Course Details

Diploma in Heritage Cuisine

Berjaya University College




  • Description
    The Diploma in Heritage Cuisine programme goes beyond  the basic culinary techniques and theories, the programme analyses the history and distinctive cultural influences on Malaysian cuisine with the hope of preserving the classic Malaysian Culinary Masterpieces.Your culinary skills are further sharpened by understanding the nature and impact of heritage cuisines on the hospitality industry and/or the food industry. Furthermore, with the combination of fundamental modules in business and management subjects, students will be equipped to launch their careers either in the private sector or embark on entrepreneurial ventures.The programme enable students to discuss the various elements of heritage basic knowledge and different types of cooking techniques, which also include an understanding of Halal food preparation.

    Field of Study

    Hospitality & Tourism

    Duration (Years)

    2 years

    Course Fees
    RM 48,760 (USD 11,610)
    MQA No.

    PA 4914

    Degree Type

    Internal Degree

  • Intake (Month)
    January; May; September

Entry Requirements

  • O-Level/GCSE

    Pass with a minimum of 3 credits.

  • UEC

    Pass with a minimum of 3 credits.


    Pass with a minimum of 3 credits.

  • Others

    Applicants who possess other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis..

  • English Requirements

     International Student : minimum 4.0 IELTS or its equivalent

Programme Structure

  • Semester 1

    Culinary Techniques 

    Introduction to Heritage Food Commodities

    Basic Food and Beverage Service 

    Kitchen and Hygiene Management

    Malaysian Ethnic Cuisine

  • Semester 2

    Asian Kuih and Desserts 

    Fundamentals of Heritage Cuisine 

    Menu Planning and Development

    Vegetable and Fruit Carving 

    Food and Beverage Cost Control

  • Semester 3

    Computer Applications

    English for Academic Purposes

    Personal Development Skills

    Team Development Skills

    Professional Development Skills

  • Semester 4

    Aseana Cuisines 

    Advanced Heritage Cuisine 

    Introduction to Business

    Catering Services

  • Semester 5

    Kitchen Layout and Design

    Heritage Cuisine - Research and Innovation

    Entrepreneur Development

    Managing People in the Service Industry

  • Semester 6


Additional Information

  • Fees
    RM 48,760 (USD 11,610)

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