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MASTER'S DEGREE BY COURSEWORK

MASTER OF FOOD TECHNOLOGY (MoFT)


INTRODUCTION

Master of Food Technology (MoFT) is a postgraduate programme by coursework that has all the necessary components to offer those passionate about the food industry an opportunity for a rewarding career. Its main aim is to provide students with a profound understanding of the food industry.

 

AIMS

  • Emphasises on the current development relating to sustainable food processing technology in food industries, national and international levels
  • Will produce human capital that are able to fulfil the job market expectation, become national aspiration, be versatile and be competitive

 

OBJECTIVES

  • To produce graduates who are critical and analytical in thinking with strong knowledge grasp in food technology area with emphasis on food processing and engineering for supporting continued advancement of food industry in Malaysia
  • Curriculum in this programme emphasizes on both theoretical and practical aspects where critical thinking, lifelong learning, ethics and professional morals, communication skills, and leadership and teamwork skills are parts of the important learning system. Students are required to prepare a dissertation and present scientific findings in the form of seminar and scholarly writing
  • Course contents are formed in parallel with latest development in food technology involving knowledge application such as food innovations, food process and plant design, current technology in food processing food engineering and processing

 

CURRICULUM

  • Structured in three semesters (1 year) and is taught in English
  • Student must complete at least 41 credits to graduate which covers: 35 credit hours of compulsory courses (including 6 credit hours of Dissertation) and 12 credit hours of elective courses
  • All classes are conducted after office hours (6.30pm-9.30pm) on weekdays. Lab sessions will be held on Saturdays 9.00 am – 12.00 pm (Semester 2)

 

  Compulsory Courses 29 credits
  Electice Courses 6 credits
  Dissertation 6 credits
  Total 41 credits

 

 

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MASTER OF FOOD SAFETY AND QUALITY ASSURANCE (MoFS)


INTRODUCTION

Master of Food Safety and Quality Assurance (MoFS) is a postgraduate programme aims to provide profound knowledge through integrated approach, which will benefit both government and food industry and related stakeholders. Understanding the sound science behind food safety will ensure food produced is free from harmful biological, chemical and physical contaminants thus contribute to customer satisfaction and confidence.

 

AIMS

  • Emphasises on extensive training in the area of food safety and quality assurance to produce human capital that will mobilise the local food industry
  • Will produce human capital that are able to fulfil the job market expectation, become national aspiration, be versatile and be competitive

 

OBJECTIVES

  • To produce graduates who are critical and analytical in thinking with strong knowledge grasp in food science area with emphasis on food safety and quality assurance for supporting continued advancement of food industry in Malaysia
  • Curriculum in this programme emphasizes on both theoretical and practical aspects where critical thinking, lifelong learning, ethics and professional morals, communication skills, and leadership and teamwork skills are parts of the important learning system. Students are required to prepare a dissertation and present scientific findings in the form of seminar and scholarly writing
  • Course contents are formed in line with latest development in food science involving knowledge application such as food innovations, food safety toxicology, current technology in food diagnostic as well as practiced food safety standard and regulation

 

CURRICULUM

  • Structured in three semesters (1 1/2 year) and is taught in English
  • Student must complete at least 42 credits to graduate which covers: 36 credit hours of compulsory courses (including 6 credit hours of Dissertation) and 12 credit hours of elective courses
  • All classes are conducted after office hours (6.30pm-9.30pm) on weekdays. Lab sessions will be held on Saturdays 9.00 am – 12.00 pm (Semester 2)

 

  Compulsory Courses 30 credits
  Electice Courses 6 credits
  Dissertation 6 credits
  Total 42 credits

 

 

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MoFT/MoFS LEARNING OUTCOMES

  PO LEARNING OUTCOMES PROGRAMME
  PO1 Demonstrate mastery of knowledge in the relevant field
  PO2 Apply practical skills in the relevant field
  PO3 Generate solutions to problems using scientific and critical thinking skills
  PO4 Demonstrate leadership qualities through communicating and working effectively with peers and stakeholders
  PO5 Relate ideas to societal issues in the relevant field
  PO6 Conduct research with minimal supervision and adhere to legal, ethical and professional codes of practice
  PO7 Manage information for lifelong learning

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Applicants with good scholastic achievement in a Bachelor’s degree in disciplines related to the programme, with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 or its equivalent will be accepted, or
  • CGPA 2.75 – 2.99 with a minimum of one (1) year working experience in the field of study, or
  • CGPA 2.50 – 2.74 with a minimum of three (3) years working experience in the field of study
  • An international applicant must obtained a minimum score of 550 for TOEFL Paper-based Test or Band 6.0 for IELTS (Academic Version), or 79–80 for TOEFL Internet-based Test or 213 for the TOEFL Computer-based Test, or Level 109 for CIEP, or their equivalent. TOEFL ITP is not acceptable. The validity period should not be more than five years.

 

FEES

  Fees Local Student International Student
  Basic Fees (First Semester) RM1,200.00 RM2,200.00
  Basic Fees (Second & Subsequesnt Semesters) RM950.00 RM1,950.00
  Fees (Per Credit) RM275.00 RM500.00

 

  Fees for Local Student
  http://www.sgs.upm.edu.my/upload/dokumen/2017071817202518.7.2017_LocalStudyCost.pdf
   
  Fees for International Student
  http://www.sgs.upm.edu.my/upload/dokumen/2017071915520618.7.2017_InternationalStudyCost.pdf
   
  Methods of Payment
  http://www.sgs.upm.edu.my/kandungan/methods_of_payment-30092

 

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  Contact Person:
   
  Programme Coordinator MoFT
Dr. Nur Hanani Zainal Abedin
Office: Level 1, Food 2
Tel: 603-8946 8260
Email: hanani@upm.edu.my
   
  Programme Coordinator MoFS
Dr. Mohd Sabri Pak Dek
Office: Level 1, Food 1
Tel: 603-8946 8342
Email: mhdsabri@upm.edu.my
   
  Administrative Assistant
Mr. Muhd Muzaffar Iqbal Ismail
Office: Level 1, Food 5
Tel: 603-8946 8369
Email: muzaffar_iq@upm.edu.my

 

Updated:: 30/05/2018 [lilytahnani]

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