Bachelor of Science (Honours) Dietetics

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

Kampar, Perak , Malaysia

Quick Facts

Duration

4 years

Mode

Full-time, On-campus

Intake

Jan, Jun, Oct

Tuition Fees

RM55,500

Course Highlights

  • Be exposed to a wide-ranging scope of knowledge including biochemistry, anatomy and physiology, human nutrition, fundamentals of food preparation, the role of nutrition in disease prevention and treatment, and medical nutrition therapy for individuals with diseases
  • Top 3 in Graduate Employability at the Talentbank National Graduate Employability Index 2023
  • Ranked #174 in QS Asia University Rankings 2023 and #301-350 in THE Asia University Rankings 2023
  • One of Malaysia's leading private universities that offer accessible and affordable programmes

Course Structure

  • Anatomy and Physiology I
  • Anatomy and Physiology II
  • Biostatistics
  • Co-Curriculum
  • English for Science
  • Human Nutrition
  • Introduction to Food Science
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • MPU1
  • MPU 3
  • National Language/Other Languages
  • Nutritional Biochemistry
  • Assessment of Nutritional and Health Status
  • Basic Immunology
  • Food Microbiology
  • Food Safety and Quality Assurance
  • Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals
  • Fundamental of Food Preparation
  • Institutional Food Service Management
  • Nutrition and Health Promotion
  • Research Methodology
  • Sun Zi's Art of War and Business Strategies
  • Elective I
  • Elective II
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy I
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy II
  • MPU1
  • Nutrition Education and Counselling
  • Project
  • Research Seminar
  • Therapeutic Nutrition I
  • Therapeutic Nutrition II
  • Professional Training: Clinical Nutrition (Inpatients)
  • Professional Training: Clinical Nutrition (Outpatients)
  • Professional Training: Clinical Nutrition (Special Units)
  • Professional Training: Community Nutrition
  • Professional Training: Institutional Food Service Management

Elective I (Choose 1):

  • Food Biochemistry and Toxicology
  • Macronutrients and Micronutrients
  • Nutrition for Athletes

Elective II (Choose 1):

  • Food Standards, Food Laws and Food Regulations
  • Sensory Evaluation

Entry Requirements

  • STPM: Minimum GPA of 2.33 in 2 subjects must be in Biology, Chemistry OR Physics/Mathematics
  • A Level: Grade D in 2 subjects must be in Biology, Chemistry OR Physics/Mathematics
  • South Australian Matriculation (SAM): Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) 70 and Grade B in 2 subjects must be in Biology, Chemistry OR Physics/Mathematics
  • Canadian Pre-University (CPU): Average of 70% in 6 subjects including 2 subjects must be in Biology, Chemistry OR Physics/Mathematics
  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC): Grade B in 5 subjects including 2 subjects must be in Biology, Chemistry OR Physics/Mathematics
  • Foundation in Science, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR): Minimum GPA of 2.33 in 2 subjects must be in Biology, Chemistry OR Physics/Mathematics
  • Foundation/Matriculation qualification in the relevant field from other Higher Education Institution: Minimum GPA 2.33 in 2 subjects must be in Biology, Chemistry OR Physics/Mathematics
  • Matriculation Certificate, Ministry of Education: Minimum GPA 2.33 in 2 subjects must be in Biology, Chemistry OR Physics/Mathematics
  • Diploma qualification in the relevant field from Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management and Technology (TAR UMT)/other Higher Education providers:
    • Minimum CGPA of 2.75
    • If CGPA less than 2.75, a minimum of 36 months working experience in the related field is required
  • Other equivalent qualifications with minimum GPA of 2.33 in 2 subjects must be in Biology, Chemistry OR Physics/Mathematics recognised by the Malaysian Government
  • MUET: Band 3
  • IELTS: 5.5
  • TOEFL iBT: 46
  • Cambridge English: 160
  • Linguaskill: 160
  • *However, for applicants with A Level/SAM/CPU and other qualifications conducted fully in English Language, the above English language requirements does NOT apply BUT must have a pass in English Language at SPM/equivalent.

Estimated Fees

Application fees (non-refundable)

RM60

RM0

  • PROMO

Tuition fees

RM55,500

Total payable amount

RM55,500

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