Careers in Food Engineering

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Careers in Food Engineering

Careers in Food Engineering

Food engineering has to do with the designing and development of systems for production, distribution, processing and storing agricultural and food materials.

In this article i’ll be showing you various careers in Food Engineering. Although Food engineering falls among the less competitive courses in Nigeria Universities due to the low rate of students and aspirants offering and applying to study Food Engineering.

As a Food Engineering student, you’ll be exposed to other disciplines which makes food engineering a multi-discipline.

Well, i do not have to toil around, because food engineering is a very interesting discipline amongst other engineering disciplines.

Possible places graduates in Food Engineering can work

  • Bio-refinery
  • Food plant
  • Government Research firm
  • Consulting companies
  • Tertiary institutions as a lecturer
  • Government Food Related Health Agencies (eg NAFDAC)
  • Beverage manufacturing Companies
  • Food preservation companies
  • International and local NGOs in Food

These are the few places a food engineer can work, but with time there shall be new job opportunities available for food engineers in Nigeria.

Necessary Admission Requirements to Studying Food Engineering

Candidate seeking admission through jamb are expected to have a minimum of 5 credits passes in Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (S.S.C.E). Which includes Mathematics, English Language, Chemistry, Physics, and Biology.

But for Jamb, you need English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry or Biology.

INSTITUTIONS WHERE YOU CAN STUDY FOOD ENGINEERING IN NIGERIA

UNIVERSITY OF UYO (UNIUYO)

UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN (UNIILORIN)

For now, these are the only two universities where food engineering can be studied in Nigeria.

Careers in Food Engineering

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