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Health Science- Clinical Nutrition (Coursework)

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

18 months
3688 USD/year
1716 USD/year
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This Health Science- Clinical Nutrition (Coursework) program from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, will equip the students with knowledge and understanding in handling issues related to health, nutrition and disease.

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The Health Science- Clinical Nutrition (Coursework) program offered at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia will offer training for health professionals/ scientists to venture in clinical nutrition which will provide an added value to their current qualifications. Graduates from this program however, are not eligible to practice as a dietitian/ nutritionist, unless their first degree is in dietetics/nutrition (based on the latest Professional Allied Health Act).


  • Diverse teaching team that offers the opportunity to learn under the guidance of expert practitioners, educators and researchers
  • A range of transferable skills are integrated and embedded into the curriculum
  • Opportunity to conduct clinical nutrition research or clinical/ industrial training based on preference (subject to fulfil the basic requirements)

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Nutritional Status Assessment
  • Human Physiology & Nutrient Metabolism in Health & Disease
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy 
  • Clinical Research Designs & Statistics
  • Professional Communication

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in related field (i.e: Dietetics, Nutritional Sciences/Nutrition, Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Biomedicine Science, Food Technology, Food Service Management or other suitable science subject) with a good CGPA (CGPA ≥ 2.75) from any Institution of higher learning recognized by the Senate;

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3688 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1844 USD per semester during 18 months.
  • National

    1716 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 858 USD per semester during 18 months.
  • Nationals     RM  3,630
  • International RM  7,800


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