Bachelor On Campus

Food Science and Technology with Honours

University Putra Malaysia

48 months
3870 USD/year
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The Food Science and Technology with Honours program of the University Putra Malaysia has been offered by the Faculty of Food Science and Technology since 1976 to produce graduates who can meet the needs of national talent in food science and technology either in the public, private or self-employed sectors.


Brief Information

The Food Science and Technology with Honours program of the University Putra Malaysia will produce graduates who are knowledgeable , skilled and viable in the performance of work for a variety of employment sectors involved in food production and processing, food quality control, product development, research and management. Graduates with expertise in the field of Food Science and Technology is also capable of carrying out the activities of downstream industries and modern commercial agriculture in line with the needs and developments.

Course content formulated in line with the latest developments in food technology that involves the use of knowledge as food biotechnology, international legal standards and water and waste management industries. Program also produce graduates who are able to fulfill the expectations of the job market, aspirations, versatile and have a competitive advantage. This will catalyze the development of the food industry through participation in graduate BSTM jobs sector.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Bachelor of Food Science and Technology (BSTM) with Honours has many employment opportunities either in the private or public sector. Among his career as an analyst of food, food safety officers , research officers , enforcement officers for halal food production personnel, food marketing officer, chief executive of the research and development of food products and entrepreneurs.

In addition, there is also a graduate BSTM serving in the food manufacturing factories such as Nestle , Ajinomoto , UPALI, Dewina Foods, Yeo Hiap Seng, Gardenia, Ramly Burger as well as companies involved in the production and food service like Mc Donalds and KFC. There is also a BSTM graduates serving in the public sector such as the Ministry of Health as a food technologist and as a research officer at MARDI, PORIM, LKIM and LKM.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Agriculture and Life
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Statistics for Applied Sciences
  • Food Biochemistry
  • Chemistry And Analysis Of Food Macro-Components
  • Basic Food Microbiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


126 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • International candidates must posses an equivalent qualification of the Malaysian High School Certificate (STPM) or a Diploma recognized by the Malaysian Government.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    3870 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1935 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • International: 8,125 MYR per semester


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