24 months
17616 EUR/year
1084 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Dairy Science and Technology programme from Wageningen University and Research is an English two-year MSc specialisation suited to students that have completed their BSc (in food or life science) and want to extend their knowledge on dairy science and dairy processing.

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Students following the Dairy Science and Technology programme from Wageningen University and Research come from countries all around the world. 

Career opportunities

The demand for employees in this field is currently higher than the number of graduates from the Dairy Science and Technology programme.

Many recent graduates found, for example, the following jobs:

  • Research in the industry or at research institutes
  • Process technology at innovation centres, innovative food companies or government agencies
  • At universities as PhD student

Of the previously graduated students, 50% works in the food industry, 35% in a university and 15% in a number of different fields.

As graduates progress in their careers, they usually advance to the management level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Food Ingredient Functionality
  • Dairy Chemistry and Physics
  • Dairy Science and Technology
  • Product and Process Design
  • Food Flavour Design
  • Food Fermentation
  • Food Law

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Sept: Application via Studielink will open in October


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Enrolment in an MSc programme at Wageningen University has the following general requirements:
  • A bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant field of science.
  • Sufficient quality of the bachelor's degree as shown by an average unweighted mark of at least 7 (Dutch system) or a Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 70% of the maximum grade. Students with a BSc in Food Technology at Wageningen University have direct admission.
  • Proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    17616 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17616 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1084 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1084 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Wageningen

700 - 800 EUR /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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