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Bachelor of Science (Hons) Nutrition & Dietetics

Bachelor of Science (Hons) Nutrition & Dietetics

Nutrition is the science that deals with the study of foods and nutrients and their effect on health; growth and development of an individual. Dietetics is the practical application of nutrition in the prevention and treatment of disease. Nutrition and dietetics is an exciting and challenging field with an encouraging future. With the rise in non-communicable diseases related to nutrition (for example obesity; diabetes; cardiovascular diseases and cancers); there is increased interest in healthy eating and lifestyles. More people are turning to nutritionists and dietitians for expert advice. Hospitals; industry and communities are continually looking for qualified dietetians to help develop wellness and diet programmes and provide diet therapy to individuals with diseases.

Entry Requirements:

STPM:
At least B in Biology, Chemistry and Physics/Mathematics.

UEC:
Minimum B4 in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Advanced Mathematics.

A-levels:
Minimum B in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics/Mathematics

Matriculation in Science (by Ministry of Education Malaysia):
Pass with CGPA 3.00 in Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics with at least GPA 3.00 in Biology and Chemistry

Other qualifications will also be considered, however, it is subject to the approval by the Programme Director.

Intake

September (Regular)
January (Express)
June (Regular)

Modules

YEAR 1 - SEMESTER 1 & 2
General Chemistry
Human Physiology
Organic Chemistry
Professionalism in Nutrition & Dietetics
Principles of Human Nutrition
Statistics for Health Professionals
Lifespan Nutrition
Basic Biochemistry
Food, Culture & Nutrition
Principles of Food Preparation Sports and Exercise Science

YEAR 2 - SEMESTER 1 & 2
Introduction to Psychology
Basic Communication
Nutritional Assessment Methods
Nutrients & Metabolism
Nutritional Epidemiology
General Microbiology
English for Academic Purposes
Clinical Biochemistry
Community Nutrition
Food Service Management 1
Basic Pharmacology
Pathophysiology & Clinical
Management of Diseases
Understanding the Patient /Contemporary Nutrition

YEAR 3 - SEMESTER 1 & 2
Food Service Management II
Medical Nutrition Therapy I
Nutrition Counselling and Education
Research Methods in Nutrition
Enterprise Management
Nutrition in Health Promotion
Scientific Communication in Nutrition
Food Safety and Regulations
Medical Nutrition Therapy II
Research Project in Nutrition & Dietetics II
Nutrition in Excercise in Sports
Controversies in Nutrition/ Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine

YEAR 4 - SEMESTER 1 & 2
Clinical Dietetics Practicum
Community Nutrition Practicum
Food Service Practicum

All of the course material is delivered by staff from the Bedong Medical College.