More about Md. Abdullah
“The MSc Global Food Security and Development course is about analysing food security of the world, considering developing countries as well as developed ones. The course also shows us how food security can be analysed in a systematic way and how to provide solutions to the findings in a systematic way.
“This course is multidisciplinary and looks at food security from a holistic point of view. It is relevant to all nations in the world. The scope and job area is huge as well as having a large research area. It is really interesting to learn and work for the betterment of human beings.
“The course tutors are excellent and as they are all from different backgrounds it helps to cover this multidisciplinary subject very well.
“I am currently a faculty member of the Department of Food Technology and Nutrition Science in Noakhali Science and Technology University, Noakhali, Bangladesh. I chose to study at postgraduate level to develop my career.
“Everything I have learnt on this course is transferable to analyse the Bangladeshi context of food security as well as developing modules for students of my employing university. As for my career it will open the door to take a doctoral study for a bigger spectrum of research.”
Since graduating, Abdullah Mamun is now working as an Assistant Professor at Noakhali Science and Technology University in Bangladesh.
What does your current role entail?
“I am currently working as an Assistant Professor within the Department of Food Technology and Nutrition Science. My main role is leading lectures on various courses and specifically Food Security, Nutrition and Safety alongside research activity which includes doing my thesis and projects. I also look after student’s welfare.”
How did your experience at NTU help you get to where you are now?
“The teaching and learning process at NTU helped me to enhance my teaching quality in my work place immensely. Also, I learned a lot in my field area of interest specifically food security, so it helps me to conduct the classes more efficiently.”
What top tips would you give to a student looking to get into your field?
“I would advise anyone looking to get into this industry to have a clear idea about what they want to do in their dissertation as it is the most important part of the course. Having good knowledge on research is also needed- be attentive and work hard.”