The eligible candidate for Food Technology program must score a minimum of ‘B’ grades in Physics, Mathematics A, Biology, Chemistry and English (Language and Literature)
- Grade 12 with minimum B grades in chemistry, physics or biology and major mathematics and minimum C grade in English;
- Mature students who have performed with average B grades in adult matriculation courses;
- Higher Technicians Certificate from Lae Technical College with Credit grades in subjects or its equivalent;
- A diploma from Goroka Teacher’s College with passes in mathematics and science teaching methods or its equivalent.
Chemistry is taught to Natural Resources students from Agriculture, Forestry and Applied Physics; and engineering students from four departments: civil, electrical, mechanical and mining. Chemistry was also offered in the summer session as a component of the University’s Adult Matriculation program.