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Course Duration:
(36 m) 3 years
Course Tuition Fees:
Course Miscellanous Fees:


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Location of Study:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Awarding University:
KDU University College

Bachelor of Culinary Management (Hons) in Culinary Operations

  Institution: KDU University College

Field Of Study:
Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
Level Of Study:
Course Subject:
Culinary Arts
Course Intake:
January, June

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.


Culinary Operations will allow you to acquire in-depth knowledge of both management and practical aspects related to culinary operations. From the traditional methods in handling meat to cutting-edge techniques in molecular gastronomy, from classical French dishes to contemporary Asian delights, this course gives you a broad exposure to the culinary traditions of both east and west.


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: Culinary Operations

  • Contemporary Asian Cuisine
  • Culinary Artistry & Design
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Hospitality Financial Management
  • Malaysian Cuisine & Its History
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Principles of Baking Ingredients & Equipment Technology
  • Research Methodology

Year 3

  • Final Year Project

Major: Culinary Operations

  • Classical French Cuisine
  • Dining Room Service
  • Meat Fabrication & Processing
  • Molecular Cuisine
  • 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