Gomal University

Master of Science in Food Science & Technology


The MSc (Hons) Food Science & Technology program of Institute of Food Science & Nutrition is an advanced graduate degree that delves into the intricacies of food production, processing, and innovation. This program is designed to provide students with an in-depth understanding of the scientific principles that govern the creation of safe, nutritious, and high-quality food products. Through specialized coursework and research, students explore advanced topics in food chemistry, microbiology, engineering, and sensory evaluation. They gain expertise in food preservation techniques, quality control, and the application of emerging technologies in food processing. With access to state-of-the-art laboratories and industry partnerships, students engage in hands-on research projects that contribute to advancements in the field. Graduates are well-equipped to pursue careers as research scientists, product developers, quality assurance managers, and regulatory specialists in the food industry, playing a pivotal role in shaping the future of food technology and ensuring the delivery of safe and innovative food products to consumers.

Enter Requirements

Admission Requirement: (Eligibility): BS/BSc (Hons) or equivalent 16 years education in Food Science & Technology or related fields with at least 2nd Division under Annual System or with minimum 2.50/4.00 CGPA under semester system. Valid GAT (General) result or GU admission entry test result with at least 60% marks.

1st Semester
Code Course Credit Hours
FST 701 Food Additives 3(2-1)
FST 702 Recent Advances in Food Science and Technology 3(3-0)
FST 703 Food Packaging 3(3-0)
FST 704 Food Quality Assurance Management 3(2-1)
2nd Semester
Code Course Credit Hours
FST 711 Advanced Food Biotechnology 3(2-1)
FST 712 Advanced Food Microbiology 3(2-1)
FST 713 Baking Science and Technology 3(2-1)
FST 714 Food Industrial Waste Management 3(3-0)
3rd-4th Semester
Code Course Credit Hours
Research and Thesis
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