Best Dual Award International Hotel & Tourism Management Degree at UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College, George Town

Top Rated Dual Award Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in International Hotel & Tourism Management at UOWM KDU Penang

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The Dual Award Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in International Hotel & Tourism Management program at UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College, George Town is developed from a combination of two fields of study; Hotel and Tourism. the curriculum is designed for graduates to be able to take on senior management roles in the hotel and tourism industries. With a heavy emphasis on the strategic business development of hospitality and tourism organizations, students are comprehensively-trained to take on responsibilities that will prove invaluable to their career development in these industries. The dissertation component allows for self-study and for students to further specialise in their chosen field.

Graduates of this dual award degree program receive a degree award from both UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College and IMI International Management Institute. A dual award degree program constitutes completion of a single program of study and is differentiated from a double –degree.

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Course Information for the Dual Award Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in International Hotel & Tourism Management at UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College

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The Dual Award Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in International Hotel & Tourism Management at UOWM KDU Penang is a 2-year programme recognised and accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

Students with at least 3 credits in SPM or IGCSE O-Levels including English subject may enter the Diploma in International Hotel Management for 2 years and then upon completion enter into Year 2 of the degree for another 2 years.

Graduates of this dual award diploma program receive a diploma award from both UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College and IMI International Management Institute.

Entry Requirements

UOWM KDU Penang University College offers top rate courses supported by excellent facilities

UOWM KDU Penang University College offers top rate courses supported by excellent facilities

  • STPM : 2 Principal Passes
  • GCE A Level : 2 Principal Passes
  • UEC : 5 Credits
  • Foundation/Matriculation : Pass with min. CGPA of 2.00
  • Australian Matriculation/Foundation : ATAR Score of 55
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) : 24 points from 6 subjects
  • Diploma in related field : Recognised Diploma with min. CGPA of 2.00

Notes
The above candidates without a Credit in English may be admitted if the above qualification contains subject in English and its achievement is equivalent or above the minimum requirement at SPM level.

Subjects for International Hotel & Tourism Management Degree at UOW Malaysia KDU Penang

Year 1

Mock Hotel Suite at UOWM KDU Penang

Mock Hotel Suite at UOWM KDU Penang

  • Personal Development Skills
  • Global Hospitality and Tourism Industry
  • Rooms Division Operations and Management – Housekeeping
  • Rooms Division Operations and Management – Front Office
  • Financial Accounting
  • Oral Communication
  • Principles of Wine and Beverage Operations
  • Restaurant Management Theory and Practice
  • Culinary Fundamentals Theory and Practice
  • Hospitality and Tourism Law
  • Hospitality Business French 1 / Hospitality Business German 1

Year 2

Mock Hotel Suite at UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College

Mock Hotel Suite at UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College

  • Hospitality Business French 2 / Hospitality Business German 2
  • Social Media, Marketing and Public Relations
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resource Management for Hospitality and Tourism
  • Research Methods
  • Tourism Attractions Management
  • Food and Beverage Facilities Management
  • Leadership and Management for Hospitality and Tourism
  • International Tourism Development
  • Food and Beverage Themes and Applications

Year 3

  • Research Methods
  • Introduction to Tourism Events Management
  • Tourism Events Planning and Leadership
  • Writing and Referencing
  • Tourism and Hospitality Risk Management
  • Industrial Placement
  • Dissertation

Why Study Hotel Management at UOWM KDU Penang

Excellent kitchen facilities at UOWM KDU Penang University College to support the culinary arts students learning experience

Excellent kitchen facilities at UOWM KDU Penang University College to support the culinary arts students learning experience

UOW Malaysia KDU’s School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts (SHTCA) was established in 1991, as the pioneer in the northern region, as well as the first renowned hospitality, tourism and culinary arts school in Penang, providing quality education and knowledge to future hoteliers and chefs. Since the partnership of SHTCA with IMI International Management Institute Switzerland (the birth place of hospitality education) in 1997, UOW Malaysia KDU has quickly become the first private university college to offer students the opportunity to obtain a prestigious Swiss diploma and degree qualification. With numerous events and activities throughout the year (such as community service, Penang heritage tours, competitions, hotel familiarisation for new students, hospitality week, international days), students’ campus life is enlivened and their learning experience enriched.

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SWISS HOSPITALITY PROGRAM – SWISS EUROPEAN PROGRAM SYLLABUS

As the pioneer in hospitality education since 1893, the Swiss reputation for hospitality excellence is respected and trusted globally. Our partner IMI International Management Institute Switzerland is ranked 12th in the QS World University Ranking for Hospitality. Experience a renowned European syllabus which incorporates the very best of Swiss hospitality.

AWARD WINNING LECTURERS – TAUGHT BY AWARD WINNING CHEFS AND HOSPITALITY GURUS!

Lecturers and chefs are experts from the hotel, tourism and culinary fields. Students are taught by Master Chefs, Celebrity Chefs, F&B specialists and Tourism Researchers. Academic staff is highly qualified and passionate in grooming the next generation of chefs and hoteliers.

INTERNATIONAL INTERNSHIPS – INTERNATIONAL 5-STAR INDUSTRY TRAINING

Students can choose from our wide network of top 5-star establishments locally as well as internationally, including pathways from internship to management traineeship in global hotel groups. The international exposure gained from a worldwide internship placement gives our graduates an edge in experience and a wider global perspective.

OUTSTANDING ALUMNI – AWARD WINNING STUDENTS

As our graduates are made into chef de cuisine, executive sous chefs, general managers, entrepreneurs, award winning chefs and baristas as well as hospitality educators, they have been sought after by employers since 1993. Three of our graduates Ng Yee Thien, Khor Ying Jia and Tan Zhi Hong were awarded ‘Most Promising Young Chef of the Year’ in 2012, 2013 and 2014 respectively. The school recently won Best Culinary Establishment 2015 in the Vietnam Culinary Challenge 2015.

INDUSTRY READY – HANDS-ON PROGRAM SYLLABUS

Our students are prepared for the industry through a unique work-based training syllabus with the Malaysia Centre for Tourism and Hospitality Education (MyCenTHE) diploma program, where a combination of work and study modes are incorporated into the curriculum. This method allows students to make an easier transition from college to the workplace.

5-STAR FACILITIES – 5-STAR KITCHENS, RESTAURANT, AL-FRESCO CAFÉ AND HOSPITALITY TRAINING SUITE

The school furnishes students with RM 6 Million worth of learning facilities in equivalence to professional commercial kitchens, F&B outlets and hotels in the industry. This ensures that they are familiar with industry standard tools, and are equipped with practical knowledge and skills to remain competitive and marketable in the future.

IMMERSION IN SWITZERLAND – STUDY IN IMI, LUCERNE FOR 10 DAYS!

Get a total experience with an all-inclusive study trip to the IMI campus, located in scenic Lucerne, Switzerland. Lucerne is the fourth top tourist destination in Switzerland and was voted top 12 in the world by TripAdvisor. This trip provides an insight into the world of Swiss hospitality and tourism, with visits to world famous attractions, Swiss chocolate factories and artisan shops.