Programme Overview

Through this 2 years and 4 months Diploma in Food and Beverage Management programme, students are able to embrace the technical and management skills that relate to culinary, beverage & dining, room services, and gain a better understanding of food and beverage cost control, financial success, services leadership, and human resource management.

The programme curriculum, which places a strong emphasis on core competencies that relate to culinary management and business management, aims to equip students with applicable knowledge and skills in foodservice and culinary arts. It prepares students to operate and manage food & beverage business successfully, professionally and profitably as well. Ample opportunities are available for students’ personal career advancement and to succeed as career-minded executives through the programme.

Most graduates would begin their career in small specialty restaurants but would eventually become foodpreneurs, operating their own successful food and restaurant operations, or attaining other leadership positions in the industry.

Intake Dates : January, April, August

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Programme Structure & Courses

  • Year 1

    Culinary and Hospitality Core

    • Bakery and Patisserie
    • Food & Beverage Service
    • Food Production
    • Planning & Control for Food & Beverage Operations
    • Food & Beverage Management
    • Food Nutrition
    • Food Hygiene and Sanitation
    • Introduction to Hospitality Industry
    • Menu Planning and Development

    Business Core

    • Business Communication

    Soft Skills

    • Study Skills
  • Year 2

    Culinary and Hospitality Core

    • International Cuisine
    • Advanced Patisserie
    • Garde Manger
    • Chocolates and Confections
    • Purchasing for Hospitality Operations
    • Beverage Management
    • Supervision in the Hospitality Industry
    • Hospitality Entrepreneurship
    • Supervision in the Hospitality Industry

    Business Core

    • Hospitality and Restaurant Accounting
    • Marketing in Hospitality Industry

    Soft Skills

    • Computer Application
    • Food and Beverage Project Module
    • Industrial Training (4 months)
  • General Studies

    All students are to undergo the following General Studies during their studies at DISTED.

    • Pengajian Malaysia 2/Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
    • Bahasa Kebangsaan A/Customer Service Excellence
    • Etika Perbandingan
    • Khidmat Masyarakat & Ko-Kurikulum
Overseas Study Pathway

Oversea Study Path for Hospitality Management Student at DISTED

Minimum Entry Requirements
  • SPM: Minimum 3 credits
  • IGCSE O-Level: Minimum 3 credits
  • UEC: Minimum 3 credits (Grade B)

Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government.

Fee Structure

BTEC National Higher Diploma

DISTED College is the only institution of higher learning in north Malaysia fully endorsed by Edexcel to exclusively offer the BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) qualification in Business Studies, Accounting, Hospitality Business Management, Engineering, Computer Science and Creative Multimedia. The BTEC HND programme allows one to fast track to a university degree qualification and be ahead of everyone else.

DISTED delivers the BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma (HND) qualification in addition to its existing Diploma programmes. The BTEC (Business & Technology Education Council) is a work-related qualification suitable for a wide range of students, built to accommodate the needs of employers and allow progression to university. BTEC is awarded by Edexcel, UK’s largest awarding body accredited by the UK Government’s Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA). A BTEC is a vocational qualification that places emphasis on assignments, projects, practical learning and understanding of courses. They provide a more practical real-world approach to learning alongside a key theoretical background. Students are given the opportunity to apply their learned theories within a practical environment which can better enhance understanding. BTEC students are assessed based on skills and knowledge for a more accurate representation of their abilities.

DISTED offers a competitive and affordable fee package that covers both the Diploma and BTEC HND, which is substantially lower than all other institutions in Malaysia offering the BTEC. Students are only required to pay an additional RM350 for the inclusion of Tuition fee is payable based on the number of credits taken each semester. With an affordable fee, students are able to obtain a certification that offers quality and credibility.

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