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Bachelor of Food Science & Technology

Offered by: Monash University Malaysia
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Exam BodyMonash University, Australia
Course Duration3 Years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FeesRM44,805 per year
Fees (International Student)RM51,135 per year
FacultySchool of Science
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyManufacturing & Processing
Course Description

The Bachelor of Food Science and Technology is your opportunity to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of future generations. Graduates of the course are critical thinkers. They are very much in demand in food industries due to their scientific understanding of the technical aspects of food, beginning with harvesting and preparation and ending with consumption.

The course focuses firstly on helping you develop a greater understanding of the fate of agricultural raw materials, and secondly on the technology of food such as preservation, processing, packaging and distribution to ensure that food is safe, nutritious and wholesome.

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Areas of study

The course provides a solid scientific foundation in chemistry, microbiology, biochemistry and the physical sciences, together with knowledge of the processing and formulation of agricultural raw materials into safe and nutritious food products.

You will have the opportunity to study a broad range of topics including the following:

  • biology
  • biotechnology
  • chemistry
  • food biochemistry
  • food microbiology
  • human nutrition
  • laboratory management
  • strategic food management.

 

Entry Requirements

To enter Monash University, students must satisfy particular academic, English language and age requirements.


Entry scores

You will need the following entry scores for the Bachelor of Food Science and Technology:

Qualification 2020
Commencing Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY) in 2019/2020* 63.75%*
A Level GCE 8
ATAR  75
Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education 17
Indian School Certificate Examination 65%
All India Senior School Certificate Examination 70%
SMA3, Indonesia Please refer to https://priorstudy.monash.edu/prior-study/ to find out the entry score
International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IB Diploma Program) 26
STPM, Malaysia 7.9
UEC, Malaysia 5
Malaysia, Matriculation Program 2.33
Ontario Secondary School Diploma  78.5%
Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) 10
High School Diploma, Vietnam 8.14
UNSW Foundation Studies 7
Foundation in Science and Technology, Sunway College 65%
Diploma of Higher Education Studies (DHES) 50%
Monash College Diploma Part 1** 80%**
Monash College Diploma Part 2** 50%***
Intake Months

February, July, October

Career Prospects

Graduates find employment in national and multinational food companies in the following areas:

  • Food product development
  • Production
  • Quality assurance and control
  • Sensory analysis
  • Food laws and regulations
  • Sales and marketing
  • Management

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


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