Food Science Technology
 
 Undergraduate Program

 

Course units offered at Level 1 Semester 1 (Year 1)

Course code

Course Title

Credits

Comments

FST 1113

Chemistry I

3

Core Course Unit

FST 1121

Laboratory Course in Chemistry

1

Core Course Unit

NTN 1114

Principles of Biochemistry & Genetics

4

Core Course Unit

LFN 1114

Food Production Systems I

4

Core Course Unit

LFN 1120

Mathematics & Computing

0

Core Course Unit

LFN 1130

Introduction to Information Technology

0

Core Course Unit

ELT 1110

English for Science I

0

Partial Fulfillment

 

Course units offered at Level 1 Semester 2 (Year 1)

Course code

Course Title

Credits

Comments

FST 1212

Chemistry II 

2

Core Course Unit

NTN 1214

Biochemistry of Energy & Metabolism

4

Core Course Unit

NTN 1224

Human Physiology

4

Core Course Unit

LFN 1210

Special Assignment

0

Core Course Unit

LFN 1224

Food Production Systems II

4

Core Course Unit

LFN 1232

Concepts & Practice of Statistics

2

Core Course Unit

ELT 1120

English for Science II

0

Partial Fulfillment

 

Course units offered at Level 1 Semester 3 (Year 2)

Course code

Course Title

Credits

Comments

FST 1314

Microbiology

4

Core Course Unit

FST 1324

Principles of Food Science

4

Core Course Unit

FST 1334

Principles of Food Marketing & Business Economics

4

Core Course Unit

NTN 1314

Introduction to Foods & Nutrition

4

Core Course Unit

LFN 1X10

Social Harmony & Conflict Resolution

0

Partial Fulfillment

ELT 1310

Academic English I

0

Partial Fulfillment

 

Course units offered at Level 1 Semester 4 (Year 2)

Course code

Course Title

Credits

Comments

NTN 1414

Human Nutrition

4

Core Course Unit

FST 1414

Food Analysis & Quality Assurance

4

Core Course Unit

FST 1424

Food Processing & Preservation

4

Core Course Unit

LFN 1414

Information Systems & Data Handling

4

Core Course Unit

LFN 1X10

Social Harmony & Conflict Resolution

0

Core Course Unit

ELT 1410

Academic English II

0

Core Course Unit

 

Food Science & Technology Specialization

Course units offered at Level 2 Semester 1 (Year 3)

Course code

Course Title

Credits

Comments

FST 2113

Food Chemistry

3

Compulsory

FST 2122

Dairy Products Technology

2

Compulsory

FST 2131

Confectionery and Beverage Technology

1

Elective

FST 2142

Sensory Evaluation

2

Compulsory

FST 2154

Food Engineering

2

Compulsory

FST 2163

Biotechnology in Food Science

3

Compulsory

FST 2171

Food Product Development

1

Compulsory

FST 2181

Rapid Chemical Sensing Methods

1

Elective

NTN 2113

Nutrition in Lifecycle

3

Compulsory

NTN 2142

Sociology of Food & Nutrition

2

Elective

NTN 2162

Functional Foods

2

Elective

 

Course units offered at Level 2 Semester 2 (Year 3)

Course code

Course Title

Credits

Comments

FST 2213

Food Microbiology

3

Compulsory

FST 2222

Food Packaging

2

Compulsory

FST 2131

Post-Harvest Technology of Fruits and Vegetables

2

Compulsory

FST 2242

Food Safety and Quality Management

2

Compulsory

FST 2253

Fish, Meat & Egg Products Technology

3

Compulsory

FST 2263

Cereal Chemistry & Bakery Products Technology

3

Compulsory

FST 2272

Spectroscopic Methods for Structure Determination

2

Compulsory

FST 2281

Indigenous Food Technology

1

Elective

NTN 2252

Food Toxicology

2

Elective

NTN 2272

Food & Beverage Service Management

2

Elective

LFN 2211

Scientific Writing

1

Compulsory

 

Course units offered at Level 3 Semester 1 (Year 4)

Course code

Course Title

Credits

Comments

FST 311X

Research Project in Food Science & Technology

10

Compulsory

 

Course units offered at Level 3 Semester 2 (Year 4) [[Minimum of 10 Credits]

Course code

Course Title

Credits

Comments

FST 3215

In-plant Training

5

Compulsory

LFN 3212

Human Resource Management

2

Elective

LFN 3222

Organizational Management

2

Elective

CGU 3211

Mass Communication

1

Elective

CGU 3221

Entrepreneurship Development

1

Elective

Contact Information (DFST)

Address





Department of Food Science & Technology,
Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries & Nutrition,
Wayamba University of Sri Lanka,
Makandura,
Gonawila,
Sri Lanka.

Telephone

+(94) 312 299 871
Fax +(94) 312 299 870
E-mail  foodtech@mkd.wyb.ac.lk
   
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