By Research

Master of Science (Food Science) (N541/7/0036) (11/25) (MQA/PA 10036)

Programme Overview:

The study of food science with focus on research relating to food chemistry, food microbiology, biotechnology, nutrition, processing, innovation and food product development, and food safety. Qualified graduates are capable of contributing to the nation's economic growth particularly in food and agriculture sector, as well as addressing some of the global challenges such as food security, malnutrition and food safety issues .

Intake:

Rolling Intake (throughout the year)

Duration:

Full time (Malaysian & International students) - 2 years

Part time (Malaysian students ONLY) - 3 years

Campus:

KL Main Campus

Compulsory

  • Research Methodology
  • Master Research

 

Elective

  • Statistical Methods for Research
  • Special Topic

Career Prospects

  • Food Researchers
  • Quality Assuarance/Control Executives
  • Production/Manufacturing Managers
  • Food Product Development Personnel
  • Food Technologists
  • Food Chemists
  • Food Microbiologists
  • Food Product Advisor/Specialists

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • A Bachelor's Degree (Level 6 MQF) in Food Science or Food Science related field with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent, as accepted by the HEP Senate; OR
  • A Bachelor's Degree (Level 6 MQF) in Food Science or Science related field with minimum CGPA of 2.50 and not meeting CGPA of 2.75, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment; OR
  • A Bachelor's Degree (Level 6 MQF) in Food Science or Food Science related field not meeting CGPA of 2.50 can be accepted subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in the relevant field.

     

English Language Requirements

Malaysian Students

  • MUET Band 4 or IELTS Band 5.5 or TOEFL Score 550; OR
  • Exemption of English Language requirement if medium of instruction during Bachelor studies was in English

International Students

  • IELTS Band 5.0; OR
  • Exemption of English Language requirement if medium of instruction during Bachelor studies was in English

      

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CENTRE FOR POSTGRADUATE STUDIES AND RESEARCH
TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
JALAN GENTING KELANG
SETAPAK
53300 KUALA LUMPUR

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