How many units do I enrol in? If you are commencing your course in March: You enrol in eight units per year, i.e. 4 units in semester one and 4 units in semester two (48 credit points).
If you are commencing your course in July: You only need to enrol in 4 units (24 credit points) for the semester you join.
If you are commencing your course in October: You need to enrol in 4 units (24 credit points) for the semester you join AND another 8 units (48 credit points) for the following year, i.e. 4 units in semester one and 4 units in semester two.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS (on a student VISA):You must enrol in four units in each semester.
In the Year 1, the following units are the units that you have to enrol in:
You can view sample of your course progression map here
The course progression map provides you an overview of your whole course and guidance on how to plan unit enrolment for each semester. It should be read together with the Bachelor of Food Science and Technology course requirement.
- also any units from Non Science discipline (other schools)
- another set of major (Science or Non Science) e.g Applied Microbiology and Genomics and Bioinformatics or Biotechnology and Medicinal Chemistry e.g Tropical Environmental Biology and Communication (School of Arts and Social Sciences)
How to find electives using the Handbook?
1) Click Advanced Search when you are on the Handbook.
2) Click on Units.
3) At the left hand side (filter), click location and choose “Malaysia” while for teaching period choose “First semester or Second semester”. The filter will list out the units that are offered in Malaysia. You may choose the elective from the units offered as long as you meet the prerequisite (if any).
Recommended Science electives (included in the sample course map):
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