Diploma in Hotel Management

JPT/BPP(R3/1013/4/0039)03/29, (MQA/A4905)
Duration of Study
2.5 Years
7 Semesters
Intake Period

The global tourism industry boom has created a continuous demand for well-qualified hospitality personnel. This internationally recognised and acclaimed diploma has received much praise from the industry as it offers industry-driven modules, preparing you for a great career in hospitality management. You will be trained with the best on-campus hospitality training facilities, enabling you to effectively manage various sectors, ranging from food and beverage to front office and accommodation operations, in the hospitality and tourism industry.

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Entry Requirements

SPM/O-Level or equivalent A pass with minimum credits in any three (3) subjects; or
UEC A pass with at least Grade B in any three (3) subjects; or
STPM A pass with a minimum of Grade C (GP2.00) in any subject; or
STAM A pass with a minimum grade of Maqbul (Pass) in any subject; or
SKM/SKK (Level 3) in related field A pass with a minimum CGPA of 2.00; or
Certificate (Level 3, MQF) in related field A pass with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 or its equivalent


English Language Requirements* (for international students)

MUET 3.0
TOEFL 5 (Ess OL) / 30-31 (iBT)
Pearson 36
Linguaskill OL 140
ELS 106


*International students with qualifications from educational systems where English language is the main medium of instruction are exempted from this requirement.

International students who do not fulfil the English Language Requirements may join the Intensive English Programme at Nilai University which builds their skills in the language and prepares them for the Linguaskill examination.

Programme Module


  • Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism


  • Basic Business Administration
  • Basic Food Preparation - Theory
  • Basic Food Preparation – Practicum
  • Basic Hospitality Accounting
  • Basic Restaurant Service - Theory
  • Basic Restaurant Service - Practicum
  • Beverage Sales And Service
  • Events Management I
  • Events Management II
  • Food and Beverage Cost Control
  • Food Safety and Sanitation
  • Front Office Operations and Management
  • Hospitality Law
  • Housekeeping Operations and Management
  • Intermediate Food Preparation – Practicum
  • Intermediate Restaurant Service - Practicum
  • Introduction to Public Speaking
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Management in the Hospitality Industry
  • Menu Design and Planning
  • Principles of Entrepreneurship
  • Sales and Marketing in the Hospitality Industry
  • Supervision in the Hospitality Industry


  • Summative (Culinary Arts)

Industrial Training

  • Internship

Mata Pelajaran Umum

  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi
  • Co-Curriculum
  • Environment and Development
  • Graduate Preparatory Course
  • Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban

Malay Language (Only for Malaysian students without a credit in SPM BM)

Programme Pathway

hotel management programme pathway

Career Prospects

Here are some career options after you’ve graduated with a diploma or degree in Hospitality & Tourism:

  • Chef
  • Commis/Cook
  • Cruise Ship Host
  • Hotel Manager
  • Food and Beverage Manager
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Event Manager
  • Restaurant Manager


Nilai University offers scholarships for students from various backgrounds, with the goal of helping students grow to be well-rounded and ambitious individuals and allowing them to reach their goals through quality education. We achieve this by combining academic excellence with a growth mindset for life-long learning.