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Bachelor of Dietetic (Hons) #

Offered by: Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration8 Sem
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)USD4167/Year
FacultyHealth - School of Health Sciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Stream RequirementsScience Stream
Course Description

The Dietetics programme is a full time programme offered over 4 years or 8 semesters. Graduates will be awarded the Bachelor of Health Science (Dietetics). The programme will help to fullfil the manpower needs for Dieticians in Malaysia. Students will be exposed to all aspects of food care and nutritional requirements for patients especially those requiring special diets as well as knowledge of community nutritional requirements. The graduates are expected to be able to function as dietitians as well as consultants in related fields and in the field of nutrition as therapeutic food.

Entry Requirements

i.    Lulus Peperiksaan Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya PNGK 3.00


ii.    Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred B (NGMP 3.00 ) pada peringkat STPM dalam mata pelajaran berikut :

    •    Pengajian Am
    •    Mana-mana dua ( 2 ) mata pelajaran berikut :

        •    Biology
        •    Physics
        •    Chemistry
        •    Mathematics T


iii.   Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Tahap 2 (Band 2) dalam Malaysian University English Test (MUET).


iv.    Cemerlang dalam penilaian temu duga.

Career Prospects

Graduates in dietetics receive a wide and substantial knowledge of basic sciences, computer literacy, behaviourial science, basic statistics, communication skill and thinking technique in addition to the study of dietetics and nutrition. Our graduates are versatile and ready for a wide range of jobs such as dietitians, scientists, research officers, educators and academicians in public and private institutions of higher learning. 

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

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