Bachelor Of Hospitality Administration (Kuala Lumpur Campus)

Approval Code R/811/6/0225: 09/2024
Accreditation Code MQA/FA4814
Classification Bachelor Degree
Subject Area Hospitality Management
Course Mode Full-time (Work-based Learning)
Course Duration 3 years
Course Location Kuala Lumpur
Intakes January, May and September


UCSI University’s Bachelor in Hospitality Administration is a first Work-based Learning degree programme in hospitality discipline in Malaysia. This 3-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. 

Qualification
Academic Requirements
 
Foundation Year
Pass with a minimum CGPA of 2.0
 
STPM
Pass STPM with Minimum 2 principals (C)
 
STAM
Minimum 2 passes (Jayyid)
 
A-levels
Minimum 2 principals (E)
 
UEC
Pass UEC with Minimum 5 credits (B6)
 
National matriculation
Minimum CGPA of 2.0
 
International Baccalaureate (IB)
Minimum score of 24 points in 6 subjects
 
Canadian Pre-U
Minimum average of 50% in 6 subjects
 
SAM
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

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR FOUNDATION YEAR
Qualification
Academic Requirements
 
SPM
Pass SPM with minimum 5 credits
 
O-Level
Minimum 5 credits (C)
 
UEC
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%
 
English Language Requirements
  • A distinction (A+, A or A-) in the English Language subject at SPM/UEC level; or MUET Band 3; or a score of 196 (computer-based) / 410 - 413 (writing-based) / 34 (internet-based) in TOEFL; or Band 5.0 in IELTS.
  • STPM/SPM/UEC/O-Level
    In the event that the English Language Requirements are not met, student may be required to undertake additional English module(s) prior to or concurrently with the undergraduate programme, based on the University’s decision.

International students holding equivalent academic qualifications but which are not conducted in English, are required to sit for the English Placement Test, which may result in the taking of the Certificate in English programme (1 to 10 months). Students who intend to pursue the above undergraduate programme directly, are advised to fulfil the above English requirements prior to commencing their studies at the University.

 

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' Levels principal – 'A' to 'E'

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
Year 1
  • Food and Beverage Management
  • Customer Service
  • Sanitation, Safety and Hygiene
  • Business Communication
  • Fundamentals of Hospitality and Tourism Industry
  • University Life
  • Extra-curricular Learning Experience 1
  • Food and Beverage Service
  • Basic Food Preparation
  • Housekeeping Management
  • Front Office Operation and Management
  • Introduction to Hospitality Accounting
  • Cross Cultural Studies
  • Third Language (Japanese, German, Korean or Mandarin)
  • Hubungan Etnik
  • Malaysian Studies
  • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 3
Year 2
  • Industry Placement I
  • Independent Project I
  • Commercial Cookery
  • Introduction to Management and Organisation Theory
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Human Resource Management
  • Malaysian Experiential Tourism
  • Hospitality and Tourism Law
  • Extra-curricular Learning Experience II
  • Business Research Methods
  • Casino, Club and Resort Management
  • Introduction to Wine and Bar
Year 3
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Financial Management for Hospitality and Tourism
  • Management Information System
  • Event Operation Management
  • Hospitality Facilities Management and Design
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Extra-curricular Learning Experience III
  • Industry Placement II
  • Industry Placement III
  • Independent Project II

 

General Courses (MPU) are compulsory for all students.
U1
– For Malaysian students:
  1. Ethnic Relations
  2. Islamic Civilisation and Asian Civilisation
– For foreign students:
  1. Malaysian Studies
  2. Communication in Bahasa Melayu 3

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