You will need 120 credits (ECTS) for the Master’s degree. Together with your faculty adviser, you will make a personal study plan consisting of:
85 credits of advanced studies (in 2019-20 60 credits) in food sciences including a Master’s thesis
Studies of your choice in special areas of food sciences
Complementary studies of your choice
Studies of your free choice
You can also include career planning, an internship and studies abroad in your Master’s degree.
The Master's Programme in Food Sciences covers the whole food production chain from primary production via food processing to consumers.
Your masters' studies in food sciences will enable you to make an impact on the creation of innovative solutions for the whole chain of food production. You will:
You can affect the sort of expertise you would like to gain. You can tailor your Master’s degree by choosing special studies in food chemistry, food technology, and in the science and technology relating to meat, dairy and cereals.
You can also complement your expertise in food sciences with, for example, studies in food development, food safety, food research and analysis, economics, marketing, sustainable food production, microbiology, biotechnology or nutrition.
See more detailed content of the degree with course descriptions from Instructions for Students pages.