Masters Programs in Food Sciences

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Food Sciences

There is a professional idiom that describes the nature of Food Science: studying food “from field to fork”. With a Master in Food Sciences, you will indeed study all aspects of food, from harvesting and producing to cooking and consumption.

The field of Food Sciences has developed immensely over the last years, and today, a Master in Food Sciences is a highly interdisciplinary applied science that uses achievements of different fields, such as chemical engineering, microbiology, biochemistry, and many others. This is the reason for a considerable number of sub-disciplines that this field of science includes. Some of the most exciting and advanced sub-disciplines that you can explore with a Master in Food Sciences are food chemistry and analysis, food preservation and packaging, food technology, and many others. All these studies try to raise the quality of food. At the same time they provide information for safety and ways to produce food that meet the requirements of the overpopulated and overstimulated modern world. Food science is not only about cooking; it is also about some hard scientific research, real challenges, and unraveling riddles.

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Master of Food Technology (Leuven et al)

KU Leuven - University of Leuven
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Belgium Leuven Brussels + 1 more

To fulfil its nutritional destiny, food must be both safely produced and safely delivered to its end consumer. This requires, on the one hand, processing technologies for converting edible raw materials into foods with decreased inherent stability, and, on the other, preservation technologies for increasing the stability and shelf life of foods. [+]

To fulfil its nutritional destiny, food must be both safely produced and safely delivered to its end consumer. This requires, on the one hand, processing technologies for converting edible raw materials into foods with decreased inherent stability, and, on the other, preservation technologies for increasing the stability and shelf life of foods.

What is the Master of Food Technology all about?

The Interuniversity Programme in Food Technology (IUPFOOD) focuses on two technological dimensions of prime and crucial importance in food processing and preservation:

the transformation (processing) of raw materials into products suited for human consumption the role of postharvest and food preservation unit operations in delivering safe and nutritious foods to the end consumer. ... [-]

Master in Protein Science and Biotechnology

University of Oulu
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Finland Oulu

The MSc degree programme meets the clear needs of academia and industry in the post genomic era. This degree is specifically aimed at giving students in-depth understanding of the structure-function relationship of proteins and the techniques used to produce and characterize them. [+]

Master in Protein Science and Biotechnology Watch a video of the International Master's programme in protein Science and Biotechnology, where our students tell about the programme, and studying and living in Oulu. The MSc degree programme meets the clear needs of academia and industry in the post genomic era. This degree is specifically aimed at giving students in-depth understanding of the structure-function relationship of proteins and the techniques used to produce and characterize them. Students who are selected for the degree will undertake 120 ECTS study points (equivalent of two years) of studies. These studies maximise hands on individual training in modern state of the art techniques and methodologies while providing a solid groundwork in theoretical aspects of the field. Around half of the degree involves integration of students into different research groups, finally cumulating in a 6 month research project. The degree is flexible and allows the students to specialize in the aspects of protein science and biotechnology which will most benefit their future career. The programme is particularly aimed at people going into research and former students have been very successful in finding PhD positions in Finland and abroad. The degree is taught in the highly international Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine. The faculty brings together expertise in in vitro, in vivo and in silico analysis of protein structure and function and includes national centers for protein biophysical and structural analysis as well as a national Centre of Excellence in Cell Extracellular Matrix Research. Programme Outline The... [-]

Master of Engineering in Food Science

Latvia University of Agriculture
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 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. [+]

Masters in Food Sciences. 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... [-]

Master of Professional Studies in Dairy Products Technology

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 USA San Luis Obispo

The Master of Professional Studies in Dairy Products Technology program trains students with scientific, engineering, food, and agricultural backgrounds for leadership and management roles in the dairy foods manufacturing industry. This innovative, one-year master's degree includes coursework in dairy chemistry, dairy microbiology, plant management, project management, leadership, sustainability, and other areas critical to effective dairy plant management. Through the use of experiential and project-based learning, students will develop the essential knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the international dairy foods industry. [+]

About the Program The Master of Professional Studies in Dairy Products Technology program trains students with scientific, engineering, food, and agricultural backgrounds for leadership and management roles in the dairy foods manufacturing industry. This innovative, one-year master's degree includes coursework in dairy chemistry, dairy microbiology, plant management, project management, leadership, sustainability, and other areas critical to effective dairy plant management. Through the use of experiential and project-based learning, students will develop the essential knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the international dairy foods industry. Program of Study Graduate students in the MPS in Dairy Products Technology program are required to complete a prescribed course of study designed to give them an understanding of dairy science and manufacturing, industry structure, unit operations, sanitation, quality control, and regulatory requirements. In addition, students will develop the leadership skills and experience needed to manage and guide teams in a dairy processing environment. Three quarters of on-campus course work are followed by a one-quarter internship related to dairy foods manufacturing. To graduate with the MPS in Dairy Products Technology, students must then pass a comprehensive examination. The Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Dairy Products Technology program is designed to prepare students with analytical and critical thinking skills for careers in supervision or management at large-scale dairy processing operations. The MPS is not a research program. Many of our students have minimal exposure to dairy science but have exhibited an interest in dairy and have demonstrated management potential. The MPS is a one-year graduate... [-]

Master of Engineering Science in Food Engineering

UCD College of Engineering and Architecture
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Ireland Dublin

The Master of Engineering Science in Food Engineering provides a comprehensive coverage of bioprocess and food manufacturing systems engineering. [+]

MEngSc Food Engineering FT Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)

The Master of Engineering Science in Food Engineering provides a comprehensive coverage of bioprocess and food manufacturing systems engineering. On this Masters you will develop new technical competencies in food and bioprocess engineering, learn how to develop and execute a research plan and acquire skills in the application of leading edge technologies to the agri-food and biotechnology industries, including novel food processing technology, food process automation, risk assessment, computer vision for food quality and food safety. In addition:

This Masters is delivered by a highly research intensive School, comprising a European Research Council Fellow and six Marie Curie Fellowships. Two Professors, Sun and O'Donnell, are in the world's top one percent of the most cited scientists in their field. Who should apply? ... [-]

Engineer Food And Health

UniLaSalle
Campus Full time 1 - 5 years January 2018 France Beauvais

This engineer has the dual specialty Food and Health. This training also highlights the many relationships they have with each other, as in humans. [+]

Engineer Food and Health Please Note That this program is Entirely taught in FRENCH This engineer has the dual specialty Food and Health. This training also highlights the many relationships they have with each other, as in humans. His training course opens up multiple opportunities in the fields of food processing, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries, catering, public health, marketing and communication ... Prevention specialist, nutrition and health benefits An engineer from the specialty is formed to meet the new challenges of food through the mastery of tools, always more and more innovative. It is, for example, able to implement large-scale actions to induce consumer behavior change in the environment of public health or verify health claims for new food products, with actors world agribusiness. Marketing Specialist It controls each component of the food connotation to health, both in its technological developments in its most current scientific advances. It is thus able to offer even to drive the business strategies of companies in the sector, from initial product positioning health related to the stage of distribution. Specialist food chains in the formulation and food quality This is a capable engineer to set up a quality approach or research and development in the entire food production chain, until the stage of the agricultural raw material ' on delivery of the product ready for consumption. It is thus required to work in multiple sectors: food production and food supplements; pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, retail, catering, services ... Why become Engineer in Food and Health? This... [-]

MSc in Food Engineering

Szent István University, Faculty of Food Science
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 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 [+]

Masters in Food Sciences. 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... [-]

MTech in Food Technology

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 4 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The primary purpose of the MTech Food Technology is to provide students with specialised advanced education and training while meeting the requirements of a specific research component so that students can master the required experimental and technological skills and necessary fieldwork competencies such as innovation, decision-making, strategic thinking and organisational skills. [+]

The primary purpose of the MTech Food Technology is to provide students with specialised advanced education and training while meeting the requirements of a specific research component so that students can master the required experimental and technological skills and necessary fieldwork competencies such as innovation, decision-making, strategic thinking and organisational skills. A dissertation-based MTech Food Technology consists of a comprehensive study of a specialized area in the field of specialisation, reported on and submitted in the form of a dissertation at the end of the programme. The degree demands a high level of intellectual and theoretical knowledge and insight into problems related to the field of study and of critical reasoning, formulation, analysis and evaluation of a specific problem in the field of study. Admission requirements A B Tech: Food Technology or an equivalent qualification at an equivalent standard. Programme structure Nature of programme:Year programme Minimum duration:1 year full-time or 2 years part-time Maximum duration:2 years full-time or 4 years part-time The curriculum consists of: A dissertation and such additional research work as may be prescribed by the Departmental Head. [-]

Master's Degree In Food Science And Technology

Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Reggio Calabria

The degree course of Science in Food Science and Technology aims to provide, on the basis of a solid preparation on the theoretical and scientific aspects acquired in the bachelor's degree in Class L-26, advanced knowledge in the field of technical management of systems and food chains . [+]

Masters in Food Sciences. The degree course of Science in Food Science and Technology aims to provide, on the basis of a solid preparation on the theoretical and scientific aspects acquired in the bachelor's degree in Class L-26, advanced knowledge in the field of technical management of systems and food chains . The course also the form of high profile professionals able to use a wide range of knowledge to interpret, describe and solve, in an innovative way, problems related to the agro-food chains. Within the Bachelor of Science, the student has the opportunity to acquire specific knowledge in science and food technology. The curriculum of the Master of Science in Food Science and Technology is articulated through a series of educational activities aimed at providing: - scientific and technological preparation to design and manage innovation in the agri-food production; - Knowledge for the deepening of the issues on the assessment of the chemical, physical, nutritional, microbiological and sensorial food and necessary raw materials; - The skills to make a rational choice of the processes and of the most suitable processing steps for a modern food production and / or administration of the foods. - The skills to evaluate the influence of metabolic processes of plant and animal products on the conservation and transformation processes in view of their commercial utilization - the skills to use the traditional technologies and / or emerging conservation, processing and packaging of food and assess their effects in terms of shelf-life and health and... [-]

Master in Food System Management (CLAMEM-FoodSys)

University of Bologna School of Economics, Management and Statistics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Italy Forli Bologna + 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. [+]

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... [-]

Master In Safety Management And Food Quality

Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona
Campus Full time 3 semesters November 2017 Spain Barcelona

Food safety is one of the most interesting and complicated chapters for those who are interested in the study of food, its characteristics, that is, its appearance, its safety and its nutritional value. [+]

Masters in Food Sciences. Food safety is one of the most interesting and complicated chapters for those who are interested in the study of food, its characteristics, that is, its appearance, its safety and its nutritional value. When we talk about Food Safety we believe that only refer to the possibility that something can reach food and cause infectious or toxic process type. Instead, it is a broader term, since there are situations food preparation or composition, which may relate to cases or outbreaks of food-borne. On the other hand, it is also necessary to approach the current topic as the Quality, Food Safety and Traceability of products by analyzing from the legal perspective the most relevant aspects of processes and products. At the moment, it is also necessary to know the basic concepts of Food Safety from a juridical perspective (latest normative advances), scientific (methods of food analysis), sociological (social reaction to the so-called food crises) and administrative (public Food safety), integrated into a systemic and multinational structure of guarantee and control. Therefore, it is intended to address the problem of food security from a broad perspective, trying to tackle each chapter from the current situation, trying to figure out their future perspective and trying to provide solutions where possible. Introduced as a new approach to the legal regulations on safety and responsibility in food production, focusing on legal responsibilities; providing practical and preventive guidance on the subject, increasingly important in decision-making. GOALS Provide the participant with strategies and... [-]

Master's Degree In Safety And Food Quality

Universidad de La Laguna
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Spain Santa Cruz de Tenerife

The Master in Safety and Food Quality has as objectives the train university graduates in health sciences and science, control and certification of quality and food safety in line with national and supranational law, allowing them to design develop, implement and certify techniques and procedures for bromatológico, nutritional, toxicological and biological control of food, as a final product, and the assurance of quality and hygiene. [+]

The Master in Food Safety and Quality Aims to train university graduates in health and science sciences in the control and certification of food quality and safety in line with national and supranational legislation in force, allowing them to design, develop, apply and certify techniques and procedures For the bromatological, nutritional, toxicological and biological control of food, as final product, and the assurance of its quality and hygiene. This degree integrates faculty whose teaching and research activity is related to different fields of safety and quality of food. It also has the collaboration of professionals from the health administration of the Canary Islands, as well as representatives of the business sector with responsibilities for inspection and quality control of food. Cooperation agreements with various public institutions and food businesses allow students to learn firsthand the procedures, rules and techniques discussed in the training program and complement their training. Admission profile. Preference will be given to students graduates in Science and Health Sciences income. Graduates in health sciences and sciences, such as pharmacists, veterinarians, graduates in science and food technology (CTA), doctors, chemists, biologists, etc. Profile of egress. Expert in food safety and quality. GOALS Knowledge and understanding that provide a basis or opportunity for originality in developing and / or applying ideas, often in a research context. That the students can apply their knowledge and their ability to solve problems in new or unfamiliar environments within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to their field of study. That students are able... [-]

Master In Food Science And Nutrition

University of Cagliari
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 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. 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,... [-]

Master in Food Technology

University of Algarve
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Portugal Faro

The aim of MSc programme in Food Technology is to provide a general understanding of food properties and production, and knowledge in technologies involved in the production of safe and healthy food that qualifies the recipient not only to analyse and control, but also to design, innovate and develop food production systems and food products. [+]

The aim of MSc programme in Food Technology is to provide a general understanding of food properties and production, and knowledge in technologies involved in the production of safe and healthy food that qualifies the recipient not only to analyse and control, but also to design, innovate and develop food production systems and food products. Those completing the MSc in Food Technology can integrate research and development (R&D) institutions/departments, food company’s technical staff or work at intermediate/senior management level in the food industry. The acquired skills will enable them to carry out activities associated with e.g. the processing and analysis of food and (alcoholic) beverages, research and development of new food products and processes, food safety and quality, assessment and mitigation of environmental impact of the food industry, traceability and authenticity of food products. Objectives Students will acquire the necessary skills to work in the design, implementation and innovation of processes and products in the area of food science and technology; Students will obtain the fundamental knowledge to understand the physical, chemical and biological properties of food and drink, as well as the changes resulting from technological processes and methods of control the food quality at the different stages of production, in order to obtain safe final products; Students will be able to create original applications, solve problems and produce ethical, social and environmentally responsible judgments, in new situations. Career Opportunities: Development of professional activities in the industry, public administration, education/training, consulting services, audit, regulation, in the food technology area:... [-]

Master in Food Science and Technology

Lebanese International University
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years October 2018 Lebanon Beirut

Explanation of physical and chemical interactions between various constituents resulting from processing operations often lead to physical sensory, and nutritional changes in foods. [+]

Masters in Food Sciences. Master in Food Science and Technology The program includes following courses: Physiochemical aspect of foods Explanation of physical and chemical interactions between various constituents resulting from processing operations often lead to physical sensory, and nutritional changes in foods. Combination of important information on processing and food quality. This course describes the effects of various processing technologies on quality changes of different major foods in an integrative manner Advanced Food Engineering Discuss the modeling, design and simulation of the most important food processes mainly the heat and mass transfer processes. This is done by explaining the fundamental engineering and economics relationships, and literature data of physical and transport properties of food. Thesis An in-depth research conducted performed under supervision of the student's adviser. It includes training and practicing experimental techniques, experimental design, running experiments, collecting and analyzing data, and preparation, writing and submitting the thesis. Entry Requirements If you are thinking of pursuing your graduate degree at LIU and you are a new student, the below are the papers needed. Certified copy of the BACC II or its equivalent. Official university transcript. Copy of undergraduate diploma or a letter of completion. Two copies of identification card. (1st page of passport for non-Lebanese) Two copies of the recent family civil status record. Four recent Passport sized colored photographs. TOEFL score, if available. Three letters of recommendation. $50 non-refundable application fee All applicants must submit their social security papers (DAMAN), if available, or must fill the appropriate papers at... [-]