Our Aims

Aims:
Food Science & Technology integrates the theoretical knowledge and the practical training in raw material selection, processing operations & equipment, preservation, product development, packaging and quality & safety of food with special attention given to secure the nutritive value of the processed food. The DFST offers curricula and professional development for students so that they could compete for quality employment in government, semi government and especially in private sector with great confidence. The main stream of employment for graduates would be food scientists/ technologists, academics in education sector, scientist in research institutes and quality control officers. In addition, with their knowledge in the related disciplines, they may be able to enter other highly attractive professions in administration and management of the food sector and related fields.


The aims of the Food Science & Technology specialization program

  • To offer a curriculum that provides strong background in the principles underlying the sciences of food technology
  • To provide knowledge and an understanding of the characteristics and nutritive value of major food sources, food processing & preservation systems, microbiological and biochemical aspects of food quality and safety, marketing economics and social and behavioral factors affecting food security
  • To provide the opportunity to develop intellectual skills, generic & transferable skills, practical/ enterprise/ professional skills, personal skills e.g. strong verbal and written communication skills, team work, initiative and creativity.

To offer a high quality learning experience that develop ability to evaluate and to undertake research in food science & technology and to expose students to novel knowledge and technologies represented in the research strengths of the department.

Our Aims

To offer a high quality learning experience that develop ability to evaluate and to undertake research in food science & technology and to expose students to novel knowledge and technologies represented in the research strengths of the department.

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Our Mission

Contributing to the society through the pursuit of education in Food Science and Technology in learning, disseminating knowledge and meeting international standards in research and teaching at the highest level of excellence

Contact Information (DFST)

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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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E-Mail :  info@wyb.ac.lk