Faculty

Faculty of Applied Sciences 

Entry Requirements*

  • STPM - Full Passes in 2 relevant subjects which must include Chemistry
  • A Level - Passes in 2 relevant subjects which must include Chemistry
  • SAM - ATAR 70 and minimum Grade B in Chemistry
  • UEC - Grade B in 5 relevant subjects which must include Chemistry
  • TAR UC - Foundation in Science (Track A / Track B) OR Diploma in Food Science
  • Other IHL - Relevant Foundation/ Diploma accredited by MQA

Compulsory subjects:
(1), (2), (3) and (4) must include -
i) SPM Pass/ O Level Grade E (Pass) in Mathematics/ UEC Grade C in Advanced Mathematics (I or II)#
ii) SPM Pass/ O Level Grade E (Pass)/ UEC Grade C in English Language*

#Grade C and above in AMMS0104 General Mathematics conducted by TAR UC is accepted as having fulfilled the mathematics requirement for applicants who fail the required mathematics subject at SPM/O Level/UEC level.

*Grade C and above in AELE0364 English Language conducted by TAR UC is accepted as having fulfilled the English Language requirement for applicants who fail English Language at SPM/O Level/UEC level.

Intake Month

March, May & October

Course Overview

This programme applies the pure science subjects, such as chemistry, biochemistry, nutrition, biology and microbiology to the study of the nature, properties and composition of foods. It also covers the changes which they undergo during storage and processing including transformation into safe and quality food products for consumers. Graduates will be given exposures to areas in functional foods leading to healthy and vibrant lifestyle. In addition, this programme prepares graduates with advanced laboratory skills and current techniques in food science including those related to safety practices and standards, leading to the professionalism in the area of food science. Graduates of this programme, therefore, will have developed a range of skills which will enable them to occupy production and managerial positions in food and food-related industries, consulting laboratories, government organisations and regulatory bodies. This programme also aims to prepare technically competent graduates to venture into  entrepreneurship and new product developments in food industry.

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