Diploma in Culinary Arts

School of Hospitality


About The Programme

The Diploma in Culinary Arts provides you with culinary training of the highest quality with state-of-the-art kitchen and classroom facilities.

Headed by an award-winning team of culinary experts, our aim is to produce quality graduates who are not only confident with their culinary skills but also able to communicate fluently, work independently and display leadership qualities that will enhance their credentials in the hospitality and foodservice industries here
in Malaysia and globally.

Essential practical experience will be gained through a 20-week industry 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, a leading institution in culinary and hospitality.



January, April, September



2 Years (full-time)


Career Prospects

  • Banquet Manager
  • Chef de cuisine/ executive chef
  • Food & beverage manager
  • In-flight food manager


Accredited By The World-Renowned

Le Cordon Bleu


Programme Structure

  • Culinary Kitchen Operations l
  • Culinary Kitchen Operations ll
  • Pâtisserie
  • Viennoiserie and Boulangerie
  • Food Safety and Sanitation
  • Food and Beverage Operations l
  • Food and Beverage Operations ll
  • Beverage Studies
  • Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Industry
  • Business English l
  • Business English ll
  • Purchasing and Cost Control
  • Principles of Marketing

  • Classical French Cuisine
  • Contemporary Cuisine
  • Culinary Artistry
  • Business Environment
  • Hospitality Management
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Communication Skills
  • Internship

for Local Student
  • Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisation
  • 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 Student
  • Malay Language for Communication 1
  • Moral Education
  • Community Service

Entry Requirements

  • SPM / SPMV / O-Level: Pass with minimum 3 credits
  • UEC: Pass with minimum 3 Grade Bs

English Language Requirements

  • Sunway Intensive English Programme (IEP): Pass Level 3
  • IELTS or equivalent: 5.0

For International students entering using a qualification whereby the medium of instruction is not in English

Other Qualification

Any other qualifications will be considered on a case-to-case basis