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International Master’s Degree Program in Food Science

The International Master’s Degree Program in Food Science (IMAFS) is a professional program designed to provide students with in-depth training in three main areas of concentration: Global Food Biotechnology, Characteristic Health Food, and Novel Food Processing Technology. With domestic and international outstanding faculty from virtually every professional discipline related to food science and technology, IMAFS founds an excellent teaching and learning environment fully using English, and make efforts in promotion of international interchanges of academia, faculty and students. Adhere to the aspects of “Professionalization”, “Internationalization” and “Spiritualization”, IMAFS devotes herself to cultivate outstanding professional scientists equipped with both theoretical knowledge and practical techniques for international food science and technology research and development, or for advanced international business management and administration.

IMAFS occupies the Food Science Building and the Food Processing Plant, the Biotechnology Building, and the International College Building in the National Pingtung University of Science and Technology. All four buildings are well-equipped with modern instrumentation, pilot plants, and other facilities necessary for graduate research in food processing, food chemistry, food microbiology, food engineering, food biotechnology, food toxicology, product development, and nutrient analyses.


IMAFS is suitable for you if you have a bachelor’s degree or equivalence in Food related fields. IMAFS requires 2 years of full-time study. All students have to acquire at least 31 credit points, including 15 credit points for compulsory courses and at least 16 credit points for optional courses, before graduation. More detailed information can be found on the IMAFS webpage at http://imafs.npust.edu.tw/. Or, you can contact us by e-mail at imafs@mail.npust.edu.tw.