MSc in Food Technology (Dissertation)

General

Program Description

The primary purpose of the MSc in Food Technology is to provide students with specialized advanced education and training while meeting the requirements of a specific research component so that students can master the required experimental and technological skills and necessary fieldwork competencies such as innovation, decision-making, strategic thinking, and organizational skills.

A dissertation-based MSc in Food Technology consists of a comprehensive study of a specialized area in the field of specialization, reported on and submitted in the form of a dissertation at the end of the program. The degree demands a high level of intellectual and theoretical knowledge and insight into problems related to the field of study and of critical reasoning, formulation, analysis, and evaluation of a specific problem in the field of study.

A dissertation and such additional research work as may be prescribed by the Departmental Head.

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The institution is taking the lead across Africa in the 4th Industrial Revolution Thinking, reimagining the future for all disciplines 4IR is the next wave of industrialization that we need to understand and shape in order to build the future of this country – and the Africa continent – so richly deserve. 4IR is not just about robotics and automation; it is about the advancement of society to empower people and uplift generations.

As the world moves forward into the 4th industrial revolution, so does UJ with “Education 4IR” – bringing 4IR thinking and technology into the curriculum across different courses and using innovative blended-learning technologies. This means that UJ graduates are better prepared to embrace the future of business and industry as AI and 4IR play a bigger part in the way we live and work.

At the University of Johannesburg, it is our duty to embrace and navigate the future leaders of our country proudly and boldly through the unimagined complexities of 4IR so that they may take full advantage and deliver a better tomorrow. Future leaders like you! Here we are leading courageous conversation; pushing and shaping the design of a new tomorrow. Here we are taking action and building the new world.

Admission requirements:

A BTech (Food Technology) or an equivalent qualification at an equivalent standard.

Duration of program:

  • Minimum: 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time
  • Maximum: 2 years full-time or 4 years part-time

Contact details:

Name: Ms. Kalay Venugopaul / Tel: 011 559 6456 / Email: kalayv@uj.ac.za

Last updated May 2020

About the School

Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the university i ... Read More

Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the university is alive down to its African roots, and well-prepared for its role in actualising the potential that higher education holds for the continent’s development. Read less