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Sustainable Food Systems

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Master On Campus
24 months
Duration
11529 EUR/year
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About

The Sustainable Food Systems degree from Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences is a multi-disciplinary Master's programme. It focuses on sustainable development applied to the life cycle of food, including primary production, processing, distribution and consumption.

Overview

Are you interested in working towards sustainable development? This programme will give you the opportunity to learn, practise and take on challenges and opportunities that lead to sustainable development.

Through your studies, you will gain know-how about identifying, developing and evaluating innovative products, processes and systems. You will work with real cases in cooperation with companies and organisations in the food sector. A multi-disciplinary background among students and tutors serves as a condition for fruitful dialogue. Science and social science backgrounds are needed for working towards sustainable development in food systems.

This two-year Sustainable Food Systems degree from Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences is offered as a mix of programme courses and elective courses. There is room for specialisation in subject-related areas at SLU as well as at other universities.

The programme focuses on development of sustainable circular food systems. It recognises the many actors in society that have a role in the development of innovative solutions. A student that has taken this programme may take on a number of roles; in primary production, food industry, food retail, service organisations, governmental agencies, PhD-studies and working with policies in a national as well as an international setting.

Future

After this programme you may take several roles; in primary production, food industry, food retail, service providing organizations, governmental agencies and working with policies in a national as well as an international setting. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Interdisciplinary Practice
  • Animal Food Science
  • Ecology for Fish Mangagement and Conservation
  • Food Ethics
  • Scientific Methods, Tools and Thesis Writing 
  • Human Nutrition and Physiology
  • Principles of Fisheries Science
  • The Process of Research: Qualtative Methods, Data Analysis and Academic Writing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

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.
90
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission to the Master’s programme Sustainable Food Systems requires a first-cycle qualification comprising 180 credits and including specialised studies comprising 90 credits within one of the following subjects/disciplinary domains:

  • natural science
  • social science

Applicants with the equivalent qualifications obtained by means of a degree from another country, or with the equivalent knowledge obtained in some other way, may also be regarded as fulfilling the specific entry requirements.

This programme is taught in English.For this programme, the English language entry requirement is the equivalent of English studies at the upper secondary (high school) level in Sweden, called English 6.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11529 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23059 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • First instalment:  60 800 SEK 
  • Total programme: 243 000 SEK

Funding

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