Top 5 Universities to Study Diploma in Culinary Arts in Malaysia 2020

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Dreamt to become a successful chef? Want to make delicious and good looking food? Not long ago, Culinary Arts became a popular trend among the food industries, more people than ever are beginning to join all sorts of culinary schools in Malaysia. Here are some best culinary schools in Malaysia 2020.

Culinary Arts are defined as the arts of preparation, cooking, and presentation of food. As an expert chef, they are obligated to know and understand the properties of foods and ingredients, possessed the knowledge of food science, nutrition and diet, and preparing meals that are as pleasing to the eye as they are to the palate.

People are often worried about studying in culinary schools because of high tuition fees and end up with a low salary after graduating. In truth, it depends on a lot of factors, including the cost of culinary school, the alternatives, career aspirations, and temperament. Studying culinary arts can be handy in your daily life as you will be able to create and design meals with your academic knowledge.

The benefits of learning Culinary Arts

Able to being in the kitchen takes more than practical skills, a culinary school teach you about the theory that a job cannot. Most of the chefs will need a certain degree of academic knowledge to being in the field and create a proper food. Only the combination of theories and execution skills allows you to achieve higher performance and better career path.

Moreover, having a formal degree or diploma puts you an advantage in seeking better career opportunities. If you are interested in being a food marketing consultant, obtaining a Diploma is essential as it proves that you had the academic knowledge required to make professional decisions through objective lens at school.

General Qualifications

In order to enter into Diploma in Culinary Arts, you will generally need:


Entry Requirements

Diploma in Culinary Arts

  • SPM/O-Level/UEC – Minimum 3 credits; or
  • Any equivalent qualifications

Note: The information displayed above may vary between universities, colleges, and institutions.

Career Options for Culinary Arts

  • Executive Chef
  • Food Marketing Consultant
  • Food Service Manager
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Station Chef
  • Pastry Chef
  • Commis Chef
  • Sous Chef

1. Segi University Kota Damansara

Segi University College first appear in 1977 in the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s commercial district. One of the largest private universities in Malaysia, having 5 major campuses in Kota Damansara, Kuala Lumpur, Subang Jaya, Penang, and Kuching. Segi has been awarded various accolades including the Bronze Trophy in the Education and Learning category at the Putra Brand Awards 2016.

Diploma in Culinary Arts
General Intake: January, May and September
Indicative fee of 3-years (Full-time) (2019): RM41,900

2. INTI International College Subang

INTI International is known for their 30 years experience in the education industries, providing world-class education that is both accessible and affordable. INTI International offers over 100+ programmes from pre-university to postgraduates which are approved by Malaysia’s Ministry of Higher Education.

Diploma in Culinary Arts
General Intake: January, April and August
Indicative fee of 2-years (Full-time) (2019): RM42,380

3. Taylor’s University

Taylor’s University is known for its wide range of courses and beautiful landscape, offering programmes for pre-university, undergraduate, and postgraduate which included 14 schools. Top-notch facilities and accommodations for students, and also provides relevancy and diverse options of curriculum and teaching methods.

Diploma in Culinary Arts
General Intake: January, March and August
Indicative fee of 2-years (Full-time) (2019): RM53,208

4. Sunway University

Sunway University was founded in 1987 as a member of the Sunway Education Group. Well-known for its industry-equipped graduates and partnership with prestigious institutions such as Harvard University’s Asia Leadership Trek. Sunway University offers impressive range of programmes for undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Diploma in Culinary Arts
General Intake: January, March and August
Indicative fee of 2-years (Full-time) (2019): RM56,050

5. UCSI University

UCSI University stand out among most of the universities as top 100 music schools. Focusing on art courses, and also cover other programmes including medicine, pharmacy, computer science, and engineering.

Diploma in Culinary Arts
General Intake: February and September
Indicative fee of 2-years (Full-time) (2019): RM25,029

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Nicky Yap
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