Bachelor Science (Food Studies)

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UPM – Universiti Putra Malaysia

ModeFull Time
Duration4 Years
Tuition fees N/A

The Department of Food Science offered the Bachelor of Food Science and Technology . It emphasizes the whole training in the field of food science and technology focusing on food safety and quality assurance , functional foods and nutrition, processing and food engineering, food biotechnology and entrepreneurship.

Bachelor of Food Science and Technology take 4 years (8 semesters) with a minimum of 132 to 133 credit hours as a requirement for graduation . Additionally, students are required to undergo industrial training program in any public and private sector , preparing a thesis and presenting scientific findings in the form of seminars and writing the final year project .
The course content was formulated in line with the latest developments in food processing technology such as food biotechnology , molecular technology and elements of international law standards , communications and water and waste management industries . The program will produce graduates Food Science and Technology to meet the expectations of the job market, aspirations, versatile and have a competitive advantage . This will catalyze the development of the food industry through absorption BSTM graduates in the employment sector.



Admission Requirements

  • A minimum C Grade at GCE Ordinary (O) level in any two (2) subjects chosen from Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics/Additional Mathematics.
  • Credits at GCE Advanced (A) level in:
    • Mathematics/Additional Mathematics
    • One (1) Science subject
    • Two (2) other subjects

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Contact Information

Universiti Putra Malaysia,


Phone +603 8946 6000

Fax +603 8948 7273



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