Doctor of Philosophy in Nutrition program is designed to train students to expand their knowledge and research competencies in solving issues related to food, nutrition and health at the local and global levels.
At the end of the course, students are expected to demonstrate knowledge of food and nutrition problems and creatively highlight and suggest possible solutions. Students should also be able to design appropriate research, conduct field work or lab experiments, analyze, synthesize relevant data and come up with innovative ideas in discussing their findings. The program will also prepare students with adequate research skills to communicate through reports writing, oral presentation, information gathering and dissemination with high technical quality.
Doctor of Philosophy in Nutrition has produced many local and international postgraduate students who now has been succesfull in their respective carrier.
Food Quality and Analysis
Food and Nutritional Toxicology
Food and Nutrition Microbiology
|Name||Research Interest and Expertise|
|Hamid Jan Bin Jan Mohamed (Assoc. Prof.)||Obesity, Maternal and Child Nutrition, Nutrigenetics|
|Foo Leng Huat (Dr)||Nutritional Epidemiology, body composition, Cardioskeletal health Assessments|
|Hafzan Binti Yusoff (Dr)||Nutrition Education, Child & Adolescent Nutrition, Multimedia-based Approach in Obesity Prevention & Management|
|Nur-Fazimah Sahran||Clinical Nutrition and Transdiciplinary, Geriatric Nutrition|
|Profesor Wan Abdul Manan Wan Muda||
Nutrition; Public health & quality of life
|Prof Madya Dr Wan Rosli Wan Ishak||Food science; Food quality & analysis|
|Prof Madya Dr Shariza Abdul Razak||Food biotechnology; Cyclodextrin (CD) research|
|Dr. Soo Kah Leng||Childhood and adolescent obesity; Disordered eating; Physical activity; Malnutrition in cancer patients|
|Dr. Marina Abdul Manaf||Food analysis, fats and oils analysis|
|Prof MadyaDr Sakinah Harith||Nutrition; Dietetics|
Dr Reena Kumari a/p Vijayakumaran
|Food management, eating behaviour, emotion and food consumption.|
|Dr Wan Faizah Wan Yusoff||History of healthcare, social history of medicine, ethnomedicine|
Dr Norfarizan Hanoon Noor Azmi
|Food science; Nutrition|
Applicants should possess one of the following:
- A Master Degree in a related area or a related Bachelor Degree (or CGPA>3.67/4 or equivalent).
(Applicable for International Applicants Only)
- A minimum score of 80 in Internet-based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) ; OR
- A minimum score of 6.0 in IELTS (International English Language Testing System); or Passed USMs Intensive English Course Level 4.
- Results must be attached with the application form.
- Full-time: Min 4 semesters / Max 10 semesters
- Part-time: Min 6 semesters / Max 15 semesters
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|Full Time||Part Time|
** Fees are subject to change