AgroSup Dijon

Introduction

About the University

The University “Bourgogne Franche – Comté” has been ranked 2nd best French University in the field of Food Sciences (Shangaï, 2017). Most of the lecturers and scientists involved in the Master’s program are members of the Food and Microbiological Processes research unit (UMR PAM). The PAM Research Centre plays a major role in scientific and technological advances in the field of food and wine. The joint scientific focus of all the members is to understand the physical, chemical, and biological phenomena that determine food quality with the ambition of developing new products and new food processes. In addition to the pedagogical team, international invited lecturers will be involved.

Funding and tuition fees

As an international postgraduate you will benefit from France’s low tuition fees and have access to a wide range of funding programs (Grants from I-SITE UBFC, ERASMUS, French embassies, AUF bursaries, etc.). You can also apply for funding from the Université Bourgogne Franche - Comté (25 grants in 2017).

Entry requirements

Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent (180 ECTS) in biology, food science, chemistry, physical chemistry or engineering science. Those having completed a Master’s Degree or equivalent (240 ECTS) related to biology, chemistry or physical chemistry can enter directly in the 2nd year.

Candidates should have good English proficiency (B2 required).

Career

This Master’s Degree aims at providing students with job-relevant competencies and skills for a career as research project leader in academic laboratories, research institutes or R&D departments of international companies. The expertise will be in the field of microbiology and microbiological processes, chemistry and physical chemistry applied to food and wine science. Students will be encouraged to perform a PhD after this master degree.

Key statistics

AgroSup Dijon comprises over 1500 people:

  • 1030 students
  • 474 employees (permanent and under contract), 103 of whom are lecturers

Courses

  • 2 specialised engineering degrees
  • 3 advanced specialised graduate degrees
  • 11 Master's co-organised with other academic institutions
  • 5 professional Bachelor's
  • Bac Pro, Bac Techno and BTSA ("FOAD" Distance learning)

Structure

  • 4 teaching departments
  • 1 institute dedicated to education and professionalization: Eduter
  • 1 centre devoted to distance learning
  • 1 documentation centre: Médiadoc
  • 1 centre for experimental work on racehorses

Research

  • 5 research units, entirely research-based or with mixed activities
  • 2 separate internal units
  • 1 host team

Networks

  • A network of over 5500 working engineers
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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Master

Master Microbiology and Physicochemistry for food and wine Processes

Campus 2 years September 2018 France Dijon

MP2 is a 2 year, course-based, full-time international research Master's Degree focused on Microbiology and related processes and Physicochemistry applied to food and wine Processes, offered by the University of Burgundy - Franche-Comté and AgroSup Dijon. This master aims at training future researchers and managers of the food and wine science and industry. [+]

About the Master’s Degree

MP2 is a 2 year, course-based, full-time international research Master's Degree focused on Microbiology and related processes and Physicochemistry applied to food and wine Processes, offered by the University of Burgundy - Franche-Comté and AgroSup Dijon. This master aims at training future researchers and managers of the food and wine science and industry.

Indeed, today several factors influence and explain the dynamism of employment of researchers and managers in the field of food science and food-processing industries:

the increase of the regulations and the control of agro-industries, the changes of uses and technologies in the production and the elaboration of food, the energy transition Urgent need of innovation to meet the challenge to feed the whole planet in very close future. Course content ... [-]

Master Physiological and Psychological Food Choice Determinants

Campus 2 years September 2018 France Dijon

Food choice factors vary according to life stage, with the increasing impact of globalization and advancing technologies, it becomes important for industry and research to understand why people eat what they eat. [+]

Food choice factors vary according to life stage, with the increasing impact of globalization and advancing technologies, it becomes important for industry and research to understand why people eat what they eat.

Come and explore with us this question: Which factors are involved in people food choices?

P²food is a 2 year, course-based, full-time international research Master's Degree focused on the physiological and psychological determinants of food choice, proposed by the University of Burgundy - Franche-Comté and AgroSup Dijon.

As a student in this Master’s program, you will gain in-depth knowledge about food properties and fundamental insights about human food behavior. You will come to understand the mechanisms of hunger, satiety, and satiation, and the factors involved in palatability.... [-]


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Contact

Address 26 Boulevard Dr Petitjean
21079 - DIJON cedex Dijon, Burgundy, France
Website http://www.agrosupdijon.fr/en/