Doctor of Philosophy (Nutrition) - PSK

OVERVIEW

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.

RESEARCH FIELD

Human Nutrition

Clinical Nutrition

Community Nutrition

Infant Nutrition

Geriatric Nutrition

Nutritional Epidemiology

Nutritional Anthropology

Nutritional Biochemistry

Nutrition Education

Nutrition Policies/Programmes

Sports Nutrition

Molecular Nutrition

Food Quality and Analysis

Food and Nutritional Toxicology

Experimental Nutrition

Food and Nutrition Microbiology

EXPERTISE

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

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

 

Applicants should possess one of the following:

  • A Master Degree in a related area or a related Bachelor Degree with First Class Honours (or CGPA>3.67/4 or equivalent).

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

(Applicable for International Applicants Only)

  • A minimum score of 550 in Paper- based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language); OR
  • A minimum score of 213 in Computer-based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) ; OR
  • 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.

DURATION

  • Full-time: Min 4 semesters / Max 10 semesters
  • Part-time: Min 6 semesters / Max 15 semesters

FEES

Malaysian (MYR)
Full Time/ Semester Part Time/ Semester
  • Registration Fee : 340.00
  • Tuition Fee (Semester) :4,200.00
  • Thesis Evaluation Fee : 1000.00
  • Convocation Fee : 120.00
  • Registration Fee : 340.00
  • Tuition Fee (Semester) : 3,585.00
  • Thesis Evaluation Fee: 1000.00
  • Convocation Fee : 120.00

 

International (USD)
Full Time/ Semester Part Time/ Semester
  • Registration Fee : 227.50
  • Personal Bond : 475.00
  • Tuition Fee (Semester) : 1,575.00
  • Thesis Evaluation Fee: 375.00
  • Convocation Fee : 30.00
  • Registration Fee : 227.50
  • Personal Bond : 475.00
  • Tuition Fee (Semester) : 1,425.00
  • Thesis Evaluation Fee : 375.00
  • Convocation Fee : 30.00

** Fees are subject to change

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Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Penang, Malaysia
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Institute of Postgraduate Studies
Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Penang, Malaysia
xtel +604 653 2606 
xfax +604 653 2940 
xemel admission_ips@usm.my


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