Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Food Science and Safety

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Program Description

Programme Aims

This programme aims to equip graduates with both theoretical knowledge and practical skills in food science and safety (such as food chemistry, nutritional science, microbiology, food engineering, food safety management) that can work in the food-related industry and promote food safety in society. These could help them to perform effectively in the food, nutrition and catering industries and solve problems related to food science and safety. It will also provide students with generic management skills to function effectively as supervisors and managers as they progress in their careers.


Career Prospects

Graduates will be capable of assuming duties in the food industry, nutrition-related company and catering industry such as product development, quality assurance, research and technical support, health food products development. They can advance to managerial positions such as the manager of a food manufacturing plant and food hygiene manager in a hotel so as to oversee employees and operations in the processing of food.


Professional Recognition

Graduates are eligible to apply for membership of the International Food Safety Association (IFSA) and Hong Kong Food Science and Technology Association.


General Entrance Requirements

Graduate from senior secondary school with proven English language proficiency, eg. IELTS at 6.0 or equivalent.

The applications will be assessed individually by the department concerned.


Details: https://thei.edu.hk/programme/food-and-health-sciences/bachelor-of-science-honours-in-food-science-and-safety

Last updated January 2019

About the School

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi) is Hong Kong’s higher education institution with a difference. Founded in 2012, THEi is a member of the Vocational Training Council. W ... Read More

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi) is Hong Kong’s higher education institution with a difference. Founded in 2012, THEi is a member of the Vocational Training Council. With significant industry input, we offer degree programmes which are vocationally and professionally oriented. Emphasising " Work-Integrated Learning", we aim to develop students into work-ready professionals with the skills and knowledge that they can apply to the real world. Our programmes have strong industry connections. Students have plenty of opportunities to join internship programmes at local or international firms. The real work experience provides students with the latest industry trends and enables them to be one step ahead of other degree graduates. In the workforce, THEi graduates have been widely commended by employers for their real-world practicalities. Consequently, THEi graduates had a 93% employment rate in 2017. Read less
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