Department of Food Science and Technology


The Department of Food Science and Technology is one of the leading departments in academic and applied sciences with an international outlook. The combination of scientifically sound quality and practical orientation sets high standards in teaching and research in food related areas.


The Department of Food Science and Technology at YAU contributes for higher and advanced studies to provide future professionals as technologically competent and solution-oriented specialists. With applied research, the department of Food Science and Technology develops comprehensive solutions for current problems; future challenges and assumes leadership in key areas of food safety and quality management.


To produce qualified students who have an ability to evaluate and problem solve in the public and private sectors in relation to food science and technology where they may be employed. To conduct the applied research in food related areas and food system

Dr. Than Than Soe
Head of Department
B.Agr.Sc., M.Sc.(Japan), Ph.D (Japan)


Daw Theint Thandar Latt
Lecturer (B.Agr.Sc., M.Agr.Sc.)

Daw May Thu Hlaing
Demonstrator (B.Agr.Sc,Q)


Courses offered by Food Science and Technology Department
Credit System
Code Course Title Semester
FST-102 Fundamentals of Food Science and Technology (C) 3
FST-101 Principle of Food Processing Technology (C/ S) 5
FST-103 Processing of Agricultural Crops and Value-Added Products (Plants and animal based products ) (C/S) 6
FST-104 Milling and Processing of cereals, pulses and oilseeds (Edible oil) (C/S) 6
FST-105 Fundamentals of Food Chemistry and Food Microbiology/ Toxicology 7
FST-106 Food Safety and Quality Food Management (C/S) 7
FST-107 Food Preservation and Additives (C/S) 8
FST-108 Laboratory Techniques in Food Analysis (C/ S) 8
FST-109 Product Development and Quality Management 9
FST-110 Processing of Plantation Crops and Spices (C/S) 9
FST-111 Food Handling Practices, Packaging, Transportation, Storage and Labeling (C/S) 9
FST-131 Scientific Writing (C) 6,7,8
FST-132 Presentation Skill( C) 6,7,8
FST-133 Special Research Group (C) 6,7,8
FST-134 Special Field Assignment 9
FST-135 General Agriculture 9
FST-136 Internship Program 10


Research Areas and Activities

1. Postharvest Management and Processing Technology of Agricultural Crops 2. Nutritional Status and Food System 3. Food Safety and Quality Management

International Collaboration with Food Science and Technology Department
Porject Activities Funding Agency Period
Curriculum Development in Food Safety and Quality Management GIZ- SAFI Germany Dec., 2018 to Dec. 2020
Human Resource Development in Food Related Areas in ASEAN Countries MAFF, Japan Aug. 2019 to Sep. 2020
JICA- TCP (Postharvest Management of Mango Fruits) JICA, Japan Mar. 2017 to Sep. 2020 {
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