KDU University College Diploma in Culinary Arts caters for students that has the passion in food and art. Students get to create mouth watering dishes from different sorts of ingredients throughout the course. This course is mostly 75% practical and also on-the ground training in famous restaurants/hotels. Few exciting modules to be taken note for this course are International Cuisine, Classical French Cuisine, Butchery, Bakery and etc. KDU University College Diploma in Culinary Arts is available in Glenmarie campus and students can expect to graduate in 2 years. Yearly intakes for this course are January, March, May and September. To be eligible to take up this specialised course, students need to have minimum 3 Credits in SPM/O Levels/UEC.



Intake and Duration

  • Jan 2yr
  • Mar 2yr
  • May 2yr
  • Sep 2yr

Entry Requirements

  • 3 C's UEC
  • 3 C's SPM
  • 3 C's O Level

Course Structure

Year 1

  • Culinary Essentials
  • Tertiary English 1
  • Entrepreneurship Studies
  • Food Nutrition, Sanitation and Hygiene
  • Food Services Operations
  • International Cuisine
  • Introduction to Hospitality Operations
  • Introduction to Patisserie Skills
  • Introductory French or German
  • Menu Design and Development
  • Principles of Garde Manger
  • Personal Development Planning 1


Year 2

  • Advanced Bakery and Pastry Arts
  • Advance Butchery
  • Chocolates and Confections
  • Classical French Cuisin
  • Commodity Cooking
  • Culinary Artistry and Design
  • Food, Beverage and Labour Cost Controls
  • Intermediate French or German
  • Molecular Cuisine
  • Personal Development Planning 2
  • Industrial Placement


MPU Subjects

  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International Students) / Pengajian Malaysia 2 (Malaysian Students)
  • Co-Curricular Activities and Community Service
  • Malaysia Culture and Life

Fee Structure

Glenmarie Campus


Intake & Duration

  • Jan 2yr
  • Apr 2yr
  • Jul 2yr
  • Sep 2yr
MYR 500.00 Caution Fee (Refundable)
MYR 954.00 Insurance (MYR 477 / year)
MYR 600.00 KDU Registration Fee
MYR 2,120.00 Lab Apparels
MYR 12,000.00 Lab Fee (MYR 4,000 / semester)
MYR 3,250.00 Moderation Fee
MYR 1,200.00 MPU Subjects
MYR 2,400.00 Resource Fee (MYR 800 / semester)
MYR 24,620.00 Tuition Fee
MYR 47,644.00 Total

* All fees are subject to change.

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