UCSI University Diploma in Culinary Arts not only equips its students with practical training when it comes to cooking up a storm in the kitchen, it also empowers students with skills to handle supervisory roles in the food industry. The subjects that students take in this course are like Pastry & Bakery, Basic Korean Cuisine, and Malaysian Ecotourism. UCSI University Diploma in Culinary Arts is available every January, May, and September. This course is available in both UCSI University KL and Kuching campuses. Students will need to invest 2 years to graduate from this course. The basic requirement to start this course is 3 credits for SPM/UEC graduates.

Intake and Duration

  • Jan 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
  • Sanitation, Safety & Hygiene
  • Hospitality and Tourism Communication
  • Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality Industry
  • Food & Beverage Services
  • Extra–curricular Learning Experience 1 (MPU-U4)
  • Pastry and Bakery
  • Nutrition in Food Service Industry
  • Food and Beverage Management
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Introduction to Foreign Languages in Hospitality
  • Basic Korean Cuisine
  • Industry Placement I


Year 2

  • Study Skills and Employability (MPU-U2)
  • Introduction to Management
  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • Malaysian Cuisine
  • Food and Beverage Cost Control
  • Catering Management
  • Extra-curricular Learning Experience II (MPU-U4)
  • Industry Placement 2
  • Introduction to Human Resource Management
  • Hospitality and Tourism Law
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Malaysian Ecotourism (MPU-U3)
  • Garde Manger and Culinary Artistry/ Intermediate Korean Cuisine
  • International Cuisine/ Advance Korean Cuisine


General Courses (MPU) are compulsory for all students.

U1 – For Malaysian students: Malaysian Studies
     – For Foreign students: Communication in Bahasa Melayu 2

Fee Structure

Select Campus:

Kuala Lumpur Campus


Intake & Duration

  • Jan 2yr
  • May 2yr
  • Sep 2yr
MYR 5,160.00 UCSI Misc Fee 2019
MYR 400.00 UCSI Registration Fee 2019
MYR 25,029.00 UCSI Tuition Fee 2019
MYR 30,589.00 Total

* All fees are subject to change.

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