BS Food Science and Technology

Program Introduction

Food Technology is an application of food sciences that involves the selection, processing,preservation and packaging of food products based upon food chemistry, biology, and engineering principles. Development of food safety and food quality systems are at the heart of food technology programs. The School of Food and Agricultural Sciences (SFAS) at UMT offers a four-year BS Food Science and Technology program.

The program assists students with a strong comprehension of all aspects of food processing including product development that is aligned with the latest processing and industrial techniques. BS Food Science and Technology is one of the fastest growing disciplines which not only draws knowledge from different subjects including chemistry, biology, and food engineering but also from business. The food technology program is designed to provide the latest knowledge about sensory evaluation techniques, novel functional foods and current food laws and regulations.

The aim of the program is to train the students as Food Scientists who have a keen knowledge of engineering methodology and are armed with biochemical fundamentals, biotechnological applications, and more.

This allows the students to excel professionally in the field of food science and technology by meeting the current market requirements. Additionally, the program allows the students to develop an area of interest to fit their career goals and demonstrate their expertise in multiple fields. BS Food Science and Technology graduates have the option to enter many diverse fields and falls into the category of some of the highest paying jobs in Pakistan as well as abroad.

Career Prospects

Graduates of this program can expect promising careers in the following roles and fields:

  • Food Technologist
  • Health and Safety Inspector
  • Nutritional Therapist
  • Product Development Scientist

Program Details

4 Years

Intermediate with minimum 50% marks

Both Pre-Medical and Pre-Engineering are eligible

No 3rd division in Maticulation.

50% marks in UMT entry test.

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