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.
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.
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.