12 months
6679 USD/year
4038 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master in Nutritional Sciences from University Putra Malaysia offers a comprehensive set of advanced topics including Nutrition, lifestyles and non-communicable diseases, Global nutrition, advocacy and policy, Food legislation and regulation, Research method and biostatistics in nutrition.


This Nutritional Sciences programme from University Putra Malaysia is designed to provide continuing education training, which in turn better prepare the workforce amid the rapidly changing landscape in our understanding of the relationship between nutrition and health. Besides, this programme help develop skills to translate evidence-based knowledge into advice, policy and research that improves the health and wellbeing of whole populations.


  • To produce nutrition professionals who have advanced knowledge in implementing and solving problems in the field of nutrition.
  • To produce nutrition professionals who are professional, ethical and socially responsible in performing their duties in the field of nutrition.
  • Produce nutrition professionals who are capable of analyzing and making decisions related to nutrition issues

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Issues in Human Nutrition
  • Nutrition Epidemiology
  • Research Method and Biostatistics in Nutrition
  • Nutrition Assessment
  • Food Legislation and Regulation
  • Micronutrients in Health and Disease

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


40 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • a Bachelor's degree in relevant field with a minimum CGPA of 2.750; or
  • a Bachelor's degree or equivalent with range CGPA of 2.500 to CGPA 2.749 must have a minimum of three (3) years of working experience in a relevant field or subject to a rigorous internal assessment by the Faculty/Institute; or
  • a Bachelor's degree or equivalent with below CGPA of 2.500 must have a minimum of five (5) years of working experience in the relevant field.
  • An applicant who is in the final semester of his Bachelor study programme may be considered for a provisional admission provided that his latest CGPA or its equivalent to academic result satisfies the postgraduate programme admission requirements.
  • International applicants must have obtained a minimum score of 550 for the TOEFL Paper-based Test (Academic Version) or Band 6.0 for IELTS (Academic Training), or 79-80 for TOEFL Internet-based Test

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6679 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6679 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    4038 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4038 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National: 18,650 RM per full programme (2 years) / 20,850 (3 years)
    • International: 30,850 RM per full programme (2 years) / 35,150 RM (3 years)


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