Food Science and Technology - Faculty of Engineering, Environment & Technology

This entire page attempts to cover the List of Schools that offer Food Science and Technology under the Faculty of Engineering, Environment & Technology in Nigeria.

We will also talk about;
- The subject combinations needed to study Food Science and Technology
- JAMB UTME Subjects and Requirements
- O'Level Subjects and Requirements
- Direct Entry Requirements
- and other information you require to successfully gain admission to study Food Science and Technology.

You need to read the entire content of this page to get all the knowledge your require for this course.

NOTE: This course (Food Science and Technology) is also available for study in other faculties. If you were not looking to study Food Science and Technology under the Faculty of Engineering, Environment & Technology, please click the appropriate faculty below to see their proper requirements;

TAKE NOTE: There are other schools, where Food Science and Technology can also be studied. Please note however that it would NOT be under the Faculty of Engineering, Environment & Technology. Please click the appropriate faculty below to see their own requirements;

School Options


FUTO offers this course with options in:


(i) Food Processing and Engineering Technology

(ii) Food Microbiology Technology

(iii) Food Chemistry and Nutrition Technology

(iv) Enology and Brewing Tech

Subject Combination / JAMB UTME Requirements


In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Food Science and Technology under the Faculty of Engineering, Environment & Technology in the above Universities include;

Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics or Biology.

SUBJECTS SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) BELLS accepts physics/mathematics.

(ii) FUTO requires Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.

(iii) UNIMAID requires Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture and any one of Physics and Mathematics.

(vi) MTU requires Chemistry, Physics and any one of Mathematics, Biology/Agricultural Science.

O'Level Requirements


The O'level subject combination and requirements needed to study Food Science and Technology;

You require;

Five SSCE credit passes to include Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English Language and any other Science subject

SUBJECTS SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(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 at least five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology in not more than two (2) sittings.

(iii)  OAU does not accept Biology in lieu of Physics.

(iv) MTU requires five (5) credit passes at SSC or its equivalent at not more than two sittings to include Mathematics, English, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and Physics.

Direct Entry Requirements


These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Food Science and Technology, if you don't intend to use UTME.

You require;

(i) 'A' Level passes in two (2) of Physics Chemistry, and Mathematics.

(ii) ND/HND upper credit in relevant programmes.

SUBJECTS SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS

(i) BELLS accepts
a) two (2) 'A' Level passes in Chemistry/Physics/ Biology/ Mathematics.
b) ND/HND/ IJMB in relevant programmes.

(ii) FUTO requires;
a) At least two (2) ‘A’ level passes not below Grade C from Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry.
b) ND/HND at Upper Credit level in Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Chemistry, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Biology, Computer Science or Engineering.
c) First Degree in Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Chemistry, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Biology, Computer Science or Engineering.
d) Very good passes in three JUPEB subjects namely Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics. It does not accept NCE. Candidates must in addition meet UTME ‘O’ Level requirements.

(iii) UNIMAID accepts 'O' Level credit pass in Biology.

(iv) MTU in addition to ‘O’ Level requirements requires:
a) a minimum of ND Upper Credit or equivalent from a recognized institution
b) G.C.E (‘A’ Level) or equivalent in at least two science subjects including Biology or Agricultural Science
c) Foundation/JUPEB obtained from Mountain Top University or other recognized Universities.

(v) OAU accepts 
a) ND upper credit in Food Science and Technology.
b) ND/HND upper credit plus five (5) 'O' Level credit passes.

(vi) WUSTO 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.