Bachelor of Science in Food & Nutrition Science

General

Program Description

Overview

Food & Nutrition science sits at the interface of a number of core scientific disciplines. Our degree course opens up a wide range of rewarding and challenging career opportunities; it equips graduates with the knowledge and skills to tackle the challenge of producing and manufacturing food for a growing global population.

The UAE’s food and beverage sector will need to more than 4 times in size over the next five years to meet demand for hotel and retail projects currently under development in Dubai. About 19,000 extra f&b outlets are expected in the UAE by 2019.

Upon successful completion of the program, the students shall:

  • Get an overall exposure to various aspects of Food & Nutrition Science and its applications
  • Understand the potential of Food & Nutrition Science through knowledge of Food Processing techniques, Food Manufacturing techniques and Food quality Testing techniques, Food nutritional values, Lab Experiments, and Project work.
  • Develop various laboratory skill sets required to be a successful Food Technol

Program Benefits

  • Modern classrooms with Wi-Fi internet connectivity, projection systems
  • Approximately 1,200 square meters of laboratory space which is well-equipped with state-of-the-art scientific instruments
  • Advanced laboratory facilities for Molecular Biology, Cytogenetic-Microscopy and Imaging, Cell and Tissue Engineering.
  • The state-of-the-art laboratory facilities are equipped with Food & Nutrition Science based lab equipments such laminar hood, light microscope, Microbial incubator, Microbial colony counter, micro-centrifuge, UV spectrophotometer, UV-Transilluminato, PCR and Gel Documentation and ELISA reader.
  • Students are taught using conventional as well as modern methods, including whiteboard, videos, discussions and assignments/lab and project work.
  • Frequent field visits to industries and conferences are part of the learning process
  • Students present their research work at regional seminars and are encouraged to attend workshops and training in higher level skills

Career Opportunities

After successfully completing the BSc Food & Nutrition Science degree; the candidates can work in the following sectors:

  • Food Processing & Manufacturing Industries
  • Milk and Dairy Industries
  • Water and Beverages Industries
  • Food and Water testing Companies
  • HACCP Certified Companies
  • Quality Assurance & Quality Control Companies
  • Research and Development labs

Eligibility

For admission to the BSc in Food & Nutrition Science, a candidate must have passed 10+2 examination with Physics, Chemistry & Biology or Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics with at least 50% aggregate marks.

Last updated May 2020

About the School

Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Dubai Campus is a branch campus of MAHE (Deemed to be University), Manipal India with over 64 years legacy; 400,000+ Alumni & the largest private deemed to be ... Read More

Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Dubai Campus is a branch campus of MAHE (Deemed to be University), Manipal India with over 64 years legacy; 400,000+ Alumni & the largest private deemed to be university in the country enrolling over 28,000+ students across 23 disciplines every academic year. Read less