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Bachelor in Nutrition (Hons)

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

About the Course
Bachelor in Nutrition (Honours) (BNT) is an undergraduate academic programme that leverages on a unique learning opportunity in the disciplines of nutrition. Students pursuing the programme will be exposed in the field of nutrition, as well as to the state-of-the-art technologies used in the fields of communication and counselling. As such, graduates of the programme are expected to be competent to handle not only the common nutritional problems but also to advise on complex strategic issues and decision-making process in the areas of community nutrition.

Entry Requirement

(i) Pass STPM/A-Level with a pass in 2 subjects and minimum 2.50 CGPA, and a credit in one of the Science subjects at SPM level;


(ii) Pass Ministry of Education(KPM) Matriculation in the Sciences field with minimum CGPA of 2.50;


(iii) Pass Foundation programme in the Sciences field from any higher learning institution with minimum CGPA of 2.50;


(iv) Pass The South Australian Matriculation (SAM) with minimum of 65% - 70% aggregate or TER/UAI 75;


(v) Pass Canadian Pre-University Programme (CPU) with minimum of 80% aggregate


(vi) Diploma in relevant field with a minimum CGPA of 2.50


(vii) Pass Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with at least grade B in 5 subjects


(viii) Other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government

Duration : 3 years

Core Subjects

  • Basic Nutrition
  • Human Physiology
  • Food Microbiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Nutritional Communication and Counselling
  • Nutritional Biochemistry
  • Nutrition Through Life Cycle
  • Assessment of Nutritional Status
  • Food and Nutrient Analysis
  • Nutrition & Immunology
  • Clinical Nutrition
  • Contemporary Issues in Nutrition
  • Community Nutrition Research Project

Career Prospect
Graduate will find ample opportunity in hospitals, government services, academia and internationally recognized health organization, wellness clinics, food industry, pharmaceutical industry and nutraceutical industry. Graduates from this programme can look forward to successful career as Nutritionist, Clinical/Community Nutritionist, Quality Control Supervisor, Culinary Educator, Community or University Educator, Corporate Health Promoter, Quality Assurance Manager, Weight Loss Counsellors and Researcher.

KPT Reference : KA9358 [JPT/BPP(U)1000-801/33(18)]

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