Master of Engineering Studies in Food Process Engineering
If you interested in a career in the food industry, in one of the largest and most stable industries in the world, then the Master of Engineering Studies in Food Process Engineering could be for you.
Using engineering principles, food process engineers develop, analyse and optimise operations, assisting in new product development and helping to improve food processing, nutrition composition, preservation and packaging.
With technical, regulatory, ethical and business knowledge, graduates of the Master of Engineering Studies in Food Process Engineering are well equipped to pursue careers in the food industry, where their work can help to improve profit margins and increase market share.
Graduates can also pursue careers in universities and regulatory agencies.
- Gain a quality degree from New Zealand’s top University, ranked 82nd in the QS World University Rankings 2015/16.
- The University is ranked 59th in the world for Engineering and Technology. Our individual subject rankings are 43rd for Civil & Structural Engineering, and in the top 100 for Chemical Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering,and Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering (QS World University Rankings 2015/16).
- The University of Auckland is home to the largest number of top-rated researchers of any New Zealand university (Performance Based Research Fund Report 2012).
- Student life is vibrant within the faculty, with the Engineering Atrium providing a relaxed environment for students that can be used for both study and socialising. The atrium includes an oval-shaped 250-seat lecture theatre, four new computer laboratories and a café.
- The University’s researchers have access to state-of-the-art equipment such as New Zealand’s only Environmental Scanning Electron Microscope, used by food and biological scientists and surface and materials researchers, and the NanoIndenter, which is one of only two machines in the world that can view, measure and test materials at the nano scale.
The Food Process Engineering specialisation is a full-time, one-year programme, offered as either a taught option (four taught courses plus a research project), or a research option (two taught courses plus a research portfolio).
To gain entry you will need to have either:
- A bachelor of engineering honours degree, or an equivalent qualification or postgraduate diploma in engineering, processing, food technology or food science, from a recognised institution or
- An approved bachelors degree and three years’ relevant work experience
In assessing your application we will take into account the ranking of the institution at which you completed your bachelors degree as well as the grades achieved in the relevant subjects.
The Master of Engineering Studies in Food Process Engineering is taught entirely in English. You must therefore be able to understand, speak and write English fluently. To be eligible for entrance, international students must achieve:
- Academic IELTS 6.5, with no band less than 6.0 or
- TOEFL (paper-based) 575 (TWE 4.5) or
- TOEFL (internet-based) 90 (written 21)
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Last updated May 9, 2016