UNITAR International University Programme Details

Diploma in Culinary Arts
Course Available
Diploma in Culinary Arts is designed to equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills in food service and culinary management, particularly in the hotel and restaurant industry. Besides lessons in food preparation, this programme covers the spectrum of marketing and human resource management to purchasing and cost control, for a successful career in this field.

Intake: January · April · August
Course Structure
Career Prospects
Programme Entry Requirements
You must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for entry to the UNITAR Diploma Programme:
  • Pass Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with at least credit in three (3) subjects; OR
  • Pass Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with at least one (1) credit and level 3 Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia; OR
  • Any other certificate or equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government; OR
  • Diploma’s program (level 5, MQF) through APEL. Applicants must be a Malaysian citizen aged more than 20 years of age in the year of application with relevant work experience/prior experiential learning and passed APEL assessment.
Course Structure
Study Mode & Duration
  • 7 Semesters / 2 + 1/2 Years
Year 1
  • Foodservice Sanitation
  • English 1
  • Fundamentals of Food
  • Basic Cookery
  • Pengajian Malaysia OR Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
  • Introduction To Hospitality Industry
  • Introduction To Butchery
  • Skils Enhancement
  • English 2
  • Management of Kitchen Organization
  • Introduction to Management
  • Pastry and Cake Making
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • English 3
  • Social Entrepreneurship
Year 2
  • Malaysian Cuisine
  • Co-Curriculum
  • Food and Beverage Service Operations
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Introduction to Human Resource
  • Restaurant Management
  • Malaysian Hawkers Delight
  • Purchasing & Cost Control
  • International Cuisine
  • Hospitality Management Accounting
  • Garde Manger Artistry
  • Food Commercial Operation
Year 3
  • Industrial Training
Career Prospects

Malaysian students who enroll in UNITAR Foundation and Diploma programmes are required to take ALL English courses listed in their respective programme structures, beginning with English 1 (Diploma) and Listening and Speaking Skills (Foundation).
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UNITAR Main Campus
Tierra Crest, Jalan SS6/3,
Kelana Jaya,
47301 Petaling Jaya,
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia