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M.Sc. Food Science & Technology

Master of Science in Food Science & Technology

Endeavouring for a career in the fascinating world of food? Will like to enrol for a postgraduate program in food sciences? Desirous of building your skills in various aspects of food production? Learn here about the course and the prospects of Postgraduate Diploma in Food Science and Technology.

Course Name: M.Sc. Food Science & Technology
Group: M.Sc.
Stream: Science
Course Category: Food and Beverage
Duration: 2 years


Food is one of the most important commodities that mankind requires to survive. However simple they may look, most foodstuff go through a complex procedure before being available for human consumption. Food production is in fact a science and involves a good deal of technology to feed the ever increasing human population. A lot many factors are to be kept in mind while producing food in terms of quantity, quality, food safety, nutrition value and importantly, affordability. Food often goes through a complex chain of production before being available from the agricultural fields to our dining table. It requires refining, processing, marketing and sales before eventual consumption. Food science and technology thus provides for huge scope for employment.

Eligibility and course duration

Graduation in food science, engineering, chemistry, biochemistry, biology, microbiology and other related fields. Duration of the course is 2 years.

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M.Sc. Food Science & Technology - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering M.Sc. Food Science & Technology course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2022 - 2023 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College Name
Baba Farid Institute of Technology, Uttarakhand
Carmel College For Women, Goa
Central Food Technological Research Institute, Karnataka
College of Science, Andhra Pradesh
Doon (p.g.) College of Agriculture Science & Technology, Uttarakhand
GITAM Institute Of Science, Andhra Pradesh
Institute of Bio-Sciences & Biotechnology, Uttar Pradesh
Khalsa College Amritsar, Punjab
KIMS Degree & PG College, Telangana
M.E.S. Mampad College, Kerala
Mes Mampad College, Mampad, Kerala
PGP College of Arts And Science, Tamil Nadu
Professor Dhanapalan College For Women, Tamil Nadu
R.V.S College of Arts and Science, Tamil Nadu
Sh. Lal Bahadur Shastri Arya Mahila College, Barnala, Punjab
St. George''s College Aruvithura , Kerala

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More about the course

In this course on food science and technology you will be learning a lot many exciting things about food and beverages. There will be lessons on food and water safety, food hygiene, nutrition, biotechnology, food microbiology, food rheology, beverage science and food processing technology. Other than that you will be learning about techniques involved in edible oil processing, biochemistry of muscle foods, proteins and enzymes rich food and development of health products with high nutritional values. You get to learn of the various manufacturing, processing and refining processes that are part and parcel of converting raw materials into edible food. Food science and technology has a lot of scope for research. The course as such lays stress on research in its final semesters which involves doing project works and preparing a thesis. You are thus provided with the opportunity to apply your theoretical knowledge in finding real world solutions in food science.

Job opportunities

The ever rising demand for food has made the food industry as one of the hottest field. It provides you lot many opportunities in the huge food industry. Opportunities for employment are in food production, product development, food processing industries, educational sector and in food research. Your role in this sector could be supervisory, technical or in marketing, sales and executive positions. You could be in quality control and food safety. A few job profiles are food chemist, dietician, nutritionist, food processing supervisor, marketing executive and so on. You also have opportunities for pursuing PhD in food science and related fields.

M.Sc. Food Science & Technology Admissions for 2021 - 2022 Academic Year

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