Bachelor of Food Technology (Hons)

University of Technology Sarawak

Sibu, Sarawak, Malaysia

Quick Facts


4 years


Full-time, On-campus


Feb, Sep

Tuition Fees


Course Highlights

  • Encompass various essential aspects in food technology field such as chemistry, microbiology, processing, preservation, engineering, packaging, food products development, sensory, safety, nutrition, quality, legislation as well as halal knowledge in Malaysia and worldwide
  • Prepare you for roles in the food industry, especially the food industry at Tanjung Manis Halal Hub (SCORE) Sarawak, one of the largest Halal Hub in the country
  • Wholly owned by the Sarawak State Government
  • Only “home-grown” TVET university in Sarawak

Course Structure

Semester 1:

  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Biostatistics
  • Physics
  • Professional English: Essential Communication Skills
  • Communication at Workplace
  • Co-curriculum

Semester 2:

  • Microbiology
  • Principle of Programming
  • Introduction to Food Science and Technology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Green Technology

Semester 1:

  • Fundamental of Food Engineering
  • Food Microbiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Food Chemistry
  • Malaysian Economy
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan

Semester 2:

  • Food Analysis 2
  • Food Sensory Evaluation
  • Technology and Management of Food Waste
  • Introduction to Nutrition
  • Food Analysis 1

Semester 1:

  • Food Processing and Preservation
  • Unit Operation in Food Processing
  • Food Safety and Assurance
  • Food Standard and Legislation
  • Food Packaging

Semester 2:

  • Final Year Project I
  • New Food Development
  • Halal Food
  • Elective I
  • Elective II

Semester 1:

  • Final Year Project 2
  • Hubungan Ethnic
  • Elective III
  • Food Management and Business
  • Creativity and Innovations

Semester 2:

  • Industrial Training

Entry Requirements

  • Pass STPM/A Level with credits in Mathematics and Science at SPM level; or
  • Pass UEC with five (5) Grade B's; or
  • Pass Matriculation/Pre-U/Foundation in Science from recognised institutions with minimum CGPA 2.0; or
  • Pass Diploma in related field from recognised institutions with minimum CGPA 2.0; or
  • Pass a DKM/DLKM/DVM with a minimum CGPA of 2.50; or
  • Pass DKM/DLKM/DVM with at least a CGPA of 2.00 with at least two (2) years of work experience in related field; or
  • Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government and approved by University Senate.

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