Nutrition Degree Programme

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Nutrition BSc Hons

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Campus: Semenyih

Intakes: September

Duration: 3 years

A level BBC, including 2 science subjects, preferably biology and chemistry. Other science subjects, such as mathematics, physics or geography are accepted 
IB Diploma  28 points, with specified grades in science subjects 
STPM  B+B+B or grade points of 3.33 in at least 2 science subjects and 3.00 in one other science subject 
UEC  4 As, including chemistry and biology, excluding Chinese language 
Canadian Pre-U  88% average based on 6 subjects 
SPM/GCSE/IGCSE  Students who have taken SPM/GCSE/IGCSE must have Grade B in mathematics 
The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus Foundation  Successful completion of the Foundation in Science programme – those studying biotechnology and plant biotechnology must pass all biotechnology modules 
Year 1
  • Academic Development and Employability
  • Biochemistry: The Building Blocks of Life
  • Genes and Cells: 1
  • Introduction to Nutrition
  • Introduction to Health Behaviours
  • Introductory Physiology
  • Microbial Physiology
  • The Biosciences and Global Food Security
Year 2
  • Global Issues in Nutrition
  • Nutritional Regulation, Physiology and Endocrinology
  • Nutrition, Metabolism and Disease
  • Principles of Immunology
  • Professional Skills for Bioscientists
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Introduction to Food Science for Nutritionists
  • Microbial Mechanisms of Foodbourne Disease
  • Molecular Techniques in Biosciences
  • Social Psychology
  • Summer School – Biosciences and Global Food Security
Year 3
  • International Nutrition
  • Molecular Nutrition
  • Nutrition and the Health of Populations
  • Undergraduate Research Project
  • Applied Bioethics: Sustainable Food Production, Biotechnology and the Environment
  • Biotechnology in Animal Physiology
  • Health Promotion
  • Nutrition in the Community

BSc (Hons) Nutrition with Wellness

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Campus: Kuala Lumpur

Intakes: January, May, September

Duration: 4 years

STPM Minimum 2 Principals in Chemistry and Biology/Physics. Minimum CGPA 2.5
A-Levels Minimum 2 Principals (D) in Chemistry and Biology/Physics. Minimum CGPA 2.5
UEC Minimum 5 credits (inclusive of Chemistry and Biology/Physics)
CPU Minimum average of 60% in 6 subjects (inclusive of Chemistry and Biology/Physics)
National Matriculation Minimum CGPA 2.5 (inclusive of Chemistry and Biology/Physics)
WAEC Minimum average of 60% in 5 subjects (inclusive of Chemistry and Biology/Physics)
Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM/A-Level by MQA Minimum average of 60% (inclusive of Chemistry and Biology/Physics)
Related Diploma from recognized institutions Minimum CGPA 2.75; or CGPA below 2.75 but above 2.0, with a minimum of three (3) years (36 months) working experience in the same field
UCSI Foundation in Science or equivalent Minimum CGPA 2.5 (inclusive of Chemistry and Biology/Physics)
International Baccalaureate Minimum 26/42 from 6 subjects (Minimum scores of 4/7 in Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics/Physics)
SAM Pass with ATAR of 70% including a minimum average of 60% in 5 subjects (inclusive of Chemistry and Biology/Physics)
Year 1
  • Chemistry 1
  • Human Physiology
  • Principles of Nutrition
  • Microbiology
  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • Structural Biochemistry
  • Introductory Health and Wellness
  • University Life
  • Co-Operative Placement 1
  • Extra-curricular Learning Experience 1
Year 2
  • Lifespan Nutrition
  • Food Composition and Analysis
  • Nutrition and Functional Food
  • Nutrition, Food and Society
  • Nutrition and Metabolism
  • Nutrition for the Child and Adolescent
  • Health and Wellness Promotion
  • Entrepreneurship for Applied Science
  • Biostatistics for Applied Sciences
  • Co-Operative Placement 2
  • Extra-curricular Learning Experience 2
Year 3
  • Nutritional Assessment
  • Seminar: Current Topics in Nutrition and Wellness
  • Nutrition for the Adult
  • Nutrition Counselling and Education
  • Health Psychology
  • Nutrition and Non-communicable Chronic Diseases
  • Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Wellness
  • Community Wellness Project
  • Research Methods
  • Malaysian Experiential Tourism / Malaysian Ethnic Food / Business Law–Malaysian Perspective
  • Co-Operative Placement 3
  • Extra-curricular Learning Experience 3
Year 4
  • Nutrition for Healthy Ageing
  • Principles of Health and Wellness Coaching
  • Fitness and Wellness
  • Final Year Project Paper (1)
  • Final Year Project Paper (2)
  • Final Year Project Paper (3)
  • Co-Operative Placement 4
  • 2 electives subjects