Bachelor in Nutrition (Hons)

Course Title: Nutrition, Bachelor (Hons)
Course Code: BNT 

What the course will give you
The curriculum of the MSU bachelor programme in nutrition (BNT) aims to produce graduates competent in handling not only common nutritional problems but also capable of decision-making in clinical and community nutrition. You will be equipped with knowledge of anatomy and physiology, food science, biochemistry, nutrition and metabolism, nutrition and immunology, nutrition therapy, nutrition through the life cycle, and sports nutrition, also be skilled in nutritional assessment, communication, and counseling, and health promotion and education, among others.

Your lecturers are industry professionals, and the learning opportunities and experiences you receive will add depth and breadth to your understanding and develop both your vocational and life skills. You will also be prepared to address contemporary issues in nutrition and to embark on research in nutrition. You conclude the programme with a research project and an industry-readiness for a career in nutrition.

How long it will take you
4 years

Where the qualification may lead you to
You will find ample opportunity in hospitals, government services, academia, health organizations, research institutes, wellness centres, the food industry, the pharmaceutical industry, and the nutraceutical industry. Potential job titles include Nutrition Officer, Nutrition Executive, Nutrition Journalist, Public Health Educator, Quality Control Manager, Quality Assurance Manager, Wellness Counselor, and Research Officer.

Who may enrol
You need to have passed TWO (2) subjects at STPM/A-Level and obtained at least 2.50 CGPA, also ONE (1) Credit in a Science subject at SPM level; OR possess a Diploma in a relevant field and at least 2.75 CGPA; OR passed MSU Foundation Science with at least 2.50 CGPA. Other qualifications deemed equivalent will be subject to MSU Senate approval.

Bachelor in Nutrition (Hons) (BNT) is a four-year career-focused industry-developed programme by the Department of Healthcare Professional (DHP) at the MSU Faculty of Health & Life Sciences (FHLS).

KPT Reference
KPT/JPS (N/726/6/0065) 08/19 

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