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To be successful in your career, students should choose to study at top private universities and colleges in Malaysia for hospitality and tourism courses. These top universities will offer you the best facilities and experienced lecturers who will guide you and equip you with the necessary tools to be top in the industry.

The demand for well trained hospitality professionals will continue to increase in Malaysia as well as globally. Students after SPM, O-Levels, UEC, A-Levels or STPM must choose the best universities in Malaysia for hotel management to obtain their training so that they can be successful in the competitive hotel & tourism industry.

Students after SPM or O-Levels who are sure that they want a career in the vibrant hotel industry can choose to study the Diploma in Hotel Management at top private universities and colleges in Malaysia. Students will need at least 3 credits in SPM or O-Levels to join the 2-year diploma. Upon completion of the Diploma, students can continue on to the Tourism Management, Hospitality Management or Hotel Management Degree entering into Year 2 for another 2 years.

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The Best Private Universities & Colleges in Malaysia Offering Top Rated Programmes in Hospitality Management, Hotel Management and Tourism Management

Having a good command of the English language will be advantageous. With the rise of China’s inbound and outbound tourism, opportunities abound for those who are proficient in both English and Mandarin.

The Best Hospitality Management Courses at KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie

Equatorial Mock Hotel Suite for Hospitality students at KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie

Equatorial Mock Hotel Suite for Hospitality students at KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie

The global hospitality, tourism and culinary arts industries are dynamic and constantly evolving. It is among the world’s largest and fastest growing industries, offering boundless opportunities for ambitious students who enjoy working with people and in a range of exciting environments, be it locally or internationally.

At KDU, students will find the blend of true hospitality, tourism and culinary subjects taught in specialised facilities that mirror state-of-the-art, real world environments. Our range of programmes ensure that students emerge as excellent, well-rounded graduates, armed with a combination of knowledge and skills that are in high demand with employers.

Together with lecturers who carry both industry and academic experiences, we constantly push boundaries

Bacchus - Wine Lab at KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie

Bacchus – Wine Lab at KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie

to ensure our students learn from the best. KDU is the only institution to offer molecular cooking as a compulsory subject in our culinary programmes, in addition to launching the first-ever culinary book that applies molecular cooking techniques in Malaysian recipes. KDU is also no stranger to the competitive culinary scene, with lecturers and students excelling in competitions both locally and internationally.

KDU is also internationally recognised, garnering the World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS) Recognition of Quality Culinary Education as well as accreditation from The International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE) as an Associate Member.

96% EMPLOYED UPON GRADUATION

Cafe 8ighty 7even by Coffex at KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie

Cafe 8ighty 7even by Coffex at KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie

Upon graduation, our students are employed in renowned hotels and service related industries, with 30% obtaining employment overseas.

PRACTICAL PROGRAMMES FOR THE REAL WORLD

Our programmes are taught by the best in the industry with more than 50% of our curriculum emphasising hands-on practice In addition, our Industry Advisory Board is made up of top-tier management from the industry.

STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITIES

13 kitchens cover 65,000sf with ample space for niche studies in molecular gastronomy, wine, chocolate and coffee, and charcuterie. There are also realistic mock hospitality training facilities, as well as student-run restaurants.

INTERNATIONAL RESIDENT AND STUDENT-EXCHANGE PROGRAMME

Students at degree level have the option of participating in a 2-week resident programme at IMI University Centre (Switzerland), as well as a student-exchange programme in France at local fee.

IMI University Centre Switzerland – Partner for the School of Hospitality, Tourism & Culinary Arts at KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie

KDU University College’s School of Hospitality, Tourism & Culinary Arts (SHTCA) was founded in

Mock Front Office for hostpitality students at KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie

Mock Front Office for hostpitality students at KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie

1987, and with over 27 years of history, the school is the only Hospitality, Tourism & Culinary Arts School in Malaysia that offers a complete Swiss experience through its collaboration with IMI University Centre switzerland.

Its partnership with the IMI University Centre Switzerland enables the school to offer IMI programmes in Malaysia, without students having to go abroad. One of the unique features of the KDU-IMI programmes is the exposure to industry placement in reputable local or international hotels and restaurants where practical skills are enhanced in real life-situations.

IMI University Centre Switzerland is a unique, private, International Management Institute founded in 1991. Students at IMI can be assured of a highly personalised and individual approach to their learning. A qualification from IMI is a stamp of excellence on any curriculum vitae and will ensure that students are top of the pile for first important interviews.

IMI University Centre Switzerland and KDU University College has definitely come a long way, combining quality academic teaching, practical training, excellent industry placements, and international exposure, all a recipe for success.

KDU University College New Campus at Utropolis, Glenmarie in Shah Alam

KDU, an institution that has over 32 years of history and experience, believes in providing real world

KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie purpose built campus

KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie purpose built campus

education to meet real world needs, and has traditionally, been successful in producing competent graduates and preparing students for top universities all over the world.

Established in 1983, and a pioneer in Malaysian private education, KDU was one of the first private colleges in Malaysia to have its own purpose-built campus. The institution, as KDU College then, was awarded the university college status in 2010 – a reflection of its quality programmes, and the growth of its international student population.

KDU University College and KDU College are members of Paramount Education, a fully-integrated education services provider for primary, secondary, tertiary, and postgraduate level studies as well as executive and professional development programmes.

The new 10-acre purpose-built KDU University College campus at Utropolis, costing RM320 million, has

Learning Pods inside the Library for Group Discussions at KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie

Learning Pods inside the Library for Group Discussions at KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie

been designed around the philosophy that learning is experiential and can happen anywhere.

There are open spaces, themed gardens and discussion cubes, along with 9 fully equipped lecture halls that can house up to 250 students each, 60 state of the art classrooms where 4,000 students can be attending lecture and classes at any one time, a 50,000 sq ft space housing KDU University College’s comprehensive library and a 500-bed student village.

Top Notch Hospitality, Tourism & Culinary Arts Facilities at KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie

Boulangerie - Bakery Kitchen at KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie

Boulangerie – Bakery Kitchen at KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie

With industry standard mock-up suites, coffee labs and dining outlets, including a fine dining restaurant, students are able to experience their future working environments while being on campus.

  • Equatorial Mock Suite- Industry standard mock suites for realistic hands-on training.
  • Café 8ighty 7even by Coffex – Of cosy settings and freshly brewed coffee steaming in the air by the hands of our versatile students.
  • Atelier – Hot Kitchen – Students get into action in the hot kitchen, giving them a taste of life in the industry.
  • Culinary Lecture Theatre – Top notch facilities equipped in the theatre allows for in-class demonstrations.
  • Dewakan – Fine Dining Restaurant – Equipped with elegant finishes, Dewakan is an educational
    Atelier - Hot Kitchen at KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie

    Atelier – Hot Kitchen at KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie

    entrepreneurial initiative by KDU.

  • Avant – Molecular Kitchen – At Avant, students utilise the latest equipment in learning the art of molecular cooking.
  • Charcuterie – Butchery Kitchen – At Charcuterie, students learn and master the techniques and skills to create various deli products.
  • Mirabelle – Training Restaurant – At Mirabelle, students run everything from scratch while serving real customers and countering real-time situations.
  • Saveur – Training Restaurant – Built to mimic a true fine dining restaurant, students are given real practice at Saveur.
  • Artisanat – Kitchen Artistry Room – At Artisanat, our students are trained to master the most delicate of arts.
  • Glace – Ice Carvery – At Glace, students are taught first hand on the art of ice carving.
  • Boulangerie – Bakery Kitchen – KDU students are synonymous with the fluffy bread and pastries they produce here at the Boulangerie.
  • Bacchus – Wine Lab – Students are given a holistic education complemented with our state-of-the-art facilities inclusive of a wine tasting lab.

Premier Private University in Malaysia for Hospitality, Tourism and Events at Taylor’s University

Taylor's University Lakeside Campus encompasses a modern, functional design with state-of-the-art facilities together with lush greenery and its trademark 5.5 acre lake

Taylor’s University Lakeside Campus encompasses a modern, functional design with state-of-the-art facilities together with lush greenery and its trademark 5.5 acre lake

Taylor’s University is the first and only university to achieve Tier 6, best quality in teaching and learning of the hospitality and tourism discipline in Malaysia. Tier 6: Outstanding rating in the Ministry of Higher Education’s Discipline-Based Rating System (D-SETARA).  Taylor’s is the best university in Malaysia to study hotel management or hospitality management.

Graduates from the Hospitality, Tourism and Events programmes will receive dual recognition and certification by University of Toulouse (UOT), France and Taylor’s University.

Since its beginning in 1969, Taylors University has continuously provided excellent services for its students in terms of diverse study options, relevant curriculum and teaching methods, on-going partnerships with leading universities worldwide, strong industry linkages, up-to-date facilities and a well-equipped campus. Officially upgraded to University in September 2010, Taylor’s is one of Malaysia’s top private universities. Over 70% of Taylors University’s graduates are employed within 2 months. In addition, the university has strong partnerships with 3,000+ career partners in Malaysia and globally.

Taylor’s University is located in the heart of Subang Jaya in Selangor, boasting a beautiful lakeside

Fine Dining Restaurant at Taylor's University

Fine Dining Restaurant at Taylor’s University

campus — 27 acres of tropical greenery, integrated with shops and recreational venues surrounded by a 5.5 acre man-made lake — making it one of the most desired environments for students seeking a tertiary education.

Taylor’s University was voted the Most Popular Private College and / or University in Malaysia for two consecutive years (2008 and 2009), and is rated ‘Tier 5: Excellent‘ by the Ministry of Higher Education (MQA SETARA 2013). Taylor’s University is also ranked as one of the Top 250 universities in Asia by QS University Rankings: Asia 2015.

Top Hospitality Programmes offered at Taylor’s University are:

World-Class Hospitality, Tourism & Culinary Arts Facilities at Taylor’s University

In preparing students for the increasingly challenging and complex hospitality, tourism and culinary industry, the School has put in place world-class facilities designed and built to stimulate the actual working environment of leading establishments.

Taylor's University students have access to excellent sports facilities on campus

Taylor’s University students have access to excellent sports facilities on campus

  • 84-room hotel (Ruemz Hotel)
  • 3 Front Office Reception Rooms
  • Hotel Suites
  • Wine Laboratory
  • 9 Restaurants (including 3 fine dining restaurants, 3 specialised training restaurants, 1 Asian restaurant, 1 lifestyle restaurant and 1 multiservice restaurant)
  • 14 Culinary Suites (encompassing 9 kitchens, 1 garde manger kitchen, 1 artist kitchen, 1 chocolate room and 1 artist kitchen)
  • Manifestation Culinary Bar Theatre
  • Tourism Practical Rooms
  • Events Projects Room
  • CRiT (Centre for Research and Innovation in Tourism, Hospitality and Food Studies)
  • Chemistry Lab and Food Science Lab

Achievements of Taylor’s School of Hospitality, Tourism & Culinary Arts

  • Tier 6: Outstanding rating in the Ministry of Higher Education’s Discipline-Based Rating System (D-SETARA)
    The first and only university to achieve Tier 6, best quality in teaching and learning of the hospitality and tourism discipline in Malaysia.
  • Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Grand Award
    Education & Training category for its public-private partnership in education and training, 2015
  • Hospitality Asia Platinum Awards (HAPA)
    Academic & Research Excellence in the Hospitality Education Institution Category, 2013-2015
  • THE-ICE, or the International Centre of Excellence in Tourism & Hospitality Education, Australia
    The first Malaysian, and Asian, university to receive full accreditation
  • Brand Laureate
    Best Brand in Hospitality, Tourism & Culinary Arts Education, 2011
  • Research Chefs Association (RCA) Student Culinology® Competition
    Champion, 2016
  • World’s 1st International Young Chef Olympiad 2015
    Champion, 2015
  • Nestle Professional Culinary Arts Award
    Champion, 2014 & 2012
  • World Gourmet Summit (Regional Category)
    Culinary Institution of the Year Award, 2012
  • 9th ASEAN Skills Competition
    Gold medal, Cooking Category, 2012
  • Monin Cup Competition-Cocktail category
    Champion & 2nd Runner Up, 2016
  • Hilton Malaysia Hospitality Talent Cup Competition
    Champion & 1st Runner Up, The Bar Cup: Signature Cocktail Presentation, 2016
  • Culinaire Malaysia
    4 Golds, 4 Silvers and 1 Bronzes, 2015
    4 Golds, 12 Silvers and 9 Bronzes, 2013

Taylor’s University Dual Award Partner

  • Taylor’s School of Hospitality, Tourism & Culinary Arts offers dual award degree and diploma programmes in collaboration with the University of Toulouse (UOT) and the Academie de Toulouse (ADT) in France respectively.
  • A quality review committee, comprising academics from both institutions, is established for quality assurance and moderation of the standards of the programmes, which includes curriculum and assessments.
  • Upon completion of the diploma or degree programmes at Taylor’s, students will receive certification from both Taylor’s and the partner institution in France.

Académie de Toulouse (ADT), France

  • ADT is a division of the French Ministry of Education.
  • The Académie is ranked as one of the best in France for Hotel and Tourism studies.
  • Diplomas are attested by the French Ministry of Education.

University of Toulouse (UOT), France

  • Established in 1229, UOT is one of the largest universities in France.
  • UOT’s Hospitality and Tourism Management degrees are ranked in top positions by French professionals.
  • It is a highly sought-after degree with more than 600 applicants each year, but only 80 seats available.
  • Degrees are accredited by the French Ministry of National Education

Global Experience for Taylor’s School of Hospitality, Tourism & Culinary Arts Students

More than 13,000 alumni represent the reputation of the school worldwide. Taylor’s University students are instilled with a global approach to their studies and future career in the field of hospitality, tourism and culinary business with an international faculty, dual degrees, and a wide diversity of languages and origins with more than 35% international students enrolled in the School.

Taylor’s School of Hospitality, Tourism & Culinary Arts is committed to international, intercultural and global perspectives in our programmes, experiences and teaching. It is to prepare our students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes of future leaders rounded with a global experience acquired while studying.

Semester Exchange
A. Outbound Semester Exchange
(For School of Hospitality, Tourism & Culinary Arts students to take one semester of studies overseas)

Students have the opportunity to pursue a semesters abroad without paying extra tuition fees to the partner university. Upon completion of the programme, students will be accorded credit for the courses which they have undertaken during that period of exchange. Other expenses may include air fare, accommodation and cost of living.

Semester Exchange Partners
The following institutions have agreement with Taylor’s University for exchange of students for Semester abroad.

Modul University Austria
IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems Austria
New York University in Prague Czech Republic
Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences Finland
North Karelia University of Applied Sciences Finland
Tampere University of Applied Sciences Finland
Turku University of Applied Sciences Finland
University Toulouse Jean-Jaurès France
Cologne Business School Germany
Heilbronn University Germany
Free University of Bolzano Italy
Kyunghee University Korea
Saxion University of Applied Sciences Netherlands
University of The Philippines Philippines
Chur University of Applied Sciences Switzerland
Prince of Songkla University Thailand
Robert Gordon University United Kingdom
University College Birmingham United Kingdom
Manchester Metropolitan University United Kingdom
Johnson & Wales University USA
Southwest Minnesota State University USA
Hoa Sen University Vietnam

B. Inbound Semester Exchange
For students interested in studying one semester at School of Hospitality, Tourism & Culinary Arts, Taylor’s University

Malaysia sits at the crossroads of Asia. Culturally it’s a multi-ethnic society made up of Malays, Chinese and Indians as well as the indigenous peoples of Sarawak and Sabah. It is one of Asia’s most developed countries, with English being widely spoken. Malaysia offers the perfect place from which to both understand and explore Asia.

Exchange students from partner universities are welcome to study for one semesterat Taylor’s, taking courses in one of the following degrees:

  • Bachelor of international Tourism Management (Travel & Recreation)
  • Bachelor of international Tourism Management (Event Management)
  • Bachelor of international Hospitality Management
  • Bachelor of Culinary Arts and Foodservice Management
  • Bachelor of Science (Culinology®)
Short Mobility Programme
A. Incoming Mobility
Short programmes are developed by the School of Hospitality, Tourism & Culinary Arts to host groups from partner universities. These programmes are either professional, cultural or managerial with possible integration. The duration of programmes varies between 1 week to 2 months.Programmes Offered:

  • Tourism Experience in Malaysia
  • KL Project – Malaysia Branding Experience
  • Malay Cuisine… A Journey
  • Restaurant & Culinary Professional Course
  • Hotel and Restaurant Professional Course
  • Malaysia Cultural Programme
  • Market Entry Strategies in Asia (Executive Programme)
  • Tourism Branding & Marketing in Asia (Executive Programme)
  • Doing Business in Asia (Executive Programme)

Yearly Summer School is also programmed in August

B. Outgoing Mobility
Taylor’s School of Hospitality, Tourism & Culinary Arts students gain global experience with faculty-led tours (Study trips) as well as independent short trips (summer schools, charity projects, etc).C. International Residency Programme
Final-year students have the opportunity to participate in an international residency programme in France or other popular tourism destinations organised by the School. The study trip will cover seminars, workshops and field trips to discover various forms of tourism.
Global Partners

Taylor’s School of Hospitality, Tourism & Culinary Arts aims to actively support the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) integration (2015). As a responsible institution we are contributing to prepare our students to the opportunities within the South-East Asia region resulting from these changes.We are already collaborating with institutions in the region. This provides opportunities for students joint programmes, short mobility, study tours and projects in Tourism development, Green hospitality, Community empowerment, entrepreneurship, etc.

Industry-Centric Curriculum at Taylor’s School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts

Taylor’s School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts continue to be an active and influential participant in the industry. In addition to three decades of experience, we are backed by a faculty with in-depth industry experience. Our board of industry leaders serve as curriculum advisors, form our panel of examiners and also serve as adjunct lecturers, research partners and mentors to our students.

From undergraduate to post-graduate level, students are given access to knowledge-sharing platforms with notable industry specialists and academics. These carefully crafted activities leverage on the strength of our industry affiliations to gain the latest trends. This invaluable perspective gives graduates an edge as they make the transition from university to working life.

Fast Track to Top Employers for Taylor’s Graduates
TCHT continues to spearhead innovative programmes that place students on a fast-tracked path to employment with the industry’s top employers. These industry alliances offer aspiring students a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and provide employers with an avenue to map their long-term recruitment plans and secure rising, future talents.

The programme includes:

Future General Manager Programme (GeM)
This comprehensive management and leadership development programme that grooms aspiring hospitality management students into promising hoteliers of the future. It fosters an entrepreneurial spirit and mindset in our students, to prepare them for senior management positions.
Student Employment Programme (STEP)
Through this avenue, members of the industry gain access to second year students who are taken onboard world’s leading hotels as student-employees and inculcated with the hotel’s business philosophies. This experience provides students with valuable industry insights and training before they graduate.
Empowering Leaders Into Industry For Tourism & Events (ELITE)
Focused on Tourism and Event Management students, this programme connects students and employers via mutually beneficial professional relationships. Students gain an opportunity to develop skills through a comprehensive leadership and management development training experience.

GM Networking Dinner
A neutral forum for industry leaders to discuss trends that are shaping their profession, this event was supported by more than 30 General Managers and Vice-Presidents from various hotels, resorts and convention centres across Malaysia. Such events provide opportunities for frank exchange of ideas among students and professionals on developments in the hospitality and tourism industry.

Learning from Experts
Through workshops, practical demonstrations and talks, students are offered the opportunity to acquire knowledge from various experts across the different disciplines of tourism, hospitality and culinary arts. Students gain access to these accomplished professionals who share their techniques, knowledge and more importantly, inspire our next generation of professionals.

  • Opening Hotels and Restaurants:
    A Project Management Approach

    Jean-Jacques Kiefer

    Group General Manager,
    Sunway Lagoon Resort Hotel

  • Managing Memorable Events
    Dr. Glen McCartney

    Assistant Professor
    University of Macau

  • The Hospitality: X Files
    Chris Ehmann

    General Manager
    PJ Hilton

  • Publish or Perish
    Prof. Dr. Dogan Gursoy

    Editor-in-Chief,
    Journal of Hospitality Marketing
    and Management,
    Washington State University

  • Travel and Our Environment
    Deborah Chan

    Program Manager
    Wild Asia Sdn. Bhd.

  • An Insight to French Wine
    Dominique Hebrard

    Owner and Wine Maker,
    Maison Hebrard (Bordeaux – France)

  • Contemporary Issues in Tourism Policy Planning and Development
    Alex Rajakumar

    Director,
    Commonwealth Tourism
    Centre (Capacity Building)

  • Business Operation and Marketing Strategies of a Food Ingredient Manufacturer
    Wong Si Si

    Business Director,
    Futura Ingredients

  • Cutting it in a Chef ’s World
    Chef Antoine Rodriguez

    Executive Chef,
    Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur

  • Coffee Appreciation
    Fergus Lim

    Accounts Manager,
    Kaffa Solutions

  • The World of Event Management
    Mark Lee

    Chief Operating Officer,
    Hot Shoes Event Management

Fun Approach to Learning at Taylor’s School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts

Field Trips
Students gain industry insight and knowledge of best practices through visits to manufacturing facilities, hotels, food and beverages outlets, tourist spots and other unique destinations.
Students at Work

Taylor’s School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts students have a long-standing tradition of being involved in major industry events and running real life projects. These opportunities put their skills to the test, adding to the repository of experiences that better prepares them for the industry. Active participation in these events enables them to apply theoretical knowledge to live-event scenarios while managing the challenges that come with it.


Borneo Jazz Festival & Rainforest World Music Festival Preview
Students showcased their skills in event management, crisis management, and handling of logistics and coordination with event partners.


Formula 1
For more than a decade, our students have been selected to provide F&B service at the exclusive Paddock Club during the F1 Malaysian Grand Prix by DO & CO, the Vienna-based official international caterer to Formula 1.


Food Promo Day
Led by students from the Diploma in Hotel Management and Culinary Arts, this event not only enriched the students’ culinary knowledge but also exposed them to planning and organising an event from scratch.


The Race
As part of the students’ final year live event project, The Race provides students with an opportunity to plan and organise an event from scratch. Students approach the event like an event company, gaining useful management skills and other soft skills in the process.

Moving with the Industry
Taylor’s School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts continuously innovates to adapt to the ever-changing demands of the industry. Students are provided with hands-on exposure to niche sectors within the hospitality, tourism and culinary arts industries before they even graduate. For example, Tourism Management students are exposed to organising local and overseas tours, which teach them about travel management, tour operations, business management and budgeting.


Ecotourism & Nature Adventure
Students are put in a unique position as they leave the classroom and head to the great outdoors to experience nature-based tourism first hand.


Spa Management
Dedicated trips for students to understand the benefits of a spa experience and acquire extra knowledge and insight into the operations of a destination spa.


Foreign Languages
Taylor’s School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts students are required to learn a foreign language, which adds to their international flavour (French is compulsory, with options of Japanese, Korean or Spanish).


Food Service Entrepreneurship
In-depth understanding of the restaurant and catering business is acquired, through operating the Tiffin foodservice outlet on campus. Students are involved in designing the food products and menu, planning marketing strategies, as well as managing and running the entire operations of the outlet.

Tour Travel Operations Management
Tourism Management students organise both local and overseas tours. In the course of their trips, they learn about travel management, tour operations, business management and budgeting. Trips have been organised to various destinations including:

  • Australia
  • Cambodia
  • China
  • Egypt
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Laos
  • Nepal
  • Oman
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • Vietnam

The Best Hospitality, Tourism & Events Programmes at BERJAYA University College of Hospitality

Founded in 2009 by a successful self-made international entrepreneur named Tan Sri Dato’ Vincent Tan,

BERJAYA University College of Hospitality is strategically located inside Times Square in Kuala Lumpur

BERJAYA University College of Hospitality is strategically located inside Times Square in Kuala Lumpur

BERJAYA University College of Hospitality embodies his legacy of success and tenacity in preparing you for a flourishing career in the Hospitality, Tourism, Culinary and Services industries – all areas in which the Berjaya Corporation Berhad has track records for success and international acclaim.
In fact, you will be able to leverage on the Berjaya Corporation Berhad’s corporate diversity as a global conglomerate with involvements in:

  • Property and construction
  • Vacation
  • Hotels and resorts
  • Education
  • Insurance
  • Investment holdings
  • Food and beverages
  • Industrial businesses

Teaching & Learning at BERJAYA University College of Hospitality

BERJAYA University College of Hospitality Computer Lab

BERJAYA University College of Hospitality Computer Lab

At BERJAYA University College of Hospitality, our commitment towards professional excellence focuses on ‘human development’, attention to detail in teaching and learning that are unique qualities which differentiate us from the rest. The University College has an integrated classroom-community space for students to learn and apply their knowledge and skills in real-life situations, which is what we call the BERJAYA Immersion Methodology.

A significant part of this approach depends greatly on the innovative academic curriculum, delivered both inside and outside of the classrooms, which are both academic and career-focused, and is based on the ‘Learning by Doing’ principle. This approach educates our students to think critically, communicate effectively, work productively and manage professionally right from the day they start with us.

Closing the gap between student’s qualifications and industry needs, BERJAYA UCH pays particular

BERJAYA University College of Hospitality Conference Room

BERJAYA University College of Hospitality Conference Room

attention on opportunities for quality industrial work placements for the students. The support of the Berjaya Group of Companies plays an integral part on industry placements with their local and international Hotels, Resorts and Clubs providing a platform for students to gain placement and exposures, thereby enhancing their skills and knowledge in a global environment. The students also get first priority to fill up permanent positions within the subsidiaries of the group.

Since its inception in 2008, BERJAYA UCH has established strategic partnerships with recognised professional and academic institutions of higher learning from UK, USA, Australia, Europe and South Korea who are forerunners in areas of Hospitality, Culinary Arts, Tourism, Retail and Event Management. These collaborations include future developments in the areas of curriculum development, licensing of academic programmes, staff-student exchanges and research opportunities.

True to our vision and commitment of inspiring lives and widening horizons, BERJAYA UCH aims to be an institution with ‘people and places’ with regional branches campuses and articulation arrangements in various parts of the world. We value engagement with education and industry partners, and the various communities we serve. We invite individuals to come as students and leave as professionals.

Students can choose from the following Hospitality Management courses offered at BERJAYA UCH:

State-of-the-Art Facilities at BERJAYA University College of Hospitality

BERJAYA UCH’s cosmopolitan city campus is situated within the golden triangle in Berjaya Times Square.

BERJAYA University College of Hospitality Lobby Area

BERJAYA University College of Hospitality Lobby Area

Students will benefit from the integrated learning experience gained from the hospitality, tourism and service-related businesses within and surrounding the city campus. The city campus, totaling approximately 100,000 square feet, is located on the 11th (West Wing) consisting mainly the administrative offices and learning areas; and 14th (East Wing) comprises the culinary and restaurant facilities for the School of Culinary Arts.

BERJAYA UCH had you in mind when they designed their campus. From the culinary studios, to the boardroom, to the custom-built housekeeping suites, BERJAYA UCH’s facilities are customised to help teach students by immersing themselves into a realistically simulated environment.

BERJAYA UCH encompasses the hardware of complete infrastructure with state-of-the-art facilities which

BERJAYA University College of Hospitality Oeneology Lab or Wine Lab

BERJAYA University College of Hospitality Oeneology Lab or Wine Lab

include high-tech lecture theatres, classrooms and seminar rooms, conference room, learning and resource centre, housekeeping suite, travel bureau, dedicated computer laboratories with the latest software, fully equipped preparation, production and pastry kitchens, bakery, culinary studio, culinary theatre, show kitchen, fine dining restaurant, café, culinary museum, coffee and tea academy, oenology laboratory and chocolate and sugar artistry laboratory among others.

The usual comment when guests step into our city campus is, “Wow! Is this a University campus or a five-star hotel?” We would like to say, BOTH! Your classrooms, learning resource centre, kitchens, laboratories and everything else has been specifically designed to immerse you in the Hospitality, Tourism and Services industry. Hence, the swanky look and feel for the campus environment.

BERJAYA University College of Hospitality Awards and Recognitions

BERJAYA UCH is recognised through numerous awards and accolades that include:

BERJAYA University College of Hospitality Kitchen

BERJAYA University College of Hospitality Kitchen

  • Hospitality Asia Platinum Awards (HAPA) 2011 for ‘Hospitality Education Excellence’
  • BrandLaureate-SMEs Chapter Awards 2010 for the ‘Best Brands in Education-Tourism, Hospitality, Culinary & Retail Education’
  • World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS) Recognition of Quality Culinary Education 2011
  • Doctorjob’s Students’ Choice Awards by GTI Media
  • Hospitality Asia Platinum Awards (HAPA) 2011 for ‘Hospitality Education Excellence’
  • Hospitality Asia Platinum Awards (HAPA) 2013-2015 for HAPA Hospitality Education Institution Culinary Excellence
  • The Chief Operating Officer of BERJAYA UCH, Madam Mae Ho was awarded ‘Most Promising Entrepreneurship Award Winner’ in APEA 2011.

BERJAYA University College of Hospitality Recognition & Achievements from 2009 – Present

BERJAYA University College of Hospitality Kitchen

BERJAYA University College of Hospitality Kitchen

At BERJAYA UCH, you will discover that the drive to ‘win’ is often rewarded quickly. Even before they graduate, many of your peers would have become award-winning talents through the many competitions we participate in and win!

2009

  • Culinaire Malaysia 2009: 1 Silver and 2 Bronze medals

2010

  • Norwegian Salmon Challenge 2010: 1st, 2nd and 3rd place
  • 1 World Culture International Student’s Cultural Festival 2010: 2nd place in Culture Dance competition
  • MONIN Cup 2010: Champion for Mocktail category; 1st Runner-up for Cocktail category

2011

BERJAYA University College of Hospitality Cafe operated by students

BERJAYA University College of Hospitality Cafe operated by students

  • GAS PETRONAS Battle of the Chefs 2011: 1 Bronze medal
  • Le Tour De Fruit 2011: 1 Gold, 1 Silver and 1 Bronze medals
  • HOFEX- Hong Kong International Culinary Competition 2011: 3 Silver and 3 Bronze medals
  • Battle of the Chefs 2011 Penang: 1 Gold and 1 Silver medals, 1 Diploma
  • Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) Young Chef Pencil Box Culinary Challenge 2011: 2nd Runner Up
  • MONIN Cup 2011: Champion, 1st and 2nd Runner-up for Cocktail category; 2nd Runner-up
  • Culinaire Malaysia 2011: Most Outstanding Apprentice Award, 8 Silver and 9 Bronze medals, 2 Diplomas
  • FHC International Culinary Arts Competition, Shanghai 2011: 1 Bronze medal
  • Spritzer Sparkling Sparkler Mocktail Competition 2011: 1 Gold and 1 Silver medals

2012

BERJAYA University College of Hospitality patisserie kitchen

BERJAYA University College of Hospitality patisserie kitchen

  • “NEW ZEALAND WEEK- FOOD FOR THOUGHT” Culinary Competition: Champion
  • Penang Chefs Challenge 2012: 5 Gold, 4 Silver and 1 Bronze medals
  • MAH Penang Chapter Hospitality Challenge 2012: 1 Bronze medal
  • Korea International Food Fair 2012: 5 Bronze medals
  • MONIN Cup 2012: 1st Runner-up for both Cocktail and Mocktail categories

2013

  • Asian Culinary Challenge of IKIP 2013: 1 Gold, 3 Silver and 1 Bronze medals, 1 Diploma
  • HOFEX Hong Kong International Culinary Classic 2013: 3 Silver medals
  • Battle of the Chefs 2013 Penang: 2 Silver and 4 Bronze medals, 1 Diploma,
  • Battle of the Baristas 2013: 3rd Runner-up
  • MONIN Cup 2013: Champion for Mocktail and Flairing categories, 2nd Runner-up for Cocktail category
  • Culinaire Malaysia 2013: Most Outstanding Apprentice Award, Most Outstanding Team in Catering Services Award, Best of the Best for Table Setting, 3 Gold and 4 Silver medals
  • Young Chef Challenge (by the Embassy of Sweden Kuala Lumpur): 2nd Runner Up
  • Ultimate MONIN Creative Coffee Cup 2013: Champion

2014

BERJAYA University College of Hospitality Coffee Lab

BERJAYA University College of Hospitality Coffee Lab

  • Nestle Professional Culinary Arts Award: 1st Runner-up
  • 8th Salon Culinary 2014 Bali: 1 Silver medal
  • Battle of Baristas Championship (BOBC) 2014: Champion, 2nd and 3rd Runner-up
  • MONIN Cup 2014: Champion and 2nd Runner-up for Cocktail category, Champion for Mocktail Category
  • International 2014 MICE Destination Marketing Contest: 2nd Runner-up for Engaging Visitor Category
  • MONIN Cup Asia Pacific 2014: Representative of Malaysia
  • Battle of the Chefs 2014: 10 Silver and 3 Bronze medals

Study at the Best Hotel Management and Culinary University in the Northern Region at KDU Penang University College

The KDU Penang University College School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts is one of the pioneers in the northern region in providing top hospitality and culinary arts education to young people who are keen to enter this booming industry.

KDU University College Penang is partnered with the prestigious IMI from Switzerland

KDU University College Penang is partnered with the prestigious IMI from Switzerland

Since its beginning in 1995, KDU University College Penang has grown by leaps and bounds to become the first and best hospitality, tourism and culinary arts school in Penang.

The success of the school swiftly brought about a partnership with the IMI University Centre (IMI) from Lucerne, Switzerland (the birth place of the hospitality industry) in 1997 and with this, KDU University College Penang quickly became the first private college to offer students the opportunity to obtain prestigious Swiss diploma and degree qualifications without having to go abroad making KDU University College Penang the best college for culinary arts and hospitality in Penang.

KDU University College Penang offers scholarships to deserving students.Affordable accommodation is also provided. Students interested to register at KDU University College Penang can go to this link.

The Best Hotel Management and Culinary Programmes in Penang

Based on IMI and industry feedback, the school served up popular programmes such as the IMI

Mock Hotel Suite at KDU University College Penang

Mock Hotel Suite at KDU University College Penang

Bachelor of Arts in International Hotel and Tourism Management (3+0), IMI Diploma in International Hotel and Tourism Management, KDU-IMI Diploma in Professional Chef Training and Chef Academy Italy (CAI) Executive Diploma in Professional Chef.

KDU offered one-of-its-kind “campus experience” that helps unleash the true potential of its students through practical simulations, outcome-based learning and experimental learning initiatives.

The programmes also provided exposure to students with industry placements in reputable 5-star local or international hotels and restaurants. Thousands of students were also given the option to transfer and to continue their studies in IMI Switzerland for a complete Swiss experience.

Today, the school houses 5-star training facilities such as the KDU-Holiday Inn Hospitality Training

The Hospitality & Tourism students at KDU University College Penang have access to excellent facilities

The Hospitality & Tourism students at KDU University College Penang have access to excellent facilities

Suite (suite room and front office), ‘Bon Appetit’ fine dining restaurant, Bar 91 and professional commercial kitchens including patisserie and butchery demo kitchens. The students are led by a dedicated professional team of lecturers and chefs who are passionate about quality and excellence.

The team creates enriching and unique learning experiences for the students and this can be testified by the hundreds of chef students who have won many awards in the culinary competitions locally and internationally.

Armed with a great track record in producing industry ready graduates, SHTCA is confident that it will continue to produce graduates who are competent and professional in the current hospitality, tourism and culinary arts industry and remain to be the premier hospitality school in the northern region for many years to come.

Students after SPM, UEC, STPM, O-Levels or A-Levels interested to register at KDU University College Penang may go to this link. Affordable Accommodation is provided. Scholarships are available.

IMI (3+0) Bachelor of Arts in International Hotel & Tourism Management at KDU College Penang

KDU College Penang is partnered with the prestigious IMI from Switzerland

KDU College Penang is partnered with the prestigious IMI from Switzerland

The Bachelor of Arts in International Hotel & Tourism Management at KDU College Penang is awarded by the prestigious IMI from Switzerland. Students can Major in the following areas –

  • Hotel & Tourism
  • Events Management
  • European Culinary Management

The objective of this programme is to equip students for the demands of senior management in the tourism and hospitality industries.

Focusing on the strategic business development of hospitality and tourism organisation, graduates will be put on the right path to success in an industry that offers a multitude of opportunities.

The programme allows students a pathway to an honours degree upon successful completion of a dissertation. KDU College Penang is the best college in Penang for the hospitality and tourism programmes.

IMI Diploma in International Hotel & Tourism Management at KDU University College Penang

The Diploma in International Hotel & Tourism Management at KDU University College Penang is awarded by the prestigious IMI

Mock Hotel Suite at KDU College Penang

Mock Hotel Suite at KDU College Penang

in Switzerland. This programme offers you a choice of management or practical aspects of the hospitality industry.

KDU University College Penang’s training mirrors their Swiss counterpart’s methods and curriculum; a combination of traditional Swiss hotelier with modern management techniques.

For a practical experience, you will be interned for one semester’s industrial training in renowned hotels or resorts in Malaysia and abroad

The Diploma in International Hotel & Tourism Management programme at KDU College Penang focuses on courses required for the industry, nurturing professionalism and characteristics, essential for success in the industry

Since its inception in 1995, KDU University College Penang has grown by leaps and bounds to become the first and most renowned hospitality, tourism and culinary arts school in Penang.

The success of the school swiftly brought about a partnership with the IMI University Centre (IMI) from Lucerne, Switzerland (the birth place of the hospitality industry) in 1997 and with this, KDU Penang quickly became the first private college to offer students the opportunity to obtain prestigious Swiss diploma and degree qualifications without having to go abroad making KDU the best university college for culinary arts, tourism and hospitality in Penang.

Based on IMI and industry feedback, the school served up popular programmes such as the IMI Bachelor of Arts in International Hotel and Tourism Management (3+0), IMI Diploma in International Hotel and Tourism Management, KDU-IMI Diploma in Professional Chef Training and Chef Academy Italy (CAI) Executive Diploma in Professional Chef.

Students being briefed by KDU Penang School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts programme leader Prakash R. Jakathesan on the art of table settings.

Students being briefed by KDU Penang School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts programme leader Prakash R. Jakathesan on the art of table settings.

KDU offered one-of-its-kind “campus experience” that helps unleash the true potential of its students through practical simulations, outcome-based learning and experimental learning initiatives.

The programmes also provided exposure to students with industry placements in reputable 5-star local or international hotels and restaurants. Thousands of students were also given the option to transfer and to continue their studies in IMI Switzerland for a complete Swiss experience.

Today, the school houses 5-star training facilities such as the KDU-Holiday Inn Hospitality Training Suite (suite room and front office), ‘Bon Appetit’ fine dining restaurant, Bar 91 and professional commercial kitchens including patisserie and butchery demo kitchens. The students are led by a dedicated professional team of lecturers and chefs who are passionate about quality and excellence.

The team creates enriching and unique learning experiences for the students and this can be testified by the hundreds of chef students who have won many awards in the culinary competitions locally and internationally.

Armed with a great track record in producing industry ready graduates, SHTCA is confident that it will continue to

Escoffier Kitchen at KDU College Penang

Escoffier Kitchen at KDU College Penang

produce graduates who are competent and professional in the current hospitality, tourism and culinary arts industry and remain to be the premier hospitality school in the northern region for many years to come.

Students interested to register at KDU University College Penang may go to this link. Affordable Accommodation is provided. Scholarships are available.

MyCenTHE Diploma in Hotel Management at KDU University College Penang

What is MyCenTHE?

Mock Front Office at KDU University College Penang

Mock Front Office at KDU University College Penang

The Malaysia Center for Tourism and Hospitality Education (MyCenTHE) is an organization aimed towards improving the quality of tourism and hospitality education through collaborative partnerships between domestic public and private sectors, referred to as clusters, to guarantee large-scale economic growth within the national industries of tourism and hospitality as part of the Malaysian Government’s economic transformation programme (ETP).

In support of this national initiative, KDU University College Penang, the cluster leader under MyCenTHE will offer a Work-based Learning (WBL) under Diploma in Hotel Management.

This special programme is designed to resemble an apprenticeship training programme where students will be attached to a designated hotel establishment for a period of 8 months throughout the duration of the programme.

On top of the classroom tertiary education experience they will receive from KDU Penang, student will be provided

Additional American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) Certificate at KDU University College Penang with the Work-based Learning (WBL) Diploma in Hotel Management

Lecture Hall at KDU Penang University College

Lecture Hall at KDU Penang University College

Students after SPM or O-Levels in Penang, Kedah, Alor Setar and the Northern Region in Malaysia can go for the Work-based Learning (WBL) Diploma in Hotel Management programme at KDU Penang University College.  Students apply what they learn in the classroom for 6-10 months in a paid internship programme. A partnership with Hotel Equatorial Penang (five-star rated hotel) ensures students learn on the job in their industrial training programme.

KDU Penang University College, the cluster leader under The Malaysia Centre for Tourism and Hospitality Education (MyCenTHE), this special programme is designed to resemble an apprenticeship training programme on top of the classroom tertiary education experience they receive from KDU Penang University College.KDU Penang University College students will have a chance to receive a quality recognised hospitality management diploma from The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI). This comes with a truly unique experience coupled with a fixed allowance throughout their industry attachment.

KDU University College Penang SHTCA introduced the Work-based Learning (WBL) Diploma in Hotel

Mock Hotel Suite at KDU University College Penang

Mock Hotel Suite at KDU University College Penang

Management programme with a comprehensive industrial training practicum in 2012, where the students apply what they learn in the classroom for 6-10 months in a paid internship programme. A partnership with Hotel Equatorial Penang (five-star rated hotel) ensures students learn on the job in their industrial training programme.

In support of the national initiative Economic Transformation Programme (ETP), KDU Penang University College, the cluster leader under The Malaysia Centre for Tourism and Hospitality Education (MyCenTHE), this special programme is designed to resemble an apprenticeship training programme on top of the classroom tertiary education experience they receive from KDU Penang University College. Students will have a chance to receive a quality recognised hospitality management diploma from The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI). This comes with a truly unique experience coupled with a fixed allowance throughout their industry attachment.

In 2015, KDU Penang University College Penang signed a Global Academic Partner (GAP) agreement with

KDU College Penang is partnered with the prestigious IMI from Switzerland

KDU College Penang is partnered with the prestigious IMI from Switzerland

The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI). AHLEI is an established institution offering a complete range of hospitality related training, education and learning materials. Students will have the opportunity to obtain a global industry-recognized hospitality management diploma from AHLEI that provides additional credentials, which are imperative for better career prospects.AHLEI is also the global leader in hospitality training and hotel management certifications that are all endorsed, recognised and approved by the American Hotel & Lodging Association and conforms to the best practices in the hotel and lodging industry.

Benefits of this Program:
1)      Student will get a Dual Certificate (1 from KDU & 1 from AHLEI)
2)      More working experience

Diploma in International Hotel Management at KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie

Mock Front Office for hostpitality students at KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie

Mock Front Office for hostpitality students at KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie

With this Diploma in International Hotel Management at KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie, you will enjoy a solid foundation in hospitality studies before progressing onto a degree course. The syllabus provides you with a good balance between the theoretical and practical aspects of management in the hospitality industry.

Your lecturers are from various nationalities and you also benefit from regular interaction with visiting professors in guest lectures and seminars. The modern management techniques in this course will ensure all the right doors are open for you!

The Diploma in International Hotel Management programme provides students with a solid foundation in hospitality studies before progressing onto a degree course. With a syllabus that strikes the perfect balance between theoretical and practical aspects of management in the hospitality industry, students benefit from seminars and classes conducted by lecturers from all over the world. Upon completion of the programme, students have the option of obtaining a parchment from IMI University Centre in Switzerland.

About YTL International College of Hotel Management (YTL-ICHM), Malaysia

At YTL International College of Hotel Management (YTL-ICHM), they believe in harnessing and nurturing talents by providing

YTL International College of Hotel Management (YTL-ICHM)

YTL International College of Hotel Management (YTL-ICHM)

a well-balanced education.Learning first hand from industry experts and being located within a fully operating hotel, their campus is turned into a “live classroom”. Industry placements, an integral part of their syllabus, are courtesy of our affiliated YTL Hotels & Properties(www.ytlhotels.com).

YTL Hotels is the hospitality arm of one of Malaysia’s most dynamic conglomerates, YTL Corporation Berhad. The parent company is considered among the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange’s bluest blue chips, with a strong foundation in construction and construction-related industries (at home and abroad) and a growing reputation as a major international player in power generation. YTL Corporation Berhad is also listed on the Tokyo bourse.

YTL Corporation Berhad specialises in:

  • Construction Contracting
  • Power Generation

    YTL International College of Hotel Management students operate a restaurant at the prestigious Starhill Gallery in Kuala Lumpur

    YTL International College of Hotel Management students operate a restaurant at the prestigious Starhill Gallery in Kuala Lumpur

  • Cement Manufacturing & Related Activities
  • Property Development
  • Hotels, Resorts and Leisure
  • Technology Incubation
  • Carbon Consulting
  • REIT

YTL Hotels does not confine itself to any one particular activity or sector in the hospitality industry. The company is involved in both ownership and management of properties and operations ranging from moderately-priced hotels to luxury trains. Each one of its enterprises in highly-rated in its own right.

List of YTL Properties

Australia

  • Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel
  • Melbourne Marriott Hotel
  • Brisbane Marriott Hotel

    Wine tasting lab at YTL International College of Hotel Management (YTL-ICHM)

    Wine tasting lab at YTL International College of Hotel Management (YTL-ICHM)

Japan

  • Niseko Village, Hokkaido
  • Hilton Niseko Village
  • The Green Leaf Niseko Village
  • Kasara Niseko Village Townhouse

Malaysia

  • The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur
  • The Residences at the Ritz Carlton Kuala Lumpur
  • JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur
  • Pangkor Laut Resort
  • Muse Pangkor Laut Estates
  • Tanjong Jara Resort
  • Cameron Highlands Resort
  • Gaya Island Resort
  • The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur
  • The Majestic Malacca
  • Vistana Hotel Kuala Lumpur

    Excellent Culinary Facilities at YTL International College of Hotel Management

    Excellent Culinary Facilities at YTL International College of Hotel Management

  • Vistana Hotel Kuantan
  • Vistana Hotel Penang
  • STARHILL GALLERY
  • FEAST VILLAGE
  • LOT 10 Mall

Other Asia Countries

  • Swatch Art Peace Hotel, Shanghai, China
  • Spa Village Resort Tembok Bali, Indonesia
  • The Surin, Phuket, Thailand

Europe

  • Muse Saint-Tropez, France
  • Muse Bray Cottages, United Kingdom
  • Muse Casa Marbella, Spain
  • The Gainsborough Bath Spa Hotel

Most Affordable Top Diploma of International Hotel Management in Malaysia with Job Guarantee at YTL International College of Hotel Management (YTL-ICHM)

An internationally recognized Diploma is only to be expected by graduates of YTL International College of Hotel

YTL International College of Hotel Management students learn in a real life hotel environment at the prestigious Starhill Gallery in Kuala Lumpur

YTL International College of Hotel Management students learn in a real life hotel environment at the prestigious Starhill Gallery in Kuala Lumpur

Management (YTL-ICHM). Yet going beyond the tangible, it is the world of experience gained that you will probably treasure most. Invaluable knowledge that defines your professional future.

YTL International College of Hotel Management (YTL-ICHM), offers the best of hospitality and culinary arts studies that will allow you to gain valuable experience in both ‘in-the-classroom’ and ‘in-the-hotel/restaurant’.

Their teaching and learning pedagogy gives you the opportunity to learn from different roles in the respective divisions in the hotel and restaurant throughout the program.

Towards completion of your studies in YTL-ICHM, you’ll perfect your skills in real-world internship, under the YTL Hotels mentorship of the hoteliers and culinary professionals.

Being part of the YTL Group has its advantages as YTL-ICHM provides a job guarantee at any of the YTL Hotels in Malaysia and worldwide depending on the skill level of the graduates. This makes YTL International College of Hotel Management (YTL-ICHM) one of the best colleges in Malaysia to study the Hotel Management diploma with a secure future in the hotel industry.

BA (Hons) in Event & Tourism Management at UCSI University Sarawak

UCSI University’s BA (Hons) in Event & Tourism Management is a 3-year programme that equips you with operational,

UCSI University Sarawak campus

UCSI University Sarawak campus

supervisory and managerial knowledge and skills, required for modern management of business industry. It covers a wide range of areas from conventions, events to tourism.

Tourism is viewed as a  very important and viable industry worldwide. In Malaysia, it is one of the fastest growing and largest revenue earner providing massive business and employment opportunities.

Within the field of tourism, is the rapidly booming business of meetings, conventions and events. The state of Sarawak has launched the Sarawak Convention Bureau (SCB) in view of this favourable opportunity.

Into its first year of operations, the SCB has already confirmed 24 new meetings for the state – translated into an estimation of 16,000 hotel room nights and RM16.3 million in direct delegate expenditure.

Recognising the potential of this vibrant industry and its need of qualified human capital, UCSI University Sarawak Campus introduces the B.A. (HONS.) Events & Tourism Management as a means to guide students into a most successful and rewarding career in Event & Tourism. UCSI University Sarawak is the best university in Sarawak for hotel & tourism courses.

Assessments of the Event & Tourism Management degree course at UCSI University Sarawak

I met EduSpiral online and he provided in-depth information on the courses at UCSI Sarawak. Andy Lim (Left), Culinary Arts at UCSI Sarawak

I met EduSpiral online and he provided in-depth information on the courses at UCSI Sarawak.
Andy Lim (Left), Culinary Arts at UCSI Sarawak

The assessment includes a combination of examinations, projects and assignments, and finally a requirement to complete a dissertation in Independent Project in the final year. Students will acquire up-to-date vocational skills that are relevant and competitive. This reflects the complex and challenging nature of the accounting, finance and business realms.

B.A. (Hons) in Business and Hospitality Management at Nilai University

Nilai University hospitality and tourism students are able to intern at hundreds of partner hotels & tour agencies.

Nilai University hospitality and tourism students are able to intern at hundreds of partner hotels & tour agencies.

Established in 1998, the Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism at Nilai University was geared towards the enhancement of hospitality values in their students so that they will, in turn , be instrumental in making a difference in the fast-growing tourism and hospitality industry in Malaysia and Southeast Asia.

Approved by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency, this programme equips you with professional skills in hospitality operations while developing your management abilities. You will acquire strong business acumen in managing people, profitability, issues, events, and marketing within the hospitality and tourism industry.

Ultimately, this programme gives you the career mobility to dive into a challenging supervisory position within the hospitality and tourism sector or optionally soar in a business specialisation in any industry.

The collaboration between Nilai University and the Malaysian Food and Beverage Executives Association (MFBEA) will provide strong networking opportunities as well as exchanging valuable knowledge and information to promote the highest professional standards in the hospitality industry for the benefit of both parties.

Internship for the Business and Hospitality Management degree at Nilai University

Students have the opportunity to intern at Nilai Springs Hotel or Nilai Golf & Country Club

Study the Bachelor of Hospitality Administration Degree programme at Top Ranked UCSI University in Malaysia

Strategically locate in Kuala Lumpur, UCSI University is ranked in the top 300 universities in Asia by QS and Rated Excellent or Tier 5 in the SETARA 2013 by MQA

Strategically locate in Kuala Lumpur, UCSI University is ranked in the top 300 universities in Asia by QS and Rated Excellent or Tier 5 in the SETARA 2013 by MQA

UCSI University’s Bachelor in Hospitality Administration is a first Work-based Learning degree programme in hospitality discipline in Malaysia. This 3-year hospitality administration degree programme equips students with operational, supervisory and managerial knowledge and skills, required for modern management in the global hospitality industry. It covers a wide range of settings including the front office, housekeeping, food and beverage, kitchen and events. UCSI University students also have the prospect of venturing into research and development on the industry’s emerging issues such as tourism policies and eco-hospitality

Students after SPM or O-Levels with the relevant results can enter into the Foundation in Arts at UCSI University before continuing on to the Bachelor in Hospitality Administration. With a Pre-University qualification such as UEC, STPM, A-Levels, SAM, CPU etc. students can enter directly into the degree programme. Students after SPM or O-Levels with at least 3 credits may enter the Diploma in Hotel Management at UCSI University for 2 years and then continue on to the Bachelor in Hospitality Administration for another 2 years.

UCSI University Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Management Student Achievements

STUDENTS WINNING CATEGORY COMPETITION
Tan Aun Chee Silver Medal – Modern Western Cuisine Restaurant Battle of the Chef 2016, Penang
Yap Jia Ying Silver Medal – Modern Western Cuisine Restaurant Battle of the Chef 2016, Penang
Poon Wing Choong Bronze Medal Plated Dessert(Asian /Continental) Battle of the Chef 2016, Penang
Silver Medal Plated Dessert Category Penang International Halal Chef Cooking Competition 2015, Penang
Lee Wei Ming Bronze Medal Beef Battle of the Chef 2016, Penang
Diploma Salmon Category Culinaire Malaysia 2015, Kuala Lumpur
Batrisya Binti Amiruddin Bronze Medal Norwegian Seafood Battle of the Chef 2016, Penang
Lim Jing Xuan Diploma Award Norwegian Salmon Battle of the Chef 2016, Penang
Shaun Wong Wen Jin Diploma Award San Remo Hot Pasta Dish Battle of the Chef 2016, Penang
Kong Jun Quan Diploma Award Western Set Battle of the Chef 2016, Penang
Dylan Chan Bronze Medal Norwegian Salmon Battle of the Chef 2016, Penang
Cindy Lai Ik Von Diploma Award Norwegian Salmon Battle of the Chef 2016, Penang
Foo Jee Xin Diploma Award Norwegian Salmon Battle of the Chef 2016, Penang
Kueh Wun Thin Diploma Award Poultry-Duck & Chicken Battle of the Chef 2016, Penang
Diploma Award Asian Main Course: Fish/Seafood Penang International Halal Chef Challenge 2016, Penang
Lau Khee Ooi 2nd Runner-Up Preparing Chicken Dish the Korea Way Global Taste of Korean Contest 2015, Kuala Lumpur
Diploma Meat Category Culinaire Malaysia 2015, Kuala Lumpur
Munirah Aisyah, Yap Kean Onn & Batrisyia Aminuddin 1st-2nd-3rd Place Fruits Preparation MyCenTHE Skill Challenge, 2015, Kuala Lumpur
Soong Zhi Ven & Indrajaya Wibowo Wongkar 3rd Place Pumpkin Carving MyCenTHE Skill Challenge, 2015, Kuala Lumpur
Munirah Aisyah Bronze Medal Salmon Category Culinaire Malaysia 2015, Kuala Lumpur
2nd Runner-Up Nestle Professional Culinary Arts Awards, Kuala Lumpur
Loke Hoi Weng (Chef Lecturer) Lau Khee Ooi Lee Wei Ming 3rd Placing for Team Bronze Medal for Individual Dish Youth Cooking Competition 2015 Guangzhou, China
Anati Haryathie Diploma Award Asian Main Course: Fish/Seafood Penang International Halal Chef Challenge 2016, Penang

UCSI University Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Management Staff Achievements

LECTURERS WINNING CATEGORY COMPETITION
Muhammad Haziq Muizzuddin Bin Jamalullail Silver Medal – Modern Western Cuisine Restaurant Battle of the Chef 2016, Penang
Wong Choon Hau Silver Medal – Modern Western Cuisine Restaurant Battle of the Chef 2016, Penang
Bronze Medal – Plated Dessert Category Penang International Halal Chef Cooking Competition 2015, Penang
Nursyafiqah Ramli Silver Medal – Modern Western Cuisine Restaurant Battle of the Chef 2016, Penang
Muzzamir Musa Diploma Award Plated Dessert (Asian /Continental) Battle of the Chef 2016, Penang
Christopher Wan Sageng Diploma Award – Norwegian Salmon Battle of the Chef 2016, Penang
Diploma Award Asian Main Course: Fish/Seafood Penang International Halal Chef Challenge 2016, Penang
Bronze Medal – Seafood and Fish Category Penang International Halal Chef Cooking Competition 2015, Penang
Diploma Award – Modern Malaysian Cuisine Penang International Halal Chef Challenge 2016, Penang
William Anak Anthony Abong Diploma Award – Poultry Battle of the Chef 2016, Penang
Judy Sung Diploma Award Culinaire Malaysia 2015, Kuala Lumpur
Jospeh Pudun Diploma Award – Laksa Malaysia Penang International Halal Chef Challenge 2016, Penang
Diploma Award – Modern Malaysian Cuisine Penang International Halal Chef Challenge 2016, Penang

Excellent Hospitality & Culinary Facilities at UCSI University

Mock Hotel Rooms
Mock Hotel Rooms Mock guest rooms are set up to support students in accommodation studies. The rooms help equip students with vital skills on how to manage resources, administer assets and manage all the technical operations of a housekeeping department.
Hospitality Training – Restaurant & Bar
Hospitality Training - Restaurant & Bar The UCSI University Kuala Lumpur and Sarawak Campus houses The Quad Fine Dining Restaurants and these provide students the opportunity to serve and entertain actual customers.
Hospitality Training – Front Office Reception
Hospitality Training - Front Office Reception A front office reception is usually the first point of contact between a guest and the hotel. UCSI University provides state-of-the-art front office environment and facilities to ensure students are trained in essential skills.
Training Kitchens (Western & Oriental Preparations)
Training Kitchens (Western & Oriental Preparations) To ensure its hospitality students hit the ground running the moment they enter the workforce, UCSI University’s Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Management comes with fully- equipped training kitchens for both Western and Oriental cuisine.

Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Management (FHTM) at UCSI University

The Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Management (FHTM) at UCSI University is one the most

UCSI University at Taman Connaught, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur

UCSI University at Taman Connaught, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur

forward-thinking school of thoughts in Asia-Pacific and Malaysia for International Hospitality and Tourism Education and Excellence at UCSI University dedicated towards the peak of quality for expertise and skilled human capacity development for one of the fastest growing industry in the world through work based learning integrating adventure and fun within the specialized areas of hospitality, tourism, leisure, travel, culinary arts, recreation and events.

UCSI University’s variety of programmes offer teamwork, leadership and service etiquettes through experiential learning, collaborative learning, discovery learning approaches to develop talent with right attitude for analytical and decision-making skills to get ready for co-operative structured internship programmes with the top global industry players and concur future senior management and executive positions.

Teaching Vs Praxis Philosophy at UCSI University

UCSI students get to practice their skills at an operating fine dining restaurant and hotel at UCSI's campus.

UCSI students get to practice their skills at an operating fine dining restaurant and hotel at UCSI’s campus.

Teaching revolves around an industry-acclaimed work-based learning (WBL) curriculum that addresses all aspects of running a hospitality and tourism enterprise business. Learning will take place with hands-on praxis experience for the management of enterprise operations, revenue generation, events design and planning, consulting, sales, marketing & promotion, service design and service offering etc.

UCSI University’s Graduates will master the fundamentals and advancements of operations and administration of hotels, restaurants, travel agencies & tour operators, events and management consulting companies, even tourist destinations and much more.

Value Preposition

  • UCSI University’s programmes are designed for individuals who have a desire to interact with people around the globe.
  • UCSI University’s programmes enable students learn how to learn.
  • UCSI University’s programmes provide balanced knowledge on theories of management and hands-on learning experiences.
  • UCSI University’s programmes equip students to manage operations, evaluate logistics, look over the conditions of the market, and make calculated decisions.
  • UCSI University’s programmes focus on multi-cultural connections to promote success in the field.

EPP10: Chairman (UCSI University in Malaysia)

MyCenTHE: Malaysia Centre for Tourism and Hospitality Education
UCSI University in Malaysia MyCenTHE is a national initiative under the National Transformation Programme (NTP) launched with the aim of providing Malaysia’s expanding tourism and hospitality industry with quality human capital since November 2010.

Education: Entry Point Project (EPP10): Building a Hospitality and Tourism Cluster

  • To increase in annual output of hospitality personnel from 2009: 20,000 to 2020: 50,000.
  • To share of graduates with diplomas or degrees from 13 to 50%.

UCSI University was appointed (28 November 2010) by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education to lead a government initiative aimed at developing human capital for the nation’s hospitality and tourism industry. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak endorsed the appointment during a media brief on 30 November 2010 at Hilton Hotel Kuala Lumpur with UCSI Group Chairman Dato’ Peter Ng.

Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management at First City University College

First City University College offers value for money quality education in Malaysia

First City University College offers value for money quality education in Malaysia

The Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management in First City University College in Malaysia offers a comprehensive curriculum for those who are seeking to develop skills in this field. Upon completion of the affordable diploma in hospitality & tourism management, students will be able to demonstrate an advanced knowledge of kitchen management, food & beverage management and tourism planning & management.

Students are entitled for the internship programme where they will have an opportunity for hands-on experience at leading hotels.

With First City University College’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 First City University College 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)

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EduSpiral gave me a lot of information to help me make a wise decision. They helped me with the application & took me around for a campus tour which helped me to make a good decision. Ee Wen, Hospitality & Tourism at KBU International College

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Ee Wen, Hospitality & Tourism at KBU International College

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