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Food Science and Safety

Kaunas University of Technology

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
4300 EUR/year
4234 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Food Science and Safety programme offered by Kaunas University of Technology is designed for preparation of wide profile food science specialists both for food industry and the companies performing research of food products and development of new products.

Visit the official programme website for more information


The first and most modern in Lithuania Food Science and Technology Competence Centre facilitates students’ research and applied competences using four unique semi-industrial lines of food technologies (bread, beer, meat, fish, dairy products).

The Food Science and Safety programme at Kaunas University of Technology model offers either to masterpiece in the chosen discipline by choosing the Field Expert track or to strengthen the interdisciplinary skills by choosing the Interdisciplinary Expert track emphasising managerial skills or a choice of a different competence to compliment the chosen discipline and achieve a competitive advantage in one’s career.

Student’s skills:

  • Able to plan, organise and perform scientific and applied research in the areas of food science and safety, apply modern methods and equipment of instrumental analysis , analyse, critically assess and summarise research results, provide conclusions on quality and safety of food products, biological, chemical and other hazards in food and procedures for their elimination
  • Able to develop, install and manage innovative food processing technologies, solve tasks of development, research and control of new products based on the latest achievements in food science and safety
  • Able to install food safety and quality control systems, execute control of quality and safety of raw materials and products, and production, provide consultations, coordinate new projects for improvement of quality and safety of food products, create and develop original ideas and methods while solving the issues of impact of food products on human health
  • Able to work effectively as a member or leader of inter-field and interdisciplinary teams, present work results orally and in writing, make innovative technological, engineering and economic solutions considering their impact on the public and environment

You may become

  • Specialist-technologist of food industry
  • Chemist
  • Dietician and nutrition specialist
  • Chemist of food industry
  • Food safety and quality manager
  • Quality manager
  • Quality manager
  • Product creation and development manager
  • Product creation and development manager
  • Production manager

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Food Biotechnology
  • Food Quality and Safety Management
  • Food Safety and Toxicology
  • Advanced Food Chemistry
  • Food Safety Legislation
  • Functional Foods and Food Supplements

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a university Bachelor’s degree(min. length – 180 ECTS) in chemical engineering with food/nutrition specialisation with a good average grade (min. CGPA>60%)
  • motivation (skype interview)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4300 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4234 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4234 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


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