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Exam BodyInternal Qualification, Malaysia
Course Duration2 years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FacultyFaculty of Social Science and Humanities
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyHospitality & Tourism
Course Description

The programme is designed to provide a practical overview of the function, skills and knowledge required to plan, organise, manage, promote and evaluate a festival, convention, trade show or special event. Through lectures, fieldwork, case studies and practical applications, students will gain insights into the management and operations in this dynamic field. Business courses such as accounting, marketing and business communications are added to enhance the students' holistic experience in managing events.

  • Principles of Economics
  • Introduction to Hospitality Industry
  • Marketing for Hospitality Management
  • Hospitality Accounting
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Introduction to Event Industry
  • Principles of Events Planning & Management
  • Basic Management Principles
  • Visual Software for Events
  • Catering & Employment Law
  • Catering Management
  • Convention Sales & Services Operations
  • Project Proposal and Preparation
  • Event & Destination Management
  • Event Coordination & Implementation
  • Service Marketing & Management
  • Industrial Attachment
  • Food and Beverage for Event Management

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

English for Tertiary Studies, Bahasa Kebangsaan A, Civic Consciousness and Volunteerism, Academic English, Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban, Social and Work Etiquette, Professional English, Japanese Language I Or French Language I, Japanese Language II Or French 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

July November

Career Prospects
  • Hotels
  • Resorts
  • PR and Event Management Companies and Convention Centres
  • Event Executives, Convention Sales Executives, Marketing Executives and PR Executives in the Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE) Industry

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

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