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  • Bachelor of Science with Honours in Food Testing Science

    The Bachelor of Science with Honours in Food Testing Science is a four-year programme. Applicants can apply for admission to Year 1 or Senior Year.

    Year 1 entry#   Programme code: BSCHFTSJ1
    Senior year entry*   Programme code: BSCHFTSJS
    # SSSDP subsidy is not applicable to non-local applicants/students of this programme.
    * Applicants will be considered for admission to different years of the study programme based on individual academic merits and other relevant factors. Senior year entry applicants/students of this programme are NOT eligible for SSSDP subsidy.

    Entry Requirement



    This programme helps the students to gain analytical, technical, theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of food testing science through a structured science approach. The graduate will be equipped to play a key role in the industry of food testing science including but not limited to food testing specialist, food testing technician, supervisors or quality controller on food production, and food merchandiser.

    Elementary courses in basic science are involved in the first two years of the designed curriculum. Advanced subjects such as food analysis, food safety management, and toxicology are provided in year 3 and 4.

    Career prospects

    Graduates will acquire a broad knowledge of the concepts, techniques, and tools in food testing science. Graduates will find career opportunities in a broad range of food testing and certification industries. Typical positions include food testing specialist, food testing technician, supervisors or quality controller on food production, food merchandiser, etc. The potential employers can be the food manufacturers, food retailers, and food testing laboratories. Besides the technical positions, graduates can also participate in the administration and management on the food and health care areas.

    Further studies

    Graduates will be qualified for further study in testing science, applied sciences and related subjects in any tertiary institutions in Hong Kong and elsewhere. The available postgraduate programmes include but are not limited to MSc in Food Industry: Management and Marketing, MSc in Food Safety Management, MSc in Nutrition, Food Science and Technology, and MSc in Food Analysis and Food Safety Management.

    Programme structure

    Please click the hyperlinks below to view the programme structure:

    Year 1 entry   Programme code: BSCHFTSJ1
    Senior Year entry   Programme code: BSCHFTSJS

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    Duration of programme
    Year 1 entry: 4 years
    Senior Year entry: 2 years / 3 years (Applicants will be considered for admission to different years of the study programme depending on individual academic merits and other relevant factors.)

    Contact information
    Dr Tony Lee (Programme Leader of Testing and Certification)
    (852) 3120 2680
    Prof Fred Lee (Department Head of Science)
    (852) 3120 2690
    For more details about the programme information, please refer to the programme website.
    Year 1 entry   BSCHFTSJ1
    Senior Year entry   BSCHFTSJS

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