Bachelor's Food Technology

Hey food innovator, you want to work on new, innovative products for the largest business sector in the world? Great! Consumer demands and new insights into health, food safety, quality and sustainability make research and development of new products extremely important. In addition, companies want to maintain an effective competitive position. The study of Food Technology supplies you with the knowledge to develop new food products and improve existing products to achieve these goals. You will learn all about ingredients and about aspects such as packaging, logistics and food safety.

Bachelor Food Technology

Why this programme?

  • Practical: Dive into the world of chemistry, physics and biology to develop foods.
  • Quality management: You will develop new methods to assure the market of good products.
  • Large and diverse sector: There are many companies in the Netherlands and across the globe offering attractive positions.

Study programme of BSc Food Technology

The programme overview shows which subjects can be taken in each year of the BSc Food Technology. On this page you can compare Food Technology with other degree programmes.

Inside view on the bachelor's Food Technology

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Application and admission

Visit the Admission & Enrolment page to check the programme prerequisites.

Student experiences

Curious about the experiences of students the Bachelor Food Technology? They share their student experiences about the study programme, student life in Wageningen and international internships.

When it comes to my future, I hope to finish the bachelor programme and continue to do the MSc, also in Food Technology.
Student Klaudia

Future career

After completing both a bachelor's and a master's you are ready to go to work! Want to know more about the careers of former Food Technology students? Read about the career paths open to those who go on to complete a master’s after their bachelor's programme, along with graduate testimonials.

Follow-on master’s programmes

Many students continue their studies with the master's programme Food Technology, to which graduates have direct admission. There are 8 specialisations to choose from, so there is always an option that matches your interests. There are more master's programmes to which you will be directly admitted on the basis of your bachelor's degree in Food Technology, such as MSc Food Safety and MSc Food Quality Management. In addition to the main programmes, there are a number of other master’s options available. Read more about these options.

Meet us and events

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