M.Sc. On Campus

Food Technology and Nutrition

Lund University

24 months
14109 EUR/year
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This Food Technology and Nutrition programme from Lund University is aimed at students who want to learn more about food and who want to work with innovative future foods, for instance as a part of the solution to major health issues such as malnutrition and obesity. The programme covers the design and production of foods with health benefits. 


You will learn about subjects such as food chemistry, food processing, surface and colloid chemistry, microbiology, nutrition and food analysis.

The Food Technology and Nutrition programme from Lund University is closely aligned to market needs and there is a strong emphasis on engineering sciences. During your studies you will meet not only world-leading researchers within the department, but also guest lecturers from various food companies working with, for example, product development and marketing. Our links to local industry are strong, and our focus on innovation is high; many of our researchers have converted research results into successful entrepreneurial enterprises, such as Oatly, Optifreeze, Probi and Solve.

Career prospects

Your future job could be anywhere in the world; in a small or large multinational company, a research institute, a university or a government authority. About half of our graduates have found jobs at companies like Arla Foods, Tetra Pak, Optifreeze, Albina Snacks, Glucanova and AAK. Roughly 25% have continued to studies at doctoral level and the rest have found a job in the public sector or at a research institute.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Food Chemistry and Nutrition
  • Food Microbiology
  • Food Engineering
  • Food Technology for Formulation
  • The Relationship between Food Industry, Society and Consumers
  • Environmental Issues

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You should apply between mid-October to 15 January for studies starting in the autumn semester


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in food technology, food engineering, chemical engineering, engineering biotechnology, chemistry, or equivalent. 
  • Completed courses in mathematics/calculus, microbiology, chemistry and biochemistry. 
  • English Level 6 (equivalent to IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 90).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14109 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28219 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.

Local currency - SEK 290 000

Living costs for Lund

7428 - 11057 SEK /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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