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Food Science and Nutrition


HS04 Food Science and Nutrition


This program is designed to produce food scientists specializing in food and nutrition science. The students will study the physical, microbiological and chemical aspects of food with emphasis on food science (food toxicology, functional foods, food innovation, enzymes in food processing, food ingredient) and nutritional content, food nutrition and health effects. Students are required to undergo industrial training outside the university to gain working experience and opportunity to apply practical theoretical and practical knowledge. Graduates from this program have the opportunity to gain employment in the food industry, government / non-governmental agencies, and education and research sectors. This program does not lead to qualification to work as a nutritionist in Malaysia.