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MASTER OF SCIENCE IN FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY program

University of Nairobi

Masters Program 2 YEARS

Course Details

Course Overview

The Department of Food Science and Technology in the University of Nairobi offers a Master of Science Programme in Food Science and Technology with option in either Food Science or Food Technology. The Programme consists of a year of coursework followed by a year of individual research leading to a thesis.

Minimum Entry Requirements

1.      The regulations for the Degree of Master of Science by coursework and thesis in the Faculty of Agriculture in the University of Nairobi shall be applicable.


2.      Candidates must have at least an Upper Second Class Honours Degree or its equivalent in Food Science and Technology from a recognized University.

Course Program

Course Units


Compulsory courses


Sensory Analysis


Postharvest Physiology


Practical Food Processing


Toxicology


Food Dispersions and Food Additives


Statistics and Field Experimentation


Optional Courses


Advanced Food Science


Advanced Food Technology

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