• English
  • Русский
  • Türkçe
  • Azərbaycan


About the course

Degree in Food Technologies provides the knowledge about food science and technology, storage technologies, preservation and processing of meat, fruits and vegetables, food packaging, food safety, food processing methods. It also allows to master practical skills in technology of food manufacturing, culinary and pastry products, development of new food products, design and reconstruction of restaurant business enterprises, as well as in restaurant business plan designing.

Graduates of Food Technologies Bachelor Programme will also get the knowledge in the physiology of nutrition, food and dietary supplements, practical skills in the methods of microbiological, chemical and technological control of raw materials, intermediate products and finished food products, food biotechnology. International students also study the standardization and certification of food products, research the food standards and its compliance with the requirements of ISO 9000 in details.

Important advantages of Food Technologies Bachelor Programme graduates are bright job opportunities in the food industry. They can get the position of the Head in Center for Standardization and Certification of Food Products, Director of the restaurant, Chief Technologist, Food Technologist, Production Engineer in Restaurant Business (as well as at Food and Processing Enterprises), Head of Production and Control Laboratory, Specialist in Protection of Consumers Center.

Great series of practical training at the leading enterprises in Ukraine and abroad is the opportunity for International students to study in Ukraine in English and acquire high level education in Food Technologies area.

Training is conducted in Russian and Ukrainian languages. For those students who do not speak Russian or Ukrainian language, we are pleased to offer the Foundation Course, which will help to prepare properly  for study at “Food Technology” Program.



Both Ukrainian and International students study various business courses:

  • Food Technologies
  • Quality and Food Safety Control
  • Methods of Food Control
  • Metrology
  • Standardization and Products Quality Control
  • Organization
  • Planning and Production Management
  • Restaurant Design
  • Theoretical Principles of Food Technologies
  • Technological Calculation
  • Accounting and Reporting in Restaurant Business
  • Beverages Technology
  • Confectionary Technologies
  • Innovative Restaurant Technology
  • Ethnic Cuisines
  • Technology of Healthy Food
  • Commodity Research and Food Package Technology
  • World Cuisines
  • Marketing
  • Business Organization

Career fields and job opportunities

Students can be employed in the following food technology career fields:

  • restaurant business
  • food industry enterprises
  • food research laboratories
  • food quality control laboratories etc


They occupy the following positions:

  • Restaurant Chief
  • Chief Technologist
  • Food Technologist
  • Technology Engineer in Restaurant
  • Technology Engineer at Food and Processing Industry Enterprise
  • Head of Production and Control Laboratory
  • Specialist of The Center in Protection of Consumers

Entrance requirements

There are no admission tests or entrance exams if you apply for Undergraduate Degree Program.

To apply for Postgraduate Degree, it is necessary to obtain the Undergraduate Degree and pass the interview on specialized subjects (see syllabus above) and foreign language. The duration of study for those students, who have received a Bachelor’s Degree in Food Technologies is 1,5 years. Those students, who have received a Bachelor’s Degree in other field, study for 2 years.

The application procedure is similar for all the other courses.

Please visit APPLY for details.

Study the information about our Foundation Course. We recommend to start your studies with it. You’ll learn Russian and Ukrainian languages, as well as will adapt comfortably to the academic environment in Ukraine.

Poltava University of Economics and Trade is one of the most affordable universities for international students. Our tuition fees scheme is as follows:

Undergraduate Degree (4 Years of Study)
1st year Course Fee (USD) 2nd year Course Fee (USD) 3rd year Course Fee (USD) 4th year Course Fee (USD) Total Fee (USD)
2 000 2 000 2 000 2 000 8 000


Postgraduate Degree
  1st year Course Fee (USD) 2nd year Course Fee (USD) Total Fee (USD)
2 Years of Study 2 200 2 200 4 400
1,5 Years of Study 2 200 1 100 3 300

All fees are determined in the USD. 

In Ukraine the fees should be paid in national currency at exchange rate of the National Bank of Ukraine.

The tuition fee excludes additional costs before and after arrival. Students must make provision for visa support, insurance, local registration fees, hostel fees, stationery etc. The detailed description of all expenses are here.

  Fact sheet FT Bachelor


Education Levels and Duration of Study:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Food Technologies – 4 years (Undergraduate Degree)
  • Master's Degree in Food Technologies – 1,5-2 years (Postgraduate Degree)

Languages of study:

  • English
  • Russian
  • Ukrainian

Food Technologies and Restaurant Business Department

Head of Department: Professor Dr.of Technical Sciences Halyna Homych

web-site: thvrg.puet.edu.ua

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