Bachelor of Technology in Food Process Technology

Bachelor of Technology in Food Process Technology

Entry Qualifications

Candidates seeking admission to the degree programme should possess
 Food Technology Diploma (NVQ level 5/6) or
 Agriculture related diploma (NVQ level 5/6) or
 Hotel sector diploma (NVQ level 5/6) or
 Any other related diploma/equivalent, acceptable to the Academic Council of the University
Preference will be given to candidates with relevant work experience
Exemptions may be granted in relevant modules after a proper evaluation for those who have NVQ level 6 or equivalent qualifications. Preference will be given to those applicants having post diploma industrial experience of at least one year.

Duration 3 years
Modules Year 1

  • Engineering Mathematics I
  • Introduction to Food Technology
  • Introduction to Raw & Processed foods
  • Food Preservation
  • Food & Nutrition
  • Food Chemistry
  • Communication Skills
  • Principles of Food Analysis
  • Post-harvest Biology and Technology
  • Food Microbiology
  • Food Engineering
  • Introduction to Statistical Methods
  • Communication Skills
Year 2

  • Food Processing Technology Fundamentals
  • Food safety & quality control
  • Sensory Evaluation
  • Food Packaging
  • Food Hygiene and Plant Sanitation
  • IT Applications in Food Industry
  • Food product development and evaluation
  • Neutraceuticals and Functional Food
  • Introduction to Management & Finance
  • Marketing management in food industry
  • Research Methods and Experimental Design
  • Enzymes in Food Industry
  • Organic Food Production
Year 3

Specialization Stream :Grains, Fruits, Vegetables, Spices and Herbal Product Technology

  • Grain, Nuts and oil seed product Technology
  • Fruit and Vegetable product Technology
  • Spices product technology
  • Industry Training

Specialization stream: Fish , Meat and Dairy product Technology

  • Fisheries Product Technology
  • Dairy product Technology
  • Meat product Technology
  • Industry Training

Specialization stream: Culinary and Bakery Product Technology

  • Introduction to Culinary Technologies
  • Introduction to Kitchen Operations and Management
  • Food and Beverage Service Management
  • Industry Training
  • Industry Based Project
  • Project Management
  • Waste Management in Food Industries
  • Entrepreneurship Development
  • Environmental Management and Cleaner Production
  • Ocuupational health & saftey

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