Wageningen University & Research is one of the leading centres in Food Science and Technology in Europe and the world.
Most other programmes in this field focus on the technological aspects of food safety or focus on the interaction of food safety and food quality. The programme in Wageningen focuses on the technical aspects, as well as on the legal aspects of food safety and integrates these in Food Safety Management.
Future career - Food Safety
The Food Safety programme from Wageningen University and Research is aimed to provide the market with graduates that can work as a food safety specialist in the food industry, governmental organisations, product associations or federations, food inspection services or similar, research institutes or specialized law agencies.
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- Applied Food Safety
The Applied Food Safety specialisation focuses on Food Microbiology, Toxicology, Allergies and Risk Assessment. Thesis and internship will be performed in Food Microbiology or Food Toxicology. This specialisation is open for students with a natural sciences background
- Food Law and Regulatory Affairs
The Food Law and Regulatory Affairs specialisation focuses on the legal aspects of food safety. Courses include International and comparative food law, Food Quality Management and Intellectual Property Rights. Thesis and internship will be in Food Law. This specialisation is open for students with a background in natural sciences and for students with a background in law.
- Supply Chain Safety
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesEuropean Law Business Law Food Sciences View 7 other Masters in Food Sciences in Netherlands
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 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) or the international equivalent of the required quality as determined in the International credentials evaluation guideline
- Fluency in English, both written and spoken.
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International18700 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 18700 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEA2143 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 2143 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.