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Exam BodyInternal Qualification, Malaysia
Course Duration2 years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)36,100
CampusKuala Lumpur; Perak
FacultyFaculty of Social Science and Humanities
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyHospitality & Tourism
Course Description

The tourism industry in Malaysia is one of the fastest growing industries with significant contributions to the national economy. As the sector grows, there will be a greater emphasis and commitment to expand and improve tourism products and services. Being one of the most competitive hospitality and tourism courses/programmes in Malaysia, this programme will involve students in the context of travel-related business, such as marketing, foreign languages as well as convention and meeting management. Special emphasis is placed on the development of interpersonal, communication and critical thinking skills. Graduates would have developed a mature understanding of their field through lectures, class discussions, case studies, field trips as well as industrial attachments.

  • Economics for Hospitality Industry
  • Introduction to Hospitality Industry
  • Introduction to Travel Industry
  • Marketing for Hospitality Management
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Hospitality Accounting
  • Principles of Tourism
  • Geography of Travel & Tourism Industry
  • Principles of Ticketing, Fares & International Travel
  • Principle of Management and Human Resource
  • Travel Agency and Tour Operations
  • Tourism Planning
  • Hospitality Law
  • Conventions & Meeting Management
  • The Management of International Tourism
  • Industrial Attachment
  • The Development and Management of Visitor Attractions
  • Principle of Services Marketing and Management

Language, Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curricular Courses:

English for Tertiary Studies, Social and Work Etiquette/Bahasa Kebangsaan A, Civic Consciousness and Volunteerism, Academic English, Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban, Professional English, Japanese Language I Or French Language I Or Korean Language I, Japanese Language II Or French Language II Or Korean Language II, Co-curricular courses.

Entry Requirements
  1. SPM - 3 Credits in the relevant subjects
  2. O Level - 3 Grade C in the relevant subjects
  3. UEC - 3 Grade B in the relevant subjects
  4. Certificate - Relevant Certificate accreditated by MQA OR Relevant Skilled/ Technical/ Vocational Certificate recognised by the Malaysian Government.

Compulsory subject:

(1); (2); and (3) must include SPM Pass/ O Level Grade E (Pass)/ UEC Grade C in English Language**

**Grade C and above in AELE0364 English Language conducted by TAR UMT is accepted as having fulfilled the English Language requirement for applicants who fail English Language at SPM/O Level/UEC.


  1. SPM holders must have at least a pass in Bahasa Melayu and SPM holders from Year 2013 onwards must have at least a pass in Sejarah.
  2. Students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu are required to pass Bahasa Kebangsaan A before the award of Diploma.
  3. Equivalent qualifications/qualifications from other Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  4. Subject to the Ministry of Education latest requirements.
Intake Months

June; November

Career Prospects
  • Travel Agencies
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Resorts and Hotels
  •  Administrators, Planners or Executives, Tour Leaders in the Industry
  • Research and Development
  • Tourism Marketing
  • Eco-tourism
  • Tourist Attraction
  • Conferences and Exhibition Centres

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

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