• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

The mission of the Dairy Science and Technology programme from Wageningen University and Research is to support the developments in the dairy chain by providing excellent dairy education (MSc) and by generating new knowledge on milk and its components.

Education

Dairy Science and Technology is a MSc specialisation within Food Technology at Wageningen University. It is a two-year international MSc specialisation in Dairy Science and Technology that focuses on milk and its transformation into milk products.

It 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.

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 dairy industry, 35% in a university and 15% outside the field of Dairy Science and Technology.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Dairy Chemistry and Physics
  • Food Components and Health
  • Dairy Science and Technology
  • Product and Process Design
  • Food Ingredient Functionality
  • Advanced Food Physics
  • Advanced Food Chemistry
  • Food Fermentation

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a field of science relevant to your selected programme.
  • Sufficient quality of the bachelor's degree as shown by an average unweighted mark of at least 7 (Dutch system), a Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least B/B+ (US system) or a classification as 2nd upper (UK system). If there is no GPA stated on your transcript an unweighted grade point average will be calculated. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13250 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2083 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2083 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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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.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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