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BSc (Hons) Food Science with Nutrition

UCSI University

Malaysia

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Summary

This course is designed to provide students with practical “hands-on” experience through a comprehensive and practical curriculum of cutting edge research and studies in food science and nutrition, the curriculum will not only enable students to gain pertinent knowledge and skills to work in the food manufacturing industry, government agencies, colleges and universities, as well as research laboratories, but will also equip them with good interpersonal communication skills and the ability to work in teams to solve multi-disciplinary problems. Under the direction and guidance of qualified professors and academicians, as well as experienced laboratory technologists, students are exposed to a variety of laboratory equipment and skills at the University. It is a challenging programme; the study begins with an understanding of the biological and physical sciences as a basis for understanding the science of food with nutrition, as well as the relationship between nutrition and health. Students possessing an analytical, inquisitive mind who are interested in applying food science principles to further enhance the health and welfare of mankind, will benefit greatly from this programme. Graduates will be employed in the following areas: research and development of products and processes, supervision of food manufacturing processes, as food engineering support, marketing and sales, product support and promotion, consulting laboratories, government organizations. They may be employed as: food scientists, food microbiologists, flavor chemists, food safety inspectors, community and university educators, corporate health promotion and wellness specialists, public relations specialists, nutrition advisor in public health programmes, weight loss counselors, scientific writers, researchers, and private practice consultants. This course also has International Degree Pathway (IDP) option. The International Degree Pathway caters to aspiring students from all walks of life who wish to obtain a foreign degree and yet wish to spend the initial years at UCSI. It provides students with an opportunity to study at UCSI for one to two years and complete the rest of their studies at their chosen university overseas and offers students the flexibility of obtaining a foreign university degree by transferring from UCSI to a partner university abroad. This flexibility enables students to expand their international learning experience at a lower cost. They can also complete the rest of their studies in Australia, United Kingdom, and New Zealand.

Course options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees

RM 26,021.66 (Rs4,90,097.15) per year Tuition fee - Year 1: RM 27,860; Year 2: RM 27,220; Year 3: RM 22,985

From

Jan-15, May-15, Sep-15

Venue

UCSI University

Kuala Lumpur Campus (South Wing),

No. 1, Jalan Menara Gading, UCSI Heights, (Taman Connaught) Cheras,

KUALA LUMPUR,

Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur,

56000, Malaysia

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees

RM 26,021.66 (Rs4,90,097.15) per year Tuition fee - Year 1: RM 27,860; Year 2: RM 27,220; Year 3: RM 22,985

From

Jan-15, May-15, Sep-15

Venue

UCSI University (North Wing)

Kuala Lumpur Campus (North Wing),

Lot 12734, Jalan Choo Lip Kung, Taman Taynton View, Cheras,

KUALA LUMPUR,

Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur,

56000, Malaysia

Entry requirement for international students

Applicants must satisfy the following: UCSI Foundation with CGPA of 2.0; STPM with two principals (C) in chemistry, biology and mathematics / physics; A-Levels with two Principals (E) in chemistry, biology and mathematics / physics; National Matriculation with CGPA of 2.8 (subject list inclusive chemistry, biology, mathematics/physics); International Baccalaureate (IB) with the total score of 26/42 (from 6 subjects inclusive of chemistry, biology and mathematics / physics); UEC with 5 credits inclusive of chemistry, biology and mathematics / physics and 2 other subjects; Australian Year 12 with overall 60 per cent score (subject list inclusive of biology, chemistry and mathematics/physics); other Year 12 equivalent with Overall 60 per cent score (subject list inclusive of biology, chemistry and mathematics/physics); other relevant diploma programmes with CGPA of 2.75 (subject list inclusive of chemistry, biology and mathematics/ physics). English language requirements: a distinction (A+, A or A-) in English Language subject at SPM/UEC level; or MUET Band 5; or a score of 213 (computer-based) / 550 (written-based) / 80 (internet-based) in TOEFL; or Band 5.5 in IELTS.

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