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Bachelor of Science (Hons) Nutrition or Nutrition degree from Partner University

Offered by: International Medical University (IMU)
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Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration3 Years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees117,000/Course
Fees (International Student)121,200/Course
FacultySchool of Health Sciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Course Description

Nutrition Degree

The Nutrition programme from IMU equips students to pursue careers in various fields including industry, education, health promotion, research and journalism.

The curriculum accords strong emphasis not only on core nutrition modules, but also on key profession-supporting modules such as:

  • Nutritional status assessment
  • Diet-related non-communicable diseases
  • Monitoring and evaluation of programmes
  • Communication and marketing management
 

IMU’s Nutrition programme provides students with a rigorous experience in research methodology and application for each stage of the research process and data management. Students will have the opportunity to showcase their completed research in scientific conferences and journals.

Curriculum

SEMESTER CONTENTS

MPU SHORT SEMESTER Semester 1 Semester 2
  • Hubungan Etnik / Pengajian Malaysia
  • TITAS/ Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 3
  • English for Health Sciences
  • Work-Life Balance in Global and Malaysian Perspective
  • Professionalism in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • General Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Genetics
  • Human Biology
  • Principles of Human Nutrition
  • Basic Biochemistry
  • Food Culture and Nutrition
  • Principles of Food Preparation
  • Nutritional Assessment Methods
  • Lifespan Nutrition
  • Analysis of Nutrients in Foods
  • Social Responsibility
Semester 3 Semester 4 SHORT SEMESTER 1
  • Nutrients and Metabolism
  • Nutrition, Health and Fitness
  • Food Safety and Regulations
  • Contemporary Nutrition
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Statistics for Nutrition
  • Research Methods in Nutrition
  • Selective: Foundation in Food Science/ Exercise Physiology
  • Community Nutrition
  • Food Service
  • Management 1
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Scientific Communication in Nutrition
  • Nutritional Epidemiology
  • Diet, Lifestyle and Non Communicable Diseases
  • Research Project in Nutrition 1
  • Principles of Marketing: Application in Nutrition
  • Nutrition in Maternal and Child Health
  • Functional Foods, Nutraceuticals and Supplements
Semester 5 SHORT SEMESTER 2 Semester 6
  • Health Promotion and Programme Management in Nutrition
  • Nutrition Education and Communication
  • Food Security and Sustainable Nutrition
  • Research Project in Nutrition 2
  • Selective: Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine/Introduction to Healthcare Data Analytics/Physical Conditioning
  • Practicum 1
  • Practicum 2
Entry Requirements
Examinations Requirements
A- Levels CDD (Including 2 subjects from:
Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
STPM Overall cGPA 2.50 (cGPA 2.33 In 2 subjects from: Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
Australian Matriculation 65% aggregate or TER / UAI / ENTER / ATAR 75 (In 2 subjects from: Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
NCEA Level 3 60% aggregate
(with an average of 60% in 2 subjects from Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
Canadian Grade 12/13 70% aggregate in 6 subjects
(with an average of 60% in 2 subjects from: Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) B in 5 subjects
(Including 2 subjects from: Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
Australian University Foundation Programmes 70% aggregate or TER / UAI / ENTER / ATAR 75
(with an average of 60% in 2 subjects from: Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
Indian Pre-University 70% aggregate
(minimum 60% in 2 subjects from Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
Ministry of Education Matriculation * Overall cGPA 2.50
(cGPA 2.33 In 2 subjects from: Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
International Baccalaureate (IB) 26 points
(Including 2 subjects from: Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
American High School Diploma with Advanced Placement (AP) Overall cGPA 2.50
(cGPA 2.33 in 2 subjects from Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
Foundation in Science # Overall cGPA 2.50
(cGPA 2.33 In 2 subjects from: Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/ or Physics / Mathematics (Foundation in Science / Foundation in Biosciences / Foundation in Engineering)
Degree BSc in related field:
cGPA 2.00
Diploma Diploma in Science (including 2 science subjects) ; Diploma in related field
– cGPA 2.75
Diploma in related field with a cGPA less than 2.75 and minimum 3 years of working experience in the same field

# The duration of this programme must be a minimum of 1 year in the same accredited institution and foundation in other disciplines are accepted.

FOUNDATION IN SCIENCE
  • Foundation in Science qualifications from other higher education institutions will be considered on a case by case basis for admission into the local IMU programmes.
  • Students with IMU Foundation in Science can apply into IMU programmes and programmes with selected credit transfer options, upon meeting the entry requirement eligibility. **
    (Please refer to IMU Foundation in Science brochure for more details)
FOR ADMISSIONS INTO THE IMU FOUNDATION IN SCIENCE PROGRAMME, STUDENTS WILL NEED:
  • Pass SPM / O-Levels with minimum 5 credits in Mathematics, 2 Science subjects and 2 other subjects. Note: Specific SPM / O-Levels requirements may be needed for admissions into IMU programmes.
 

English Language Requirement

MUET Band score of 3; or
(For Malaysian students)
IELTS Overall band score of 5.5; or
TOEFL iBT* Overall score of 46; or
Cambridge English : Advanced (CAE)* Overall score of 162; or
Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE)* Overall score of 162; or
Cambridge Linguaskill* Overall score of 160; or
Pearson Test of English (PTE)* Overall score of 51; or
Credit Transfer IELTS Overall band score of 7.0

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

Intake Months

July and September

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


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