Process & Food Technology - English - 3 years - Full-time

You could be a process technologist working on a new type of recyclable plastic for Sigma Aldrich Amsterdam or GE plastics in Bergen op Zoom. You could also apply for numerous jobs in the FMCG industry. But as a young professional, you do much more. You’ll discover the culture at your company and what the profession does on a daily basis. You’ll attend meetings and company parties. You’ll also learn all there is to know about your market - the latest developments, the competition and what they do. Of course you can also continue your education worldwide at the master’s level.

At work

Is there anything I cannot be after I graduate?

The multidisciplinary nature of PFT means that you’ll be attractive to employers from all kinds of industries and many of the skills you obtain are transferrable to different professions.

Like the study programme, your career prospects are very broad and job roles include:

What will you become
Operations technician
Food technologist
Product designer
Quality controller
Security advisor
Chief fire-fighter
Drug safety medical advisor
Process safety engineer
Production specialist
Research technician

Continue studying

You might, of course, be more academically inclined and choose to continue your education at master’s level - in The Netherlands or abroad. It’s important to note that bachelor students on PFT must complete a one-year pre-master’s programme before being admitted to a master’s level programme. The most prestigious master’s for chemical engineering and food technology in the Netherlands are offered by the Delft University of Technology and Wageningen University. Examples of Dutch master’s programmes our alumni have taken include Food Safety, Development and Rural Innovation and Aquaculture and Marine Resource Management. Outside of the Netherlands, they have joined Denmark University of Technology (advanced Chemical Engineering) and The University of Edinburgh (Management of Bioeconomy, Innovation and Governance). PFT graduates have also taken master’s in Finland, Denmark, England, Belgium and many other countries.

Need help making a decision

We would like to help you make the right decision

It takes a bit of thought and research to find the right programme. The Hague University of Applied Sciences organizes various activities throughout the year to give you the best possible idea of the various study’s offered. You also learn what it’s like to study at THUAS. This way, you can click on the registration button without a doubt in mind. Or you’ll know for certain it’s not right for you. 

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