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

In 2014, the horse meat scandal kick-started and era of stricter factory inspections and a more food-safety conscious consumer. Today, manufacturers of consumables and foodstuffs around the world recognise that transparency about the way their products are processed is essential to stay in business. As an upcoming student of the Process and Food Technology (PFT) at The Hague University of Applied Sciences (THUAS), you’ll embrace this increase in consumer awareness. It will encourage you to innovate existing manufacturing processes, or design entirely new ones, to provide sustainable and resourceful food and chemical industries.


You cannot do anything else but speak English. Everyone is in the same boat.

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On speaking English

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On choosing a study

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PFT 3 years, 2019-2020

You have a Dutch diploma

To begin the three-year bachelor’s degree programme, you should have a VWO diploma with the appropriate profile.
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You have a non-Dutch diploma

To enrol for the PFT 3 year programme you will need a secondary school diploma comparable to a Dutch VWO diploma and a good command of English.
Also, you need to have passed your exam in mathematics and chemistry.

Before we can decide on your eligibility, we’ll need to assess your secondary school certificate.
To make sure your certificate is evaluated fairly, we work with NUFFIC, an organisation that specialises in the assessment of international education qualifications.

The app Prapp can help you to check whether this is the programme of your choice (the app is in Dutch, PFT is Chemische Technologie).

The most appropriate profile for PFT is N&T.
This programme is taught entirely in English. You’ll need a good command of the English language, both spoken and written.

Bachelors candidates who are educated in the Netherlands, UK, Ireland, USA, Canada (Quebec only when the education language is English), Australia, New Zealand, South Africa or Malta, or students holding a diploma (including English as an exam subject) stated on this diploma list, don’t need to take an English proficiency test.

All other prospective students are required to hand in a valid and sufficient language test.

Please check our entry requirements for more information.

If you have not quite reached the level you need to enrol for a degree but your results are promising, we offer the Prep School programme, which takes six months or one year. On completion of this, you will not only be ready to join a bachelor's, but you’ll also have learned a lot about the Netherlands, The Hague and our university.

If you don't meet the minimum entrance requirements, and you are 21 years or older, the Admission Test 21+ offers you the opportunity to qualify for this bachelor programme. This tests your command of Dutch and English and includes a programme specific section.
There are no exceptions to the official admission requirements. The Enrolment Office is the only party that can make decisions regarding your qualification for admission based on official regulations. You can’t rely on any other sources of information for your qualification for admission.

If you completed your prior education in another country than those listed above, you might still qualify for exemption, if:

  • you have an American or International High School Diploma, or
  • you have an European or International Baccalaureate Diploma.

Please contact the Enrolment Centre and ask for details.

Student for a day

Get a taste of student life

2 November 2019

Open Day

An open day is a great way to see our campus and meet current students, lecturers and our team of study advisors. Our PFT students can tell you everything about the nice atmosphere in the programme and the projects they have to fulfill. Projects such as beer brewing, cheese making and building a water purification plant on lab scale.
Aside from this you can, by talking with students and teachers, get a good overview about the content of the programme and the many possibilities you have with a PFT diploma.

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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 studies 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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