School of Hospitality

Diploma in Baking Science & Technology

烘焙科技大专文凭

(MQA/A9436)

Course Description

Our Diploma in Baking Science and Technology (BST) combines both the theory and science of baking with practical applications (40% theory; 60% practical), allowing students to acquire the knowledge and cultivate skills necessary to become a high-performing baking technologist. 

What that means, is that you will not only develop a strong foundational theory about the how’s and why’s of baking, but also acquire specialist business and managerial skills, as well as real-world work experience, contributing to a holistic education that prepares you for a promising career in the ever-in-demand industry of food & beverage and business. 

Semester 1

Introduction to Bread & Fermented Products

Introduction to Cakes and Sponges

Introduction to Cake Decoration & Design

Food Hygiene & Safety at Work

Principles & Practices of Management

Sales & Marketing

Business Communication (Language)

Semester 2

Advanced Bread & Fermented Products

Continental Cakes & Chemical Leavened Products

Introduction to Pastries & Cookies

Kitchen Management & Layout

Introduction to Information Technology

Semester 3

Entrepreneurship

Advanced Pastries & Cookies

Pengajian Malaysia or Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 

Semester 4

Leadership or Bahasa Kebangsaan A

Sugarcraft (Intro Cake Deco)

Introduction to Dessert 1

Costing, Budget & Menu Planning

Baking Science

Semester 5

Restaurant Management

Advanced Sugarcraft

Moral Education or Islamic Studies

Culture Dimension of Food

Advanced Desserts

Semester 6

International Cuisine

Food Presentation and Product Development

Event Management or Community Service

Semester 7

Industrial Training

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Learning Outcomes

Graduates of BST are able to:

  • Apply sound judgment and ethical practices in a professional baking environment
  • Ensure a safe and hygienic workplace environment
  • Apply learned techniques and demonstrate proper professional equipment usage
  • Collaborate effectively with team members at different levels professionally
  • Develop and execute recipes for small and large productions
  • Utilize alternative baking techniques to accommodate specialty diets and requirements

Academic Progression & Career Pathways

Our graduates have a proven track record of succeeding in various industries ranging from top dining outlets, hospitality and food production, to manufacturing, vocational education and retail businesses, and even international competitions!

From BST, you can continue your education with an Advanced Standing into a relevant 2nd year Bachelor’s Degree, or immediately enter the work field to kick start your career.

SPM 3 credits / UEC 3 credits / IGCSE 3 credits
BST (MQA Level 4 Diploma)
Bachelors, with credit transfer into 2nd year of relevant program
Postgraduate (Masters, PhD)

Jobs related to this programme

  • Chef or Baker (demonstrator)
  • Ingredients Specialist
  • Supervisory roles (Food Production)
  • F&B Executive
  • Operations Manager
  • Chef Instructor /  lecturer

Testimonials

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Saul Castillo,
Puebla, Mexico, Pathway Student

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Tom Edinson,
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Jake Bill,
Puebla, Mexico, Pathway Student

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Tom Edinson,
Puebla, Mexico, Pathway Student

Student Experience

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Prefer a more hands-on approach to your education? Or don’t have 2.5 years to spare?

We offer a 16-month International Diploma in Baking Arts, designed to help you fast track your career in becoming a professional pastry chef!