Master Degree in Food Sciences in Europe

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Food Sciences

Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

Food sciences focuses on the study of food, with an emphasis on creating reliable, sustainable, and safe food sources. Understanding food sciences may lead to important discoveries in food technology as well as the production and maintenance of a healthy food supply.

In all, there are over 4000 Higher Education Institutions in Europe offering a wide range of courses at Bachelor, Masters and Doctorate level. With more and more of these organizations offering English as the language of education for at least some of their degree programs, universities in Europe are now of higher quality than ever before. Universities in Europe offer a friendly welcome to foreign students and to give a course of knowledge that meets their profession needs in today’s global demand.

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Master Study Program Sustainable Service- And Food Industries (Ndue)

FH Münster University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 Germany Münster

Sustainability is one of the great challenges of our time. Economic, environmental and social aspects, not least must be reconciled in order to secure a good or better quality of life for present and future generations in the long term ... [+]

Masters in Food Sciences in Europe 2017. Sustainability is one of the great challenges of our time. Economic, environmental and social aspects, not least must be reconciled in order to secure a good or better quality of life for present and future generations in the long term. The food industry - in addition to energy and mobility one of the key economic sectors - it has an important role. Environmentally friendly production methods, conservation of resources and the provision of healthy food are crucial factors. The 4-semester Master's program "Sustainable services and food industry" at the Department of Nutritional Sciences addresses these challenges. Innovative, interdisciplinary and with an international look professionals are trained in four semesters, which introduce as leading players new ideas, methods and concepts for sustainability in the future-oriented economy. The involvement of companies in the food science shows the proximity to practice. Case studies, company visits and sustainability checks are standard elements of the master program, the covers everything from food production to the end consumer. The graduates opens up a wide selection of current professional fields with the orientation "sustainability". The course contents include the difficult balance between market demands and ecology or the responsible use of resources in production, processing and transport. An analysis of the market situation in the food industry, the development of related services, consumer information and finally the positioning sustainable products and services on the market are among the skills that are taught the sustainability managers of tomorrow. The combined expertise of two universities a flow: The Master program is offered as a cooperation project of colleges Münster and Osnabrück since winter semester 2008/09. The study is broad aspects of economic development, environmental protection and social justice, offers students still ways to develop a profile. With three days of attendance per week (plus some Saturdays) allows job and study combined well. The increased interest of the economy in the subject illustrates the funding an endowed chair for "Sustainable Nutrition / Diet Ecology" at the Department of Oeotrophologie MUAS by a donor consortium. More than ten companies and foundations with ecological background of the region are involved. This is also a proof of the high practical and necessary orientation of the Master's program. Modules in the Master's program Sustainable services and food industry compulsory modules Lifestyles and sustainability communications Human Resource Management sustainability management Service systems Project Sustainable consumption Research fields of sustainable services and food industry Research Methods Challenges to sustainable food from a global perspective case studies Current aspects of sustainable business in practice Elective Modules Health communication Sustainable production and processing in the food chain Sustainability Marketing Product and concept optimization in the innovation process Sustainable catering services Ecology and Sustainability Ressourceneffizeienz of products and services Consumer and Food Culture Sustainable Product Development Sustainability in political spaces Environment and Justice Current issues of sustainable food industry [-]

Specialized Master in Collaborative Management in Food Innovation

ID4FOOD
Campus Full time September 2017 France Nantes

Collaborative innovation offers a new response to the problems faced by food companies when setting up innovation strategies. In a context of increased competition, the food industry needs cross-disciplinary executives with training in open and collaborative innovation who hold the keys to develop strategies in response to today’s and tomorrow’s economic, social and environmental issues. [+]

Collaborative innovation offers a new response to the problems faced by food companies when setting up innovation strategies. In a context of increased competition, the food industry needs cross-disciplinary executives with training in open and collaborative innovation who hold the keys to develop strategies in response to today’s and tomorrow’s economic, social and environmental issues. The program ‘Mastère Spécialisé® Management Collaboratif de l’Innovation Alimentaire’ (‘Collaborative Management in Food Innovation’) aims to respond to these issues and to the needs of companies wishing to recruit cross-disciplinary executives and managers who play a major role in the innovation processes. The program ‘Mastère Spécialisé® Management Collaboratif de l’Innovation Alimentaire’ (‘Collaborative Management in Food Innovation’) is organized in partnership with: Oniris, the Nantes-Atlantic National College of Veterinary Medicine, Food Science and Engineering Audencia, The school of management of Nantes Groupe ESA, the Higher Education Institute of Agriculture L’École de design Nantes Atlantique, the school of Design The University of Nantes The diploma is endorsed by the CGE and is awarded jointly. http://www.audencia.com/ http://www.lecolededesign.com/ http://www.oniris-nantes.fr/ http://www.groupe-esa.com/ecole-agricole-groupe-esa-ecole-superieure-d-agriculture-2.kjsp?RH=GESA http://www.univ-nantes.fr/ For whom ? The program is designed to train students in the running and management of collaborative projects in food innovation. Thanks to this course, students will acquire the necessary skills for the management of cross-disciplinary projects whilst at the same time reinforcing their expertise and their original specialization. This one-year course is intended for students with a variety of profiles (engineers, marketers, designers, legal experts, etc.): who already have a 2-year master’s degree or equivalent who have validated a Master 1 or 4-year Bachelor’s course with 3 years of professional experience and for Continuing education Why choosing the Program? This course is unique thanks to: its orientation: innovative food projects, its multidisciplinary, its active teaching: learning through problems and projects linked to our partner food industry companies, Its innovative training facilities: a co-design area, an experimental kitchen, prototyping equipment, a food technology platform, a sensory analysis room and a laboratory shop. Students choosing this program will: Acquire dual skills in a sector where businesses are expressing a real need whilst at the same time reinforcing their expertise or their original skills Be more professional thanks to a program geared towards innovative teaching and active learning: Learning through Problems and via Project, work on concrete cases, etc. Become a key player in the innovation process of food industry businesses: the Coordinator of innovative projects Immerse yourself in multicultural collaborative innovation projects via a multidisciplinary and multi-skill approach The students also benefit from innovative facilities resulting from the pooling of resources provided by our partners in order to: Co-construct and realize projects in a multidisciplinary way Compare ideas to the inherent difficulties in innovation problematics Understand the different aspects in the innovation value chain They will, thus, have access to: Tools for creating, generating ideas and collaborating: co-design area, new food practice laboratory Tools for prototyping and making: experimental kitchen, food technology platform Tools for evaluating and understanding: sensory analysis rooms, analysis laboratories, artificial mouth For more information or to enroll: www.id4food.fr/mastere masteremcia@id4food.fr [-]

Specialized Master Collaborative Management Of Food Innovation

Audencia Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 France Nantes

The vocation of the Specialized Master in Management Collaborative Innovation Food is to train students to control and management of collaborative food innovation projects in a multicultural context. [+]

Masters in Food Sciences in Europe 2017. The vocation of the Specialized Master in Management Collaborative Innovation Food is to train students to control and management of collaborative food innovation projects in a multicultural context. With this training, students will gain the skills and attitudes needed to manage collaborative projects food innovation while reinforcing their expertise and their original specialty. This Specialized Master is unique: its orientation: innovative food projects, by its active learning: Learning For Problems and Projects For related agribusiness partners by its innovative training devices: a co-design space, an experimental kitchen, prototyping equipment, food technology hall, a room for sensory analysis and laboratory store. These devices allow to realize projects and new ideas to confront the difficulties inherent in innovation issues. The diagram below shows the organization of the program: [-]

Master of Engineering in Food Science

Latvia University of Agriculture
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Latvia Jelgava

The programme is aimed to educate academically educated specialists and new scientists with creative thought and competence to make decisions for promoting future development of food science and food production in Europe, competitiveness in foreign markets. [+]

The programme is aimed to educate academically educated specialists and new scientists with creative thought and competence to make decisions for promoting future development of food science and food production in Europe, competitiveness in foreign markets. The Master study programme covers food product structure-mechanical properties, food sensory evaluation, sensory and consumer science, regulation of biochemical processes in human body, functional properties of food, natural substances in food system, food shelf-life analysis, development tendencies in nutrition science, genetically modified food, physical-and-chemical properties and metrology, food additive application, in food safety and identification of microorganisms, quality systems in food circulation, food system innovative development, entrepreneurship and marketing, perspective solutions in food packaging. The study programme is completed with the elaboration and defense of the Master thesis. Admission Requirements Bachelor's degree of Engineering Sciences in Food Science, Bachelor's degree of Natural Sciences, Engineer qualification in Food and Beverage Technology, Professional Bachelor's degree in Catering and Hotel Management. English requirements: IELTS score 6.0, TOEFL score 547, TOEFL-iBT score 76. Career prospects and further studies The graduates work in all kind of food companies. Master's degree entitles graduates to continue studies in a respective doctoral programme in universities in Latvia or abroad. Why Latvia University of Agriculture? WORLDWIDE RECOGNISED DIPLOMA – diploma supplement acknowledged by the European Commission. Graduates can continue studies or work all over the world. ADVANCED FACILITIES – modern laboratory equipment, comfortable dormitories, studies in an outstanding architectural monument – the Jelgava Palace. REASONABLE COSTS – be smart and spend less by studying at LLU! ADVANTAGEOUS GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION – major European cities can be conveniently reached by bus, airplane or ferry. GREEN AND SAFE ENVIRONMENT – a great way to experience Latvian culture. Despite variety of many different national and international events, Jelgava is a very safe city for everyone. STUDENT LIFE – well-balanced studies and cultural life, a wide variety of sports activities for free. Gain international experience by using international exchange opportunities! [-]

Master's in Nutrition and Culinary Arts

ABMS The Open University Of Switzerland
Online Full time Part time 16 - 20 months Open Enrollment Switzerland Zurich + 1 more

At the end of Master (MBA) in Nutrition and Culinary Arts (Food Service Management) study program the graduates will combine theory with their work experiance and display a sound knowledge of the Nutrition and Culinary Arts (Food Service Management). [+]

Masters in Food Sciences in Europe 2017. Advance Your Expertise at ABMS Connect with learners and leaders just like you in our online master's programs. You will go as far as your mind will take you as a master's student at ABMS. For Professionals The Master's of Nutrition and Culinary Arts (Food Service Management; MBA) signifies the next level of achievement in any academic discipline. At the end of Master (MBA) in Nutrition and Culinary Arts (Food Service Management) study program the graduates will combine theory with their work experiance and display a sound knowledge of the Nutrition and Culinary Arts (Food Service Management). Students are equipped with useful health consultant tools to enter the labour market and more contribute effectively and efficiently to organizations within this field. The Master in Nutrition and Culinary Arts is a study program for students that want to strengthen their skills in the health and food focusing mainly on the managerial elements. This study program will consist of a 12-month study period in which students will be taught through lectures. In our master's programs, you will: Develop and practice innovative research methods. Earn the highest quality of education. Achieve the expertise to publish in peer-reviewed journals. Become a successful researcher and professional. MBA: 1 year + thesis We have 4 intakes per year: January, April, July, and October The master will take your leadership to the next level. In our master's programs, you will: Study and apply innovative research methods. Combine applied research and professional practice. Prepare to make an impact in policy and practice. Learn strategies to facilitate more effective, adaptable organizations and create positive change. Become a more innovative leader in your field. Study Language: this study program taught entirely in English. Modules: Nutrition and Culinary Arts Management (Food Service Management) Study Skills for Postgraduate Learning Research Methods Information and Knowledge Management International Marketing Strategy Management, Control and Accountability for Financial Resources Managing People in Organisations Strategic Management Strategic Operations Management Admission Requirements: Duration: one year + thesis (usually 4-8 months) Diploma: MBA in Nutrition and Culinary Arts Age: Minimum age 21 years Previous study: Bachelor or equivalent English level: IELTS 6.0 or equivalent (Only for students from non-English speaking countries or students who did not study at English speaking school) IF you dont have english certificate you can do our own english test for free of charge. Study Method: Online Fee: 10950 Euro Note: Study fee does not include application and reservation fee (to guarantee you a study place) of 240 Euro (onetime payment and non-refundable). European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System: this program is equivalent to 90 ECTS European Qualifications Framework: this program is equivalent to EQF Level 7 [-]

Master's Programme in Food Innovation and Product Design

Lund University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Sweden Lund France Paris Ireland Dublin Italy Napoli + 6 more

The Erasmus Mundus Master's in Food Innovation and Product Design (EMM-FIPDes) is a two year academic programme in the field of food science and product development, operated by AgroParisTech (France), together with DIT (Ireland), UNINA (Italy), and Lund University. [+]

Programme overview

The European joint Master’s in Food Innovation and Product Design (FIPDes) is a two year academic programme in the field of food science and product development, operated by Université Paris Saclay and AgroParisTech (France), together with DIT (Ireland), UNINA (Italy), and Lund University. The FIPDes Master's aims to provide a European dimension in the knowledge-intensive area of food research and development and is highly relevant for both EU and third-country students who wish to be employed in the agri-food and drink sector. The programme was approved by the EU Commission in 2010 and started in 2011.

Programme modules/courses

Semester 1: Food Science and Technology, Sustainability, R&D Project Management. Semester 2: Culinary Innovation, Business Creation, Marketing. Specialisations: Semesters 3 & 4: Food Design and Engineering, Healthy Food Design, Food Packaging Design and Logistics, Master’s degree project.... [-]

Master in Food System Management (CLAMEM-FoodSys)

University of Bologna School of Economics, Management and Statistics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Italy Bologna Forli + 1 more

Food System Management (FoodSys) is a 2nd Cycle Degree programme taught in English. The programme builds on the connections between different fields of knowledge FOCUSED ON FOOD SYSTEMS to train prospective decision-makers in facing real management problems in international contexts and diverse organizational settings. [+]

Masters in Food Sciences in Europe 2017. International Master’s Degree programme in Economics and Management – curriculum: Food System Management (FoodSys) Food System Management (FoodSys) is a 2nd Cycle Degree programme taught in English. The programme builds on the connections between different fields of knowledge FOCUSED ON FOOD SYSTEMS to train prospective decision-makers in facing real management problems in international contexts and diverse organizational settings. It is an economics-centred and multidisciplinary programme, providing a combination of analytical and quantitative skills with an emphasis on management, policy and practice. The first year programme will be held in Forlì and the second year programme will take place in Bologna (at the School of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine). LEARNING OUTCOMES As future managers, public servants, researchers, consultants and entrepreneurs, students will acquire advanced knowledge and skills in business administration and food system management, with a particular focus on organizational and managerial competences, innovation, business start-up, sustainability management and governance, problem-solving attitudes, communication and co-operation. PROGRAMME CONTENTS: The degree programme has a study load of 120 ECTS. First year modules are common for all students and cover decision-making and strategy, quantitative methods, law, international economics, accounting, food supply chain management. Second year FoodSyS modules include food system economics and policy, global food marketing, food quality management, agricultural and food policy, rural development, bioenergy economics. Some of the courses are designed and taught in collaboration with recognized professors from the University of Missouri (USA) and INRA - Ivry (F). CAREER OPPORTUNITIES: Graduates will develop strong economic competencies in the field of food systems management and sustainability and may join PhD programmes and successfully fulfil the roles of managers, consultants, professionals, entrepreneurs, chief officers in national and international businesses and start-ups, transnational corporations, international organizations, public authorities and consulting or surveillance bodies. REQUIREMENTS AND ADMISSION PROCEDURES: Places available are limited. Admission is subject to an assessment of the candidates’ skills and an interview. The programme has a restricted access number. To find out more about the number of admitted students and the selection methods, please refer to the Call for admission for the a.y. 2017/18. Curricular requirements a.y. 2017/18 To enter the programme candidates must meet the following specific curricular requirements: A - Italian qualifications belonging to one of the following disciplinary fields according to the Italian Ministerial Decree D.M. 270/04: L-14 Legal Services L-15 Tourism L-16 Administration and organization sciences L-18 Environmental economics and management L-25 Agriculture and forestry L-26 Food science and technology L-33 Economics L-36 Political science and international relations L-37 Peace studies L-41 Statistics or an equivalent Italian qualification obtained according to the previously effective regulation or any other equivalent qualification obtained from a non-Italian University; or B – to have obtained, by the date of the enrolment to the selection, a total amount of 48 ECTS credits in learning activities in the following scientific disciplinary sectors (below listed in the respective groups) such as Business, Economics, Law, Mathematics-Statistics, among which 30 ECTS credits at least in the area of business. As far as the qualifications obtained from non-Italian Universities, the committee in charge of the selection process for admission will evaluate/consider the correspondence between the disciplinary field of the candidate’s studies and the Course Classes mentioned at letter A, according to the Italian Ministerial Decree D.M. 270/04, as well as the amount of credits in the scientific disciplinary sectors mentioned at letter B. [-]

Master Ingénieur Agriculture

Institut Polytechnique LaSalle Beauvais
Campus Full time 4 - 5 years September 2017 France Beauvais

Nourrir la planète de manière soutenable et durable, être acteur de la transformation agricole et des transitions (énergétiques, écologiques…) : voilà les défis des ingénieurs en agriculture. [+]

Ingénieur Agriculture L’agriculture est au cœur des problématiques actuelles. Ses ingénieurs ont à répondre à des équations désormais fondamentales pour l’avenir de notre monde. Comment nourrir les 3 milliards d’humains supplémentaires de 2050 avec une eau de plus en plus rare, un climat de plus en plus incertain, de moins en moins d’engrais et de pesticides, mais aussi sans croissance des surfaces agricoles ? Comment produire la biomasse apte à compenser, du moins en partie, la raréfaction des énergies fossiles, dans le domaine de l’énergie (biocarburants), de la chimie verte, que des biomatériaux ? Comment protéger une planète aujourd’hui fragilisée en limitant la pollution et en prévenant les risques environnementaux ? Par sa formation de base très polyvalente, l’ingénieur en Agriculture est notamment en mesure d’être, en France comme à l’étranger : Spécialiste en agroécologie, sols, eau et territoires Il est un véritable expert des enjeux environnementaux liés à la gestion de l’eau dans les milieux cultivés. Spécialiste de l’agroalimentaire Il est capable de superviser la gestion de la production des aliments, tant au niveau qualité qu’en logistique. Spécialiste des productions animales Il est dédié à l’amélioration des races d’élevage, attentif à leur bien-être et à leur développement, ou responsable de l’étude et de la fabrication des aliments pour animaux. Spécialiste des productions végétales Il est amené à optimiser l’espace agricole dans le souci du développement durable, pour la production alimentaire et la production de la biomasse à visée non alimentaire. Spécialiste des sciences de l’entreprise Il est apte à gérer une exploitation, à mettre en œuvre tous les services professionnels dédiés à l’agriculture (banque, études, conseil) ou à s’investir dans le marketing de l’agroalimentaire, la grande distribution, l’agrofourniture, les services… Pourquoi devenir Ingénieur en Agriculture? Nourrir la planète de manière soutenable et durable, être acteur de la transformation agricole et des transitions (énergétiques, écologiques…) : voilà les défis des ingénieurs en agriculture. En suivant cette formation, vous développerez des compétences multiples fondées sur des fondamentaux théoriques et techniques, et la capacité à innover pour répondre à ces enjeux planétaires. Dès la première année, vous vous construirez une culture globale et opérationnelle intégrant les problématiques agricoles, environnementales et de l’industrie agroalimentaire. En plaçant l’innovation au cœur de ce cursus intégré de 5 ans, nous vous donnons les moyens de devenir des entrepreneurs et professionnels capables de placer la technologie au cœur de l’agriculture moderne. [-]

Master In Management Of Food Safety And Quality

Grupo IOE
Online Part time September 2017 Colombia Bogotá Mexico Mexico City Peru Lima Spain Barcelona Brazil São Paulo Madrid Murcia Valencia + 10 more

With this program we want to convey to students the necessary knowledge to implement and maintain enterprise management systems that ensure both the quality of food as their security and safety. [+]

Masters in Food Sciences in Europe 2017. Consumers increasingly demand safer products, if this requirement food reaches the maximum level. The food business faces the challenge of meeting these expectations security, any failure in this regard will be severely punished by consumers and seriously affect the income of the company. With this program we want to convey to students the necessary knowledge to implement and maintain enterprise management systems that ensure both the quality of food as their security and safety. GOALS Being able to plan, implement, monitor and audit the management systems of food quality. Know and review the requirements legally required food quality. Implement and internal auditing systems most internationally recognized food quality management: ISO 22000 PAS 220 (FSSC 22000), BRC and IFS. Knowing the environmental management systems and safety and health accepted. [-]

MSc in Food Engineering

Szent István University, Faculty of Food Science
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Hungary Budapest

Aim of the master’s degree program, professional competences to be acquired: The aim of the master’s degree program is to train food engineers who know and apply the [+]

Majors in the degree: - Food Biotechnology - Process Engineering in the Food Industry - Postharvest and Logistics in the Food Trade - Technology and Product Development in the Food Industry - Vintage Master Length of program: - number of terms: 4 terms - number of credits required for obtaining degree: 120 Degree programs accepted as prerequisites for admission to the master’s degree program: Degree programs that can be accepted with full credit: - agricultural field: BSc in Food Engineering; - technical field: BSc in Bioengineering, BSc in Chemical Engineering. Aim of the program Aim of the master’s degree program, professional competences to be acquired: The aim of the master’s degree program is to train food engineers who know and apply the latest scientific knowledge of the special field, and are also familiar with the various fields of natural and technical sciences. The graduates will be able to apply the acquired professional knowledge in a creative way in the different branches of the food industry. Having the knowledge acquired in the master’s degree program, they will be able to participate in further major training programs, or continue their studies in a doctoral (PhD) program. Practical Training Centre helping the education: - Operational technology practice plant – to teach the basic operations of food production - Operational practice unit for fermentation – to teach technologies for the distilling industry and fermentation - Sensory Laboratory - Demonstration cellars in Budafoki Road and Menesi Road – to teach wine-production technologies - Pilot plant for processing food – to teach operational elements of food preservation technologies - Pilot beer plant – to teach the technology for beer making Graduated student’s options: The students of the master’s degree program initially can join in the work of the following scientific workshops in the fields of food engineering, food science, and food business: - Automation, food industry and environmental operations - Strategic development in the food trade - Analytics and quality assurance in the food industry - Technologies and new preservation procedures in the food industry - Procedures of the fermentation industry - Microbiology, biotechnology, and food safety For more information, please visit our website: http://www.uni-corvinus.hu/index.php?id=57853 [-]

Master In Food Science And Nutrition

University of Cagliari
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Cagliari

The main career opportunities for graduates in Food Science and Nutrition are offered by food companies, dietary and pharmaceutical, by catering companies and hospital catering, public and private bodies in charge of food control, the institutions that deal dell ' power as a function of health effects ... [+]

Masters in Food Sciences in Europe 2017. The main career opportunities for graduates in Food Science and Nutrition are offered by food companies, dietary and pharmaceutical, by catering companies and hospital catering, public and private bodies in charge of food control, the institutions that deal dell ' power as a function of the effect on the health and welfare of individuals. In reference to assets classified by ISTAT can be recognized as part of job opportunities: professional activities and entrepreneurial free- within the Life Sciences (2.3.1.1 Biologists and similar); professional qualified in the ASL activities (5.4) as part of the health services, food and nutrition (SIAN). This course also allows access to research and graduate schools doctorate courses and provides an outlet also in research (2.6.2 Researchers and technical graduates). Employment opportunities for graduates of the class can relate to: - information and education, addressed to institutional investors and the general population, the food guidelines and food safety. - Collaboration to the accreditation procedures and monitoring of laboratories and health care facilities with regard to the preparation, storage and distribution of food. - Collaboration to investigate sometimes food consumption monitoring, nutritional knowledge of trends and effects on body composition of the population. - Investigations on the bioavailability of nutrients in foods and their effects. - Monitoring activity on food quality working with the structures of the National Health Service. The LM-61 Sciences of Human Nutrition is recognized by the National Order of Biologists, and is entitled to admission to the relevant state examination, after which it can be signed up for the relevant Professional Register. final test characteristics. The Master of Science in Food Science and Nutrition is achieved by passing the final exam (exam Degree) which consists of the discussion in public in front of a committee of teachers, a written paper prepared by the student under the guidance of a professor of the Faculty of Biology and Pharmacy, regarding an exploratory original research carried out at a facility of the University of Cagliari or other public or private body (subject to the favorable opinion of the CCS). The final test is intended to demonstrate the maturity of the candidate in terms of operational autonomy, the equipment management, methodologies and evaluation tools, its ability to link the different knowledge learned over the course of studies as well as their communication skills and knowledge transfer. Skills required for access To be admitted to CdLM Sciences Food and Nutrition students must have the degree or the University Diploma of three years, or another qualification obtained abroad and recognized as valid. The Academic Regulations for the course of study determines the requirements for access in terms of CFU and SSD base and core and the criteria for the assessment of individual preparation. The minimum knowledge required in the different disciplines, and the detailed rules of evidence for the assessment of individual preparation are shown in detail in the Academic Regulations of the LM. In the event that previous tests highlighting deficiencies in relation to requirements, the applicant, before completing the enrollment, will have to give evidence to the overcoming of (such) deficiencies in the manner prescribed in the Academic Regulations for the Course itself . The maximum number of students admitted to the Master of Science is scheduled according to the availability of teaching facilities (classrooms, laboratories) used for the conduct of practical activities. Language / and official teaching, and assessment of the preparation ITALIAN Applying knowledge and understanding Biomedical disciplines (BIO / 09 Physiology; BIO / 10 Biochemistry) Acquiring application skills for biochemical nutritional assessment of the main nutrients, biological mechanisms of metabolism and the control mechanisms of the metabolic pathways in normal and special conditions (physical activity, fasting), and the application of the main needs assessment techniques nutrition in different physiological conditions (newborn, when body growth, adult, pregnancy, etc.). Disciplines of human nutrition (BIO / 14 Pharmacology; MED / 12 gastroenterology; MED / 13 Endocrinology; MED / 42 General and applied hygiene) Application of methods of analysis, prevention and control of health risks. Acquisition of application expertise for the evaluation of the role of specific foods / components on health as well as for the evaluation of food safety and their fitness for human consumption. Disciplines for the characterization of food and management of the agri-food system (CHIM / 01 Analytical chemistry; CHIM / 10 Food chemistry) Acquisition of application skills for the study by means of spectroscopic techniques of chemical-physical characteristics of food matrices. Ability to interpret the analytical data with a statistical approach. Related (BIO / 08 Anthropology; CHIM / 02 - Physical Chemistry; CHIM / 09 technological application Pharmaceutical; MED / 04 General pathology) Acquisition of application knowledge of techniques and methods of measurement of body composition through anthropometry and methods aimed at dietary surveys and the nutritional screening. application skills of some instrumental analytical techniques and the processing of the test data. Acquisition of application skills related to laboratory diagnostics, in particular in relation to lipid and glucose metabolism and to the determination of markers of cardiovascular risk and atherosclerosis. Knowledge and understanding Biomedical disciplines (BIO / 09 Physiology; BIO / 10 Biochemistry) Depth knowledge of the chemistry of the main classes of macromolecules of nutritional interest (proteins, sugars, lipids), their function and the relationship between structure and function, as well as the physiological and functional aspects of the processes that allow you to edit and use and maintenance matters mechanisms of power adjustment; knowledge of the main methods of assessment of nutritional status, energy needs and nutrients in various age and physiological conditions; knowledge of the reactions of the main metabolic pathways (catabolic and anabolic) and their subdivision in organs and human tissues. The knowledge listed above are verified by means of oral and / or written tests. Disciplines of human nutrition (BIO / 14 Pharmacology; MED / 12 Gastroenterology; MED / 13 Endocrinology; MED / 42 General and Applied Hygiene) Depth knowledge of gastrointestinal diseases that alter the absorption and utilization of nutrients, the nutritional changes during gastrointestinal diseases, liver, pancreas and kidney, of the technical evaluation of the state of nutrition, prebiotic and probiotic properties. Knowledge on the pathophysiology of endocrine and metabolic diseases which avail themselves, in clinical practice, a behavioral and nutritional therapeutic support. Solid understanding of the nutritional and sanitary properties of the various components of food, even at the molecular level, and the epidemiological characteristics of the main diseases transmitted via food. Knowledge of the main eating disorders and eating behavior and its drug therapy. The knowledge listed above are verified by means of oral and / or written tests. Disciplines for the characterization of food and management of the agri-food system (CHIM / 01 Analytical chemistry; CHIM / 10 Food chemistry) Depth knowledge on contaminants in foodstuffs, with special attention to the sources of pollution, the way in which food can be contaminated and their toxic action mechanisms of different xenobiotic, as well as knowledge of the changes that occur in food with particular reference to the mechanisms of the reactions involved, the consequences on the matrix and nutritional implications. analytical chemistry, classics and instrumental methods applied to the analysis of foods. The knowledge listed above are verified by means of oral and / or written tests. Related (BIO / 08 Anthropology; CHIM / 02 - Physical Chemistry; CHIM / 09 technological application Pharmaceutical; MED / 04 General pathology) Depth knowledge on the action power on micro- and macro-evolutionary processes and behavioral relationships between food, nutrition and epidemiology of malnutrition by excess and by default. Detailed knowledge of the chemical and physical properties of nutrients and non-nutrients found in food, and changes brought about by cooking and processing industry and conservation. Knowledge of the legislative aspects of the special food and dietary supplement industry. Depth knowledge on the relationship between multifactorial diseases and eating, with reference to the role of nutrition in the onset is that in the prevention of such diseases. Knowledge of specific analytical methods for evaluating the toxicity or the contribution of the real benefits of certain food components in relation to particular diseases. The knowledge listed above are verified by means of oral and / or written tests. Learning ability Graduates will be able to learn independently sources of professional development, including those available online (eg. specialized data banks), and to use them in an appropriate way to deal with the constant updating of scientific knowledge and skills necessary to the profession, considering that this is a sector characterized by large rate of change of both the issues of methodologies. Making judgments Graduates will be able to gather and interpret the theoretical and experimental data in the literature in their field of study, in order to develop, evaluate and solve problems, both simple and complex, they occur in the various circumstances of the profession, tending into account the social and ethical implications related to their work. By learning provided by the courses that include laboratory activities and courses as part of the related activities, it will also have acquired knowledge and skills in research laboratory techniques and investigation on the assessment of nutritional status and body composition, which allow, for example, to know how to take nutritional strategies to prevent the onset of diseases. The monitoring of the achievement of learning outcomes in terms of independent evaluation will be carried out during the verification of income of the individual teachings, through the evaluation of the ability to discuss in groups or with individual teachers and during the preparation, drafting and discussion of the thesis. communication skills Graduates, thanks to the knowledge acquired in the course, will have the ability to clearly and uses appropriate language to communicate information, ideas and solutions to problems interlocutors to specialists and non-specialists, nationally and internationally, through proper oral and written forms. It will clearly communicate the Directives issued by the National and European authorities, which ranks as one of the interfaces between the different expertise available in their respective workplaces. He will be able to interact and communicate effectively in the workplace, with different figures level of specialization, not only in the food industry and will own attitudes to teamwork and mastery of common IT tools. These skills will be acquired through individual and group activities in the course of your training, both in the preparation for oral argument scheduled for overcoming some tests, both in seminars or workshops for the development of specific projects . The assessment of these skills will be the occasion of the passing of examinations of individual teachings and, in particular, the final examination. employment and career opportunities for graduates Biologist / expert with responsibility functions responsible for the application and execution with technical and professional autonomy of activities that involve the use of advanced methodologies, innovative and experimental with a solid background from the technological point of view on methods of investigation in the biomedical field with particular with respect to the field of food and human nutrition. The main career opportunities for graduates in Food Science and Nutrition are offered by food companies, dietary and pharmaceutical, by catering companies and hospital catering, public and private bodies in charge of food control, the institutions that deal dell ' power as a function of the effect on the health and welfare of individuals. In reference to assets classified by ISTAT can be recognized as part of job opportunities: professional activities and entrepreneurial free- within the Life Sciences (2.3.1.1 Biologists and similar); qualified professional activities in the structures of the National Health Service (5.4) in the context of health services, food and nutrition (SIAN). This course also allows access to research and graduate schools doctorate courses and provides an outlet also in research (2.6.2 Researchers and technical graduates). Skills associated with the function Biologist / expert with responsibility functions responsible for the application and execution with technical and professional autonomy of activities that involve the use of advanced methodologies, innovative and experimental with a solid background from the technological point of view on methods of investigation in the biomedical field with particular with respect to the field of food and human nutrition. Biologist Nutritionist: determination of optimal diets for canteens, communities, sports teams, etc. in relation to their composition and the characteristics of the subjects; determination of the optimal human diet identifiable in relation to ascertained pathophysiological conditions. Researcher at public and private institutions: setting experimental designs, using principal analytical laboratory techniques, data analysis, field sampling methods. Consultant food companies: collaboration with the accreditation and surveillance procedures with regard to the preparation, storage and distribution of food. Professional activities at the National Health Service structures: information activities and education, addressed to institutional investors and the general population, about nutrition and food safety standards; collaboration in food consumption surveys sometimes supervision, knowledge of nutritional trends and effects on body composition of the population. Function in the context of work Biologist / expert with responsibility functions responsible for the application and execution with technical and professional autonomy of activities that involve the use of advanced methodologies, innovative and experimental with a solid background from the technological point of view on methods of investigation in the biomedical field with particular with respect to the field of food and human nutrition biologist nutritionist Researcher at public and private institutions Consultant food companies Professional activities at the National Health Service structures Description specific educational goals The central importance of nutrition in health promotion is underscored in recent years by initiatives and campaigns World Health Organization, the FAO, the European Union and the Italian Government. Power is indicated as one of the three central themes of the Ministry of Health and is part of the strategic objectives of the Sardinia Region. protective factors of great effectiveness, to myocardial infarction, vascular diseases, and digestive diseases, are contained in different traditional foods. In fact, the consolidated results of epidemiological studies show a potential benefit to human health deriving from proper nutrition and conscious, which allows to avoid a cancer case on three in the general population. Specifically, the "Mediterranean diet" is particularly appreciated for the whole of its high protection level components. Monitoring of body composition for different human types is an essential tool for the prevention of multifactorial diseases, such as diabetes, obesity, certain cardiovascular disorders, and for the detection of subclinical effects on health status. In addition, knowledge of the genetic predisposition to multifactorial diseases helps to understand the different effects of food on different individuals. The CdLM in Food Science and Nutrition, launched in collaboration between the former Faculty of Pharmacy and Physical and Natural Sciences, now pertaining to the Faculty of Biology and Pharmacy, aims to produce graduates with specific knowledge, which will also be achieved through a thorough understanding of the most innovative analytical methodologies, and related, in the physiology and biochemistry of nutrition industry, chemistry, with a focus on highlighting the components of xenobiotics and additives in food, the food pathophysiology in children and adults, the problems related to the relationship between diet and multifactorial diseases, epidemiology, food hygiene and toxicology. The student must know and detect the presence of microbiological changes in stored food and industrial production, risks related to the presence of allergens and additives, hygiene and organizational characteristics of the community nutrition. There will also be a highly specialized courses that address issues of food chemistry, functional foods and food supplements, and nutritional aspects related to the health of mankind. Finally, annual seminars are planned, taught by researchers and experts in the relevant fields of the science of nutrition. Graduates also master must possess a remarkable mastery of mathematical, computer and statistics that can allow him to be able to effectively use the techniques for the acquisition and analysis of data. Graduates also master will be familiar with the scientific methods of investigation that will ensure scientific autonomy and design capability that can be used in different fields, with particular regard to scientific research and the diagnostic activities in the food sector. The training activities are directed to the study epidemiologically, physiological, pathological and sanitation of the relationship between diet and health status (from the product specifications of the food matrix or the health of the individual). The course is aimed at training experts in: activities and promotion of scientific and technological development as well as management and design of technologies in the field of food and human nutrition; Professional work and project-related fields with the power, in the fields of industry, agriculture, health and public administration, particularly with regard to the dissemination and use of such knowledge (biological and microbiological analysis laboratories; biological control and food quality). Graduates in CdLM in Food Science and Nutrition must acquire knowledge and skills, with different levels of depth, targeted to: - Gain a thorough understanding of the pathophysiology of digestion and absorption. The training activities of the disciplines of the BIO / 09 fields (Physiology), MED / 04 (Pathology), MED / 12 (Gastroenterology) meet these requirements. - Apply the main laboratory techniques for the evaluation of the quality of food and learn to interpret the results. The training activities of the disciplines of the MED / 42 (hygiene sectors), CHIM / 01 (Analytical Chemistry), CHIM / 02 (Physical Chemistry) meet these requirements. - Use the new technologies applied to food and human nutrition in order to evaluate and improve nutritional quality and food safety. The training activities of the disciplines of the MED / 42 (hygiene sectors), CHIM / 10 (Food chemistry), CHIM / 02 (Physical Chemistry) meet these requirements. - To evaluate the nutritional status and know the nutritional problems of the population in specific physiological conditions such as pregnancy, lactation, growth, aging, and have a thorough knowledge on the action power on the micro and macro-evolutionary processes. The training activities of the disciplines of the BIO / 09 fields (Physiology), BIO / 10 (Biochemistry), BIO / 14 (Pharmacology), BIO / 08 (Anthropology), MED / 04 (Pathology), MED / 12 (Gastroenterology), MED / 13 (Endocrinology) meet these requirements. - Having developed skills to the work of the multidisciplinary team and a good grasp of the scientific method of investigation and design. - Being able to use fluent English (or another language of the European community as well as Italian), with reference to disciplinary vocabularies. [-]

ME Biosystems & Food Engineering

UCD College of Engineering and Architecture
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Ireland Dublin

Delivered by a School which consistently wins up to €3 million in annual research funding.This Masters will provide graduates from an engineering or mathematical based science background the opportunity to specialise in the application of engineering science... [+]

ME Biosystems & Food Engineering Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 120) Delivered by a School which consistently wins up to €3 million in annual research funding.This Masters will provide graduates from an engineering or mathematical based science background the opportunity to specialise in the application of engineering science and design to biological materials and systems especially in: Food process engineering Sustainable energy Environmental protection Biosystems Engineers are at the forefront of the search for practical solutions to global problems and this specialisation will lead graduates to a wide variety of employment opportunities with companies focussing on processing of food and other biological materials, environmental protection, waste recycling, sustainable energy and green technologies. The ME Biosystems & Food Engineering involves lectures, tutorials, assignments, laboratory work, a research project and includes a 6-8 month professional work experience internship. Who should apply? Full Time option suitable for: Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes Career Opportunities This is one of Ireland's most important industries and our graduates have excellent prospects finding employment in: Bioprocess and food companies Environmental protection and waste recycling companies Sustainable energy and green technology companies There are also opportunities to pursue PhD research in UCD and worldwide. Fees, Funding and Scholarships ME Biosystems & Food Engineering (T299) Full Time EU Year 1 - € 7490 nonEU Year 1 - € 23800 ***Fees are subject to change Student Internships This two years masters offers 6-8 months paid professional work experience, the practical skills acquired during this placement will give graduates a competitive advantage when applying for positions upon graduation. Entry Requirements A 3 or 4-year Bachelor's degree with minimum upper second class honours (NFQ level 8) or international equivalence in an engineering degree programme or mathematically-based science subject. Strong results (not less than Grade B or equivalent) in cognate subjects of agricultural and food engineering, biological engineering, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, unit operations. Facilities and Resources The School of Biosystems and Food Engineering has recently invested in excess of €600,000 in state-of-the-art facilities in spectroscopy, hyperspectral chemical imaging and chemometrics. *Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised [-]

Master of Management in Food & Beverage (MFB)

SDA Bocconi School of Management
Campus Full time 12 months January 2017 Italy Milan

he Master of Management in Food & Beverage (MFB) is a full-time, international, one-year program that is taught entirely in English and attracts students from all over the world. The program focuses on management of F&B and related companies, such as restaurants, hotels, resorts and advanced retailers, from an innovative and effective perspective. MFB has a multidisciplinary approach and adopts an experiential method. [+]

Masters in Food Sciences in Europe 2017. The Master of Management in Food & Beverage (MFB) is a full-time, international, one-year program that is taught entirely in English and attracts students from all over the world. The program focuses on management of F&B and related companies, such as restaurants, hotels, resorts and advanced retailers, from an innovative and effective perspective. MFB has a multidisciplinary approach and adopts an experiential method. Lectures by professors and guest speakers are alternated with group exercises, team and individual projects, simulations, role-playing and case study analysis. You will have many Q&A sessions on contemporary issues the industry faces now and in the perceived future. MFB regards management as a unique recipe that requires many carefully-measured ingredients, including strong theoretical and practical knowledge, vision, drive, determination and the ability to identify opportunities and bring together people, cultures and traditions. MFB is the Master for you if You aspire to take up a managerial role in the intriguing field of Food & Beverage and related industries You want to discover how to be successful in restaurant and hotel business You need to be more specialized in order to progress in your career You want the opportunity to interact with international leaders in this sector You are ready for the challenge of a specialized and intense business program You are ready for an innovative curriculum from an internationally recognized School of Management. What MFB can offer you Solid foundations in management, including practical, creative and professional skills Strong knowledge to operate successfully in the F&B sector, a market that is an important part of the global economy Direct contact with excellent companies and their leaders, who are often guest speakers on the program A dynamic environment, a focus on the global market and a multidisciplinary approach An exceptional faculty, involving worldwide recognized Partners, top executives and managers who will provide their specific professional knowledge and perspective. [-]

Master in Agro-biosciences AgroFood Chain

INP Toulouse - Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 France Toulouse

The purpose of this Master course, opened to students worldwide, is to create awareness of the scientific, social and economic realities of the modern agrofood industry and to provide scientific [+]

Applications for this program are closed for the year 2014/2015. Please contact us in January 2015.

Master in Agro-biosciences AgroFood ChainThe purpose of this Master course, opened to students worldwide, is to create awareness of the scientific, social and economic realities of the modern agrofood industry and to provide scientific and practical training in an international context. The 2-year program prepares future researchers and executives for international careers in the sectors of agriculture, agrofood, environment, non-food valorisation of agro-resources. The purpose of this Master is also to face the major changes in the agricultural and agrofood sectors, and to meet the issues of sustainable development.... [-]


Master in Food, Society and International Food Governance

UOC Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
Campus Full time October 2017 Spain Barcelona

The way food is produced, processed and what is eaten has changed significantly over time. Whereas it is likely that our great-grandparents ate predominantly local and seasonal foods, today, it is estimated that the average meal travels over 2,400 km, from field to fork. As our food is transported around the world, it is subject to myriad rules and regulations. [+]

Masters in Food Sciences in Europe 2017. The way food is produced, processed and what is eaten has changed significantly over time. Whereas it is likely that our great-grandparents ate predominantly local and seasonal foods, today, it is estimated that the average meal travels over 2,400 km, from field to fork. As our food is transported around the world, it is subject to myriad rules and regulations. Food plays a central role in our societies, cultures, economies and personal lives, but few understand how food makes it to our plates. The Master's in Food, Society and International Food Governance clarifies this process. This programme is designed for individuals interested in enhancing their understanding and analysis of agriculture and food policy, and increasing their understanding of the social, cultural and economic factors that influence and shape the development and enforcement of agriculture governance. This combination presents an opportunity to explore connections between the historical, political, scientific, strategic and ethical considerations involved in the organization of food policy and agriculture internationally. The programme trains students to identify and generate solutions for just and sustainable food systems. It attracts a diversity of learners from professionals to those just starting their careers. All of our students share an interest in the organization of food systems and in food governance. The Master's is made up of two mandatory Specialisations, two elected Specialisations and a Final Research Project. A Specialisation is a 4 month, 15 ECTS credit course made up of a series of modules (usually 3 or 4). The Specialisations can be taken independently or as part of the Master's. Mandatory Specialisations: Food Systems Analysis International Agri-Food Policy Elective Specialisations: Food and Society Food Regulation (with MSU's IFLR) Food Security: Assessment and Action (with FAO) Impact Assessment of Food Security Progammes Understanding the Right to Food Final Research Project The Master's in Food, Society and International Food Governance provides you with an opportunity to pursue a research topic in your area of interest. You may collaborate with your employer to develop a project or you may opt to undertake an independent research project. A UOC advisor must approve your research question and will work with you to carry out the research in an appropriate and timely fashion. This Final Research Project (6 or 9 ECTS) is required to complete the Master's in Food, Society and International Food Governance and is to be completed over the duration of the Master's programme. In general, research will be multi-disciplinary and will have a practical application. The Final Research Project will be evaluated by an Academic Committee. The Committee can include a mentor from your company or organization. Agreements with industry on confidentiality are always strictly taken into account. Students must defend their project. This can be done virtually (as long as it is synchronous) or in person. Completing the Final Research Project is a major task that requires patience and dedication. We will work with you to make it manageable and make sure that you acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to excel at the task. Objectives To provide students with the tools and knowledge to analyse and understand: Food systems and their role in society; How food and agriculture are regulated nationally and internationally; How agencies and institutions regulate agriculture and food nationally and internationally. To provide a framework for the exchange of knowledge, experiences, programmes and viewpoints among players, including other universities, researchers, professionals, civil service, private sector and government. To develop a comprehensive understanding of food systems in a local, regional and global context. To develop awareness of the role that food and food policy play across cultures, historically and in contemporary societies. To develop an understanding of the relationships between economics, environment, society, culture and agri-food policy. To develop a comprehensive understanding of international agriculture and food regulatory agencies. To develop the capacity to critically analyse and address issues of governance within food systems. To develop the capacity to apply theory and knowledge to policy analysis. To develop knowledge of how policy interventions affect food security and agricultural production. To develop an understanding of the relationships between economics, environment, society, culture and agri-food policy. To develop a comprehensive understanding of agricultural regulations and standards and their local and international implications. To develop an understanding of international agriculture and food regulatory agencies and corresponding legal texts. To develop a comprehensive understanding of agricultural regulations as they relate to specific regions as well as their implications internationally. To develop competence in approaching a research problem in the area of food systems. To develop competence in articulating a research question, data collection and articulating research results. To develop competence in critically evaluating research. Competencies This programme will prepare you to meet the demand for knowledgeable and well-trained food systems analysts and leaders, by fostering practical and critical learning with an international perspective. The courses are geared towards: Individuals working in NGOs and community organizations that address issues related to food and agriculture. Individuals working in the agri-food sector. Public administrators. Civil Servants. Policy analysts. Consultants. Lawyers. Journalists specializing in food politics. Professional organizations or international cooperation projects that address issues linked to food and agriculture. Students wishing further education on issues of agri-food governance. Providing students with the necessary tools for improving their employability, giving them the right to knowledge and education to be successful in the different occupations they will have during their lives, is a fundamental purpose of our postgraduate programmes. Student profile The Master's of Food, Society and International Agri-Food Governance students typically have backgrounds in a field related to the agri-food sector, or an academic background in agriculture, anthropology, economics, environmental studies, development, public health or sociology. The programme attracts people who wish to specialise in the agri-food sector, as well as those interested working in this field. Many already have work experience in the agri-food sector and are looking to broaden their knowledge and skills so as to advance their careers. Learning resources Materials will be in English and will include written course materials, relevant websites, academic articles, books and magazine articles, among others. Academic requirements The Master's in Food, Society and International Food Governance is open to everyone with a good grasp of English. The UOC is an open university which means that even if you do not have a high school diploma or university degree you can still take our courses. However, to be eligible for the Master's Degree you must have a recognised university degree. If you do not have a recognised university degree then you will receive an equivalency certificate instead of a degree. Prior knowledge The course materials and teaching language is English. A strong grasp of English is required for this programme. Degrees Once the overall assessment process has been completed successfully, the UOC will issue a Master Diploma/ Postgraduate Diploma/Specialization Certificate to those participants with an accredited university qualification that is valid in Spain. Should you not have such a qualification, a Certificate will be issued. [-]