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Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Food Science and Safety


Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Food Science and Safety

Course summary

This programme aims to equip graduates with both theoretical knowledge and practical skills in food science and safety (such as food chemistry, nutritional science, microbiology, food engineering, food safety management) that can work in the food-related industry and promote food safety in society.  These could help them to perform effectively in the food, nutrition and catering industries and solve problems related to food science and safety.  It will also provide students with generic management skills to function effectively as supervisors and managers as they progress in their careers.

Entry Requirement

Entrance Requirements for Year 1:
Level 3 or above in the HKDSE English Language and Chinese Language; AND Level 2 or above in the HKDSE Mathematics, Liberal Studies and one Elective Subject; OR Equivalent.


Remarks :
A "Grade D or E" and a "Grade C or above" in an HKDSE Other Language subject (Category C subjects) are regarded as equivalent to an HKDSE subject at "Level 2" and "Level 3" respectively, and one Other Language subject can be counted for admission purpose.
An "Attained" and an "Attained with Distinction" in an HKDSE relevant Applied Learning (ApL) subject (Category B subjects) are regarded as equivalent to an HKDSE subject at "Level 2" and "Level 3" respectively, and a maximum of two ApL subjects can be counted for admission purpose. Relevant ApL subjects include: Food and Beverage Operations, Western Cuisine.
Applicants may be required to attend an interview.

Entrance Requirements for Year 3:
Higher Diploma OR equivalent qualifications in a relevant area of study.

Remarks:
Bridging modules may be required (with fee charged) for sub-degree graduates according to the educational background of individuals.
All applicants are screened and selected by an Admission and Interview Panel. All interviews are conducted in English.
For enquiry please contact Faculty of Science and Technology (Telephone No: 2176 1415).

Address of the institution

VTC Tower, 27 Wood Road, Wan Chai, Hong 

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Institution

VTC

Programme type

Degree

Academic structure

Full time

Duration of study

2-4 year(s)

Enquiry

2176 1415 (Phone)