Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology in Nigeria

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology(Food Science and Technology)
  • Major Subject: Food Science and Technology
  • Course Category: Degree Courses

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology

  • Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Minna  
    Minimum entry requirement:
    Students with West African School Certificates or its equivalents with pass at credit level in Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Mathematics and English language are encouraged to apply. They should also have acceptable score in the University Matriculation Examination required for entry at the 100-level class and fulfil other basic general requirements of entering Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University. A good grade point average at the end of the first year studies at IBB University will be an advantage.

    -In addition to satisfying the conditions above, candidates for direct entry should satisfy qualifications in one of the following categories:
    (1) Advance Level Certificate of the West African Examination Council or General Certificate of Education with passes in courses (graded A— E) or its equivalent in Biology and Chemistry, Physics and/or Mathematics;
    (2) Either Ordinary National Diploma (OND), Higher National Diploma (HND), National Certificate of Education (NCE) or equivalent qualifications in Biology, Chemistry that are acceptable to the Senate of Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai.
  • University of Agriculture, Makurdi University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Makurdi  
    Minimum entry requirement:
    1. Ordinary level Requirements
    -Five credit passes in GCE (or Equivalent) examination at not more than two sittings with at least two passes at the Advanced (‘A’) level GCE;
    -Four credit passes at advanced level or its Equivalent

    2. UTME Requirements
    -The Senior Secondary School or the School Certificate/General Certificate of Education (SSCE/GCE) ordinary level credit passes in five subjects including Chemistry, Physics and Biology for Sciences and Mathematics, English, Economics, Commerce or Accounting, Government and Biology/Agric. Science for Management Sciences)
    -Grade II Teacher’s Certificate with Credit/merit passes in at least five subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Economics;
    -An acceptable score in the UTME as may be determined by the University from time to time; and
    -JAMB combination MUST include Mathematics, Economics, and Accounting or Commerce
  • Michael Okpara Federal University of Agriculture Michael Okpara Federal University of Agriculture, Umudike  
    Course entry requirements:
    (i) UTME: To qualify for the 5 years BSc. Programme in Food Science and Technology, candidates require a minimum of five (5) Ordinary Level Credit passes in West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), General Certificate of Education (GCE) or National Examination Council Ordinary Level (NECO) in not more than two sittings. The credits must be obtained in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. The candidate must also meet the JAMB pass mark and include subjects- English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology/Agricultural Science.

    (ii) Direct Entry: For the direct entry admission, candidates require at least an upper credit in OND/HND in Food Science and Technology, or related disciplines in combination with “O” Level results as stipulated by the Department. Qualified candidates will be admitted into 200 Level.

    Course duration: 5 years
  • Madonna University Madonna University, Okija  
    Admission requirements:
    UTME (Unified Tertiary Admission Matriculation Examination)

    The minimum admission requirement for Engineering and Technology disciplines should be passes at credit level in the Senior Secondary School final year examination or GCE ‘O’ Level in five subjects including Mathematics, English Language, Physics, Chemistry. and Biology or Agricultural Science. Candidates are also required to have acceptable pass in UTME. It is also desirable for candidates to have Further Mathematics and Technical Drawing at credit levels. Such candidates shall have added advantage.


    For Direct Entry, candidates must have passes in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry at GCE ‘A’ level or equivalent. Holders of OND and HND at minimum of upper credit level are eligible for consideration for admission into 200 and 300 levels respectively.
  • Benson Idahosa University Benson Idahosa University, Benin City  

    Entry requirements:
    1.Obtain passes at the Advanced Level GCE or HSC/HND in Chemistry and at least one of the following; Biology, Zoology, Botany, Agricultural Science, Physics, Geography, Economics or Mathematics.
    2.Candidates who have obtained OND at approved Agricultural, Fisheries, Forestry, and Wildlife Schools with at least credit Passes in addition to UME requirements may be eligible for direct entry.
    3.NCE (Agric. Science) from a recognised College of Education, NND or HND from a recognised College of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry and Wildlife with at least a credit pass.
    4.HND or NND in the Science (Chemistry, HND or NND Zoology, Botany, or Biology).
  • The Federal University of Technology Akure The Federal University of Technology Akure, Akure  
    Duration :4 years

    Admission requirements:
    i. English Language Credit

    ii. Mathematics Credit

    iii. Chemistry Credit

    iv. Biology/Agricultural Science Credit

    v. Physics Credit

    B. University Matriculation Examination subject Requirements:

    Mathematics and/or Physics
    Biology or Agricultural Science
    English Languag
    C. Direct entry requirements:

    Direct Entry candidates must fulfill the conditions in A (above) and have a minimum of Upper Credit at the ND examination to qualify for admission into 200 level of the programme.
  • Federal University, Dutsin-Ma Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina  
    Admission requirements
    The prospective student must possess credits in five ordinary level subjects in not more than two sittings. The subject must include Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biology and English Language. Candidates are also expected to pass English, Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics in UTME.

    2 ‘A’ Level Passes to include Biology and Chemistry at GCE ‘A’ level or its equivalent.

    Holders of OND or HND at minimum of Lower Credit level are eligible for consideration for admission into 200 Level. NCE in relevant field
  • Modibbo Adama University of Technology Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola  
    Candidates seeking admission in any of the programmes must meet the University’s general admission requirement and also the Departmental requirements. An applicant for (B. Agric) Crop or Soil Science option must have passed a.UME and PUME Entry Requirement b.WASCE/GCE O’ Level/NECO with five credits obtained in not more than two sittings in English Language, Chemistry, Biology/Agric Science, Mathematics or Physic and any other subject. At least a pass in Physics and credit pass in Agric Science must be backed up by a pass in Biology.
  • Mountain Top University Mountain Top University, Makogi Oba  
    Admission requirements:
    Direct Entry Requirements

    Direct Entry candidates must fulfil the conditions in A (above) and have a minimum of Upper or Lower Credit at the ND Examination or equivalent from a recognized institution or G.C.E (Advanced Level) or equivalent in at least two science subjects with a minimum of a credit (C) in Physics and any of Mathematics or Chemistry to qualify for admission into 200 level of the programmes.
  • Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology, Okitipupa  
    Admission requirements:
    Five ‘O’ Level Credit Passes In Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, English And Any Other Science Subject/Technical Drawing. Two ‘A’ level passes in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
    National diploma (ND) with Distinction and credit passes in relevant subjects
  • Novena University Novena University, Ogume  
    Admission requirements:
    Five Credits at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English, Chemistry, Biology, Physics & Mathematics Two A’ level passes in Chemistry, Biology or Physics.

    UME subjects are: Chemistry, Physics & Biology
  • Bayelsa Medical University Bayelsa Medical University, Yenagoa  
    Course entry requirements
    -Five O level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and one other Science subject.

    Course duration: 5 years
  • Kogi State University Kogi State University, Anyigba  
  • University of Calabar University of Calabar, Calabar  
  • Rivers State University Rivers State University, Port Harcourt  
  • Ebonyi State University Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki  
  • Mater Dei Polytechnic Mater Dei Polytechnic, Ugwuoba  
  • Abia State University Abia State University, Uturu  
  • Yaba College of Technology Yaba College of Technology, Yaba  
  • Wesley University Wesley University, Ondo  
  • University of Uyo University of Uyo, Uyo  
  • University of Mkar University of Mkar, Mkar  
  • University of Maiduguri University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri  
  • Federal University of Agriculture Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta  
  • University of Abuja University of Abuja, Abuja  
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka  
  • Kano State University of Science and Technology Kano State University of Science and Technology, Wudil  
  • Federal University of Technology Owerri Federal University of Technology Owerri, Owerri  
  • Federal University of Technology Minna Federal University of Technology Minna, Minna  
  • Enugu State University of Science and Technology Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu  
  • Bowen University Bowen University, Iwo  
  • Bells University of Technology Bells University of Technology, Ota  
  • Bayero University Bayero University, Kano  

More Degree Courses in Nigeria

View all courses in Nigeria