Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Food Science

Application Dates
Course Overview
Type
Bachelor's Degree
Tuition Fees
Malaysian Students: RM 35,100
Location
Kuala Lumpur
Duration
3 years
Study Field

Programme Overview

This programme applies the pure science subjects, such as chemistry, biochemistry, nutrition, biology and microbiology to the study of the nature, properties and composition of foods. It also covers the changes which they undergo during storage and processing including transformation into safe and quality food products for consumers. Graduates will be given exposures to areas in functional foods leading to healthy and vibrant lifestyle. In addition, this programme prepares graduates with advanced laboratory skills and current techniques in food science including those related to safety practices and standards, leading to the professionalism in the area of food science.

Graduates of this programme, therefore, will have developed a range of skills which will enable them to occupy production and managerial positions in food and food-related industries, consulting laboratories, government organisations and regulatory bodies. This programme also aims to prepare technically competent graduates to venture into entrepreneurship and new product developments in food industry.

Faculty

Faculty of Applied Sciences

Entry Requirements

(1) STPM - Grade C in 2 relevant subjects which must include Chemistry
(2) A Level - Grade D in 2 relevant subjects which must include Chemistry
(3) UEC - Grade B in 5 relevant subjects which must include Chemistry
(4) TAR UC - Foundation in Science (Track A / Track B) OR Diploma in Food Science
(5) Other IHL - Relevant Foundation/ Diploma accredited by MQA

Compulsory subjects:
(1), (2), (3) and (5) must include -
i) SPM Pass/ O Level Grade E (Pass) in Mathematics##/ UEC Grade C in one mathematics subject##
AND
ii) SPM Pass/ O Level Grade E (Pass)/ UEC Grade C in English Language**

**Grade C and above in AELE0364 English Language conducted by TAR UC is accepted as having fulfilled the English Language requirement for applicants who fail English Language at SPM/O Level/ UEC.

##Grade C and above in AMMS0104 General Mathematics conducted by TAR UC is accepted as having fulfilled the mathematics requirement for applicants who fail the required mathematics subject at SPM/O Level/UEC.

Note:
a) Students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu are required to pass Bahasa Kebangsaan A before the award of Bachelor Degree.
b) TAR UC Diploma will be accepted on credit transfer into Bachelor Degree programmes.
c) Equivalent qualifications/qualifications from other Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
d) Information is correct at the point of printing. Subject to the Ministry of Education latest requirements.

Intake Month

June & November