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Food Science

University of Iceland

M.Sc.
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About

The Master of Science in Food Science at University of Iceland is conducted in cooperation of the Department of Food Science and Nutrition at the University of Iceland and Matis ohf the Icelandic Food Research Institute but some of the faculty also works for Matis ohf.

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Overview

The Master of Science in Food Science at University of Iceland is a great opportunity to study Food Science in a country with pure and clean nature and fantastic assessability to raw materials as well as closeness to the producers. The programme is geared towards international students and is taught in English. 

It is also designed for students with BS degrees in other disciplines than food science like:

  • biology
  • chemistry
  • biochemistry
  • medicine
  • engineering and technology. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Food Processing Operations
  • Food Engineering
  • Laboratory Course in Food Processing and Engineering
  • Development of Food Products

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Nordic citizens are exempt and may apply for graduate studies until 15 April and for undergraduate studies until 5 June.

Language

Partially taught in English, Partially taught in Icelandic
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A BS degree in engineering or equivalent with a minimum average grade of 6.5. In addition to the BS degree there may be some preliminary course requirements.
  • All international applicants, whose native language is not English, are required to provide evidence of English proficiency.
  • Applicants are asked to submit a letter of motivation, 1 pages, where they should state the reasons they want to pursue graduate work, their academic goals and a suggestion or outline for a final paper.
  • Letters of recommendation (2) should be submitted.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • The University of Iceland does not charge tuition fees, but the annual registration fee is currently ISK 75,000(535EUR).

Funding

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