• Application Deadline
  • 36 months


Food Science (Hons) students from will be exposed to an in-depth understanding of food processing, food texture, flavour, nutritional composition, sensory and food safety that are essential for the development of nutritious food products.

This programme is compatible with the new Taylor's Curriculum Framework that allows students to mix & match study modules.

Future Careers

  • Consultancy
  • Food Analyst
  • Food Product Specialist
  • Food Technologist
  • Industry Buyer / Retail Buyer
  • Product / Process Development Scientist
  • Production Manager
  • Quality Assurance Associate
  • Quality Control Officer
  • Regulatory Affair Officer
  • Research Scientist (Food)


Accredited by MQA

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      6-month professional internship
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cell Biology
  • Fundamental of Chemistry
  • Introduction to Microbiology
  • Introduction to Food Science and Nutrition
  • Principles of Biochemistry
  • Introduction to Biostatistics

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC): Pass with min. 5Bs including (ANY 2): Biology, Physics / Mathematics, Chemistry
  • A Levels: Min. DD / equivalent of 120 points including min. D in (ANY 2) subjects: Biology, Physics / Mathematics, Chemistry
  • International Baccalaureate (IB): Min. 24 points in 6 subjects including min. 5 points at Higher Level (HL) in (ANY 2) subjects: Biology, Physics / Mathematics, Chemistry
  • Matriculation in Science: Min. CGPA 2.33 for 3 subjects including (ANY 2) subjects: Biology, Physics / Mathematics, Chemistry
  • Other Qualifications: Students with other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10620 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31848 USD for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    7560 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22690 USD for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
Approximate Total Fees (Local Students): RM 94,500


Scholarships will be awarded to outstanding students based on:
  • Academic Excellence
  • Talent in Music, Drama, Sports & more
  • Extra-curricular Involvement
  • Leadership Skills

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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