Master of Science (Food Science)

Application Dates
Course Overview
Type
Masters (Research)
Tuition Fees
Malaysian Students: RM 10,800 (FT); RM 11,900 (PT)
Location
Kuala Lumpur
Duration
2 years – Full-time (Malaysian and International Students); 3 years – Part-time (Malaysian only)
Study Field

Faculty

Faculty of Applied Sciences

Course Overview

Compulsory

  • Research Methodology
  • Master Research

Elective

  • Statistical Methods for Research
  • Special Topic in Food Science

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 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 3.0 or IELTS Band 5.0 or CEFR High B1 or TOEFL iBT 42 or equivalent; OR
  • Exemption of English Language requirement if medium of instruction during Bachelor studies was in English

International Students

  • IELTS Band 5.0 or CEFR High B1 or TOEFL iBT 42 or equivalent; OR
  • Exemption of English Language requirement if medium of instruction during Bachelor studies was in English

Benefits

Advanced knowledge/skills acquired enhance your career competencies; enable you to conduct research related to food sustainability, food safety/quality, food processing, nutrition, etc.

Career prospects: R&D, food scientist/technologist, academia, others.

Intake Month

Throughout the year