Process & Food Technology - English - 4 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. Due to the international nature of the PFT programme, you’ll find our alumni working all over the world in a variety of industries.

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 than your fellow students. If so, you’ll have the option of following a Master’s after you graduate from PFT. The most prestigious Master’s in the Netherlands that deal with process engineering and food technology are at the University of Wageningen and the Technical University in Delft. Examples include: Food Safety, Development and Rural Innovation and Aquaculture and Marine Resource Management. Note, however, that different rules apply in the Netherlands, as most Dutch universities require that THUAS graduates follow a pre-master’s first. Outside the Netherlands, PFT students can follow a Master’s directly after graduation. We’ve seen for instance that PFT students have no problem applying for a Master in Chemical Technology at Universities in Finland, Denmark, England and Belgium.

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