Master's Degree in Food Sciences in Umeå in Sweden

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Food Sciences

A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

Food sciences uses chemistry, microbiology, engineering, and biochemistry to help produce lasting, nutritious, and easily accessible food. Studying food sciences may help achieve a greater understanding of the development of food systems and how to create sustainable food resources for future generations.

Sweden (Sverige) is the largest of the Nordic countries, with a population of about 9.5 million. It borders Norway and Finland and is connected to Denmark via the bridge of Öresund (Öresundsbron). Sweden has a strong tradition of being an open, yet discreet country.

Umeå is located to the Northern side of Sweden in Vasterbotten County. It is referred to a university town. It has over 100,000 residents. It has 3 universities that focus on research studies.

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Master’s Program - Food of Life (Erasmus Mundus Program)

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Sweden Alsike Alnarp Umeå + 2 more

Food of Life is a cross-disciplinary master’s program within the science of animal-derived foods. In a unique way, the course combines animal science, food science, and technology. [+]

Master’s Program - Food of Life

Food of Life is a cross-disciplinary master’s program within the science of animal-derived foods. In a unique way, the course combines animal science, food science, and technology.

Food of Life is a part of the Erasmus Mundus program initiated by the European Commission to enhance and promote European higher education throughout the world. The two-year Master’s program builds on the expertise of four European universities:

-- University of Copenhagen,

-- Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences,

-- Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona,

-- University of Helsinki

Food of Life is a cross-disciplinary Master’s program integrating Animal Science, Food Science, and Technology. In a unique way, the education combines these sciences focusing on social as well as cultural and, of course, scientific aspects of the food production chain.... [-]