Undergraduate Programme

UH6541001 - Food Service


Programme Info

This programme would enable students to acquire the necessary knowledge in the field of food science and food service. Students will have the opportunity to learn basic knowledge of food science such as food preservation, food processing, food safety and quality control, food legislation and standard, and functions of food nutrients. Besides that, students will also acquire theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the field of food service such as food service system operation, food service entrepreneurship and accounting, basic cooking, commercial food preparation, menu development, as well as arrangement, design and equipment for food service. Students are required to undergo industrial training in various food industries in private and institutional organizations such as “unit sajian” in healthcare institutions, food safety and quality units in hotels, research institutes or government agencies. Graduates from this programme can be employed in food industries particularly in healthcare, hotel, catering industries, education and research institutes.

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Career Prospect


Graduates in this discipline will have the opportunity to work in governmental institutions such as the Ministry of Health (MOH), Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) and other research institutions related to food and nutrition, and as academicians in higher learning institutions.


Graduates in this discipline will have the opportunity to work in food industries related to quality assurance/food quality, food processing, research, food product development and food services.



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Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition
Jalan UMS, 88400 Kota Kinabalu,
Sabah, Malaysia.

+60 88 320 000


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