UPDATED LIST OF NIGERIA UNIVERSITIES OFFERING FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AND REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION
Food Science and Technology is a field of integrated study of basic sciences, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Nutrition, Biotechnology, Engineering Technology. It is about understanding the composition of food and, in a way, ‘reinventing’ it. It could involve enhancing the taste, making it last.
Degree Awarding Institutions Offering Food Science and Technology
DIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENT
(i) A level passes in two (2) of Physics Chemistry, and Mathematics
(ii) ND/HND upper credit in relevant programmes.
SSCE (O’LEVEL) RESULTS REQUIREMENTS
Five (5) SSC credit passes to include Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English Language and any other Science subject.
JAMB UTME SUBJECT COMBINATION
Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics or Biology.
IMPORTANT CONDITIONS TO NOTE FOR FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ADMISSION
(i) BELLS accepts
a) two (2) A level passes inChemistry/Physics/ Biology/ Mathematics.
b) ND/HND/ IJMB in relevant programmes.
(ii) FUTO requires at least two (2) A level passes not below C from Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry. Accepts ND/HND upper credit in relevant programmes. Candidates must in addition meet O level requirements. Does not accept first degree or NCE.
(iii) IBADAN – as in Agricultural and Environmental Engineering. Accepts A level passes in Mathematics and Chemistry plus UTME requirements.
(iv) LAUTECH accepts ND/HND upper credit in relevant programmes into 200 level and A level passes in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. LAUTECH may accept A Level Biology In lieu of Physics.
(v) MAIDUGURI accepts O level credit pass in Biology.
(vi) OAU accepts
a) ND upper credit in Food Science and Technology.
b) ND/HND upper credit plus five (5) O level credit passes.
(vii) WESLEYUNI accepts
a) at least 2 A level passes in Chemistry, Agricultural Science or Biology, Physics or Home Economics.
b) NCE merit/credit and ND upper credit in addition to five (5) O level credit passes or equivalents.
(i) BELLS requires five (5) O level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Physics/ Agricultural Science/ Geography or Economics/ Food and Nutrition. May consider O level pass in Physics.
(ii) FUTO requires Biology as the fifth (5th) subject.
(iii) IBADAN – As in Agricultural and Environmental Engineering.
(iv) LAUTECH accepts Agricultural Science In lieu of Biology.
(v) OAU does not accept Biology In lieu of Physics.
(i) BELLS accepts physics/mathematics.
(ii) FUTO does not accept Biology.
(iii) IBADAN does not accept Biology
(iv) LAUTECH requires Physics