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Bachelor of Science Honours Dietetics   APPLY

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Level UNDER-GRADUATE
  Duration 4 Years
  Intake January, May, October
  Tution Fees N/A

Dietitians are trained professionals involved in managing diseases by providing appropriate dietary therapies. Dietitians are also involved in the prevention of diseases through health promotion and health education. 

This profession invites an extensive variety of career possibilities. Dietitians work together with other healthcare professionals in health clinics, government/private hospitals and food service industries to manage individuals with various disease conditions. 

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Dietetics is a 4-year programme consists of 12 trimesters. The programme incorporates a wide-ranging scope of knowledge required for Dietetics practice; including biochemistry, anatomy and physiology, human nutrition, fundamentals of food preparation, the role of nutrition in disease prevention and treatment, and medical nutrition therapy for individuals with diseases. 

There is emerging demand for dietitians in Malaysia and overseas. More dietitians are required to meet the desired ratio for the development of a healthy nation for the new millennium. Dietetics profession may be labelled as the "hidden gems" among the healthcare professions

CAREER PROSPECTS

  • Clinical Settings/Government and Private Hospitals 
  • Community Settings Consultancy/Private Practice Dietitians 
  • Food Industries 
  • Food Service Institutions 
  • Management 
  • Marketing and Sales 
  • Military and Security Services 
  • Public Health Agencies 
  • Public Relations Sports and Fitness Centres 
  • Teaching/Research 

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Year 1

  • Anatomy and Physiology I 
  • Anatomy and Physiology II 
  • Biostatistics 
  • Co-Curriculum 
  • English for Science 
  • Human Nutrition 
  • Introduction to Food Science 
  • MPU 1 
  • National Language/Other Languages 
  • Nutrigenomics 
  • Nutritional Biochemistry 
  • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS) - For Local Students 
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 - For International Students 

Year 2

  • Assessment of Nutritional and Health Status 
  • Basic Immunology
  • Food Microbiology 
  • Food Safety and Quality Assurance 
  • Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals 
  • Fundamantal of Food Preparation 
  • Institutional Food Service Management 
  • Introduction to Psychology 
  • Nutrition and Health Promotion 
  • Research Methodology 
  • Sun Zi's Art of War and Business Strategies

Year 3

  • Elective I 
  • Elective II 
  • Hubungan Etnik - For Local Students 
  • Malaysian Studies 3 - For International Students 
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy I 
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy II 
  • Nutrition Education and Counselling 
  • Project 
  •  Research Seminar 
  • Therapeutic Nutrition I 
  • Therapeutic Nutrition II 

Year 4

  • Professional Training: Clinical Nutrition (Inpatients) 
  • Professional Training: Clinical Nutrition (Outpatients) 
  • Professional Training: Clinical Nutrition (Special Units) 
  • Professional Training: Community Nutrition 
  • Professional Training: Institutional Food Service Management

Elective I - Choose 1 course(s)

  • Food Biochemistry and Toxicology 
  • Macronutrients and Micronutrients 
  • Nutrition for Athletes 

Elective II - Choose 1 course(s)

  • Food Standards, Food Laws and Food Regulations 
  • Sensory Evaluation 

National Language/Other Language - Choose 1 course

  • Bahasa Kebangsaan (A) - For Malaysian only, without SPM-BM credit
  • Communication Tamil For Health Sciences
  • Introduction to French
  • Introduction to German Language
  • Introduction to Japanese
  • Introduction to Korean
  • Introduction to Tamil Language
  • Introduction to Thai Language

MPU 1 - Choose 1 course(s)

  • Culture and Communication 
  • Introduction to Sociology

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)
  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)
  • A-Levels
  • South Australian Matriculation (SAM)
  • Canadian Pre-University (CPU)

Foundation in Arts
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Foundation in Science
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Accounting Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Business Administration
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Commerce Honours Accounting
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Finance Honours
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor in International Business Hons
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Marketing Honours
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science Honours Actuarial Science
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Arts Honours English Education
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Communication Honours Advertising
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor in Early Childhood Education Hons
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Bachelor of Social Science Honours Psychology
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Bachelor of Science Hons Game Development
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Bachelor Of Chemical Engineering Hons
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Bachelor Of Civil Engineering Hons
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Bachelor of Electronic Engineering
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Bachelor Of Mechanical Engineering Hons
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Bachelor in Computer Science Hons
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Bachelor of Information Systems Hons
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Bachelor of Software Engineering Hons
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Bachelor of Science Honours Biochemistry
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Bachelor of Biotechnology Hons
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Bachelor of Science Honours Chemistry
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Bachelor of Science Honours Physics
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Bachelor of Nursing
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Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons.)
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science Honours Dietetics
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Environmental Health (Hons)
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Food Science
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FULL TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) English Language
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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Chinese Studies
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FULL TIME,PART TIME | January, May, October

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Digital Animation
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BA Hons Game Design
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Bachelor of Science (Honours) Microbiology
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Bachelor of Science (Honours) Food Science
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Master of Architecture
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Master of Engineering (Electrical)
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Master of Engineering (Electronic System)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME, | Jan, May, September

Master of Engineering (Mechanical)
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FULL TIME,PART TIME, | Jan, May

Master of Environmental Technology
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FULL TIME,PART TIME, | Jan & May

Master of Mathematics
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Master of Project Management
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Master of Real Estate Development
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Master of Strategic Communication
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Master of Arts (Communication)
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Master of Engineering Science
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Master of Medical Science
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Master Of Philosophy ( Social Science)
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Master of Science (Research)
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Master of Science (Computer Science)
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Master of Philosophy
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