The School of Food Science and Technology
Author:    Date:2013-05-02    Visit quantity:

    Brief introduction to the school of Food Science and Technology
    The School of Food Science and Technology was founded in 1985. It offers 4 specialties, namely Food Nutrition and Detection, Food Processing Technology, Food and Drug Administration, and Quality Test of Agricultural Products. The specialty of “Food Nutrition and Detection” is entitled “the key construction specialty” of the national demonstrational college. The number of Graduates has reached more than 2,500, and presently enrolled students are about 1300.
    There are 32 full-time members including 3 professors and 7 associate professors, 90% of whom are double-professionally-titled teachers. Four teachers have doctoral degrees and fourteen have a master’s degree. The school has recently organized itself to best reflect its research and teaching strengths and priorities. More than 10 teachers have been to the United States, Germany, Japan, Singapore, the Netherlands for further education or academic visits. Each year we invited experts from other countries including Germany, France and the Netherlands, to carry out academic exchanges.
    We pay significant attention to students’ practical skills during the teaching process. The school is well-equipped with various contemporary instruments and laboratories to support the teachers’ research and the students’ placement in food analysis, food biotechnology and food processing, such as Jiangsu Agricultural Products Processing and Detection Base for Higher Vocational Education, and Jiangsu Research and Development Center for Animal Products Processing.

    Brief introduction to majors
    1. The Food Nutrition and Detection specialty
    Food Nutrition and Detection is the key construction specialty of the national demonstrational college. It is designed to impart basic knowledge and professional skills on food analysis, food safety management and food processing technology etc. The job market is wide open for trained students in this area, with of food processing enterprises, food additives enterprises, food quality monitoring units and relevant government agencies, for quality control, safety assurance and food processing technology. Our students enjoy excellent job placement and are qualified for all the careers listed above. The graduate employment rate is 98%.
    2. The Food Processing Technology specialty
    Food Processing Technology is to impart important basic concepts and a range of processing techniques that are used in food manufacturing. The job market is wide open for trained students in the areas of food processing enterprises, food quality monitoring units and relevant government agencies for quality control, safety assurance and food processing technology. Our students enjoy excellent job placement and are qualified for all the careers listed above. The graduate employment rate is 100%.
    3. The Quality Test of Agricultural Products specialty 
    Quality Test of Agricultural Products is to impart basic knowledge and professional skills concerning agricultural products processing, detection, quality control etc. The job market is wide open for trained students in the areas of agricultural products testing, with manufacturers and government agencies, for quality control, safety assurance and food processing technology. Our students enjoy excellent job placement and are qualified for all the careers listed above. Students professional prospects are favorable and their employment rate is 100%.
    4. The Food and Drug Administration specialty
    Food and Drug Administration is to impart basic knowledge and professional skills concerning the supervision and administration of food and drug quality, production processes, agricultural products processing, relevant policies and regulations etc. The job market is wide open for trained students in this area, with of food enterprises, pharmaceutical companies and government agencies for quality control and supervision. Our students enjoy excellent job placement, and are qualified for all the careers listed above. Students professional prospects are favorable and their employment rate is 98%.