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Diploma in Culinary Arts

Diploma in Culinary Arts

School of Hospitality


JPT/BPP(U)(R/811/4/0289/ MQA/FA 0076)02/21

About The Programme

Our prestigious culinary arts programme, accredited by world-renowned

Le Cordon Bleu Institute Paris, provides you with culinary training of the highest quality in kitchen and classroom facilities that are state-of-the-art.

Headed by an award-winning team of chef lecturers in Malaysia, our aim is to produce quality graduates who are confident with their culinary skills, able to communicate fluently, work independently and display leadership qualities that will enhance their professional stand in the hospitality and foodservice industry here in Malaysia and internationally.

Students will gain essential industry practical experience through a 20-week internship. This diploma is accredited by Le Cordon Bleu and upon the successful completion of the programme, graduates are awarded two certificates; one from Sunway University and another from Le Cordon Bleu.



Accredited by:
January, March & August
2 Years 5 Months (full-time)



Career Prospects

  • Chef de Cuisine / Executive Chef
  • Banquet Manager
  • Food and Beverage Manager
  • In-flight Food Manager
  • Product Development Manager
  • Restaurant Owner / Entrepreneur


Programme Structure

  • Culinary & Kitchen Operations I
  • Pâtisserie
  • Beverage Studies
  • Culinary & Kitchen Operations II
  • Understanding Hospitality & Tourism Industry
  • Food & Beverage Operations I
  • Food & Beverage Operations II
  • Food Safety & Sanitation
  • Business English I
  • Business English II
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Supervisory Skills
  • International Cultural Studies
  • Viennoiserie & Boulangerie
  • Classical French Cuisine
  • Contemporary Cuisine
  • Culinary Artistry
  • Kitchen Design & Ergonomics
  • Restaurant Business Operations
  • Purchasing & Cost Control
  • Communication Skills
  • Foreign Language – Elementary French
  • Foreign Language – Elementary Japanese

For Local students:

  • Malaysian Studies 2
  • Moral Education
  • Community Service
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A (applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu)

For International students:

  • Malay Language for Communication 1
  • Moral Education
  • Community Service

Entry Requirement

  • SPM / SPMV / O-Level: Pass with minimum 3 credits
  • UEC: Pass with minimum 3 Grade Bs
  • English Language Requirement:
    Sunway Intensive English Programme (IEP) Level 3
    Cambridge English (First) 50 and above
  • Other Qualifications:
    Any other qualifications will be considered on a case-to-case basis


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