Diploma in Food ScienceBack
|Intake||May, September and February|
Food industry is the one of the largest industries in Malaysia. Consumers demand for safe, convenient, good tasting, wholesome, nutritious, and healthy food.
Food science is a multidisciplinary field that integrates and applies knowledge within disciplines such as chemistry, microbiology, engineering and nutrition to preserve, process, package, and distribute food products and design new processes to improve the safety and quality of foods. Food scientists develop new foods, add value to raw food commodities and improve the quality and safety of existing food products.
The Food Science programme provides students with the scientific knowledge and skills of the food chain and forms a link for those wish to embark on a career in the dynamic food and nutrition industries. The programme covers basic principles in the basic sciences in relation to the study of food science as well as the application of basic science such as food chemistry, food microbiology, food technology and nutrition. The nutrition subjects provide knowledge and skills to understand diseases of dietary origin.
- Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) as follows: 5 credits which must include Mathematics and Chemistry
- Pass in Bahasa Malaysia and English Language or minimum Grade C in AELE0364 English Language (1119 Level) conducted by TAR UC
- O level with Grade D in 5 relevant subjects including Mathematics and Chemistry and Grade E in English Language
- Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with minimum Grade B in 3 relevant subjects which must include Advanced Mathematics (I or II) and Chemistry. Grade C in English or Grade C in AELE0364 English Language (1119 Level) conducted by TAR UC.