (iBT) OR
  • Pearson: 30 OR
  • 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 fulfil the English Language Requirement may join the Intensive English Programme at Nilai University which builds their skills in the language and prepares them for the TOEFL / IELTS examination.

Intake MonthsJan, May & Oct

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

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