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Food Science

Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies

24 months
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4500 EUR/year
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About

Food Science from the Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies is aimed to educate academically educated specialists and new scientists with creative thought and competence to make decisions for promoting future development of food science and food production in Europe, competitiveness in foreign markets.

Overview

Food Science from the Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies covers food product structure-mechanical properties, food sensory evaluation, sensory and consumer science, regulation of biochemical processes in human body, functional properties of food, natural substances in food system, food shelf-life analysis, development tendencies in nutrition science, genetically modified food, physical-and-chemical properties and metrology, food additive application, in food safety and identification of microorganisms, quality systems in food circulation, food system innovative development, entrepreneurship and marketing, perspective solutions in food packaging.

The study programme is completed with the elaboration and defense of the Master thesis.

Career

The graduates work in all kind of food companies. Master's degree entitles graduates to continue studies in a respective doctoral programme in universities in Latvia or abroad.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Food Safety
  • Regulation of Biochemical Proceses
  • Food Microstructure and Texture Properties
  • Metrology
  • Instrumental Analysis of Food Products
  • Advanced Trends of Nutrition
  • Innovation of Food System
  • Functional Foods
  • Genetic Modify Food
  • Advanced Food Packing
  • Natural Substances in Food Systems I

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

  • Bachelor's degree of Engineering Sciences in Food Science, Bachelor's degree of Natural Sciences, Engineer qualification in Food and Beverage Technology, Professional Bachelor's degree in Catering and Hotel Management. 
  • Passport copy;
  • Copy of documents that state your previous education (diploma, transcript of records) in original language. If the document is not in English or Latvian, also a notarized translation in English have to be provided;
  • Copy of document that states your English proficiency (IELTS, TOEFL, etc.), if your mother tongue is not English. An online interview will be organised, if you can not provide any certificate
  • 160 EUR - for all foreign applicants

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    4500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Jelgava

250 - 370 LVL /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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