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Bachelor of Food Science (Food Service and Nutrition) (Hons)

Offered by: Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration8 Sem
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FacultySchool of Food Science & Technology
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyManufacturing & Processing
Stream RequirementsScience Stream
Course Description

The program focuses on food service management taking into account aspects of nutrition in the planning of specific food groups. The program is being offered in view of the rapid growth in the hospitality, tourism and recreation and leisure centers including health centers and clubs. These developments have implications for the food service and food industry that will provide job opportunities for graduates of the program.

Entry Requirements

General University Requirements


Passed the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) / equivalent with credit in Bahasa Melayu / Bahasa Malaysia or credit in Malay / Bahasa Malaysia July Paper;


Obtain a Diploma or other equivalent equivalent recognized by the Government of Malaysia and approved by the IPTA Senate;


Pass the Malaysian High School Certificate (STPM) examination in 2010 or earlier with at least;

  • Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in General Studies subjects;


  • Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in two (2) other subjects;


Pass the Matriculation examination in 2010 or earlier with a minimum CGPA of 2.00;


Earned at least Level 1 (Band 1) in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET).



Special Needs Program


For STPM / Matriculation 2010 candidates or before:

Must have at least a Grade C (2.00) in the following subjects:

  • Chemistry / Engineering Chemistry


Career Prospects


  • Research officer
  • Science officer
  • Food Safety Officer
  • Food Technology Officer
  • Food Management & Production Executive at hotels, premises and tourist centers, recreation centers, health clubs & hospitals
  • Entrepreneur

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

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