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Bachelor of Food Technology (Honours) - Singapore

Students graduating The Massey University Bachelor of Food Technology (Honours) degree programme conducted in Singapore is approved by the Ministry of Education (Singapore) under the Foreign Specialised Institution framework. In collaboration with Singapore Polytechnic, the programme provides an additional avenue for diploma graduates in Food Science and Technology to upgrade.

The programme focuses on a mix of pure and applied science, engineering, business and entrepreneurial skills. It trains graduates to take a leading role in the food processing and manufacturing industries.

The degree produces highly-employable graduates capable of translating theoretical knowledge into applied solutions for today’s global food industry.


  • Study in Singapore for a Bachelor of Food Technology (Hons) degree solely conferred by Massey University New Zealand
  • Be awarded with a Bachelor of Food Technology (Hons) in about two years
  • An opportunity to complete the final year project in New Zealand (12 weeks)
  • Programme delivered by dedicated, research-active and experienced academic staff
  • State-of-the-art lecture theatres, laboratories and pilot plant facilities
  • Access to Massey University's online databases and Singapore Polytechnic library facilities

Applicants with one of the following qualifications may apply

  • Diploma in Chemical Process Technology - Food Option
  • Diploma in Food Science and Technology
  • Advanced Diploma in Food Technology
  • Diploma in Applied Food Science and Nutrition
  • Diploma in Food Science and Nutrition
  • Students and graduates from regional universities with relevant qualifications are also welcome to apply

About Massey University

Massey University is New Zealand’s second largest government-funded university. It has a proud 80-year tradition of academic excellence and a strong national and international reputation. The University, made up of five academic colleges, provides a diversity of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes. Over 40,000 students are enrolled in this wide array of programmes.

IFT Accreditation

IFT accreditation

Accreditation by the IFT certifies that the Bachelor of Food Technology (Honours) degree programme meets the IFT’s Undergraduate Education Standards for Degrees in Food Science. These standards stipulate minimum requirements for degree courses in terms of administration and funding, academic staff, teaching and laboratory facilities, the curriculum (especially in terms of the core competencies graduates are expected to have), and means of ensuring that course outcomes are continuously maintained and improved.

*(The Institute of Food Technologists (, founded in 1939, exists to advance the science of food. It is the principal professional organization in the US for food scientists and food technologists, and has members from 100 countries around the world).

Massey University’s Bachelor of Food Technology (Honours) is accredited by the US-based Institute of Food Technologists (IFT). We have the distinction of being one of only two universities outside the Americas to have achieved this recognition.

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