Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology
Food Science and Technology involves the application of a variety of scientific disciplines to food manufacturing, which is the mass production of food products from raw animal and plant materials, utilizing principles of food technology. It is one of the largest industries in Thailand and entails the selection, preservation, processing, packaging, distribution, and use of safe, nutritious and wholesome food. Food Science and Technology majors learn chemistry, microbiology, structure, engineering, safety, and nutrition of food as it is processed, packed, distributed, stored and used and receive rigorous theoretical and practical training in the basic sciences related to food technology.
The food manufacturing industry in Thailand caters to both local and international markets, including ASEAN countries and the larger export markets of Europe, North America, and Japan. Consequently, there is a need for highly-trained technical personnel who can communicate well in English, which offers MUIC graduates a distinct advantage. Food Science and Technology majors, given their scientific and technical backgrounds, are well equipped to work in this industry or continue their studies towards a master’s or doctoral degree in either Food Science or other related areas.
For Regular Applicants
Applicants must complete high school (M.6) certificate or its equivalent as issued by the Ministry of Education, Thailand.
Applicants must demonstrate English competence: a TOEFL score of 79 or above, an IELTS (academic band) score of 6.0 or above, a SAT1 score of 1650 with a Math score of at least 580.
Applicants are required to sit for a written examination including English (ITP TOEFL and Writing), Mathematics, General Science and Current Affairs. If they are successful with the written exam, they will be invited for an interview.
Note: Applicants whose English language skills are not sufficient for immediate acceptance may be advised to study in the Preparation Center for Languages and Mathematics (PC). Applicants who successfully complete the PC requirements will be eligible for acceptance to the regular MUIC study program in the following trimester. MUIC also offers an “Intensive English Program” course for students preparing to take the college’s English entrance examination.
For International Applicants
Interested international candidates may apply 3 times a year through the Admission Section. Applicants must have already completed their high school education or equivalent to high school as issued by the Ministry of Education, Thailand.
If the school certificate/diploma is not in the English language, a certified English translation of the document must be arranged and forwarded to the Ministry of Education in Thailand to see if it is acceptable.
Candidates who are not native English speakers have to submit a TOEFL score (IBT score of at least 79 with a score of at least 25 in writing) or IELTS score (6.0 or above with writing 6.0) or SAT score (1,650 with a Math score of 580 or above).
Once candidates are officially accepted as full-time students, they are required to sit for English writing and Math placement tests in order to see which level they can register for.
For International Applicants (Academic Year 2013-2014)
May 1 – June 30, 2013
July 29, 2013
September 16, 2013
August 1 – September 30, 2013
November 4, 2013
January 6, 2014
December 1, 2013 – January 31, 2014
February 17, 2014
April 21, 2014
All new overseas full-time students must report to the Office of Admissions.
The application schedules are subject to change.
For more information, please contact:
Mr. Nutthaboon Pornratthanacharoen
About the School
In March of 1986, the Mahidol University Council officially endorsed the formation of a new international bachelor degree program, the first of its kind at a public university, designated at that time ... Read More