School of Agriculture:: The University of Jordan ::

Program Specifications

Master in Food science and Technology / Program Overview

  •  Background to the program and subject area:

Previously, the department had been offering a joint program in nutrition and food technology. Recently, two separate Master's programs have been offered as an alternative to the joint program, which were launched in the beginning of the second semester of the academic year 2008/2009. These two programs are Master’s in “Human Nutrition and Dietetics” and Master’s in “Food Science and Technology”.To qualify for the Master of Food Science and Technology, the students must complete a prescribed courses program of 34 credits including the 9 credits thesis. These courses are designed to prepare the students to develop and conduct a research in the field of Food Technology. The graduate students of the program have demonstrated a great success at national, regional and international level, which indicates the program capability in fulfilling the needs of labour market and preparing distinguished professional graduates.
  • ​  Vision statements of the program:
   To be pioneers and innovators in the field of human nutrition and dietetics in Jordan with scholarly efforts to be recognized as a model at the national, regional and international levels. 
  •   Mission statements of the program:
To Prepare qualified human resources that are capable to teach and conduct scientific research, extend targeted knowledge and deliver services at the best level of professional quality and excellence in different fields of food science and technology.
  •   Program Aims:
    •     Thinking innovatively and independently in the field of food science
    •     Writing scientifically and using literatures in food science
    •     Establishing and applying program and system on the food industry organization
    •     Leading technical teams in food industry
    •     Teaching food science courses in the universities and the scientific institutions