Bachelor of Technology in Food Process Technology

@ University of Vocational Technology - UNIVOTEC

Bachelor of Technology in Food Process Technology is 3 year long degree program at UNIVOTEC.


Year 1

  • Engineering Mathematics I
  • Introduction to Food Technology
  • Introduction to Raw & Processed foods
  • Food Preservation
  • Food & Nutrition
  • Food Chemistry
  • Communication Skills
  • Principles of Food Analysis
  • Post-harvest Biology and Technology
  • Food Microbiology
  • Food Engineering
  • Introduction to Statistical Methods
  • Communication Skills

Year 2

  • Food Processing Technology Fundamentals
  • Food safety & quality control
  • Sensory Evaluation
  • Food Packaging
  • Food Hygiene and Plant Sanitation
  • IT Applications in Food Industry
  • Food product development and evaluation
  • Neutraceuticals and Functional Food
  • Introduction to Management & Finance
  • Marketing management in food industry
  • Research Methods and Experimental Design
  • Food Additives
  • Organic Food Production

Year 3

Specialization Stream: Grains, Fruits, Vegetables, Spices and Herbal Product Technology

  • Grain, Nuts & oil seed product Technology
  • Fruit and Vegetable product Technology
  • Spices product technology

Specialization stream: Fish, Meat and Dairy product Technology

  • Fisheries Product Technology
  • Dairy product Technology
  • Meat product Technology

Specialization stream: Culinary and Bakery Product Technology

  • Introduction to Culinary Technologies
  • Introduction to Kitchen Operations and Management
  • Food and Beverage Service Management
  • Bakery and Pastry products Technology
  • Industry Based Project
  • Project Management
  • Waste Management in Food Industries
  • Entrepreneurship Development
  • Environmental Management and Cleaner Production
  • Ocuupational health & saftey

Entry Qualifications

  • NVQ level 5 in the relevant technology area (Food, Agriculture, Culinary Arts, Livestock & Dairy Products) OR
  • HNDE, NDT, NDES, NDET or equivalent qualification in the relevant technology area specified below and acceptable to the Academic Council of the University of Vocational Technology OR
  • Any other qualification which the Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission has accepted to be equivalent to NVQ level 5 or 6

Exemptions may be granted in relevant modules after a proper evaluation for those who have NVQ level 6 or equivalent qualifications. Preference will be given to those applicants having post diploma industrial experience of at least 1 year duration. 


3 Years

Course Level





Culinary & Cookery , Food Science & Agriculture

Contact Details

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No 100, Kandawala Road , Rathmalana

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