Dip. Hotel Management

January, May and September
Course Duration
2.5 Years
Course Location
Course Mode
Approval Code
R2/811/4/0173; 04/2024
Accreditation Code
A 9778


This programme covers all areas of hotel operations that will help students master a wide range of core functions like front office and housekeeping operation and management, banquet and event management, basic food and beverage operations and management functions in hotel.... Through their studies, students will see many opportunities, including meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions (MICE) industry, ecotourism, entrepreneurships, food and beverage as well as room divisions.

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* This programme received a 100% graduate employability score in the Ministry of Higher Education’s Graduate Employability 2022 survey. (Source:

About the Programme


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.

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements


Pass SPM with minimum 3 credits (C)


Minimum 3 credits (C)


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


​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
Band 2
SPM English
Grade B+
UEC English Language
Grade A2
Grade C
Cambridge English Qualification Test / Linguaskill
Pearson Test
B1 (with at least 2 skill at B1)

For International Students
Cambridge English Qualifications and Tests
Pearson Test of English
Band 2
B1 (with at least 2 skill at B1)
Grade C

  • 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.
  • Applicants who have an academic qualification from a higher learning institution which uses the English Language as a medium of instruction may be granted an exemption from the University English Language requirements.

Courses Offered

Year 1
  • Culinary Essentials
  • Sanitation, Safety and Hygiene
  • Customer Service in Hospitality and Tourism
  • Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality Industry
  • Food and Beverage Service
  • Housekeeping Operation and Management
  • Hospitality and Tourism Communication
  • Front Office Operation and Management
  • Industry Placement I
Year 2
  • Pastry and Bakery
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Introduction to Management
  • Food and Beverage Management
  • Hospitality and Tourism Law
  • Computing Studies
  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • Eco Hospitality
  • Graphic Design and Photography
  • Introduction to Human Resource Management
  • Cross Cultural Studies
  • Banquet and Events Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Food and Beverage Cost Control
  • International Cuisine

Elective (Choose One)

  • Japanese, German, Mandarin, Korean, French Language
Year 3
  • Industry Placement 2
General Courses (MPU) are compulsory for all students.
For Malaysian students:
  1. Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisations
    (Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban)
For foreign students:
  1. Communication in Bahasa Melayu 2
    (Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2)

All students:
  1. U2 - Learning Skills and Career Development
  2. U4 - Extra-Curricular Learning Experience I
  3. U4 - Extra-Curricular Learning Experience II

All information is correct at the time of upload and UCSI University reserves the right to make amendments without prior notice.

Career Opportunities

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
  • Food and Beverage Manager
  • Food and Beverage Consultant
  • Barista
  • Entrepreneur


Local Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 34,960

International Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 54,100

Note: This is an estimated fee, as different countries have different visa processing charges and administrative fees. For more information, kindly refer to your region’s counselor for the detailed fee breakdown.

All information is correct at the time of upload and UCSI University reserves the right to make amendments without prior notice.


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