Programme

B.Sc. (Food Technology)

Location

Malaysia

Overview

MQA Certificate of Accreditation (MQA/FA0727)

Bachelor of Science (Food Technology) with Honours           

This program aimed to produce Food Technology graduates who will be expertinthe food production processes. The curriculum was designed to combine food science and technology knowledge. The technology process is described from farm to fork, covering all core the courses and focused to technology including bakery and packaging. This program also prepares graduates to further studies specifically in Food Technology and in other related field.

 This 4-year program runs under the Department of Technology and Heritage comprises 139 credits of courses including one (1) semester of industrial training. 

Core Courses:

Cell Biology, Microbiology, Introduction to Food & Science Technology, Statistics for Technology, Food Microbiology, Food Chemistry, Physical Properties of Food, Food Biochemistry, Food Analysis I and II, Food Quality Assurance, Food Law and Regulation, Food Biotechnology, Food Safety and Toxicology, Nutrition, Community Nutrition, Food Product Development, Seminar Food Science and Technology, Final Year Project I and II.

Major Courses:

Food Technology Unit Process I and II, Food Processing Technology I and II, Food Packaging Technology, Bakery Products Technology, Oil and Fat Technology, Snack and Confectionary Foods Technology.

Elective Courses:

  • Food Additives and Ingredients, Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals, Milk and Dairy Products Technology, Fruits and Vegetables Processing Technology, Cereals and Legumes Processing Technology, Meat, Poultry and Aquatic Products Technology.

Career Opportunities:

  • Lecturer, Food Technologist, Science Officer, Food Development Officer, Quality Assurance Officer, Industry Enforcement Officer, Quality Control Manager, Food Product Designer, Entrepreneur, Food Consultant, Research Officer.

Entry Requirements: 

  1. Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred C (2.00) pada peringkat Matrikulasi dalam Mathematics dan Physics/ Chemistry/ Biology, Atau
  2. Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred C (2.00) pada peringkat Matrikulasi dalam Mathematics dan Engineering Physics/Engineering Chemistry/ Civil Engineering Studies/ Electrical Engineering Studies/ Mechanical Engineering Studies, Atau
  3. Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred C (2.00) pada peringkat STPM dalam mata pelajaran Mathematics T/ Further Mathematics T; dan Physics/ Chemistry/ Biology, Atau
  4. Memiliki kelayakan Diploma Sains/ Diploma Sains Gunaan/ Diploma berkaitan atau kelulusan lain dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Purata Matanilai Himpunan (CPA/PNGK) 2.50 dari mana-mana Institusi Pendidikan Tinggi Awam (IPTA) atau Politeknik atau kelulusan yang diiktiraf setaraf dengannya oleh Kerajaan Malaysia dan diluluskan oleh Senat IPTA, Atau calon yang tidak memenuhi syarat CPA/PNGK 2.50 tetapi mempunyai pengalaman bekerja sekurang-kurangnya 2 tahun dalam bidang berkaitan boleh dipertimbangkan.

Nota:

* Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred E pada peringkat SPM dalam mata pelajaran Bahasa Inggerís dan calon tidak rabun dan tidak cacat anggota (buta/pekak/lumpuh/bisu) yang menyukarkan kerja amali.

** Lepasan Diploma boleh dipertimbangkan untuk pengecualian kredit mengikut kelulusan mata pelajaran dan bidang yang diikuti.

Duration of Study: 

4 years

Tuition Fees: 

  • Local Student: MYR700 / semester
  • International Student: MYR 3000 / semester

(Terms and Conditions apply, the fees may increase for every intake)

More detail, see Tuition Fees.

Contact Us: 

Dr. Norazlin Binti Abdullah / norazlinh@uthm.edu.my /

Programme Structure: 

 

 

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