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Bachelor of Food Technology (Hons) is a 4-year programme that has received Provisional Accreditation by Malaysian Qualification Agency since February 2015. The curriculum has been designed to encompass various essential aspects in food technology field such as chemistry, microbiology, processing, preservation, engineering, packaging, food products development, sensory, safety, nutrition, quality, legislation as well as halal knowledge in Malaysia and worldwide.
The programme also emphasizes on the laboratory skills where students will be able to utilize well-equipped and advanced laboratories such as Food Microbiology Labs, Food Analysis Labs, Food Sensory Lab, Food Packaging Lab and Food Processing Labs. Furthermore, the students of this programme will be trained in the industry during their last semester in order to enhance the understanding between theories and practices applied in the food industry.
This program prepares students for work in a broad range of roles in the food industry, especially the food industry at Tanjung Manis Halal Hub (SCORE) Sarawak which might have become the largest Halal Hub in the country according to the state government. As such, the demand for food scientists and technologists would be strikingly high as they are the workforce that spearhead the development of the food industries of the nation. Due to high consumer demands for safe, high quality and innovative food products, graduates in the Food Technology programme have great potentials for the technical or executive positions in the food based and nutraceuticals industries either in the government, semi-government or the private sectors, as well as in teaching and research.
STPM / A-Level
Pass STPM / A-level with credits in Mathematics and Science at SPM level
Pass UEC with five (5) Grade B’s
Matriculation / Pre-U / Foundation
Pass Matriculation / Pre-U / Foundation in Science from recognised institutions with minimum CGPA 2.0
Pass Diploma in related field from recognised institutions with minimum CGPA 2.0
Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government.
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