Subject Information

Food is key to the survival of us all, and the safe production of high quality food that promotes a healthy lifestyle is top of today’s agenda. Production and distribution of food and related services, is the largest and most important economic activity in the world. The health and welfare of people everywhere depend on the reliable storage, successful processing and safe handling of all types of food.

Food professionals are in great demand and work in many occupations including industry (manufacturing, retailing and food service), universities and schools, government, research and development, quality assurance and food law enforcement. As well as animal farming and husbandry, agricultural service activities, fishing and the production process.

What our students say

Food Technology Student Maelys Tape

Maelys Tape

Studying Food Technology has helped me to develop a more professional approach to my studies. It has made me realise that I want to work in a technical, science-based industry when I return to France and has opened my eyes to the wide range of career opportunities within the food industry.”

From Brittany, France, Maelys is returning to France to study Engineering.