Food Science and Nutrition (Hons), B.Sc. | University Kebangsaan Malaysia | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
B.Sc. On Campus

Food Science and Nutrition (Hons)

48 months
4272 USD/year
3242 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Food Science and Nutrition (Hons) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia combines aspects of food science and also nutrition. The food science aspect focusses on food production, processing, preservation, marketing and food quality. The nutrition aspect focusses on the consumption and use of nutrients. 


Food Science and Nutrition (Hons) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia is formed to produce graduates that are not only able to fulfill the manpower needs of the food industry but it is hoped that the graduates will be able to help in addressing issues and problems regarding food at the global level. Students will undergo a compulsory industrial training at food companies or research institutes and also carry out independent research to acquire research experience in the laboratory. Graduates from this programme commonly are employed by the food industry. In addition, this programme also undergo various collaborative researches with government research institutes such as Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB), Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI), Standard and Industrial Research Institute of Malaysia (SIRIM). 


  • Food scientist. 
  • Food technologist. 
  • Food product/process development specialist. 
  • Food safety inspector. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Food Science 
  • Nutrition 
  • Food production, 
  • Processing, 
  • Preservation, 
  • Marketing and food quality. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score 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 always see correct tuition fees
  • International

    4272 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17088 USD for the full programme during 48 months.
  • National

    3242 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12968 USD for the full programme during 48 months.
  • Local Students Total Fees : RM 54,300 
  • International Students Total Fees : RM 71,550

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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