Bachelor of Culinary Management (Hons)

Embrace creativity & innovation in a new world of avant garde cuisine!

 

The gastronomic experience is no longer just about cooking skills. Students today who aspire to become professionals in the industry, need to understand nutrition, culinary artistry and menu planning amongst other things.

Our degree programme prepares students to address all aspects of the kitchen and meet the challenges of an increasingly sophisticated and demanding culinary industry. In addition to subjects such as Culinary Essentials, Garde Manger and Basic Patisserie, students will also undertake subjects such as Corporate Social Responsibility, Entrepreneurship, Hospitality Marketing and more.

Students may choose from three different specializations:

 

Culinary Operations
Exposes students to culinary traditions and methods, from Classical French Cuisine to Asian delights, through in-depth knowledge of both management and practical aspects.

 

Baking and Pastry
Develops students’ skills in various baking and pastry techniques while furnishing them with useful managerial skills so they may excel in the industry.

 

Italian Cuisine
Jointly taught by ALMA La Scuola Internazionale (Italy), this specialisation gives students an introduction to Italian produce and products, original and regional Italian recipes and a deeper appreciation of its gastronomic traditions and culture. Students will spend a semester abroad at ALMA, Italy, and will receive a certificate from ALMA upon graduation.

 

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Programme information

GLOBAL OUTLOOK THROUGH INTERNATIONAL NETWORK

UOW Malaysia KDU provides its hospitality, tourism and culinary arts’ students with an international experience, allowing them to achieve a global outlook be it during or after their studies. They develop an acute appreciation of the added value of graduating with relevant international study and work experience, and how this benefits their personal development and future careers in hospitality and tourism management as well as in culinary arts.

During their studies, students can participate in these international study opportunities:

 

IMI (Switzerland) International Residential Study Trip

  • An optional 10-day study trip to IMI, Switzerland, for degree students.
  • The study trip includes field visits, classes and assignments.
  • Students will receive dual certification from IMI and UOW Malaysia KDU upon graduation.

 

Italian Cuisine – Semester Abroad at ALMA La Scuola Internazionale, Italy

  • The first and only Malaysian higher education institution to offer an Italian Cuisine specialisation.
  • The semester abroad covers 4 months of classes in ALMA, the world’s leading Italian culinary education centre, and 4 months of stage (internship) in renowned and Michelin-starred restaurants, such as Piccolo Lago in Piemonte and La Pineta in Tuscany.
  • Includes field trips to experience the heritage, culture and cuisine of Italy. ALMA is situated 20 minutes away from Parma, a UNESCO-recognised City of Gastronomy famous for Prosciutto di Parma (Parma ham), Parmigiano Reggiano (parmesan cheese) and balsamic vinegar.

 

STUDENTS ALSO HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY OF UNDERGOING THEIR INTERNSHIP ABROAD.

Partnership with HOSCO

  • UOW Malaysia KDU sends its hospitality, tourism and culinary arts’ students on internships in global placements through HOSCO, which is based in Geneva, Switzerland, where top hospitality organisations, schools and students from all over the world convene and interact.
  • Students gain access to leading hospitality organisations and their available positions on a global market basis, enabling them to better select their internships and first permanent positions and to access valuable social tools and applications.

 

Partnership with HILTON WORLDWIDE

  • The partnership with HILTON WORLDWIDE, the Hilton Class programme, aims to develop talents for the country’s rapidly growing hospitality industry. The programme offers UOW Malaysia KDU students rigorous on-the-job training and a theoretical curriculum designed to equip them for successful careers in hospitality.

 

J1 Exchange Visitor Visa Programme

  • Through this programme, students get the opportunity to go through on-the-job experience in the United States for up to 12 months.

 

Collaboration With Accorhotels

  • Providing internship & career opportunities to students & graduates of SHTCA.
  • Including graduate employment program – New Generation Leaders program (Management Trainee program) forgraduates.

 

INTERNSHIPS

Internships offer the potential for valuable learning opportunities outside the standard classroom setting. It is to put to practice what students were taught in the school and to develop their skills within all the different departments in the Hospitality Industry. Internships serves as a bridge between traditional academic settings and the professional world to which the students aspires to get into.It is the beginning of a lifelong journey for students and from thereon begin their careers in the Hospitality Industry. Internships strengthens the students resume for future career advancements.

 

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

Our programmes are highly regarded, and our students and lecturers have gone on to participate and win in industry-recognised competitions. These include:

  • Battle of the Chefs Penang, Malaysia
  • Career@Hiltonlive Hospitality Talent Cup, Malaysia
  • International MIHAS Apprentice Chefs’ Competition, Malaysia
  • Food and Hotel Malaysia Culinary Challenge (FHM), Malaysia
  • Food and Hotel Asia Culinary Challenge (FHA), Singapore
  • Hans Bueschkens Challenge, Chile
  • Hong Kong International Culinary Classic (HOFEX), Hong Kong
  • International Emirates Salon Culinaire, Dubai
  • The Big Cooking Contest, Austria
  • I-Chef – Worlds Largest Chefs Gathering
  • FHI, Food Hotel Indonesia
  • Barista Malaysian Challenge
  • FHM, Food Hotel Malaysia
  • Golden Jubilee of HRH The Sultan of Brunei
  • World Chefs Without Borders (feeding the poor)
  • Culinary World Cup in Luxembourg
  • World Chef Culinary Classic Competition Under American Culinary Federation
Duration
3 Years
Programme Location
UOW Malaysia KDU University College, Utropolis Glenmarie
Core

YEAR 1

  • Academic English 1 & 2
  • Basic Patisserie
  • Culinary French
  • Food Nutrition & Health
  • Food Hygiene and Safety
  • Professional Development Planning
  • Menu Planning
  • Culinary Essentials: Larder Preparation
  • Culinary Essentials: Butchery
  • Culinary Essentials: Garde Manger

 

YEAR 2

  • Culinary Artistry and Design *
  • Food & Beverage Management
  • Hospitality Financial Management *
  • Hospitality Marketing and Sales Techniques
  • Hospitality Human Resources Management
  • Research Methodology
  • F&B Catering
  • Food Costing, Purchasing & Merchandising

 

YEAR 3

  • Final Year Project
  • Industry Placement
  • Gastronomy Studies *

 

* Not applicable to Italian Cuisine Specialization

Specialization

YEAR 2

Culinary Operations

  • Malaysian Cuisine
  • Charcuterie

 

Baking & Pastry

  • The Science of Baking
  • Advanced Baking & Pastry Techniques

 

Italian Cuisine

  • Charcuterie

 

YEAR 3

Culinary Operations

  • Molecular Cuisine
  • Asian Cuisine
  • Commodity Cooking

 

Baking & Pastry

  • Artisanal and Decorative Breads
  • Chocolates and Confections
  • International Pastry Arts and Crafts
MPU
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A*
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Life in Malaysia
  • Hubungan Etnik (Malaysian Students)
  • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (Malaysian Students)
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (International Students)
  • Pengajian Malaysia 3 (International Students)
Notes

Bahasa Kebangsaan A is compulsory for all Malaysian students

  • without a credit in SPM Bahasa Malaysia.
  • without SPM Bahasa Malaysia (applicable to students from UEC, O Level, or other equivalent programmes)

Intake dates

2019

14 January 15 July 4 September 4 November
Estimated fees
Local students

(Culinary Operations / Baking & Pastry)
RM95,760
(Italian Cuisine)
RM67,300

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International students

(Culinary Operations / Baking & Pastry)
RM100,110
(Italian Cuisine)
RM71,650

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Notes

*The ALMA fees for the 8 months of classes and placement estimated amounts to € 15,000. Subject to change by ALMA. Students MUST pay this amount l month before transferring to ALMA, Italy. Note that this amount is NOT inclusive of Local Resident VISA, flights to Milan and lodging
*Terms and Conditions Apply
*Instalment Payment Plan Available

Academic Qualification

GCE A Levels / STPM :
2 Principal Passes or CGPA 2.0

 

UEC :
5 Credits (5Bs)

 

Diploma :
Pass with min. CGPA 2.0

 

Foundation Studies :
Pass

 

Any other qualifications deemed equivalent by the Ministry of Education, Malaysia (or as stated in the Document Senarai Nilai Taraf Kelayakan Akademik, Malaysian Qualifications Agency):

Pass (Subject to review and approval of certified transcripts)

English Requirement

Local Student:

Band 4 in MUET

 

International Student:

Band 5.0 in IELTS; or a min score of 35 (IBT) or 415 (PBT) in TOEFL ; or score 36 and above for Pearson English Test

 

*If English language requirements are not fulfilled, additional English module(s) may be taken at UOW Malaysia KDU.

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