Bachelor Of Hospitality Administration (A Dual Award With HTMi Switzerland)

January, May and September
Course Duration
3 years
Course Location
Kuala Lumpur
Course Mode
Full-time (Work-based Learning)
Approval Code
R/811/6/0226: 09/2024
Accreditation Code


This three-year degree programme equips students with operational, supervisory and managerial knowledge and skills, required for modern management in the global hospitality industry. It covers a wide range of settings including the front office, housekeeping, food and beverage, kitchen and events.... Students also have the prospect of venturing into research and development on the industry’s emerging issues such as tourism policies and eco-hospitality.

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* This programme received a 100% graduate employability score in the Ministry of Higher Education’s Graduate Employability 2020. (Source:

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements

​Foundation Year

Pass with a minimum CGPA of 2.0


Pass STPM with Minimum 2 principals (C)


Minimum 2 passes (Jayyid)


Minimum 2 principals (E)


Pass UEC with Minimum 5 credits (B6)

National matriculation

Minimum CGPA of 2.0

Canadian Pre-U

Minimum average of 50% in 6 subjects


Minimum average of 50% in 5 subjects

Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM/A-Level by Malaysian Government

Minimum overall average of 60%

Diploma (business-related)

Minimum CGPA of 2.0

Other equivalent qualifications

To be reviewed by the faculty on a case-to-case basis



Pass SPM with minimum 5 credits


Minimum 5 credits (C)


Pass UEC with minimum 3 credits (B6)

Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM/A-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency

Minimum overall average of 50%

Other qualifications deemed equivalent to SPM/O-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency

Minimum overall average of 60%

Note / Legend:

Discretion is given to the Head of School to deal with applicants who have results borderline to the Academic Requirements.

SPM Credit – 'A+' to 'C'
O-Level – 'A' to 'C'
UEC Credit – 'A1' to 'B6'
STPM principal – 'A' to 'C'
A-Level principal – 'A' to 'E'

English Language Requirements

For Local Students
Band 3
SPM English Language
Grade B+
SPM English Language 1119/O-Level/IGCSE
Grade C
UEC English Language
Grade A2

  • In the event that the English language requirements are not met, applicants will be required to take the Basic English and English Foundation for in-sessional academic enhancement concurrently with the programme.
For International Students
Band 5.0
Cambridge English Qualifications and Tests
Pearson Test of English
Band 3

  • International applicants who do not meet the respective academic programme’s English Language Requirement will need to improve their proficiency by enrolling into the English for Tertiary Education programme (R/KJP/00920-00920) which helps them prepare for attaining a required band score. Placement into the various levels of the English for Tertiary Education programme depends on the English Language qualification students have at the point of admission and / or the outcome of the English Placement Test.
  • The applicants who have met the respective academic programme’s English Language Requirement may be advised by Faculty to improve their proficiency by undertaking the additional English proficiency courses.

Courses Offered

Year 1
  • Basic Food Preparation
  • Customer Service
  • Sanitation, Safety and Hygiene
  • Business Communication
  • Fundamentals of Hospitality and Tourism Industry
  • Food and Beverage Service
  • Food and Beverage Management
  • Housekeeping Management
  • Front Office Operation and Management
  • Introduction to Hospitality Accounting
  • Cross Cultural Studies

Elective (Choose One)

  • Introduction to Foreign Languages in Hospitality Industry (Japanese, German, Mandarin, Korean, or French)
Year 2
  • Industry Placement I
  • Commercial Cookery
  • Introduction to Management and Organisation Theory
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Human Resource Management
  • Hospitality and Tourism Law
  • Business Research Methods
  • Independent Project I

Elective (Choose One)

  • Food and Beverage and Labour Cost Control
  • Convention Sales, Services and Operation
Year 3
  • Tourism Planning, Development and Management
  • Tourism and Business of Hotels
  • Introduction to Wine and Bar
  • Leadership and Business Performance
  • Event Operation Management
  • Casino, Club and Resort Management
  • Hospitality Facilities Management and Design
  • Hospitality Revenue Management
  • Independent Project II
  • Industry Placement II

Elective (Choose One)

  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Hospitality and Tourism Strategic Management
General Courses (MPU) are compulsory for all students.
For Malaysian students:
  1. Ethnic Relations
  2. Islamic Civilisation and Asian Civilisation
For foreign students:
  1. Malaysian Studies
  2. Communication in Bahasa Melayu 3

Career Opportunities

The hospitality industry is the world’s largest industry and continues to grow in size resulting in a great demand for trained professionals. 

Upon graduation, students can expect to work with international employers. Subsequently, they can make their way up the corporate ladder in both the local and global tourism and hospitality industry. Students can specialise in international hotel and resort management, leisure and wellness management, training consultancy, as well as sales and marketing.

  • Management Executive
  • Hotel/Resort/Club Manager
  • Event Manager
  • Event Organiser
  • Entrepreneur
  • Banquet Manager
  • Operation Manager
  • Convention Centre Manager

Tuition Fees

Local Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 79,180

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International Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 92,550

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International Degree Pathway (IDP)
IDP ProgrammePathwayUniversityCountryFee
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in International Hospitality Business2 + 1Glion Institute of Higher EducationSwitzerlandCHF 62,900
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Global Hospitality Management2 + 1Les Roches Global Hospitality EducationSwitzerlandCHF 50,400

For enquiry, please contact us at [email protected] or call us at +603 9101 8880 ext 2066.
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