Bachelor of Dietetics (Hons)

Be a Dietitian

Intake starts in March, October


4 years

Programme Level


Awarding Institution

University of Cyberjaya Main Campus


March, October
Academic Calendar
Available to International and Domestic students.
(N/0915/6/0004 (MQA/PA12171) 0825)


Is Dietetics for You?

Do you believe in the role of a healthy diet towards one's health and wellness? This programme serves as a gateway to becoming a registered dietitian, equipping one with the knowledge and skills to make a tangible impact on people's lives.

UoC's Dietetics programme offers a comprehensive curriculum designed to provide graduates with knowledge and experience in areas such as medical nutrition therapy, basic medical sciences, nutrition and food science, as well as equipping the students with clinical and research skills.

Our programme emphasises real-world applications, providing practical experience that bridges the gap between classroom learning and professional practice. You will be able to collaborate with healthcare professionals in clinical settings, engage with diverse demographics, and develop effective communication and counselling skills that empower individuals to make positive lifestyle changes.

Career Impact

Career Prospect

This programme opens up a wide range of career possibilities. It serves as a stepping stone for individuals to pursue their aspirations by offering essential knowledge, practical skills, and professional credentials required for various career paths in the field of nutrition and dietetics. It empowers students with the necessary tools to make a significant and meaningful impact on the lives of individuals, communities, and public health initiatives.

Career Organisation

  • Public and private hospitals and clinics
  • Food services institutions
  • Marketing and sales
  • Consultancy in a community setting
  • Private practice dietitians
  • Public relations within the sports industry
  • Fitness centres
  • Teaching/research

Course Structure

Course Description

The Bachelor of Dietetics is a four-year programme that encompasses a wide range of knowledge necessary for the practice of dietetics. This programme provides students with a comprehensive understanding of diet and nutrition, specifically focusing on medical nutrition therapy (MNT).

Year 1

  • Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
  • Fundamentals of Nutrition
  • Principles of Food Science
  • Human Psychology
  • Nutrition through the Lifecycle
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Public Health Nutrition
  • Pathophysiology and Clinical Management
  • Public Speaking and Presentations

Year 2

  • Assessment of Nutritional Status
  • Food Preparation
  • Professional Practice in Dietetics
  • Pharmacology and Immunology for Dietetics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Young Mercy
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy 1
  • Nutrigenomics
  • Research Methodology
  • Nutrition Care Process
  • Nutrition and Metabolism
  • Elective 2 & 3

Year 3

  • Applied Biostatistics
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy 2
  • Food and Nutritional Toxicology
  • Dietetics Research 1
  • Food Service Management
  • Dietetics Research 2
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy 3
  • Dietetics Seminar
  • Community Dietetics Placement
  • Dietetics Counselling and Education
  • Sport Nutrition and Physical Activity
  • Elective 4

Year 4

  • Food Service Placement
  • Outpatient Dietetics Placement 1
  • Inpatient Dietetics Placement 1
  • Outpatient Dietetics Placement 2
  • Inpatient Dietetics Placement 2
  • Special Dietetics Placement

The Experience

Who is teaching?

Experienced lecturers will deliver lectures, tutorials and practicals, while clinical instructors will guide students during clinical placements.

On Campus Learning

Classes are held at Cyberjaya Campus with our state of the art facilities.
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Off Campus Learning

Students will undergo clincal, food service and community training at selected private or public hospitals, health clinics and centres to learn real world scenarios that would in turn make them competent dieticians.

Solve World Challenges

The Bachelor of Dietetics (Hons) programme offers a great opportunity for individuals who are passionate about nutrition and aspire to positively impact people's health through dietary intervention.

By acknowledging the challenges and being passionate about the profession, graduates of the Bachelor of Dietetics programme can make a meaningful difference in people's lives and contribute towards the field of nutrition and dietetics.

Entry Requirement



Pre-University or STPM

Overall CGPA 2.50 with minimum GPA 2.33 in TWO of the following subjects:

  • Biology
  • Physics/Mathematics
  •  Chemistry

Minimum Grade C+ in TWO of the following subjects:

  • Biology
  • Physics/Mathematics
  •  Chemistry

Minimum CGPA of 2.75 in a related field OR recognised Diploma with CGPA less than 2.75 in related field and a minimum of 3 years (36 months) working experience in the related field.




English language requirements for all students:

Minimum MUET Band 3 or IELTS 5.5 / TOEFL 550 of paper-based or equivalent.

How to Apply

Applications can be made using our Online Registration System.
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