Career Opportunities 

​According to the Ministry of Trade and Industry, the food industry alone employs 127,000 workers, accounting for about 4.4% of Singapore's total employment. The food industry also contributes approximately 1.6% to Singapore's gross domestic product based on government figures from the Singapore Department of Statistics 2011 Economic Survey Series and the Singapore Economic Development Board Census of Manufacturing 2011.

Upon completion of this 2nd Major programme, students can look forward to a wide range of exciting career opportunities in the food industry which includes but not limited to :

  • Food Manufacturing Engineer
  • Nutrition Scientist
  • Food Research Scientist / Engineer
  • Packaging Scientist
  • Flavor Chemist
  • Food Analytical Chemist
  • Food Process Engineer
  • Food Technical Manager
  • Food Regulatory Specialist
  • Food Microbiologist
  • Product Development R&D
  • Project Management
  • Food Safety Specialist
  • Supply Chain Distributor
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Food Quality Assurance/Quality Control

For those who intend to pursue postgraduate study in Food Science and Technology, we offer graduate programme leading to the award of Joint-PhD programme in Food Science and Technology. Please click here for more information.