Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology(Food Science and Technology) Course at Botswana College of Engineering and Technology (BCET)

Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology(Food Science and Technology) Course at Botswana College of Engineering and Technology (BCET)

What is Food Science and Technology?

Food science is the basic science and applied science of food; its scope starts at overlap with agricultural science and nutritional science and leads through the scientific aspects of food safety and food processing, informing the development of food technology.

Programme Type : Bachelor Degree

Entry requirements : Minimum BB in Double Sciences, C in any one of pure Sciences, C in Mathematics, E in English, C in any optional subject at BGCSE level.

Programme Duration : 4 years


Employment opportunities for graduates of the BSc Food Science and Technology exist within the Ministry of Agriculture, National Food Technology Research Centre, Ministry of Health, tertiary institutions, food manufacturing and catering companies, private   companies,   and non- governmental and international organizations. The opportunities for self-employment in the informal sector are many and their development will give rise to vibrant locally owned small and medium scale food industries.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which course is best in BSC food technology?

We have enlisted some of the highest paying jobs in Bsc Food Technology:

  • Nutritional therapist.
  • Product/process development scientist.
  • Quality manager and Food technologist.
  • Regulatory affairs officer.
  • Scientific laboratory technician.
  • Production manager.
  • Purchasing manager.
  • Research scientist (life sciences)

What does Food Science and Technology study?

Food science is the science of food. Food scientists study the physical microbiological, and chemical makeup of food. Food technology is the application of food science to the selection, preservation, processing, packaging, distribution, and use of safe food.

What is the subject combination for Food Science and Technology in FUTA?

Subject Combination / JAMB UTME Requirements

(i) FUTA requires English Language, Chemistry, Physics and any of Mathematics, Biology or Agricultural Science. (vi) FUNAAB requires Chemistry, Biology and Physics or Mathematics. (vii) UNICAL requires Chemistry, Physics and Biology/Agricultural Science.

Which job is best in food technology?

  1. Food Technologist. This is one of the top career options after completing a food technology course. …
  2. Quality Manager. …
  3. Nutritional Therapist. …
  4. Regulatory Affairs Officer. …
  5. Product/Process Development Scientist. …
  6. Technical Brewer. …
  7. Chefs. …
  8. Research Scientist.

What is the highest salary after BSc food technology?

Salary Packages For B.Sc Food Technology Graduates

Food TechnologistINR 3.8 LPA
Food Safety OfficerINR 3.7 LPA
Quality Assurance ExecutiveINR 5.5 LPA
Laboratory AssistantINR 3 LPA