About the Course

Are you keen to know more about nutrition and the science behind food preparation & manufacturing? Then our Diploma in Food Science & Nutrition is the course for you.

You will learn about food safety and quality, regulatory affairs, food chemistry and microbiology, product development and applied nutrition science. Your skills will enable you to develop innovative and nutritious food products, work in quality control in food manufacturing companies or promote public health as nutrition officers.

This diploma is for you if you want to help others eat well and want an exciting career in nutrition science, research and food product development, and food safety and quality management.


What You'll Study

  • Career Prospects

    You can look forward to successful careers in fields such as:


    Research and Development (R&D)

    As food technicians in food companies working product development or modification.

    Production/ Manufacturing

    As executives in food manufacturing and production companies, ensuring products are produced in a consistent, safe and cost-efficient manner.

    Quality Control/ Quality Assurance

    As executives who implement and ensure production and manufacturing processes comply with government regulations and certifications requirements.

    Dietetics and Nutrition

    As assistants in dietetics and food service management in the healthcare sector.


    Public Health and Community Nutrition

    As officers at health promotion agencies, specialist health centres and nutrition consultancy firms.

    Sales and Marketing

    As business development, technical sales or marketing executives identifying new market trends, conducting market research and providing technical support.


    As regulatory and legislative executives involved in inspecting and certifying food companies in food hygiene, HACCP, halal, kosher and ISO certifications.

  • Further Studies

    NYP’s Diploma in Food Science & Nutrition opens doors for you to further your education at reputable local and international universities. You can complete a degree in areas such as food science and technology, nutrition, chemistry and dietetics.

    Our graduates have pursued degrees at:

    Local universities

    • National University of Singapore
    • Nanyang Technological University
    • Singapore Institute of Technology (Massey University)


    • University of Queensland
    • Curtin University
    • Flinders University
    • Queensland University of Technology
    • University of New South Wales

    United Kingdom

    • Newcastle University