• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

The Food Technology - Online Master Specialisation offered by Wageningen University and Research, which is one of the best and most innovative programmes in Europe and worldwide. 

You will learn how to perform food science research, design food products and improve food production processes. Since the programme includes input from different disciplines: food chemistry, food physics, food microbiology, food process engineering and food quality & design, you will be able to work in different branches of the food industry.

Programme online master's Food Technology

The master's specialisation is designed as a part-time study, which gives you the flexibility to combine study and your professional career. In the first two years, you will follow a series of courses with a study load of ±20 hours per week. 

The programme includes two short stays of 2 weeks in Wageningen, in order to take part in the necessary lab-practicals. The course work is followed by a tailor-made internship and master's thesis. Depending on the effort and time you invest, the programme will take 3- 4 years to complete. After successful completion, you will obtain a fully recognised Master of Science degree from Wageningen University. 

Different jobs

Graduates of the Food Technology programme generally find a job in either one of the food industries, the government, universities or institutes. Around 10% of the graduates will pursue a PhD degree. Below you can find several stories of graduates Food Technology about their job.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Food Microbiology - Minimal processing, preservation and fermentation
  • Sustainable Food and Bioprocessing - Flow and pinch analysis
  • Enzymology for Food and Biorefinery - Carbohydrates and kinetics
  • Advanced Food Microbiology - Tools for safety management
  • Sustainable Food and Bioprocessing - Exergy analysis
  • Advanced Biochemical Analysis of Foods - Product composition
  • Food Toxicology - Toxicity and risk assessment of avoidable chemicals in food
  • Enzymology for Food and Biorefinery - Proteases, lipases and bioreactors

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

General Requirements

  • Relevant Bsc degree
  • Grade point average (GPA) of 70%
  • Proficiency in English
  • Good computer skills
  • Access to broadband internet
  • Commitment to engage in a virtual learning community

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18480 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36960 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3108 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6206 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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An online master's programme may take 3 or 4 years to complete, depending on how you want to do your thesis and internship. 

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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