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Undergraduate Program in Food Technology

Undergraduate Program in Food Technology

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In the food technology program, students learn the application of food science to the selection, preservation, processing, packaging, distribution, and use of safe, nutritious, and wholesome food.  Bachelor Program of Food Technology is designed to produce food technologist graduates with competencies in all aspects of production, processing, and management in food industries and other food-related sectors, including as entrepreneurs. We consistently train and educate students to become graduates capable of working and performing well in food-related industries, government institution or entrepreneurs.

Our defined Program Outcomes allow us to consistently train and educate students to become graduates capable of working and performing well in food-related industries, government institution or entrepreneurs. The graduates may take positions in the area of food production, food ingredient supply, food research and development, food process engineering, food quality, and safety system, food analysis, and quality control, regulatory affairs, food marketing, etc.

IFT Program Goals
FST program meets the IFT program goal as follow:

  1. Graduates are competent in core areas of food science. 
  2. Graduates can integrate and apply their knowledge. 
  3. Graduates are proficient communicators. 
  4. Graduates demonstrate professionalism and leadership skills

Program Learning Outcomes
In general, graduates of the Food Technology Study Program have competence in designing the process of adding value to food by applying the principles of food science, technology and management by integrating various operating units to produce safe and quality food products. Based on the Indonesian National Qualification Framework, undergraduate graduate competencies must meet 3 (three) aspects of competency, namely (1) aspects of ability in the field of work; (2) aspects of the scope of work based on knowledge possessed; and (3) aspects of attitude and responsibility. Competencies food technology graduates are formulated in the description of the study program learning outcomes (program learning outcomes) as follow:

  1. Have knowledge of food science principles (chemistry and food analysis, food microbiology and safety, food engineering and processing, food biochemistry, and nutrition and applied food science).
  2. Able to apply the principles of food science and technology in an integrated manner to produce safe and quality foods.
  3. Able to communicate orally and in writing related to technical and non-technical aspects.
  4. Able to think critically and analytically, solve problems, be responsible for his/her work independently, and make appropriate decisions based on data and information.
  5. Able to work in teams, interact with others from different backgrounds, be skilled in organizing and leading in a variety of situations
  6. Commit to professionalism and ethical values.

Career Prospective
The growth of food industries both nationally and globally provides a great opportunity for food technology graduates to work in this area. They play significant roles to ensure that the processed foods produced by food industries are safe and in best quality for consumers. The Food Technology graduates are capable of working in food and food-related industries, government institutions, as well as working as an entrepreneur. The graduates may take positions in the area of food production, food ingredient supply, food research and development, food process engineering, food quality and safety system, food analysis and quality control, regulatory affair, food marketing, etc. Food Technology Gradates also may continue his/her study to Master and Doctorate degree to work in higher educations or research institutions. More than 80% of our fresh graduates are working in food related industries as mentioned above.

Scholarships
There are many different potential scholarships for eligible students to apply.  One of the many different schemes of scholarship includes ASEAN International Mobility for Students (AIMS) programs.  Through this program, students have opportunity to spend one semester of their study in partner universities abroad.  Approximately 15 scholarships are available annually.