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Diploma in Pastry Arts

Offered by: Kuala Lumpur Metropolitan University College (KLMU)
Exam BodyInternal Diploma Malaysia
Course DurationFT: 3 Yrs ; PT: 5 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time/Part Time
FeesPlease refer to the univ.
Fees (International Student)Please refer to the univ.
FacultyFaculty of Hospitality, Tourism & Wellness
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyHospitality & Tourism
Course Description

The Diploma in Pastry Arts focuses on principles of bakery and pastry operation, practical hands-on and theoretical training in all areas of bakery and pastry production. This programme is designed to equip students with essential skills in making desserts, cakes, tarts, pies, artisan bread, chocolates and confectioneries.


Key Subjects

  • Reading, Vocabulary & Grammar 1 & 2
  • Drama & Role Play in English
  • Basic Academic Reading and Writing
  • Essential Business Communication Skills
  • PC Competency
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan
  • Food Sanitation
  • Introduction to Bakery & Pastry Skills
  • Islamic and Moral Studies
  • Nutrition
  •  Kitchen Organisation
  • Theory of Baking and Pastry Goods
  • Bakery & Fermentation Products
  • Food & Beverage Management
  • Classical Pastry Desserts
  • Traditional Malaysian Kuih & Dessert
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Hospitality Cost Control
  • Artisan Bread Baking
  • Contemporary of Business
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Principles of Management
  • Confectionary Art & Special Occasion Cakes
  • Chocolates & Confectionary Making
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting 1
  • Human Resources Management
  • Bakery & Pastry Operation
  • Restaurant & Production Desserts
  • Industrial Attachment
Entry Requirements- SPM (with 3 credits) in any subjects or other equivalent qualifications
- Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with at least Grade B in 3 subjects
- Certificate in any field from a recognised Polytechnic
- Other equivalent qualifications
Career Prospects

Upon completion of this programme, graduates can work in hotels, restaurants, catering services, retailing, food industries and entrepreneurship as a baker/pastry cook or commis, artisan bread baker, baker or cafe owner, caterer or cafe planner, chocolatier pastry chef or baker manager.

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

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