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Bachelor of Food Technology with Honours

  • Bachelor (Honours)

Massey University's Bachelor of Food Technology with Honours has been producing graduates for the New Zealand and international food industries for more than 50 years. It is the only degree in Australasia that combines food science, food engineering and food business.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor (Honours)
Duration
4 years full-time

About this course

Massey University's Bachelor of Food Technology with Honours has been producing graduates for the New Zealand and international food industries for more than 50 years. It is the only degree in Australasia that combines food science, food engineering and food business.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this programme, outside of university admission regulations.

Career pathways

When you graduate with your Bachelor of Food Technology with Honours you will find there is a wide range of employment opportunities in New Zealand and around the world.

Career progression in the food industry can be rapid. You may start out in your career in a technical role - often the stepping stone to senior management and leadership positions in the industry, or you could set up your own business. There are many potential roles.

  • Food technologist - researching new foods and drinks and developing new products, packaging or processes.
  • Product development technologist - specifically working on developing a new product from concept to product.
  • Process technologist - improving and fixing food product processes.
  • Process engineer - developing new technology that makes food production processes better.
  • Flavour technologist - developing flavour and texture innovations.
  • Packaging technologist - developing more efficient or sustainable food packaging.

Others include:

  • quality manager
  • food safety manager
  • production team leader
  • technical sales and support
  • winemaker or brewer
  • food microbiologist
  • food chemist.

Credit for prior study or work

For information on prior learning, exemptions and transfer of credit or other questions:

  • review the Recognition of Prior Learning regulations
  • contact us through the Enquire button on this page.