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Bachelor of Science (HONS) ( Food Science) Fees Structure, Admission, Intake, Deadline

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Level UNDER-GRADUATE
  Duration 3 Years
  Intake
Intake Deadline
JAN 30th NOV
MAR 30th JAN
AUG 30th JUNE


Overview

Overview of Bachelor of Science (HONS) ( Food Science) in Taylor's University Malaysia

Bachelor of Science (Hons) (Food Science) exposes students to an in-depth understanding of food processing, food texture, flavor, nutritional composition, sensory and food safety for development of nutritious food product

  • PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Students 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.

  • PRIMARY MOJOR 

This component consists of Common Core subjects, which are common modules across a discipline that provides the fundamental knowledge of the discipline.

Common Core

  • Cell Biology
  • Fundamental of Chemistry
  • Introduction to Microbiology
  • Introduction to Food Science and Nutrition
  • Principles of Biochemistry
  • Introduction to Biostatistics
  • Food Chemistry
  • Food Physics
  • Food Microbiology
  • Food Processing
  • Techniques in Food/Nutrition Research
  • Food Preservation
  • Food and Nutrients Evaluation
  • Food Product Development
  • Sensory Evaluation
  • Food Safety and Quality Management
  • Research Project
  • Industrial Training

UNIVERSITY CORE

This component aims to develop critical thinking, build up social intelligence and cultivate civic responsibility as well as broaden cultural knowledge. These consist of compulsory and nationally-mandated study modules required by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education.

  • Community Service Initiative
  • Hubungan Etnik / Malaysian Studies 3
  • Life Skills for Success & Well-Being
  • Millennials in Malaysia: Team Dynamics & Relationship Management
  • Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2

COMPLEMENTARY STUDIES

[Choose ONE (1) of the below packages:]

MINOR

Recommended Packages

  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Psychology
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Mass Communication
  • Culinary Arts
  • Culinary Science
  • Nutrition
  • Health Sciences

Choose any Minor package*(5 modules) offered by Taylor’s University. Refer to the Complementary Study Guide for the list of Minor packages.

and Choose any two (2) Free Electives* offered by Taylor’s University. Refer to the Complementary Study Guide for the list of Free Electives.

  • SECOND MAJOR

Recommended Packages

  • Education
  • Psychology
  • Advertising
  • Broadcasting
  • Creative Media Management
  • Information Technology
  • Mass Communication
  • Public Relations

FREE ELECTIVES

Choose any seven (7) Free Electives* offered by Taylor’s University. Refer to the Complementary Study Guide for the list of Free Electives.

REQUIREMENTS

PREREQUISITES

  • SPM / O-Level with Pre-U / Foundation

Pass SPM / SPMV / O-Level or equivalent with 5 credits

  • SPM / O-Level with Diploma

Pass SPM / O-Level or equivalent with 3 credits for entry with Diploma qualification

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Taylor’s Foundation in Science (FIS)

Pass with min. CGPA 2.50 including GPA 2.33 in (ANY 2) subjects: Biology, Physics / Mathematics, Chemistry

  • Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)

Min. CGPA 2.33 for 2 subjects including GPA 2.33 in (ANY 2) subjects: Biology, Physics / Mathematics, Chemistry

  • 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

  • South Australian Matriculation (SAM) / SACE International

ATAR 60 with min. Grade C+ each in (ANY 2) subjects: Biology, Physics/Mathematics, Chemistry

  • Canadian Pre-University (CPU)

Min. average of 60% in 6 subjects including 65% each 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

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

  • IELTS

Band 5.5

  • TOEFL

78 (Internet Based Test)

  • MUET

Band 3

  • Pre-University / Diploma

Completed Pre-University / Diploma that was conducted in English.

CAREER PROSPECTS

When you’ve successfully completed this programme, you could embark on any of these exciting careers, including:

  • 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)

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