Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Food Science



Courses Overview

What will I learn?
Programme 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.
Career Prospects
Graduates of this programme will have the employment opportunity in the following food science related careers:
Food Researchers
Quality Control/Assurance Executives
Application Food Technologists
Food Product Development Personnel
Marketing & Sales Executives
Food Technologists
Food Chemists
Nutrition Executives
Food Services Executives
Food Microbiologists
Food Product Advisors/ Specialists
Industrial/Retail Buyers

All FASC Bachelor Year 2 students (from TARC/TAR UC Diploma graduates OR TAR UC Bachelor Year 1) are offered admission to the Junior Year of Bachelor of Science Degree program for 2 years of Campbell University Dual Award Bachelor of Science Degree Programmes.


Which department am I in? Faculty of Applied Sciences

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

All applicants must have Secondary School Graduation Certificate/High School Diploma with minimum point 7.0 and above in 5 relevant subjects. Other English Language Requirements accepted: TOEFL (Paper-based) with 550; TOEFL (Computer-based) with 213; GCE O Level English Language/ Literature in English with Grade B.

Entry Requirement For International Student

Students must have
A Level with minimum 2 good passes or other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government.
STPM: Full pass in Biology and Chemistry
A Level: Pass in Biology and Chemistry
SAM: ATAR 70 and minimum Grade B in Biology and Chemistry
CPU: 70% average in 6 relevant subjects who must include minimum 70% in Biology and Chemistry
UEC: Grade B in 5 relevant subjects which must include Biology and Chemistry
English Language requirements
They also have
Malaysian University English Test (MUET) - Band 2; OR
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - Band 6.0; OR
Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet-based testing) - 79
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - 550

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by this university
Tunku Abdul Rahman University College offers below pathways courses for this subject Diploma in Food Science
Cambridge GCE A Level (Science)
Cambridge GCE A Level (Arts)

Full Time (3 years)

RM13,200.00 (US$ 3,120) per year

5 March 2018, 21 May 2018, 15 October 2018

Tunku Abdul Rahman University College Kuala Lumpur Campus, Jalan Genting Kelang, Setapak, KUALA LUMPUR, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, 53300, Malaysia