M.Sc. On Campus

Food Science and Technology

University of Minho

24 months
6500 EUR/year
1250 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Food Science and Technology programme was created jointly by the University of Minho (UMinho), through the Department of Biological Engineering School of Engineering (DEB-EEUM) and the University of Porto (UP), through the Faculty of Sciences (FC-UP). 


This Food Science and Technology proramme from at University of Minho offers training oriented to the solution of problems from related to the agri-food process industries, as well as from the sector for this industry. 

It considers as main objectives:

  • Complementing the expertise of graduates in science, biological engineering sciences, food engineering sciences, chemistry or related courses, providing specialized and advanced training in several areas related to the agri-food industries: dairy, wine, beer, meat products, cereals and derivatives, fruit and vegetables, among others;
  • Providing technology transfer in issues related to the processing and the quality of food, the development of new products, taking into account nutritional and sensory aspects, as well as certification of food safety management systems;
  • Enhancing R&D in the agri-food industry, promoting product quality, improving food security and quality.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Food Technology 
  • Methods in Food Quality Analysis 
  • Microbiology of Foods: From Preservation to Safety 
  • Physico-Chemical Properties of Foods 

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

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Learning Agreement for Studies/ for Traineeships, which needs to be signed, dated and stamped by the student and home institution
  • Copy of ID card/Passport
  • Home Transcript of Records
  • Photo

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    6500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6500 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1250 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Braga

454 - 697 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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