Become a food scientist and discover the wonders of science in food and nutrition as you conceptualise and develop new and exciting food products to satisfy the taste buds of consumers today. This course prepares you for the popular food science and nutrition industry. It provides you with a strong foundation in food safety and quality, food chemistry and microbiology, as well as food processing and food ingredient applications.
This diploma lets you...
Find out how food ingredients interact to create fascinating flavours and textures, and what is involved in ensuring what we eat is safe.
Learn from lecturers with industry experience and make your mark in local and international competitions.
Gain opportunities to work in food-related multinational organisations, or pursue further studies at universities in Singapore, Australia and the United Kingdom.
What You'll Study
You can look forward to successful careers in fields such as:
Research and Development (R&D)
As food technicians in food companies working product development or modification.
As executives in food manufacturing and production companies, ensuring products are produced in a consistent, safe and cost-efficient manner.
Quality Control/ Quality Assurance
As executives who implement and ensure production and manufacturing processes comply with government regulations and certifications requirements.
Dietetics and Nutrition
As assistants in dietetics and food service management in the healthcare sector.
Public Health and Community Nutrition
As officers at health promotion agencies, specialist health centres and nutrition consultancy firms.
Sales and Marketing
As business development, technical sales or marketing executives identifying new market trends, conducting market research and providing technical support.
As regulatory and legislative executives involved in inspecting and certifying food companies in food hygiene, HACCP, halal, kosher and ISO certifications.
NYP’s Diploma in Food Science & Nutrition opens doors for you to further your education at reputable local and international universities. You can complete a degree in areas such as food science and technology, nutrition, chemistry and dietetics.
Our graduates have pursued degrees at:
National University of Singapore
Nanyang Technological University
Singapore Institute of Technology (Massey University)
The School of Chemical & Life Sciences provides a conducive learning environment to nurture fertile minds and spark creativity and innovation. You will learn the latest technologies in our modern and state-of-the-art, industry-standard training facilities, pilot plants and laboratories. In addition, our team of highly qualified, experienced, dynamic and caring lecturers will equip you with professional and value-added skills. Beyond academic excellence, we also encourage the development of important personal competence skills to complement the professional knowledge and skills you will acquire.
This brochure highlights the advantage that NYP gives to our learners to bring out the best in them. It provides succinct information on how our strong industry connection, our NYP fam culture, holistic programmes and facilities prepare our students for work and life – with a well-rounded education.