Bachelor of Science (Hons.) Food Science and Technology


September and March

Program Location

  • UiTM Shah Alam, Selangor
  • UiTM Kuala Pilah, N. Sembilan

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Program Duration

8 Semesters

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Course Overview

This programme is a multi-faceted discipline currently offered in UiTM Shah Alam and UiTM Kuala Pilah. It incorporates the chemical, biological and physical sciences, as well as engineering principles towards understanding properties of food, improving and maintaining food quality, and in the preservation/processing of food, with the aim of providing consumers with safe, nutritious and wholesome, and new and innovative foods. The curriculum is recognised by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and professional body, Malaysian Institute of Food Technology (MIFT). Graduates of this programme are eligible to be certified as Food Analyst and Graduate Technologist (Malaysia Board of Technologist, MBOT). The programme requires 6 months industrial placement. This program is design to include elements of the Industrial Revolution 4.0, Flexible Electives and Massive Online Open Course (MOOC).
Entry Requirements


  • Pass SPM/equivalent with a good grade
  • Pass Sejarah
  • Pass with credits in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia at SPM/equivalent
  • Pass STPM with at least Grade C (GPA 2.00) in General Studies and a minimum CGPA of 2.00
  • Pass KPM Matriculation / UM Science Foundation / UKM ASASIpintar/ UiTM Foundation with minimum CGPA of 2.00
  • Pass Diploma qualification recognized with its peers by the government and approved by the Senate University
  • Occupied the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) with Band 1



  • Pass Diploma in Food Technology with minimum CGPA of 2.00 and MUET Band 2
  • Pass in Diploma in Science with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 and MUET Band 2
  • Pass in Diploma in Science / Diploma in Microbiology with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 with at least two years of working experience in Food Science and Technology field and MUET Band 2
  • Pass foundation or matriculation with minimum Grade B- in 2 subjects including Chemistry/Engineering Chemistry with minimum CGPA 2.00 and MUET Band 2
  • Pass STPM with minimum Grade B- in 2 subjects (Chemistry, Additional Mathematics/ Physic/ Biology) with minimum CGPA 2.00 and MUET Band 2

Contact Us

Fakulti Sains Gunaan,
Blok C, Kompleks Sains 2,
Universiti Teknologi MARA,
40450 Shah Alam,
Selangor Darul Ehsan,
+603-5544 4560
+603-5543 4562