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Food Science and Technology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
University rank #651 (QS) ,
The Food Science and Technology Coursework program from Universiti Teknologi Mara requires completion of 34 credits of core courses and 8 credits of elective courses with presentation and submission of dissertation. Method of teaching includes lectures, laboratory practical, assignment, case study and mini project.



The Master of Food Science and Technology programme is offered at the Universiti Teknologi Mara .

Graduates from this program have the potential to become an expert workforce in environment-related fields. 

This program, will also allow graduates the opportunity to further their studies at the doctorate level (PhD).

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Research Methodology
  • Food Commodity Processing Technology
  • Advanced Food Analysis
  • Elective Course
  • Food Safety and Quality Management
  • Food Ingredients Technology
  • Advanced Food Chemistry
  • Units Operation and Food Engineering

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 18 months
    • Duration description
      3-6 semesters
    • Average part-time duration 22 months
    • Duration description
      4-8 semesters
  • Credits
    42 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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General Requirements

  • A Minimum Of A Second Class Honours Degree Or CGPA Of 2.75 In A Science-Related Field From UiTM Or Any Instituition Of Higher Learning Recognised By The UiTM Senate; Or
  • A Bachelor's Degree With A CGPA Of Between 2.50 And 2.75 Can Be Considered Subject To Rigorous Internal Assessment; Or
  • An Equivalent Qualification To An Honours Degree In A Science-Related Field Recognised By The UiTM Senate Together With Relevant Experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2336 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1168 USD per semester and a duration of 18 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
International Tuition Fees Per Semester (RM): 4,840 

Living costs for Kuala Lumpur

  • 2210 - 3820 MYR/month
    Living Costs

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