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Bachelor of Science (Food Science & Technology) (Hons)

Offered by: Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration8 Sem
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FacultyFaculty of Applied Sciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyManufacturing & Processing
Stream RequirementsScience Stream
Course Description

This programme is a multi-faceted discipline. It incorporates the chemical, biological and physical sciences, as well as engineering principles towards understanding properties of food, improving and maintaining food quality, and in the preservation/processing of food, with the aim of providing consumers with safe, nutritious and wholesome, and new and innovative foods. The courses offered include Food Chemistry, Food Microbiology, Food Safety and Toxicology, 

Instrumental Analysis of Food, Food Packaging Technology, Advanced Food Sensory Evaluation & Product Development, Food Engineering, Food Preservation, Unit Operations, Food Quality System & Assurance, and Food Law & Sanitation. Students in this programme have the opportunity to choose either Food Safety and Quality or Islamic Food Law as their minor.

Entry Requirements

SPM+STPM+MUET or its equiv.

Career Prospects

Graduates may find employment in private industries, and semi-government bodies as quality control assurance managers, food technologists, research and development executives, food safety officers, production executives, law enforcement officers and research officers.

Opportunities for Further Studies

Graduates of this programme may pursue their studies in the same or related fields at both local and foreign universities. The Faculty of Applied Sciences offers MSc and PhD programmes in the field of Food Science and Technology.

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

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