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Safety in the Food Chain

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna

24 months
Duration
1452 EUR/year
726 EUR/year
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About

Safety in the Food Chain from University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences (BOKU) was designed with the aim to provide a profound academic education programme concerning all areas of food safety and to offer a study course which combines all expertises existing at Europe’s Universities at a high level.

Overview

Safety in the Food Chain from University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences (BOKU) is structured into 3 Modules and a Master thesis of 30 ECTS credits each. The first module is Module A and consists of basic lectures and exercises in the area of food science. Module B deals with special subjects in the fields of food safety. Students choose two modules B, in which one has to be obtained at a partner university. The master thesis can be absolved at every SIFC-University. This individual structure of the MSc SIFC offers a new international perspective for students and facilitates movement between different universities.

Graduates with Safety in the Food Chain from University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences (BOKU) will:

  • gain special knowledge in the area of food safety, risk identification, risk assessment, and risk communication.
  • gain practical skills in the area of food safety, risk identification, risk assessment, and risk communication.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Safety Aspects of Plant Biotechnology 
  • Automatic Identification Technology in Food Industry 
  • Food Safety in Livestock Feeding 
  • Food Packaging Technology 
  • Specific and Emerging Topics in Food Microbiology
  • Human Safety in Food Processing 
  • National and International Food Safety Authorities  
  • Molecular Epidemiology of Food-Borne Pathogens 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Applicationform
  • evidence of previous studies (bachelor degree, diploma)
  • transcript stating subjects, marks, ECTS and contens of teaching
  • CV
  • Evidence of adequate proficiency of English (for English-language Master programmes)
  • evidence of adequate proficiency in German A2 or C1
  • Adequate English proficiency: Level B2/C1/ Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English/ Evidence of adequate proficiency of English - IELTS Academic results 6.0 or better and TOEFL (paper based 577 or computer-based 233 or 90-91 internet based)              
  • Fulfillment of the special University entrance qualification

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1452 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 726 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    726 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 363 EUR per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Vienna

861 - 1331 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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