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Food Technology


National Diploma Food Technology, ND (FT)

Mode of Study: Full-time

Timetable: Day

Duration: 4 Semesters

Higher National Diploma Food Technology, HND (FT)

Mode of Study: Full-time

Timetable: Day

Duration: 4 Semesters

Course Objectives:

The National Diploma in Food Technology is designed to produce food preservation and processing technicians capable of complementing the work of food scientists and engineers in the preservation and processing of food commodities in the field and in the industry. On completion of the programme, the graduate should be able to:

assist in the chemical and biological analysis of raw and processed food

store agricultural produce for industrial use

assist in all types of industrial food processing and packaging

market all type of processed and preserved food and food processing and preservation chemicals and equipment.

The Higher National Diploma programme in Food Technology is designed to produce Food Technologists who will be able to carryout practical preservation and processing of food commodities in the field and in the industry. In addition, graduates should be able to work in research institutes and laboratories of tertiary institutions. On completion of the programme, the holders of the Higher National Diploma in Food Technology should able to:

carryout biological and chemical analysis of raw and processed food

supervise and carryout of all types of industrial food processing and packaging

store agricultural produce for industrial use

carryout quality assessment of raw processed good.