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Botswana College of Agriculture
Private Bag 0027
Gaborone, Botswana
Phone: +267 - 3650100
Fax: +267 - 3928753
www . bca . bw
University of Botswana
Botswana Government

General Information





The Department of Food Science & Technology is a newly established department.

FST Degree Programme

Bachelor of Science in Food science and Technology

Objectives of the programme

At the end of the BSc Food Science and Technology programme the graduate should be able to:

  • Apply methods of food analysis to assess composition, nutritive value, quality, safety, and compliance with national and international standards.
  • Apply methods of food processing and maintenance of food quality and safety in food industries.
  • Develop novel food products to meet the commercial needs of consumers.
  • Propose affordable nutrition programmes for both children and adults to fight against hunger, malnutrition, and disease.
  • Develop and maintain small and medium scale food enterprises and industries through self-employment.

Level 100 : Semester I

Core Courses

BSB110: Mathematics I (3 credits)
BSB 111: General and Inorganic Chemistry (3 credits)
BSB 112:Physics (3 credits)
BSB113: Biology of cells (3 credits)
General Education Courses
GEC 121: Computing and Information Skills Fundamentals I (2 credits)
GEC III: Communication and Study skills I(2 credits)

Total credits: 16

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