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Course Duration:
(36 m) 3 years
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Full Time
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KDU University

Bachelor of Culinary Management (Hons) in Baking and Pastry

  Institution: KDU University College

Field Of Study:
Hotel, Food & Tourism
Level Of Study:
Course Subject:
Course Intake:
January, June

KPT/JPS(PA 0451)07/16

Culinary arts graduates are always in demand as there are more and more food connoisseurs who expect good, high quality food with top-notch service. The comprehensive syllabi in this degree course with a choice of three majors promise to prepare you for the challenges in the kitchen, whether you head a large operation or work in a modest establishment.


If you opt for Baking and Pastry, you will develop an array of managerial and technical skills that allow you to kick-start your career in the patisserie industry. Satisfy the growing global demand for breads, pastries, cakes, and a variety of confectionery by mastering various baking and decorating techniques.


Course Outline

Year 1

  • Academic English I
  • Baking & Pastry Techniques
  • Culinary Essentials
  • Food Commodities
  • Food Production
  • Hospitality English
  • Nutrition, Hygiene & Food Safety
  • Principles of Garde Mange
  • Professional Development Planning
   Year 2

  • Principles of Baking Ingredients & Equipment Technology
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Food & Beverage Management
  • Hospitality Marketing & Sales Techniques
  • Menu Planning & Engineering


Major: Bakery & Pastry

  • Advanced Baking & Pastry Techniques
  • Culinary Artistry & Design
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Hospitality Financial Management
  • Principles of Baking Ingredients & Equipment Technology
  • Research Methodology
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • The Science of Baking

Year 3

  • Final Year Project

Major: Bakery & Pastry

  • Artisan & Decorative Breads
  • Chocolate & Confection
  • International Pastry Arts & Crafts
  • Principles & Techniques of Bread Production
  • Industrial Placement


  • Bahasa Malaysia A / B
  • Islamic Studies / Moral Studies
  • Malaysia Studies

Entry Requirement

Academic Qualification Entry Requirement
STPM / GCE A Levels 2 principal passes
UEC Min. 5 credits
Diploma CGPA 2.0
Any other qualifications deem
equivalent by the Ministry of
Education, Malaysia
(or as stated in the Document
Senarai Nilai Taraf, Malaysian
Qualifications Agency)
(Subject to review and approval of certified transcripts)


English Requirement

  • Local Student: Pass (SPM / 1119 / UEC / GCE O Level examination) / Min. score of Band 4 in MUET
  • International Student: Band 5.5 in IELTS; or a score of 213 (computer-based) or 79 (internet-based); or 550 (paper-based) in TOEFL

If English language requirements are not fulfilled, additional English module(s) may be taken at KDU UC.


Duration: 3 years
Course mode: Full time
Intakes: January and June
Course Location: Damansara Jaya Campus


Career Opportunities

Hotels / Restaurants / Airlines / Tour & Event companies