This bachelor's program trains students to operate, supervise, and develop food processing technologies. The studies contain all related aspects of engineering fundamentals including physics, chemistry, and biology with special emphasis on the quality of food in addition to all related issues to safety. Students will also learn how to deal with all aspects of food chain management. The main objective of this course is to educate people to deal with everyday tasks in their field of engineering, biochemical, or chemical work. The course also aims at teaching them the main managerial skills. There are 7 semesters in this program including one semester-long industrial practice period. Learning is through lectures, tutorials, seminar groups, practical sessions, research projects, and self-directed study. Assessment for the Food Engineering BSc program is via oral and written examinations and a research dissertation.
Graduates may find employment in the food industry, raw material and product qualification, food analysis, inspection, quality assurance, or may work for food authorities. Graduates may continue their studies with an MSc in food engineering, an MSc in food quality and assurance, or an MSc in nutrition.