Diploma in Professional Chef Training

R/811/4/0181 07/19 (A10191)

If you are passionate about cooking up a storm and yet still want to be able to foray into the management level, this diploma is perfect for you. In this course, not only will you discover various cooking techniques and technical subjects that include butchery, patisserie, culinary arts and design, but you will also be exposed to supervisory skills needed to succeed upon graduation.

This diploma programme provides a pathway to:
  • Undergraduate studies: IMI BA in International Hotel and Tourism Management, ICI BA in International Culinary Arts
  • Career opportunities: Hotels, Resorts, Food Service Establishments, Cruise Lines, Convention Centers
Programme Structure
DURATION
2 years 4 months
PROGRAMME LOCATION
KDU Penang University College
YEAR 1
  • Nutrition & Food Hygiene
  • Fundamentals of Menu Planning
  • Introduction to Hospitality Studies
  • Larder
  • Butchery
  • Patisserie I
  • Business Language & Culture I: English
  • Business Language & Culture II: Introductory French
  • Garde Manger
  • Food Production I
  • Food & Beverage Cost Control
  • Patisserie II
  • Personal Development Planning I
  • Kitchen Management & Supervision
YEAR 2
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Kitchen Maintenance & Design
  • Bakery
  • Culinary Arts & Design I
  • Personal Development Planning II
  • Food Production II
  • Project Module
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Culinary Arts & Design II
YEAR 3
  • Industrial Placement
MPU SUBJECTS
Local
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2
  • Oral Communication 2 / Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Ethics and Moral 2
  • Holistic Personal Development
Foreign
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
  • Oral Communication 2
  • Ethics and Moral 2
  • Holistic Personal Development
Study Route
Fees & Intakes
INTAKE DATES
  • 16 Jan
  • 3 Apr
  • 5 Jun
  • 21 Aug
  • 16 Oct
ESTIMATED FEES
MALAYSIAN STUDENT
  • RM46,802
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT
  • RM58,314 
Fees will depend on their commencement dates
Entry Requirements
ENTRY LEVELMINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT
  • SPM
3 Credits
  • GCE ‘O’ Level
3 Credits
  • UEC
3 Credits (Min Grade B)
  • Certificate in related field
Recognised Certificate from government
  • Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia
Pass Level 3 in hospitality and culinary skills, and Pass in SPM with a minimum of 1 Credit in any subject
ENGLISH PROFICINECY REQUIREMENT 
Local StudentPass in English at SPM level or equivalent
 
If English language is not fulfilled, students are required to take an additional module.
International Student
  • IELTS Band 4.5; or
  • TOEFL (Computer-based 160); or (Internet-based 49); or
  • Cambridge English CAE & CPE (from 2015) 147; or
  • PTE Academic 30; or
  • KDU English Entrance Test 64
If English language requirements are not fulfilled, additional English module(s) may be taken at KDU University College Penang.



 
STUDENT TESTIMONIALS
Kong Xuan
Diploma in PCT
Graduate of Graduate of 2004
My passion for culinary arts makes me continue to try and learn new things everyday and hope that young chefs everywhere have the same commitment and passion to succeed in this industry.
EVENTS CALENDAR
Jul
15
Hospitality Day @ KDU Penang
Date :
15 July 2017
Time :
11.00 am - 3.00 pm
Venue :
KDU Penang University College
Jul
15
Reality Check Video Challenge
Date :
15 July 2017
Time :

Venue :
Department of Mass Communication, KDU Penang University College