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Bachelor Of Science (Honours) In Nutrition

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    Mode
    Full Time
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    Level
    Degree
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    Duration
    3.5 Years
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    Intake
    Feb, Jun & Nov
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    Tution Fees
    RM 43,400

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COURSE 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.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Exams
Detailed entry requirements

STPM

Grade C+ in 2 of the following subjects:
- Biology
- Chemistry
- Physic/one Mathematics subject

A Level

Grade D in 2 of the following subjects:
- Biology
- Chemistry
- Physic/one Mathematics subject

UEC

Grade B in 5 relevant subjects which must include 2 of the following subjects:
- Biology
- Chemistry
- Physic/one Mathematics subject

Other IHL

Relevant Foundation accredited by MQA with minimum GPA 2.3300 in two of the following subjects:
- Biology
- Chemistry
- Physics/Mathematics
OR
Relevant Diploma accredited by MQA with minimum CGPA 2.7500 or less than CGPA of 2.7500 and a minimum of 3 years working experience in the related field

TAR UMT

Foundation in Science (Track A/Track B) with minimum GPA 2.3300 in two of the following subjects:
- Biology
- Chemistry
- Physics/Mathematics
OR
Diploma in Food Science with minimum CGPA of 2.7500 or less than CGPA of 2.7500 and a minimum of 3 years working experience in the related field

Compulsory Subjects

(1), (2), (3) and (5) must include - 
- SPM Pass/O Level Grade E (Pass) in Mathematics##/UEC Grade C in one mathematics subject##

AND

- SPM Pass/O Level Grade E (Pass)/UEC Grade C in English Language**

English language requirement 
***MUET Band 3.0/IELTS Band Score 4.0/equivalent 

***Exempted for students whose programme full medium of instruction was in English.

**Grade C and above in AELE0364 English Language conducted by TAR UMT is accepted as having fulfilled the English Language requirement for applicants who fail English Language at SPM/O Level/UEC

##Grade C and above in AMMS0104 General Mathematics conducted by TAR UMT is accepted as having fulfilled the Mathematics requirement for applicants who fail the required Mathematics subject at SPM/O Level/UEC

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