Bachelor of Science in Nutrition

Course overview

Qualification Bachelor's Degree
Study mode Full-time
Duration 3 years
Intakes July, September
Tuition (Local students) $ 27,049
Tuition (Foreign students) $ 28,634


The Nutrition programme from IMU equips students to pursue careers in various fields including industry, education, health promotion, research and journalism.

The curriculum accords strong emphasis not only on core nutrition modules, but also on key profession-supporting modules such as:

  • Nutritional status assessment
  • Diet-related non-communicable diseases
  • Monitoring and evaluation of programmes
  • Communication and marketing management

IMU’s Nutrition programme provides students with a rigorous experience in research methodology and application for each stage of the research process and data management. Students will have the opportunity to showcase their completed research in scientific conferences and journals.





$ 27,049
Local students
$ 28,634
Foreign students

Estimated cost as reported by the Institution.


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Entry Requirements

Undergraduate Entry Requirements:

  • Applicants should have an academic record of higher examinations, diploma, foundation or equivalent, in related subjects and in fulfillment of IMU's benchmark

Language Requirements:

  • MUET band score of 4 (for Malaysian students only)
  • IELTS overall band score of 6.5 (Not less than 6.0 for individual bands)
  • Those who opt for the overseas option must achieve an overall band score of 7.0 (Not less than 6.0 for individual bands)


Semester 1

  • General Chemistry
  • Human Physiology
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Professionalism in Nutrition & Dietetics
  • Principles of Human Nutrition
  • Statistics for Health Professionals
  • Islamic Studies/Moral Education
  • English
Semester 2
  • Lifespan Nutrition
  • Foundation in Food Science
  • Principles of Food Preparation
  • Basic Biochemistry
  • Food Culture & Nutrition
  • Introduction to Sports & Exercise Science
  • Pengajian Malaysia
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A/B
Semester 3
  • Introduction to Psychology Nutritional Epidemiology
  • Nutritional Assessment Methods
  • Nutrients & Metabolism
  • Genetics Basic Communication
  • General Microbiology

Semester 4

  • Community Nutrition
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Nutritional Immunology
  • Analysis of Nutrients in Foods
  • Food Safety and Regulations Contemporary Nutrition Clinical Biochemistry
  • Selective: Food Service Management I / Exercise and Aging

Semester 5

  • Nutrition Education and Communication
  • Nutrition in Health Promotion
  • Nutrition, Lifestyle & Non-communicable Chronic Diseases
  • Scientific Communication in Nutrition
  • Research Methods in Nutrition
  • Enterprise Management
  • Selective: Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine / Exercise and Physiology
Semester 6
  • Applied Statistics for Nutrition Research
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of Nutrition Programmes
  • Research Project in Nutrition I
  • Marketing Management for Nutritionists
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine
Semester 7
  • Research Project in Nutrition II
  • Functional Foods, Nutraceuticals and Supplements
  • Environmental Issues and Nutrition
Semester 8
  • Industrial Practicum
  • Community Nutrition Practicum

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