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.
- Nutritional supplement specialist
- Public health nutritionist
- Nutrition journalist
- Fitness nutrition specialist
- Nutrition consultant
- Wellness consultant
- Food science
- Communication skills
- Environmental health
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesHuman Medicine Nutrition & Dietetics Health Sciences View 66 other Bachelors in Health Sciences in Malaysia
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 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;
International4425 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17701 USD for the full programme during 48 months.
National3236 USD/yearTuition FeeBased 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
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.