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Bachelor of Science (Hons) Dietetics with Nutrition (IMU) or Degree from Partner Universities in overseas

Offered by: International Medical University (IMU)
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Exam BodyInternational Medical University (IMU) or Partner Universities
Course Duration4+0 / 2+2 / 2+3 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees177,600 or 233,664 - 393,900/Course
Fees (International Student)192,400 or 241,864 - 421,640/Course
FacultySchool of Health Sciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Course Description

Nutrition is the science that deals with the study of foods and nutrients and their effect on an individual. Dietetics is the practical application of nutrition in the prevention and treatment of disease. The graduates of this 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.

IMU offers a professional degree programme leading to a Bachelor of Science (Hons) Dietetics with Nutrition. This 4-year course prepares students with the professional and personal qualities required for dietetic practice in a variety of workplace settings. The curriculum integrates academic teaching and learning with clinical, community, food service, research and management experience.

The graduates of this 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.

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A-Levels CDD (including Biology/ Physics and Chemistry)
STPM cGPA of 2.50 (including Biology/ Physics and Chemistry)
Australian Matriculation 65% aggregate or TER/UAI/ENTER/ ATAR 75 (including Biology/ Physics and Chemistry)
NCEA Level 3 60% aggregate (including Biology/ Physics and Chemistry)
Canadian Grade 12/13 70% aggregate (including Biology/ Physics and Chemistry)
Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) B in 5 subjects  (including Biology/ Physics and Chemistry)
Australian University Foundation Programmes 70% aggregate or TER / UAI / ENTER/ ATAR 75 or GPA 2.50(including Biology/ Physics and Chemistry)
Indian Pre-University Average of 70%  (including Biology/ Physics and Chemistry)
Ministry of Education Matriculation# cGPA 2.50  (including Biology/ Physics and Chemistry)
International Baccalaureate (IB) 26 points  (including Biology/ Physics and Chemistry)
American High School Diploma with Advanced Placement (AP) cGPA 2.50 (including Biology / Physics and Chemistry)
Foundation * # cGPA 2.50 or 55% (including Biology/ Physics and Chemistry
(Foundation in Science / Foundation in Biosciences / Foundation in Engineering)
Degree BSc: cGPA 2.00
Diploma Diploma in Science / Diploma in Microbiology / Diploma in related field)
cGPA 2.75

All qualifications should include Biology/Physics and Chemistry and attained 5 credits at SPM level or equivalent level, 3 of which in the following subjects (Biology, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, English) (except UEC, Diploma and Degree level).

# The duration of this programme must be a minimum of 1 year in the same accredited institution.

* IMU does not accept any foundation in science courses from other colleges/universities for its dentistry programme except for foundation in science by IMU.

Foundation in Science qualification from other colleges/universities will be considered on case by case basis for admission into the Medicine & Pharmacy programme. In addition, it is only applicable for application into the IMU local programmes and not for all credit transfer options. Student with IMU Foundation in Science can apply into the IMU programmes with credit transfer option (except for medicine & dentistry), upon meeting eligibility of the required entry requirement of the intended programme.

 

English Language Requirement

Applicants are required to have this at the point of entry:

MUET Band score of 3 (for Malaysian students only)*
IELTS Overall band score of 5.5 (for Malaysian students)*Overall band score of 6.0 (for International students)*
Those who opt for overseas option must achieve an overall band score of 7.0.
TOEFL* Overall score of 513 (PBT) / 183 (CBT)/ 65 (iBT)

* ONLY applicable for those who are completing the entire degree in IMU, Malaysia.

  • Students without IELTS or MUET can opt to sit for the Password English Test which is available only in IMU and must obtain the equivalent score required for IELTS. Students who have successfully enrolled using the Password English Test are still required to sit for MUET and (or) IELTS exam within the first year of their studies in IMU. This is ONLY applicable to those who are completing the entire degree in IMU, Malaysia. Please contact Admissions Office for further details or to register for the test.
  • The entry requirements and English requirements are subject to change.
Intake Months

August and September 

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.


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