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HS04 Program Aims, Objectives, Learning Outcomes

PROGRAM AIMS, OBJECTIVES AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Program Aims

The program aims to produce competent and knowledgeable professionals in the field of food science and nutrition to meet the market demands and aspirations of national development.

 

Program Objectives (PO):

A few years after successful completion of the program, our graduates are:

  • Able to apply their knowledge and act responsively to the contemporary issues associated with food industry.
  • Competent in technical skills and able to carry out activities and tasks related to quality assurance and R&D.
  • Capable of critically analyzing and solving problems related to food science and nutrition.
  • Able to communicate effectively with good interpersonal skills, innovative minds and willingness to take challenges at national or international level.
  • Aware of current economic, social and ethical issues that promote life-long learning and entrepreneurial mind-set for continuous self-improvement.

 

 

Program Learning Outcomes (PLO):

Upon successful completion of the program, graduates are expected to be able to:

PLO1

Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding and able to apply relevant knowledge in the field of food science and nutrition for the benefit of the industry.

PLO2

Demonstrate practical/technical skills in food science and nutrition (laboratory/field work).

PLO3

Demonstrate effective social skills and engage with the food industry.

PLO4

Demonstrate very good values, attitudes, ethics and professionalism in carrying out tasks related to food science and nutrition or within the food industry.

PLO5

Demonstrate effective communication skills as an individual or group, leadership skills and teamwork skills to complete assigned tasks.

PLO6

Think critically and apply scientific skills in solving problems and challenges related to the food and health industry.

PLO7

Perform self-directed learning through effective information handling and recognize the importance of lifelong learning for continuous self-improvement.

PLO8

Demonstrate managerial and entrepreneurial skills to transfer some of the idea or scientific outputs into business opportunities.