Master of Science (Food Science)

Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC)
Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Qualification
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
2 years
Intakes
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 2,588
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 4,265

About this course

The study of food science with focus on research relating to food chemistry, food microbiology, biotechnology, nutrition, processing, innovation and food product development, and food safety. Qualified graduates are capable of contributing to the nation's economic growth particularly in food and agriculture sector, as well as addressing some of the global challenges such as food security, malnutrition and food safety issues .

Entry Requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • A Bachelor's Degree (Level 6 MQF) in Food Science or Food Science related field with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent, as accepted by the HEP Senate; OR
  • A Bachelor's Degree (Level 6 MQF) in Food Science or Science related field with minimum CGPA of 2.50 and not meeting CGPA of 2.75, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment; OR
  • A Bachelor's Degree (Level 6 MQF) in Food Science or Food Science related field not meeting CGPA of 2.50 can be accepted subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in the relevant field.

English Language Requirements

Malaysian Students

  • MUET Band 4 or IELTS Band 5.5 or TOEFL Score 550; OR
  • Exemption of English Language requirement if medium of instruction during Bachelor studies was in English

International Students

  • IELTS Band 5.0; OR
  • Exemption of English Language requirement if medium of instruction during Bachelor studies was in English

Curriculum

Compulsory

  • Research Methodology
  • Master Research

Elective

  • Statistical Methods for Research
  • Special Topic

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