Application is open
The online application for studies starting in autumn 2022 is now open. The deadline to apply is 5 Jan 2022 at 15:00 (UTC+2).
What will people eat in the future?

What do they eat now? What is behind the good taste of food? Raw materials? Processing technologies? How to improve the healthiness, safety, ecology and ethics of food and food processing? If this is for you, apply to the Master's Programme in Food Sciences the University of Helsinki.

The programme covers the whole food production chain from primary production via food processing to consumers. You explore innovations in food and how to improve the healthiness, safety, ecology and ethics of food and food processing. You also learn laboratory working skills and increase your knowledge of food composition, processing, structure and legislation.

Find out more about the programme structure, content and courses from the link below.

Basic information
Scope of studies and length 120 ECTS credits, 2 years
Degree level Master
Language English
Tuition fee per year (only non-EU/EEA citizens) 15 000 EUR
Application period Begins: 01 Dec 2021 at 08:00 (UCT+2) Ends: 05 Jan 2022 at 15:00 (UCT+2)
How to apply

The quick guide gives you a general overview of the application process and how to apply. Make sure that you meet the admission requirements, prepare your documents in advance and apply when applications are open.

Please note that there is only one intake per academic year. The online application form is open only during the application period. The admission requirements for the programme can be found in Studyinfo.

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