Bachelor Degree

Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Nutrition

Programme Overview:

This programme applies the pure science subjects, such as biochemistry, nutrition, biology and microbiology on how food, nutrients and other dietary components affect growth and development in health and disease. The programme also examines environmental, socio-cultural, psychological and behavioural aspects of food and eating. Consumer concerns on food and water safety, food quality and regulations are important issues addressed in this programme. Graduates will be given exposures to areas in community nutrition leading to healthy and vibrant lifestyle. In addition, this programme prepares graduates with advanced laboratory skills and current techniques in nutrition to assess nutritional status as well as those related to safety practices and standards, leading to the professionalism in nutrition.

Graduates of this programme, therefore, will have developed a range of skills which will enable them to provide evidence-based nutritional guidelines and recommendations in nutrition and food-related industries, consulting the public based on understanding of the role of diet in maintaining health and preventing diseases, attending to positions in government organisations and regulatory bodies which requires nutritionist. This programme also aims to prepare technically competent graduates to venture into entrepreneurship and new product developments in food industry.


February, June & November


3 years 6 months


KL Main Campus (N/0915/6/0002) (10/29) (MQA/PA 15687) 

Entry Requirements:

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Programme Outline:
  • Introduction to Food Microbiology
  • Introduction to Food Science
  • Food Analysis
  • Principles of Food Preparation
  • Food Quality Assurance and Food Safety
  • Principle of Nutrition
  • Nutrition in Lifecycle
  • Nutritional Biochemistry
  • Nutritional Immunology
  • Nutrition Policy and Food Security
  • Nutritional Communication and Counselling
  • Nutritional Assessment
  • Nutrigenetic and Nutrigenomic
  • Nutrition Sociology & Anthropology
  • Nutrition Education and Health Promotion
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Seminar: Current Issue in Nutrition
  • Research Method for Nutrition
  • Clinical Nutrition
  • Contemporary Issues in Health and Nutrition
  • Community Nutrition Project
  • Nutritional Epidemiology
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Lifespan Developmental Psychology
  • Public Speaking
  • Applied Statistics
  • Nutrition Research I
  • Nutrition Research II
  • Industrial Training
  • Food Microbiology II
  • Applied Sports Nutrition
  • Health Psychology
  • Metabolic Biochemistry
  • Instrumental Methods of Food Analysis
  • Fundamentals of Molecular Biology
  • Business Organisation & Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Introduction to Short Story
  • Music Appreciation
  • Korean Language I
  • Korean Language II
  • Japanese Language I
  • Japanese Language II
  • French Language I
  • French Language II
Language, Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curricular Courses:

Falsafah dan Isu Semasa, Academic English, Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban, English for Career Preparation, Entrepreneurship, Bahasa Kebangsaan A, Contemporary Malaysian Issues, Co-curricular

Career Prospects:
  • Nutrition researcher, R&D field
  • Nutritional & health management consultation/ meal plan
  • Sales & marketing
  • Nutritionist trainer, consultation
  • Public education, promote health awareness, health educator
  • Product formulation personnel
  • Regulatory affairs
  • Business management
  • Nutrition event planner
Fees & Financial Aids:

Estimated Total Fees: RM39,700 (Malaysian Student), RM70,200 (International Student)

The estimated total fees may vary by 10%. 

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MOBILE PHONE: 011-1075 8544
FAX: 603-41423166

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