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Bachelor of Food Technology with Honours (Food Process Engineering)

Key facts

  • Available at Auckland
  • Available at Manawatū
  • Year 1, Year 2 and Sem 1 of Year 3 available at Auckland. Full programme available at Manawatū.
  • Available for international students studying in NZ

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Entry requirements

NOTE: This major can be started at the Auckland or Manawatū campuses but the final one-and-a-half years of the programme must be completed at Manawatū. If you start studying this major at Auckland, before beginning semester two of Year 3 you will need to decide if:

  1. you are going to change major so you can remain studying on the Auckland campus OR
  2. you are going to move to the Manawatū campus to continue with this major.


Please see the entry requirements for the Bachelor of Food Technology with Honours.

For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.


Part One

120.101 Plant Biology
123.104 Chemistry for Biological Systems
123.105 Chemistry and the Physical World
124.104 Physics 1A (Mechanics and Thermodynamics)
160.101 Calculus
160.102 Algebra
228.115 Engineering and Technology Principles
247.114 Science and Sustainability for Engineering and Technology

Part Two

123.271 Molecules to Materials
141.211 Food Technology 3: Product Development
228.271 Engineering Mathematics 2
280.271 Heat and Mass - Conservation and Transfer
123.201 Chemical Energetics
141.212 Food Technology 4: Manufacturing
280.201 Industrial Microbiology
280.272 Fluid Flow and Particle Technology

Part Three (Manawatū only)

141.311 Food Technology 5: Food Microbiology and Safety
141.395 Food Chemistry
228.371 Statistical Modelling for Engineers and Technologists
280.371 Process Engineering Operations
141.312 Food Technology 6: Food Characterisation
141.362 Food Formulation Technology
280.372 Reaction Technologies and Process Modelling
280.304 Bioseparation and Purification Processes

Part Four (120 credits) (Manawatū only)

141.710 Food Packaging Engineering & Legislation
141.723 Industrial Systems Improvement
141.749 Food Engineering Research Project
141.797 Food Engineering Design
280.702 Process Control
280.771 Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering

If you would like to find out more about individual courses requirements, please use our Course search.

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