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HS05 Nutrition

This program will train students in nutritional sciences for the promotion of human health and prevention of diseases. Students of this program will study fundamental and professional courses that include scientific, technical and professional knowledge, suitable for professional recognition as a nutritionist. Student must undertake compulsory community engagement throughout the duration of the program as well as industrial training outside the university to gain work experience and opportunities to apply their theoretical knowledge and practical skills. Graduates from this program can be employed as nutritionists in government agencies throughout Malaysia, in private sectors as industrial nutritionists or product nutritionists in the food industry, in non-governmental organizations focusing on public health, in academia and research organizations as academics and researchers, as entrepreneurs to cater for nutrition related requirements and demands of various population groups and as nutritionists in communication and mass media work.