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Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management

  Institution: KBU International College

Field Of Study:
Hotel, Food & Tourism
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Course Intake:
April, January, May, October

Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management

The Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management programme offered at KBU is comprehensively designed to prepare students for a career in hospitality, which is today’s fastest growing industry.
The programme which equips students with knowledge and skills necessary for careers in the field of hospitality and tourism management guarantees a wide choice of job opportunities in hotel management and marketing, food and beverage, travel and tourism, event management and other related sectors.
With KBU’s recent collaboration with Hotel and Tourism Management Institute Switzerland (HTMi) students who have successfully completed their 2-year course in hospitality and tourism management will be awarded two diplomas:
One from KBU known as Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management, and
One from HTMi known as Diploma in International Hotel and Tourism Management (upon completion of coursework set and assessed by HTMi)
The Diplomas can also be articulated into the final year of HTMi’s Bachelor of Arts Degree in Hotel Events Management which is made up of academic studies and a period of paid internship in Switzerland.
Graduates may also be admitted on advanced standing into year 2 of the following degree programmes:

  • BA (Hons) Business Management, Anglia Ruskin University (2 years at KBU)
  • BA (Hons) Marketing, Anglia Ruskin University (2 years at KBU)
  • BSc (Hons) Tourism & Hospitality Business Management, Sheffield Hallam University (2 years in UK)

Duration: 2 years at KBU (Diploma at KBU)
Entry Requirements: At least 3 credits in SPM, GCE ‘O’ Level, UEC with 3 credits or equivalent qualifications
Intake: January, April, May and October

Programme Structure

Semester 1

Introduction to Hospitality
English for Hospitality and Tourism
Accommodation Operations: Housekeeping Management
Foundation of Tourism
Tourism and Hospitality Economics
Islamic Studies / Moral Education

Semester 2

Management Principles
Food Studies
Front Office Operations & Management 1
Principles of Marketing
Tourism Planning and Management
Malaysian Studies

Semester 3

Tourism Geography
Communicating Using IT
Human Resource Management

Semester 4

Hospitality Law
Kitchen Management
Food and Beverage Management
Travel and Tour Agency Management
Financial Management 1: Accounting Principles; Food and Beverage Cost Control

Semester 5

Marketing for Hospitality and Tourism
Front Office Operations and Management 2
Tourism and Its Environment
Financial Management 2: Management Accounting Cost Accounting
Events Management
Malaysian Language (BM)

Semester 6

Work Placement
MQA Compulsory Subjects
Bahasa Kebangsaan A/B
Pengajian Islam/ Pendidikan Moral
Pengajian Malaysia


*All Malaysian students are required to take 3 MQA Compulsory Subjects that include Bahasa Kebangsaan, Malaysian Studies, and Islamic Studies (for Muslims) or Moral Education (for non-Muslims). Malaysian students are required by MQA to pass all these 3 subjects to qualify for their awards. MQA Compulsory Subjects are optional for all International Students.


Source: KBU International College