Studies in Food Technology involve students in the purposeful application of knowledge and skills to create processes and products that meet everyday needs. Students design, create and appraise various processes using a variety of materials, information and systems to address issues, and problems that they may encounter in every day life.

The philosophical basis of studies in Food Technology is underpinned by a commitment to the wellbeing of the individual in their daily activities. Therefore, the subject is strongly positioned to make a valuable contribution to the student’s life skills.