MSc in Food Science & Human Nutrition (by coursework)

Our MSc (coursework) in Food Science & Human Nutrition is slated for the inaugural intake for AY2018/19 Aug. Application link is now opened.

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Her food fight: To get everyone to eat right
Verleen Goh

Read about our NUS FST alumna, Verleen Goh who co-founded Alchemy Foodtech and invented Diabetec ®, a glycemic lowering technology that when added at a small percentage to white refined carbohydrate staples lowers the food's glycemic index (GI) and increases its fibre content to help people prevent and manage diabetes without changing the taste, texture and colour of the food.

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FST Industry Day 2018

FST Industry Day 2018
17 April, 4-6pm, LT31

Gain insights into the most recent trends of the food industry. Gain access to the exclusive showcase of our students' honours project poster display. Exchange views with researchers & experts from academia, industry and leading government agencies, and discuss future collaborations opportunities.

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Nanoparticles for rapid pesticide screening
16 Feb 2018

Dr. Yang Hongshun and PhD student Yu Xi, synthesised novel magnetic nanoparticles that can effectively screen for trace amounts of pesticide residue in vegetable samples.

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The Pineapple Issue 16
FST Annual Newsletter is now out!


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Lunch Time Seminar
10th April 2018

Energy Regulates Nutritive and Antioxidant Properties during the Germination and Sprouting of Broccoli Sprouts (Brassica oleracea var. italica)


Adaptive Responses of E. coli O157:H7 to Sub-lethal Level of Thymol, Carvacrol

and Trans-Cinnamaldehyde on Their Resistance and Virulence Properties

Venue: S14-06-20, Seminar Room, National University of Singapore

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FST Researchers created Tofu Whey Tipple

27 November 2017

Associate Professor Liu Shao Quan and PhD. Student, Chua Jianyong have successfully turned tofu whey into a tasty alcoholic beverage which named Sachi.

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Team NUS FST Award Winners

ASEAN Food Quiz Bowl Award Winners

14-17 November 2017

An all-NUS-student Singapore team won the ASEAN Food Quiz Bowl Award at the 15th ASEAN Food Conference (AFC 2017) held on 14-16 November 2017 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The team consists of Andrea Koo Wanqi, Lim Si En, Victoria, Lim Yu Shan and Liu Hanzhi, .


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Team NUS FST Award Winners

ACS Division of Agricultural and Food Chemistry Sponsored Graduate Student Oral Presentation Competition

6 November 2017

Teo Ni Zhen, MSc student under the supervision of Prof. Zhou Weibiao won the ACS Division of Agricultural and Food Chemistry sponsored graduate student oral presentation competition held at the 1st ACS Asia-Pacific International Chapters Conference (APICC) in Jeju, South Korea on 5-8 November 2017. Her presentation was titled "Potential benefits of anthocyanin fortified cake".


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Faculty Position

The NUS FST programme and A*STAR jointly invite application for faculty position, Director, Food Structure Engineering for Nutrition and Health.

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SIFST Quiz Bowl Competition Winners
15 September 2017

Congratulations to NUS FST! We won the 2017 SIFST Quiz Bowl Competition today at Singapore Polytechnic. Andrea, Victoria, Yu Shan, Shu Jin and Hanzhi will represent Singapore to join the ASEAN Food Conference Quiz Bowl Competition in Vietnam, Nov. 2017!

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SEA Games Bronze Medallist
28 August 2017

Congratulations to Tong Kah Mun, our FST year 2 student who won the first Singapore's women's individual rhythmic gymnastic bronze medal at the SEA games.

(photo credit to Knight Ong, Team Nila)

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Lunch Time Seminar
22 August 2017

Structure Identification and biosynthesis of Bioactive Compounds

Venue: S14-06-19, Seminar Room, National University of Singapore

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FST Admission Procedures

Students who fall under the categories below, please apply through this link:

  1. NUS High School Diploma [Enrolling in AY2017/2018, AY2018/2019 and AY2019/2020]
  2. Other International Qualifications (e.g. Edexcel A-level, Unified Examination Certificate)[enrolling in AY2017/2018]
  3. Returning NSmen with NUS High School Diploma or International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma [enrolling in AY2017/2018]


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FST winner in Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Prize

Congratulations to Alcine Chan and Dr. Liu Shao Quan for being one of the winners in the annual university-wide Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Prize (OURP) for AY2016/17.

Project Title: Probiotic Sour Beer

Supervisor: Assoc Prof Liu Shao Quan (Food Science & Technology Programme, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science)

Category: Individual in the annual university-wide Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Prize (OURP) for AY2016/17.


FST researchers created gut friendly beer

Associate Professor Liu Shao Quan and final year project student Alcine Chan created the novel gut friendly beer which incorporates Probiotics into beer.

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Silver Winner of Science & Engineering Fair 2017

Congratulations to Joel Chan Zhi Yang, National JC student, who won a Silver Award at The Singapore Science & Engineering Fair (SSEF) 2017. Joel was mentored by Asst. Prof. YANG Hongshun and Ph.D. student Ms. ZHANG Jufang. Joel’s project is titled with “Development of Portable Sanitizing Unit Using Diluted Table Salt”.

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Tenure-Track Faculty Positions

The FST programme invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions in the areas of Food Biotechnology and Food Microbiology & Food Safety.

Our FST Degrees are accredited

We have received accreditation by IUFoST (International Union of Food Science & Technology) for the Bachelor of Science (Food Science and Technology) and the Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Food Science and Technology) courses since 2013.

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