Objectives and Attainment Targets of the Study Programme

The Food Technology programme gives students:

This is achieved by theoretical training as well as training in practical use of research methodology to study food science. The student will develop a critical mindset that enables him to solve problems related to industrial food production. The Bachelor of Food Technology has its own graduation finality, which is ensured by courses giving insight in the social context of food sciences (such as market economics and marketing, project management, intellectual property, food marketing, food legislation, insight in employability) and also through a big emphasis on the undergraduate thesis. Next to that the programme is also very well designed to enable students to move on to various Master degree programmes related to food sciences, at Ghent University as well as other Belgian and international institutions.

Next to the above mentioned knowledge and understanding, learning outcomes also include the following skills and attitudes: