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Bachelor of Science (Hons) Dietetics with Nutrition International Medical University (IMU)




Course info


What is the difference between a dietician and a nutritionist? Nutrition is the science that deals with the study of foods and nutrients, and their effect on an individual. On the other hand, Dietetics is the practical application of nutrition in the prevention and treatment of disease.

Graduates of IMU’s Dietetics with Nutrition Degree programme will be able to work as dietitians in the government and private sectors, providing healthcare services, food service management, and counselling in disease management and prevention.

This 4-year programme provides an advantage for employment as students are exposed to a variety of work placements such as food service, clinical dietetics and community dietetics.

Career Pathway

Dietitians are trained professionals engaged in managing diseases by advising appropriate dietary management. They work together with other healthcare professionals in clinics, hospitals and food service sectors catering to individuals with disease conditions. This profession encompasses many levels of expertise and a wide variety of career possibilities.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Bachelor of Science (Hons) Dietetics with Nutrition.

Full Time (4 to 4.5 years)

Tuition fees

RM48,100.00 (8,37,272) per year

RM 192,400 for the entire course; AUD $33,630/year fee at University of Newcastle; For BSc (Hons) Human Nutrition NZ$29,952/year fee at University of Otago




International Medical University

No 126, Jalan Jalil Perkasa 19,

Bukit Jalil,


Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur,

57000, Malaysia

Entry requirement for international students

To be considered for admission to undergraduate program, you will need the following:

  • Degree: BSc in related field : cGPA 2.00
  • Diploma: Diploma in Science (including 2 science subjects) ; Diploma in related field – cGPA 2.75, Diploma in related field with a cGPA less than 2.75 and minimum 3 years of working experience in the same field.
  • Students are required to complete international academic qualification equivalent to Malaysian

IELTS: Overall band score of 5.5, those who opt for overseas option must achieve an overall band score of 7.0.

International Medical University (IMU)*

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