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Bachelor of Science Program in Agro-Industrial Technology (AT) (4-year program)

Program Description

Agro-Industrial Technology concerns the application of science and technology (Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Unit Operations, Genetics and Genetic Engineering, etc.) to study about biomass (plant, animal, microorganisms, bio-waste), their enzymes and metabolites or to convert them into new bio-based products which can be edible or non-edible. Necessary standards and regulations must be correctly implemented to ensure quality control of such products as required by end users.

Strength of the Program 

Program Guide

Academic Semesters

Both Thai and International students who can fluently communicate in Thai are welcomed to apply for the Agro-Industrial Technology program (4-year program). Academic year is divided into 2 main semesters (15 weeks duration for each semester). 

Criteria for Credits to be Offered

Course Syllabus

Total credits to be offered: 142 credits

I. General subject module: 31 credits

II. Specific subject module: 105 credits

Regular Study Program

Cooperative Education Program

III. Free Elective Course: 6 credits

Prerequisite courses in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry, Applied Genetics, Microbiology, Computer System, and English are usually completed within the first two years of the program. In the third and fourth years, students will learn specific courses as followed: 

- Subjects related to Agro-industrial Technology/Bioindustrial Technology e.g.

- Subjects related to Plant Technology e.g.

- Subjects related to Microbial Technology e.g.

- Subjects related to Food Technology e.g.

Student Options

Regular Study Program

For those who opt for Regular Study Program, they are required to attend 180-hour professional internship either in related industries or in research institutes in the third year of the program in order to gain professional skills. In their fourth year of the program, students are required to return to take more course work and conduct senior projects of their own choices under closed supervision from our academic staffs.

Cooperative Education Program

Cooperative Education Program is aimed to offer high potential students a good chance to work closely with either related industry or leading research institute for a period of 16 weeks. Students are initially required to attend professional internship in the third year of the program and remain there to conduct research in the areas that meet the industry or institute’s need, under closed supervision from both our academic staffs and cooperative partners.

In addition, industrial visit and/or field trip are provided to all fourth year students to gain further professional experience in various kinds of industries.

Example of a 4-year B.Sc. study plan, this is just a general guidance, each student will develop personal study plan in consultation with the academic advisor. Download the Curriculum

Career Opportunities after Graduation

Agro-Industrial Technology graduates find career opportunities with for example

- Agro-, food, dairy, and antibiotic industries in the area of 

- Research institutes and government sectors 

- Owner of small business 

Moreover, Agro-Industrial Technology graduates can continue their education for the higher degrees in various fields of study including Bioindustrial Technology, Biotechnology, Biochemical Engineering and Postharvest Technology, etc.

Admission Requirements


- KMUTNB Admission for Special-Jointed Program

- Quota Admission for Students with Special Proficiency (students in Science Olympiads, athletes, and students with art and cultural proficiency)

Expected number of students through all admissions for each academic year: 70 persons 

Tuition Fee

Scholarships (visit Faculty of Applied Science webpage for more information)

Faculty members in the Division of Agro-Industrial Technology