At a glance:
SPM or equivalent, 3 credits, pass in Bahasa Melayu
Malaysia tourism sector is developing rapidly, and one fast growing area are resorts and golf courses.
The increase of popularity in golfing has resulted in the growth of glof resorts and club worldwide, creating a demand for qualified staff in this field. This programme, the first of its kind in Malaysia and in collaboration with Saujana Golf & Country Club with the assistance of La Trobe University (Australia), will ensure that you will be high in demand in the industry. With modules that bridges theory and practice concurrently, you can rest assured that you will be equipped with both academic and industry knowledge relevant for this dynamic career. The programme is taught at both KDU and Saujana Golf & Country Club.
In this two-year diploma course you will learn everything you need to know in order to operate on a golf course successfully. The course share a number of subjects with the Diploma in Hotel and Tourism Management, whilst other modules take place on the green of Saujana.
Your career with Golf
And then? Obvious choices are work in a golf resort or on a golf course, where the programme puts its focus. You could manage the turf, look after the needs of guests in F&B outlets, work in sales or marketing.
But - since you would have obtained also a general knowledge of the hospitality industry - similar positions in other hotels and resorts (i.e. where there is no golf course attached) are open to you as well.
- Introduction to Golf Clubs and Resorts
- Introduction to Golf Industry
- Turf Management I
- Food & Beverage Operations
- Front Office Management and Fidelio System
- Management Communication I
- Kitchen Operations
- Issues in Golf Management
- Golf Shop Operations I
- Turf Management II
- Management Communication II
- Beverage Service Operations and Responsible Alcohol Service
- Food & Beverage Management
- Resort Management I
- Golf Shop Operations II
- Turf Management III
- Golf and Leisure Marketing
- HRM and Hospitality Supervision Techniques
- Housekeeping and Accommodation Management
- Personal Development Planning
- The Global Hospitality and Tourism Industry
- Industrial Training
- Malaysian Studies
- Bahasa Malaysia
- Islamic Studies/Moral Studies