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Food and Postharvest Engineering


MSc Taught Course:  The duration of the programme shall be 4 semesters consisting of two (2) semesters of taught courses and two (2) semester of project or thesis. 

MPhil Research:  The duration of the programme shall be a minimum of four (4) semesters.


Entry Requirement

Candidates with First Class or Second Class Upper degree in Engineering or allied related courses from a recognised university may gain direct entry. Candidates with Second Class Lower Division or Graduate Diploma will be interviewed prior to admission into the MSc/MPhil programmes.


Course Structure


Year 1, Semester 1

Year 1, Semester 2

Year 2




Food and Post-Harvest Engineering

Research Methods and Instrumentation

Industrial Crop Processing






Research Project




Renewable Energy Applications for Rural Dev.

Crop Drying

Physical Properties of Biological Materials

Perishable Crop Storage

GMP and HACCP and Food Safety Engineering

Food Quality Protection and Assurance

Durable Crop Storage and Processing

Food Process Engineering

Food Packaging

Integrated Study Assignmen