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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
This Diploma programme provides comprehensive industry-smart knowledge and understanding of hospitality business management practices, procedures and skills that build career confidence in our students. Students will also acquire hands-on experience through practical and group projects, exciting out-of-classroom learning experiences that develop character, knowledge and skills for meeting future workplace challenges.
Upon completion, graduates will gain dual certification from BTEC and DISTED with rewarding careers awaiting them in the hospitality, business, travel and tourism industries such as:
Graduates will also have the option of progressing directly into the second year of UK’s Staffordshire University degree programmes at DISTED or other degree studies in the areas of hospitality business programmes and tourism via credit transfer.
The typical course units, totalling 91 to 92 credits, are as follows:
• Accounting for Hospitality Managers
• Business Communication
• Business Law
• Business Organisation
• Communication English
• Convention Management and Service
• Food and Beverage Management
• Food and Beverage Service
• Food Production
• Hospitality and Restaurant Accounting
• Housekeeping Management
• Human Resource Management for
the Hospitality Industry
• Industrial Training
• Introduction to Microeconomics
• Japanese Language
• Managing Front Office Operations
• Marketing in the Hospitality Industry
• Planning and Control for Food
and Beverage Operations
• Practical Training
• Purchasing for Hospitality Operations
• Research Project
• Study Skills
• The Lodging and Food Service Industry
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:
January, March or August – 5 long and 2 short semesters over 2 years and 4 months.
May or September – 5 long and 3 short semesters over 2 years and 6 months.
SPM: Minimum 3 credits
IGCSE O-Level: Minimum 3 Credits
UEC: Minimum 3 credits (Grade B)
Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government.
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.
*Terms and conditions apply