Bachelor of Food Science and Technology

Monash University Malaysia

Monash University Malaysia

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The course provides a solid scientific foundation in chemistry, microbiology, biochemistry and the physical sciences, together with knowledge of the processing and formulation of agricultural raw materials into safe and nutritious food products.

Entry Requirements

Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY): 63.75%*

A Level GCE: 8

ATAR: 75

Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education: 17

Indian School Certificate Examination: 65%

All India Senior School Certificate Examination: 70%

International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IB Diploma Program): 26

STPM, Malaysia: 7.9

UEC, Malaysia: ≤5

Prorgam Matrikulasi (Matriculation Program), Malaysia: 2.33

Ontario Secondary School Diploma: 78.5%

Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level): 10

High School Diploma, Vietnam: 8.14

UNSW Foundation Studies: 7

Foundation in Science and Technology, Sunway College: 65%

Diploma of Higher Education Studies (DHES): 50%

Monash College Diploma Part 1***: 80%**

Monash College Diploma Part 2**:50%***

Career Opportunities

food product/process development

quality assurance and control

sensory science and evaluation

food laws and regulations

food hygiene and safety

food packaging

flavour/food chemistry

food microbiology

natural products research

scientific and regulatory affairs.

Top 40 in the worldMonash University is ranked #37 in the world for chemistry, and top 100 for biological sciences and environmental studies (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022).

International standardsOur science courses have a strong regional focus with a global perspective. Many of our units are identical to those offered at the Clayton campus and are in disciplines where there is a demand for quality graduates in Malaysia and beyond.

Professionally accreditedThe Bachelor of Food Science and Technology is accredited by the International Union of Food Science and Technology. Monash is the first private tertiary institution in Malaysia to receive the accreditation.

Hands-on learningYou'll be exposed to a range of engaging and real-world learning activities, including study trips and laboratory practices, experiencing a state-of-the-art pilot food processing facility and working on a food product development project. These will help you hone your critical thinking skills and techniques related to the broad areas of food science and technology.

Practical experienceBuild your professional experience with an eight-week internship that's part of your course. We've worked with over 100 companies across the country and region to place our students, such as Nestlé, Mac Food, Lee Kum Kee, Yeo Hiap Seng, Givaudan and Gardenia.

Excellent learning environmentYou’ll develop academically and personally in a dynamic and stimulating environment, and have access to brilliant minds and exceptional facilities. 100% of our academic staff in Science hold a PhD or MBBS/PhD degree.



USD36K for overseas students.


3 Years


  • Full-Time


July, October

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