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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

Bachelor of Culinary Management (Hons) Italian Cuisine

  Institution: KDU University College

Field Of Study:
Hotel, Food & Tourism
Level Of Study:
Course Subject:
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.

The third area of specialisation, Italian Cuisine, is naturally for you if you have a passion for classical epicurean experiences from the Mediterranean. Jointly taught by ALMA of Italy ( the world’s leading educational and training centre for Italian cuisine) and KDU UC, this programme gives you familiarity with Italian produce and products, original and regional recipes from the country and a deeper appreciation of its gastronomic traditions and culture. This is a dual award programme, students who complete this programme would be awarded parchments from KDU university College and IMI University Centre, Switzerland.


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: Italian Cuisine

  • Advanced Baking & Pastry Techniques
  • Culinary Italian Language
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Italian Cooking Techniques
  • Italian Cuisine & Its Culture
  • Italian Food Commodities
  • Italian Gastronomy
  • Italian Oenology
  • Italian Patisserie
  • Intermediate Italian Language
  • Introduction to Italian Cuisine
  • Principles of Baking Ingredients & Equipment Technology
  • Industrial Placement

Year 3

  • Final Year Project

Major: Bakery & Pastry

  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Research Methodology


  • 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