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134 Food Science Colleges in 6 Countries Offering 390 Courses

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singapore, Singapore
Rank : #1
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
17100
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Apr, Jun
Duration -  
4 years
1 year Fee -  
17100
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Aug
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
17100
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Aug
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auckland, New Zealand
Rank : #1
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
33688
IELTS -  
Band 6
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Mar, Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
38062
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
38062
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Mar, Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
42606
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Mar, Jul
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parkville, Australia
Rank : #1
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
39628
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb,July
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
41536
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
44032
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
44352
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
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st-lucia, Australia
Rank : #2
Duration -  
0.5 years
1 year Fee -  
37800
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
1.5 years
1 year Fee -  
39840
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
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palmerston-north, New Zealand
Rank : #2
Duration -  
4 years
1 year Fee -  
27700
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Feb
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
30500
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
32210
IELTS -  
Band 5.5
Intake -  
Feb
Duration -  
4 years
1 year Fee -  
32350
IELTS -  
Band 5.5
Intake -  
Feb
Duration -  
4 years
1 year Fee -  
32350
IELTS -  
Band 5.5
Intake -  
Feb
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auckland, New Zealand
Rank : #2
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
32350
IELTS -  
Band 5.5
Intake -  
Feb
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
34310
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Feb
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
34310
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
35620
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Feb
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
37780
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
37780
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
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singapore, Singapore
Rank : #2
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
17450
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Aug, Jul
Duration -  
4 years
1 year Fee -  
31460
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Aug
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dunedin, New Zealand
Rank : #3
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
27500
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Jan, Jul
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
30851
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
30851
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
30900
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
30900
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
30900
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
33100
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Feb
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
33100
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Feb
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
33100
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Feb
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
33100
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Feb
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
46350
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb
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cork, Ireland
Rank : #3
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
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Band
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Sep, Oct, Nov
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
22000
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep, Jul, Nov
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
22000
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep, Jul, Nov
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quebec, Canada
Rank : #3
Duration -  
4 years
1 year Fee -  
16815
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep, Oct, Nov
Duration -  
4 years
1 year Fee -  
18782
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep, Oct, Nov
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
19500
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep, Oct, Nov
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
19500
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep, Oct, Jan
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
19500
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep, Oct, Jan
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sydney, Australia
Rank : #4
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
38440
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
44870
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
4 years
1 year Fee -  
46240
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
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kensington, Australia
Rank : #4
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
44120
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
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edinburgh, United Kingdom
Rank : #4
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
25500
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Sep
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galway, Ireland
Rank : #4
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
17750
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep, Jul, Nov
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north-terrace, Australia
Rank : #6
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
36500
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Feb
Updated on - May 29th 2020 by Rachit Agrawal

Overview

Food science is the type of applied science which concentrates on the study of nourishment and food. The Institute of Food Technologists simplifies food science as "the discipline in which the engineering, biological, and physical sciences are used to study the nature of foods, the causes of deterioration, the principles underlying food processing, and the improvement of foods for the consuming public". The textbook Food Science defines food science it as "the use of knowledge of basic sciences and engineering to study the physical, chemical, and biochemical characteristics of foods and the processes and rules of food processing".

Exercises of food scientists incorporate the improvement of new food items, outline of procedures to create these sustenance, decision of bundling materials, time span of usability examines, tangible assessment of items utilizing review boards or potential buyers, and in addition microbiological and substance testing. Food researchers may contemplate more major wonders that are straightforwardly connected to the generation of sustenance items and its properties.

Sustenance science unites different logical orders. It joins ideas from fields, for example, microbiology, synthetic building, and natural chemistry.

 

UG/PG degrees 

There are two degrees offered in the department of  which are an undergraduate course like either Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) and an master’s degree in the field such as MSc

 

Exams required

Normally to study Food Science abroad, the student is needed to produce their IELTS score or TOEFL score. These are language test and are very important if one wishes to study abroad as it checks the language proficiency of the student.  

 

Course Details 

Food Science is the research and application of chemical processes and reactions of all types of components of foods. The biological things for example, items as meat, poultry, lettuce, beer, and milk. It is identical to biochemistry in its main topics and courses such as carbohydrates, lipids, and protein, but this also covers areas such as water, vitamins, minerals, enzymes, food additives, flavours, and colours. This branch also tells us how food items change when they are received after food processing techniques and researches about the techniques to either to Make it more healthy or to prevent them from causing damage.

 

Salary details

According to a recent survey done by the Institute of Food Technologists, a student right out of school with B.S. degree in Food Science can expect to make $50,000. With a masters of science degree, students start with an average salary of $55,000 with significant increases likely in just a few years.

 

Top Universities

 

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University Ranking (2017)Food Science & Technology
  • Wageningen University and Research
  • Jianghan University
  • China Agricultural University
  • South China University of Technology
  • Ghent University

 

Course details Level wise

 

Level

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Degrees

Duration

Undergraduate - 3 to 4 years, Postgraduate - 1 to 2 years

Type

Bachelor of Science (Undergraduate), Master of Science (Postgraduate)

Eligibility

Bachelor’s Degree (must have completed class 12th with either the CBSE (All-India SSC) or CISCE (ISC) board, minimum IELTS score of 6.5 to 7 is required)

Master’s Degree (passed a Bachelor of Science in Geology, IELTS or TOEFL, Recommendation letter and SOPs).

Admission Process

Identifying country, universities and the course of your interest


Request universities for Application forms


Taking various required tests


Arranging and preparing Essays and recommendation letters


Completing and Sending Application forms along with required documents


Reporting various test scores to the universities

Average Salary

Average around $55,000. It can from $55,000 to $ 77,000

Top recruiters 

Private companies include NASDAQ, Kolinart, Feedsy and many more government and private agencies which hire graduates from this course.

Position offered

Production Manager , Purchasing Manager Food technologist and many more. more.

 

Top Universities

There are many Universities that offer both the courses in Geology and Geography. Students can choose their type of university after studying all the details about it. Currently the most opted country to continue this course are UK, Canada, USA, Australia, etc.

 

Name

Location

Fees


Zhejiang University


Hangzhou, China

1st Year Total Fees


Rs 25.63 Lakhs


University of Copenhagen

Copenhagen, Denmark

1st Year Total Fees


Rs 51.37 Lakhs

University of Sao Paulo

SĂŁo Paulo , Brazil

1st Year Total Fees


Rs 22.44 Lakhs

Aarhus University

Aarhus, Denmark

1st Year Total Fees


Rs 38.61 Lakhs


Cornell University


Ithaca, United States

1st Year Total Fees


Rs 1.09 Lakhs

 

Requirements & Eligibility Level wise

To study geology and geography in a top university, the student needs to fulfill some criteria. They should meet all the requirements so as to continue education from their desired college. The table shows some of the important criteria.

 

Academic Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Geology

  • Interested students must have completed class 12th with either the CBSE (All-India SSC) or CISCE (ISC) board
  • For CBSE board: CGPA of 9.6 with grade A1 in any subjects relevant to the course applied for
  • For CISCE board: Overall grade of at least 90%, with grades of at least 95% in three subjects (including any relevant to the course applied for) and 85% in the other two subjects.

Masters Degree in Geology

Student must have passed a Bachelor of Science in Food Science with a minimum of 50% marks.

Exams

  • English proficiency test score such as IELTS or TOEFL depending on the university.

Work Experience

  • Well most of universities don’t ask for Work experience. But it totally depends on the admission process of the university as masters degree sometime needs work experience.

Others

  • Letter of recommendation
  • State of Purposes

 

Admission Procedure Level wise

Taking admission to a top university or college can be a tiresome task. It is advised to the students that they should consult a advisor to get admission. Deadlines are one of the most important aspect to take admission as missing these dates can leads to cancellation of the application of the students. 

Entrance exams 

  • Appear for entrance exams such as IELTS or TOEFL to get admission. The student should also seek exams required other that this as according to the need of University.

How To apply 

  • Identifying country, universities and the course of your interest
  • Request universities for Application forms
  • Taking various required tests
  • Arranging and preparing Essays and recommendation letters
  • Completing and Sending Application forms along with required documents
  • Reporting various test scores to the universities

Course & Syllabus Details Level wise

Starting with the undergraduate courses for both the subjects, certain basic courses are available in many universities around the globe but different regions provide specify courses as well. A Master’s degree preferably includes a kind of specialization on the stream chosen during the undergraduate course.

 

Subjects

Topics Covered

Why this is Covered


Food microbiology- 



Food microbiology is research of the microorganisms that inhabit, create, or make the food inedible, it also focuses on the study of microorganisms causing food wastage.

In order to build a clear concept among the student, so they can get a job or continue to research in their particular field.

Food preservation

.Food preservation takes care of the causes and prevention of quality of food products.

To give the student the real information about the functioning of earth and its features. 

Food substitution-


Food substitution is the branch for the study of the changing of fat, sugar, or calories from a product while keeping similar shape, texture, color, or taste

To give the knowledge to the students about different textures of food.

Food technology

Food technology is the technological parts of the food science. Early research into food technology was on food preservation. Nicolas Appert’s invention in 1810 of the canning process was a world changing event. 

To make the students understand about various technological advancements in the food industry.

    

 

  Career Scope 

 

Job options

 

Jobs directly related to the food science degree include:

 

  • Food Technologist
  • Nutritional therapist
  • Product/process development scientist
  • Quality manager
  • Regulatory affairs officer
  • Scientific laboratory technician
  • Technical brewer

Jobs where your food sciences knowledge would be used include:

  • Chef
  • Production manager
  • Purchasing manager
  • Research scientist (life sciences)

 

In 2015, the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recorded that 36,100 individuals were utilized in Agricultural and Food Science. By 2024, the field is relied upon to see 5% development. In May of 2015, the BLS revealed that nourishment researchers and technologists earned a middle compensation of $65,840.

 

Solid scholarly foundations in science, science, designing, hereditary qualities and other significant sciences can be parlayed into sustenance science and innovation positions in an assortment of settings. Nourishment researchers and technologists are utilized by the administration and sustenance handling businesses, and additionally by colleges, where they possess investigate positions.

 

Job and salary

 

Positions

Average Salary (Per Year)

Food Technologist

$104,400

Technical brewer

$89,700

Scientific laboratory technician

$89,260

Product/process development scientist

$82,100

Quality manager

$78,000

 

Study Abroad Expert & Co-Founder @ AdmitKard

Rachit believes in the power of education and has studied from the top institutes of IIIT Allahabad, IIM Calcutta, and Francois Rabelias in France. He has worked as Software Developer with Microsoft and Adobe. Post his MBA, he worked with the world's # 1 consulting firm, The Boston Consulting Group across multiple geographies US, South-East Asia and Europe.
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