Nutrition Degree Programme

Let’s Compare & Find the Best Nutrition Degree Programme in Malaysia.

Our support team will always be there for you to find out the college that suits you best.

Nutrition BSc Hons

Logo of The University Of Nottingham

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 
SAM/AUSMAT/HSC  ATAR (UAI)/TER/ENTER 82  
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

Logo of UCSI University

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