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Bachelor of Food Technology with Honours (Food Product Technology)

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Level of Study

Bachelor's Degree


4 years

Next start date

Expected Feb 2024


Manawatu Campus


Specialise in Food Product Technology for your Bachelor of Food Technology with Honours at Massey

The world looks to New Zealand as a trustworthy provider of safe, healthy food. As a food technologist you will learn how to contribute to economic growth through improvements in productivity and Research and Development (R&D). You will play a key role in the development of new products and processes for the food industry.

Developing and improving food products, nutrition, health and safety are a priority for food technologists. You will learn how to produce products that consumers desire. That might be products with new beneficial characteristics, products that taste amazing, or that have longer shelf life but contain fewer additives. Or all three!

Global opportunities

By studying the Bachelor of Food Technology with Honours (Food Product Technology) at Massey you will learn how to contribute towards the global trend and desire for healthier food. Some examples that have been worked on by Massey students include:

a sports drink to improve performance

a high-protein cereal

an extruded snack high in protein but low in fat

a low-calorie dessert or chocolate product.

A Bachelor of Food Technology with Honours in Food Product Technology is a good fit if you:

are interested in creating new food products

would like to learn how to bring new food products to the market

are interested in being a leader in the food industry.

Entry criteria

All students must meet university entrance requirements to be admitted to the University.

Specific requirements

Please see entry requirements details on the Bachelor of Food Technology with Honours page.

International English Language Requirements:

  • IELTS - 6.0 overall and minimum 5.5 in each band
  • TOEFL iBT - Overall score 80, minimum 19 in Writing
  • Cambridge English - B2 First, or B2 First for schools, or C1 Advanced, or C2 Proficiency with a score of 169. No less than 162 in each skill.
  • NCEL - Level 4 (Academic)
  • PTE - 50 overall and minimum 42 in each communicative skills
  • LanguageCert - C1 Expert IESOL (LRWS) with PASS and no less than Pass in each skill

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