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Food Quality and Safety (FQS)
- General Information

    Brief Introduction

    Food quality and safety science is the application of biological and physical sciences  to food systems. Interest in food quality and safety  has grown in recent years because of the increasing awareness of the vital role of food in the health, well-being, and economic status of individuals and nations.

    Professional food scientists ensure that an acceptable, nutritious, safe and appealing selection of foods is available. They also play a major role in increasing the supply of foods urgently needed to provide an adequate diet for a rapidly growing world population.

    Teaching Objectives

    To fulfill the needs of social and economic development, this program is designed to train specialists armed with sound basic theory and skills in food testing and analysis, environmental science and food science. Students registered for and trained under this program will become familiar with international and domestic food quality and safety systems and regulation systems, and to become qualified for jobs after graduation in testing, control, supervision, law enforcement and management related to food quality and food safety.

    Students under this program should

    a) have a good command of the basic theory of food science and experimental methodology and the basic knowledge and theory of such food safety related fields as chemistry, biology, production of animal and plant foods, food hygienic, and food biotechnology;

    b) be able to conduct analysis, quality evaluation and testing of food enterprises, markets and quality control centers;

    c) be familiar with food regulations and standards and be well-informed of the latest developments in the field of food quality and safety at home and abroad; and

    d) be competent in evaluating such organizations as food quality control, food hygiene supervision and international trade.

    Major Courses

    Food technology involves the integrated application of several disciplines (chemistry, animal and plant biology, biochemistry & biotechnology, nutrition, physiology, microbiology, and engineering) to the processing and manufacturing of foods.

    Main courses include Food Toxicology, Food Microbiology, Food Chemistry, Food Analysis, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Introduction to Food Technology, Instrumental Food Analysis, Quarantine of Animals & Plants, Food Standards and Regulations, etc.

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    Futher Study

    The International School offers outstanding educational and research opportunities for advanced studies in food quality and safety program. Graduate studies in this program at the International School produce graduates who are well-prepared to become the research leaders, innovators, and technical experts essential for meeting the growing needs of governments, industries, and various institutions. An excellent selection of courses in basic and applied sciences; and modern, well-equipped laboratories combine to make the International school’s graduate program in food science among the best in the world.

    Degree Awarded

    Bachelor's Degree in Engineering


    Tuition Fee
    Bachelor RMB 30,000 pre year
    RMB 120,000 in total (About $ 22,005)
    Accommodation Fee
    Jing’shen Building
    Double Room RMB 6,000
    Quad room RMB 2,000
    Du’xing Building
    Double Room RMB 4,000
    Quad room RMB 2,000
    Other Fees
    Application Fee RMB 350 to RMB 600
    Service Fee USD 150
    Living Expense RMB 2,100 to RMB 2,700
- How Much Scholarship Cover
Admission Only
- You Need Pay After Got Scholarship (RMB)
  • Tuition:  30,000 / Year
  • Accommodation: 750 to 1200 RMB per month
  • Living Expense: 600 to 3000 RMB per month
- Requirement

All applicants from overseas Chinese candidates, foreign students of Chinese origin, foreign students, who have finished senior high school education or reached the equivalent level of education, with a written record of good conduct and good health and having no previous criminal record, under the age of 30 are eligible for application.

- Application Documents

1. Application Form

Please upload your finished application form here.

2. English proficiency test certificate

Satisfy one of the following requirements: IELTS: overall score of 5.5 (with at least 5 in each of section) TOEFL IBT: overall score of 80 TOEFL PBT: overall score of 550 TOEFL CBT: overall score of 210 SAT: overall score of 1400. Native English-sp

3. Personal statement (Self-introduction)

4. Valid photocopy of passport

With name, passport number & expiration date, and photo included

5. 1.5 inch latest photo (bust, bare headed)

6. High school academic transcript

7. High school graduate certificate

Graduation certificate in languages other than Chinese or English should be translated into Chinese or English and be certified by notarization.

8. Letter of recommendation

From Chinese Embassies, consulates, overseas Chinese communities, overseas Chinese schools or famous people from overseas Chinese communities or headmaster of high school.

  • Step 1: Click "Apply Now" button below and pay scholarship service fee.

  • Step 2: Wait for the payment confirmation, then provide documents guidance. (including the application form)

  • Step 3: Submit documents and wait for result and admission documents (including admission letter, visa letter)
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