KDU University College - Glenmarie Campus

Diploma in International Hotel Management

Fees (Malaysian students)
RM 46,220 RM 32,354 30% OFF *
Fees (International students)
USD 11,846 USD 8,292 30% OFF *
Course Length
2 years
January, March, May, September
About the course

This Diploma in International Hotel Management, provides students with a solid foundation in hospitality studies before progressing onto a degree course.

With a syllabus that strikes the perfect balance between theoretical and practical aspects of management in the hospitality industry, students receive a transformative experience where they attend seminars and classes by lecturers who hail from all over the world.

Students will study hospitality-specific modules such as Front Office Management, Food Production, Housekeeping Management along with general business subject areas. These modules give a detailed insight and understanding of the international hospitality industry, both through their practical skills training sessions and management studies.

*The 30% bursary is applicable to the tuition fee component only.
Entry Requirements
  • SPM / GCE 'O' Level : Pass with min. 3 Credits;
  • UEC: Min. 3 Credits;
  • Any other qualifications deemed equivalent by the Ministry of Education, Malaysia (or as stated in the Document Senarai Nilai Taraf Kelayakan Akademik, Malaysian Qualifications Agency): Pass (Subject to review and approval of certified transcripts);

English Language Requirement

  • Pass (SPM / 1119 / UEC / O Levels examination)
  • Band 5.5 in IELTS; or a score of 196 (computer-based) or 69 (internet-based); or 525 (paper-based) in TOEFL


  • Beverage Studies
  • Dining Room Service
  • Food Nutrition
  • Front Office Management
  • Hospitality & Tourism Geography
  • Housekeeping Management
  • Introduction to Food Production
  • Introduction to Patisserie Skills
  • Menu Design & Development
  • Tertiary English 1
  • The Hospitality Industry

Year 2

  • Cultural Studies
  • Financial Management for Hospitality & Tourism
  • Food & Beverage Costing
  • Hospitality Entrepreneurship
  • Hospitality Information Technology
  • Introductory French
  • Marketing & E-Commerce for Hospitality & Tourism
  • Management of Food & Beverage Project
  • Supervision for the Hospitality Industry
  • Tertiary English 2
  • Industrial Placement


  • Co-Curricular Activities and Community
  • Malaysia Culture and Life
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2 (Malaysian Students)
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International Students)
  • Personal Development Planning

*Bahasa Kebangsaan A is compulsory for all Malaysian students:

  • without a credit in SPM Bahasa Malaysia.
  • without SPM Bahasa Malaysia (applicable to students from UEC, O Level, or other equivalent programmes).