B.Sc. On Campus

Nutrition Science (Hons)

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

48 months
4425 USD/year
3236 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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Nutrition Science (Hons) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia is a multidisciplinary field that can provide an understanding of how food intake can affect health. The importance of nutrition in disease prevention has received attention and focus in Malaysia. 


Nutrition Science (Hons) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia begins with a strong foundation of nutrition science. It covers an understanding of how food is produced and processed. It also covers how nutrients are derived from food, as well as the metabolic effects of consuming a variety of foods on health. Social and psychological factors that influence food choices are also important. A multidisciplinary approach is needed to understand these areas including support courses such as biochemistry, food science, physiology, communication skills and environmental health. 


  • Nutritionis 
  • Nutritional supplement specialist
  • Public health nutritionist
  • Nutrition journalist
  • Fitness nutrition specialist
  • Nutrition consultant
  • Wellness consultant

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Biochemistry
  • Food science
  • Physiology
  • Communication skills
  • Environmental health

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete 12 years of Primary and High School education; and
    • Obtain High School (e.g. Higher Secondary Certificate, Senior Secondary School Graduation Certificate, Tawjihiyah, Ijazah Sekolah Menengah Atas, High School Diploma); and
    • Meet minimum English requirement set by faculty; and
    • Pass UKM interview (if required) ; and
    • Meet faculty specific requirement;

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    4425 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17701 USD for the full programme during 48 months.
  • National

    3236 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12945 USD for the full programme during 48 months.
  • Local Students Total Fees : RM 54,300 
  • International Students Total Fees : RM 74,250

Living costs for Kuala Lumpur

2210 - 3815 MYR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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