Diploma in Culinary Arts

Course ID
(R2/811/4/0897) (04/25) (A10877)
SEGi College Penang
Level of Study
Awarding Institution
SEGi College

Do you have a strong passion for cooking and aspire to be a chef in local and international hotels? You should consider the Diploma in Culinary Arts as it provides a basic education in culinary skills.

Our Diploma in Culinary Arts provides sufficient culinary background required to enter the food service industry at entry-to-mid-level positions and to advance to variety of related positions. We’ve designed the modules of this programme in a way that you have practical and theoretical training in all areas of food production.

You will master Asian and European cooking methods, principles of design in food production, nutrition planning as well as management and leadership skills by the end of the programme.

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Entry requirements

SPM / O-Level or equivalent with 3 credits
UEC with 3 credits
SKM Level 3
Certificate or equivalent

Programme structure and modules

Year 1

General Language Training
Introduction to Hospitality Tourism Industry
Food Nutrition, Hygiene and Sanitation
Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International students)
Malaysia Studies 2 (Local students)
Baking and Patisseries
Basic Cookery 1
Menu Planning and Development
Academic English
Growth Mindset / Bahasa Kebangsaan A*
Basic Cookery 2
Service Quality Management
Purchasing, Cost and Control
Elective (Choose one of the following):
– Wine Management
– Print Production

Year 2

Introductory French
Culinary Cooking Techniques
Elective (Choose one of the following):
– Food & Its Culture
– Advertising Creativity
Fundamentals of Graphic Design
Food and Beverage Themes & Concepts
Culinary Artistry and Design
International and Asian Cuisine
Hospitality and Tourism Law
Human Resource Management
Co-curriculum Management
Industrial Revolution 4.0 in Malaysia
Culinary Project

Year 3


Financial Aid / Funding

SEGi Monthly Installment
Low Initial Payment

Career opportunities

As graduates of culinary arts, you can start off from entry-to-mid-level positions in restaurants, hotels, catering, bakeries or even set up your own businesses.

Information on accreditation

Intakes & Orientation Dates

Full Time Mode Intakes
23/01/2024 24/06/2024 19/09/2024 
Orientation Dates
22/01/2024 20/06/2024 18/09/2024
Weekend Mode Intakes
03/02/2024 29/06/2024 28/09/2024
Orientation Dates
27/01/2024 22/06/2024 21/09/2024