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Food Engineering, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #351 (WUR) Fisciano, Italy
The International Master Degree in Food Engineering is a two-years programme, planned to educate engineers and scientists in several aspects of food engineering and food processing and to give professional skills in plant design, optimisation and innovation of products and processes of the food industry.
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The education in Food Engineering involves laboratory activities and research training for the preparation of a thesis. During the research training students operate on projects at national and international level. This promotes contacts with both research and industrial fields which may offer future professional opportunities.

A double title programme is available in agreement with the Faculty of Food Science of the Szent István University (SZIU) (formerly at Corvinus University of Budapest - CUB). Further details are reported in the documents in the download aera aside.

Employment opportunities

  • food production industries, including the dairy industry, the canning industry, the pasta industry, the oil industry, the beverage industry, the wine industry;
  • pharmaceutical and process industries;
  • companies in the sector of the cold chain for storage and transport of frozen foods;
  • companies of food industry machinery;
  • companies of production, handling and transport of flours;
  • technical structures for the control of the environment or industrial safety including food related issues;
  • structures for big supermarket chains working on the selection of products, the evaluation of the congruence of prices, the certification of product quality / process;
  • companies of food packaging;
  • as freelance technical advisor for production processes, plant design and certification of quality for small and medium-sized food companies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Economy and Business Organization
  • Advanced Mathematics
  • Food Process Technology
  • Waste Water Treatment in Process Industries
  • Food Packaging
  • Industrial Microbiology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

1) A copy of the CV;

2) A copy of the certificate of English knowledge;


For each of the degrees given in support of the application:


3) A Pre-screening Application Form in doc/docx format (unsigned);

4) A signed Pre-screening Application Form in PDF, JPEG or TIFF format;

5) A copy of the transcript of records;

Tuition Fee

  • International

    800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 800 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Fisciano

  • 600 - 900 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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