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Bachelor of Science (Hons) Dietetics with Nutrition (IMU) or Degree from Partner Universities in overseas

Offered by: International Medical University (IMU)
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Exam BodyInternational Medical University (IMU) or Partner Universities
Course Duration4 years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees177,600/Course
Fees (International Student)192,400/Course
FacultySchool of Health Sciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
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International Accreditation for Education Programs for Dietitian-Nutritionists conferred by the International Confederation of Dietetics Association (ICDA)

Course Description

Graduates of IMU’s Dietetics with Nutrition Degree programme will be able to work as dietitians in the government and private sectors, providing healthcare services, food service management, and counselling in disease management and prevention.

This 4-year programme provides an advantage for employment as students are exposed to a variety of work placements such as food service, clinical dietetics and community dietetics.

 

The BSc(Hons) Dietetics with Nutrition programme in IMU has been awarded the International Accreditation for Education Programs for Dietitian-Nutritionists conferred by the International Confederation of Dietetics Association (ICDA). This ICDA award is a recognition that the IMU dietetics with nutrition curriculum has met the standards to produce competent dietitians upon graduation. The award will also enhance the international reputation of the programme in member countries of ICDA. We are the first university in the world to receive this inaugural award by ICDA.

Curriculum

SEMESTER CONTENTS

SHORT SEMESTER Semester 1 Semester 2
  • Hubungan Etnik / MPU3133 Pengajian Malaysia 3
  • TITAS / MPU3143 Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2
  • Work-Life Balance in Global and Malaysian Perspective
  • General Chemistry
  • Genetics
  • Human Biology
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Professionalism in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Principles of Human Nutrition
  • English for Health Sciences
  • Basic Biochemistry
  • Food Culture and Nutrition
  • Principles of Food Preparation
  • Lifespan Nutrition
  • Nutritional Assessment Methods
  • Food Environment and Eating Behaviour
  • Social Responsibility
Semester 3 Semester 4 Semester 5
  • Nutrients and Metabolism
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Contemporary Nutrition
  • Food Safety and Regulations
  • Research Methods in Dietetics
  • Nutrition, Health and Fitness
  • Selective: Introduction to Healthcare Data Analytics / Exercise Physiology
  • Dietetics in Community
  • Pathophysiology for Dietetics 1
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy 1
  • Food Service Management 1
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Scientific Communication in Nutrition
  • Pharmacology for Dietetics
  • Education and Counselling in Dietetics
  • Pathophysiology for Dietetics 2
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy 2
  • Research Project in Nutrition and Dietetics 1
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Selective: Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine / Physical Conditioning
Semester 6 Semester 7 & 8
  • Food Service Management 2
  • Research Project in Nutrition and Dietetics 2
  • Professional Practice in Dietetics Nutrition Care
  • Process Skills Development
  • Dietetics Practicum 1
  • Dietetics Practicum 2
Entry Requirements
Examinations Requirements
A- Levels CDD (Including 2 subjects from:
Biology; and/or
Chemistry; and/or Physics /
Mathematics)
STPM Overall cGPA 2.50 (cGPA 2.33 In 2 subjects from: Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
Australian Matriculation 65% agggregate or TER / UAI / ENTER / ATAR 75 (including Biology and Chemistry)
NCEA Level 3 60% aggregate
(with an average of 60% in 2 subjects from Biology; and/ or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
Canadian Grade 12/13 70% aggregate in 6 subjects
(with an average of 60% in 2 subjects from: Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) B in 5 subjects
(Including 2 subjects from: Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
Australian University Foundation Programmes 70% aggregate or TER / UAI / ENTER / ATAR 75
(with an average of 60% in 2 subjects from: Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
Indian Pre-University 70% aggregate
(minimum 60% in 2 subjects from Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
Ministry of Education Matriculation * Overall cGPA 2.50
(cGPA 2.33 In 2 subjects from: Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
International Baccalaureate (IB) 26 points
(Including 2 subjects from: Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
American High School Diploma with Advanced Placement (AP) Overall cGPA 2.50
(cGPA 2.33 in 2 subjects from Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/or Physics / Mathematics)
Foundation in Science # Overall cGPA 2.50
(cGPA 2.33 In 2 subjects from: Biology; and/or Chemistry; and/ or Physics / Mathematics) (Foundation in Science / Foundation in Biosciences / Foundation in Engineering)
Degree BSc in related field:
cGPA 2.00
Diploma Diploma in Science (including 2 science subjects) ; Diploma in related field
– cGPA 2.75
Diploma in related field with a cGPA less than 2.75 and minimum 3 years of working experience in the same field

# The duration of this programme must be a minimum of 1 year in the same accredited institution and foundation in other disciplines are accepted.

FOUNDATION IN SCIENCE
  • Foundation in Science qualifications from other higher education institutions will be considered on a case by case basis for admission into the local IMU programmes.
  • Students with IMU Foundation in Science can apply into IMU programmes and programmes with selected credit transfer options, upon meeting the entry requirement eligibility. **
    (Please refer to IMU Foundation in Science brochure for more details)
FOR ADMISSIONS INTO THE IMU FOUNDATION IN SCIENCE PROGRAMME, STUDENTS WILL NEED:
  • Pass SPM / O-Levels with minimum 5 credits in Mathematics, 2 Science subjects and 2 other subjects. Note: Specific SPM / O-Levels requirements may be needed for admissions into IMU programmes.
 

Language Requirement

MUET Band score of 3; or
(For Malaysian students)
IELTS Overall band score of 5.5; or
TOEFL iBT* Overall score of 46; or
Cambridge English : Advanced (CAE)* Overall score of 162; or
Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE)* Overall score of 162; or
Cambridge Linguaskill* Overall score of 160; or
Pearson Test of English (PTE)* Overall score of 51; or
Credit Transfer IELTS Overall band score of 7.0

* ONLY applicable for those who are completing the entire degree at IMU, Malaysia

 
GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY

Applications will be subject to meeting the necessary prerequisites, including English language entry requirements. For entry into the Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics the following applies:

A minimum overall band score of 7.0 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.5

  • OR a minimum score of 580 on TOEFL
  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 92 (no score less than 22)
  • OR no score less than 4 in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)
  • OR a minimum overall score of 185 (no score less than 176) on C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English).

However, if IMU students have one of the following qualifications and grades within the last 5 years (see table below), from the time of their commencement at Griffith, they are considered to have met the English requirement for the 1355 Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics programme

Entry Level at Griffith Academic Qualifications used to determine English Level English Language Standard Required
Undergraduate
  • STPM
  • SPM
  • Malaysian Cambridge English Language 1119
  • Malaysian Independent Chinese Secondary Schools Unified Examination Certificate
  • Minimum Grade of C in English Literature
  • B pass in English
  • Grade of C6
  • Grade of B5 in English
Intake Months

July and September 

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.


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