COURSE: NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN FOOD TECHNOLOGY

Cape Peninsula University of Technology
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Duration:
Full Time
Food technology is the scientific study of the large-scale production and preservation of foods as well as the development and analysis of foodstuffs in industrial food processing facilities. Food technologists are involved in the following areas of food manufacture: quality assurance, processing technology, chemistry and microbiology. In addition, they are trained to ensure that both legal and industrial food standards are monitored and maintained prior to marketing.

Type: Undergraduate diploma

Duration: 3 years full time

Compulsory Subjects


First Year Subjects:


  • Microbiology

  • Chemistry

  • Physics

  • Quantitative Methods

  • Food Technology

  • Analytical Chemistry

  • Food Processing Engineering

  • Food Industry Management

  • Food Quality Assurance


Second Year Subjects:


  • Food Technology

  • Microbiology

  • Food Chemistry

  • Food Legislation

  • Food Biochemistry

  • Food Processing Engineering

  • Food Production

  • Food Industry Training


Third Year Subjects:


  • Food Project

  • Food Technology

  • Food Chemistry

  • Food Microbiology

  • Food Quality Assurance

  • Food Processing Engineering


Careers: Qualified food technologists

Source: www.cput.ac.za

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