KPT/JPT(N/811/4/0259) 02/20 MQA(PA5189)
In addition to its existing diplomas, DISTED also delivers the BTEC – Business & Technology Education Council Level 5 Higher National Diploma (HND). It is the only institution of higher learning in north Malaysia fully endorsed by Edexcel to exclusively offer the BTEC HND qualification in Business Studies, Accounting, Hospitality Business Management, Engineering, Computer Science and Creative Multimedia.
The BTEC HND Advantages
Through this 2 years and 4 months programme, students are able to embrace the technical and management skills that relate to culinary, beverage & dining, room service, and gain better understanding of food and beverage cost control, financial success, service leadership and human resource management.
The programme curriculum, which places 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 careerminded 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.
The typical course units, totalling 91 to 92 credits, are as follows:
Students are required to complete the compulsory General Studies prescribed by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).
Practical / coursework and examination
Duration of Study
Intakes are available as follows:
March and August – 5 long and 2 short semesters over 2 years 4 months
At DISTED, students experience an exciting, practical all-rounded tertiary education conducted in a conducive campus environment. Learning approach includes group classroom teaching, discussions, research projects and oral-aural activities.
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