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Department of Food Science and Technology

The philosophy of the programme is to train technically skilled graduates capable of working in existing food industries, and add value to locally available raw materials by using it to set up Cottage Food Processing Industries (to reduce post-harvest food losses) as well as make nutritious and wholesome food available to consumers.

A. Candidates must have five credits in O'level or SSCE or NECO at not more than two sittings to include:

  1. Mathematics (Credit)
  2. English (Credit)
  3. Chemistry (Credit)
  4. Biology/ Agricultural Science (Credit)
  5. Physics (Credit)


  1. English language (Credit)
  2. Chemistry
  3. Physics and any other ONE of Mathematics, Biology/Agricultural Science

C. DIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Direct Entry candidates must fulfil the conditions in A (above) and have a minimum of Upper Credit at the ND Examination or equivalent from a recognized institution or G.C.E (Advanced Level) or equivalent in at least two science subjects including Biology or Agricultural Science to qualify for admission into 200 level of the programme.