Taylor’s University Diploma in Culinary Arts is a great course for students who are passionate in food and who would like to gain knowledge in terms of food preparation and management. This course is designed to create professional culinary students via subjects taught like Introduction to Pastry & Bakery, Essential Cuisine Techniques, and Fundamentals of Marketing. This programme can be found in Taylor’s University Lakeside Campus and the programme duration is 24 months. There are three intakes to Taylor’s University Diploma in Culinary Arts; which are in January, May, and August every year. SPM graduates who are aspiring to join this programme are required to have 3 credits with Pass in Bahasa Melayu, English, and History. On the other hand, UEC students will need to Pass with at least 3 B’s and O Level students will need to Pass with minimum 3 credits.

Intake and Duration

  • Jan 2yr
  • Mar 2yr
  • Aug 2yr

Entry Requirements

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

Course Structure

Term 1 (Year 1)

  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Food Hygiene & Sanitation
  • Introduction to Pastry & Bakery
  • Fundamental of Culinary
  • MPU (U1)*


Term 2 (Year 1)

  • English for Specific Purpose
  • Fundamentals of Food & Beverage
  • Patisserie & Bread Confections
  • Essential Cuisine Techniques
  • MPU (U2)*
  • MPU (U3)*


Term 3 (Year 1)

  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • Business Mathematics
  • Food & Beverage Service
  • Asian Desserts & Breads
  • Cuisine of Asia


Term 4 (Year 2)

  • Internship


Term 5 (Year 2)

  • Basic French I
  • Business Accounting
  • Ergonomics & Work Environment
  • Plated Desserts & Artistic Skills I
  • French Cuisine
  • MPU (U4)*


Term 6 (Year 2)

  • Basic French II
  • Foodservice Business Plan
  • Entremet & Artistic Skills II
  • Advanced Cuisine
  • Principles of Purchasing


* The Ministry of Education (MOE) requires all students to take Mata Pelajaran Umum (MPU) (i.e. General Studies) which is categorised under U1, U2, U3 and U4 within the duration of their studies. U1 modules are prescribed by MOE whereas U2, U3 and U4 modules are from a list of University Core Modules (UCM) prescribed as per the Programme Guide.

Fee Structure

Lakeside Campus


Intake & Duration

  • Jan 2yr
  • Mar 2yr
  • Aug 2yr
MYR 53,762.00 Approximate Total Fees
MYR 53,762.00 Total

* All fees are subject to change.

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