Dip. Hotel Management (Kuching Campus)

Approval Code R2/811/4/0173; 04/2024
Accreditation Code A 9778
Classification Diploma
Subject Area Hotel Management
Course Mode Full-time
Course Duration 2.5 Years
Course Location Kuching
Intakes January, May and September


In UCSI's Diploma in Hotel Management, students will study multidiscipline-knowledge and skills required for modern management in the global hospitality industry. It covers a wide range of duties from front office and housekeeping, to Food and Beverage management, to supervision of relations between staff and guests, as well as back office administration (marketing, human resources and accounting skills).

Assessments

Coursework percentage and written examination percentage. This programme provides students with relevant, interesting, stimulating and practical experience via a variety of teaching and practical techniques. Different dynamic learning processes are employed in the delivery of this programme, such as lectures, tutorials, team-based project, real life system development, presentations and independent projects supervised by supervisors from university lecturers or industry experts. The work-based learning is very much practical oriented.

Qualification
Academic Requirements
SPM
Pass SPM with minimum 3 credits (C)
 
O-Level
Minimum 3 credits (C)
 
UEC
Pass UEC with minimum 3 credits (B)
 
Hospitality related Certificate, SKM (MQF Level 3)
Pass Level 3 in related course and pass SPM with at least 1 credit
 
Polytechnic Certificates
Pass
 
Other qualifications deemed equivalent to SPM/O-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency
Minimum overall average of 50%
 

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 (Diploma and Degree)
  • English language competency requirements are as follows: Minimum grade of B+ in SPM English Language; or a minimum grade of C in SPM English Language 1119/O-Level English/IGCSE; or a minimum grade of A2 in UEC English language; or minimum Band 3 of MUET.
  • 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 (Diploma)
  • English language competency requirements are as follows: Minimum Band 2 of MUET (Malaysian University English Test); or a minimum band score of 4.0 in IELTS; or a minimum score of 30-31 in TOEFL IBT; or a minimum score of 36 in PTE (Pearson Test of English); or a minimum score of 140 in Cambridge English Qualifications and Test.
  • 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.

Students may expect to be employed by:

  • Hotels & Motels
  • Spas & Resorts
  • Food Service Establishments
  • Casinos & Theme Parks
  • Cruiselines
  • Airlines
  • Property Management Companies
  • Hospitality Consultancies
  • Education Bodies
Year 1
  • Food and Beverage Service
  • Basic Food Preparation
  • Hospitality and Tourism Communication
  • Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality Industry
  • Housekeeping Operation and Management
  • Extra-curricular Learning Experience 1 (MPU-U4)
  • Customer Service
  • Front Office Operation and Management
  • Computing Studies
  • Pastry and Bakery
  • Commercial Cookery
  • Study Skills and Employability (MPU-U2)
  • Industry Placement I
 
Year 2
  • Food and Beverage Management
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Introduction to Management
  • Hospitality and Tourism Economics
  • Introduction to Human Resource Management
  • Hospitality and Tourism Law
  • Extra-curricular Learning Experience II (MPU-U4)
  • Eco Hospitality
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management Accounting
  • Introduction to Foreign Languages in Hospitality
  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Banquet and Events Management
  • Malaysian Ecotourism (MPU-U3)
  • Industry Placement 2

 

General Courses (MPU) are compulsory for all students.
U1
– For Malaysian students:
  1. Malaysian Studies
– For foreign students:
  1. Communication in Bahasa Melayu 2

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