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Diploma in International Hotel Management

Offered by: UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College (George town)
Exam BodyInternal Diploma, Malaysia
Course Duration2 Years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
CampusUOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College, George Town
FacultySchool of Hospitality
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyHospitality & Tourism
Course Description

The Diploma in International Hotel Management programme provides students with a solid foundation in hospitality studies before progressing onto a degree course. With a syllabus that strikes the perfect balance between theoretical and practical aspects of management in the hospitality industry, students benefit from seminars and classes conducted by lecturers from all over the world. Upon completion of the programme, students have the option of obtaining a parchment from IMI University Centre in Switzerland.



  • Beverage Studies
  • Dining Room Service
  • Food Nutrition
  • Front Office Management
  • Hospitality & Tourism Geography
  • Housekeeping Management
  • Introduction to Food Production
  • Introduction to Patisserie Skills
  • Menu Design & Development
  • Personal Development Planning
  • Tertiary English 1
  • The Hospitality Industry



  • Cultural Studies
  • Financial Management for Hospitality & Tourism
  • Food & Beverage Costing
  • Hospitality Entrepreneurship
  • Hospitality Information Technology
  • Introductory French
  • Marketing & E-Commerce for Hospitality & Tourism
  • Management of Food & Beverage Project
  • Supervision for the Hospitality Industry
  • Tertiary English 2
  • Industrial Placement


  • Co-Curricular Activities and Community
  • Malaysia Culture and Life
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2 (Malaysian Students)
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International Students)
  • Personal Development Planning
Entry Requirements
  • SPM / GCE 'O' Level :
Min. 3 credits
  • UEC :
Min. 3 credits
Any other qualifications deemed equivalent by the Ministry of Education, Malaysia (or as stated in the Document Senarai Nilai Taraf Kelayakan Akademik, Malaysian Qualifications Agency) Pass (Subject to review and approval of certified transcripts)
Local Student : Pass (SPM / 1119 / UEC / O Levels examination)
International Student : Band 5.5 in IELTS; or a score of 213 (computer-based) or 79 (internet-based); or 550 (paper-based) in TOEFL
*If English language requirements are not fulfilled, additional English module(s) may be taken at KDU University College.
Intake Months13 Jan/26 Mar/1 June/14 Sep
Career Prospects
  • Hospitality and Food Service: Hotels, resorts, restaurants and catering establishments
  • Tourism: Theme parks, golf clubs, equestrian clubs, casinos, sports club and attractions
  • Marketing and Communication: Public relations, journalism, advertising and sales
  • Consultancy: Management consultancy, technical consultancy, project management, product development, destination development
  • Education and Training: Hotel and tourism training institutions
  • Entrepreneurship: Managing your own hotel, restaurant, or travel and tour business

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

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