Duration : 3 semesters (Full time only)


: Bachelor Degree in related field with a good Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA≥ 2.75) from any Institution of higher learning recognized by the Senate; or
Other qualification, equivalent to a Bachelor Degree and other qualification or experience recognized by the Senate.
International applicant should get a minimum score of 550 for TOEFL or Band 6.0 for IELTS.


Master of Health Sciences (Clinical Nutrition) offers training for health professionals/scientists to venture in clinical nutrition which will provide an added value to their current qualifications. Graduates from this program however, are not eligible to practice as a dietitian/nutritionist, unless their first degree is in dietetics/nutrition (based on the latest Professional Allied Health Act). Courses are carried out through lectures, seminars, problem-based learning and discussions. In the final semester, students can choose either to conduct clinical nutrition research or clinical/industrial attachment.




Course Structure


Semester I

NNND6233     Advanced Nutritional Status Assessment
NNND6053     Human Physiology and Nutrient Metabolism in Health and Disease
NNND6254     Medical Nutrition Therapy I
NNND6453     Clinical Research Designs and Statistics
NNND6593     Professional Communication                                            

Semester II

Core courses
NNND6423     Current Topics in Clinical Nutrition     I
NNND6444     Medical Nutrition Therapy II
NNND6623     Critical Evaluation in Diet and Supplement
NNND6724     Lifestyle approach for NCD Prevention

Elective (only one elective course will be offered)
NNND6123     Nutrition Education and Counselling
NNND6363     Organization Behavior and Personnel Management

Semester III

NNND641C    Clinical Nutrition Research
NNND643C    Clinical Nutrition Attachment
NNND663C    Industrial Attachment


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Course Coordinator:


Dr. Nor Aini Jamil @ A. Wahab
+603-9289 7511