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Food Science

ISA Lille - Graduate School of Agriculture and Bioengineering (Junia)

24 months
9900 EUR/year
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ISA Lille - Graduate School of Agriculture and Bioengineering (member of the France Agro³ network) offers a Master of Science and Engineering degree in Food Science, taught in English or in French, specializing in the Sustainable Management of Food Production, or Quality Management Systems in the Agrofood industry.

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The general objectives of the Food Science program from ISA Lille - Graduate School of Agriculture and Bioengineering (France Agro³) is to give students:  

  • an international view of food safety regulations and standards, highlighting local and international specificities 
  • tools to assist food companies in setting up systems (HACCP, BRC,IFS, SQF, ISO 22000, FSSC 22000, ISO 14001 and ISO 9001) and to carry out audits (preparation for internal auditor certification exam) 
  • an overview of theories, concepts and methodologies of company resource planning systems 
  • a practical view of food industry management, through lectures and seminars by professionals of the sector  
  • experience managing projects in an international context, with a multicultural team 

The expertise of ISA Lille’s Food Quality laboratory is focused on sensory analysis. The main research area of the team is based on a better understanding of the mechanisms of product evaluation.


  • The active learning method is based on practical work in labs, case studies, industrial projects and internships in companies. As with all ISA programs (Bachelors and Masters), all students will have several professional experiences.
  • Project management and intercultural activities allow students to develop their abilities to work in team and to reinforce transverse skills.  
  • Industrial projects: these group projects must be carried out during the two years of the program. The students deal with specific industrial or research-oriented issues 
  • Food Science Internships: these individual professional experiences are required in the first year (2 to 3 months) and in the second year (6 months), either in a company or a lab, in France or abroad. Food Science Internships are a step-by-step process which aims at giving the student’s responsibilities. 


ISA Lille gives you the opportunity to be in touch with over 200 companies and create your network for internships and future jobs. 

Each year, ISA Lille organizes a Company and Career Day. This event gives our students a chance to develop their own network by meeting industry representatives and a partner companies.  

85% of ISA Food Science graduates are or employed within 6 months of graduating and get diverse jobs in Production, Supply Chain, R&D, Sales and Marketing, Management, Quality and Safety, and others.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Agrofood Professional Project
  • Production Management
  • Food Tech Project
  • Product Formulation Project
  • Ingredients
  • Nutrition
  • Sensory Evaluation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum Bachelor degree in Life Sciences (Agriculture, Food Science, Biology, or related field)
  • B2 level in language of instruction (French or English) certified by an official test score (DELF, DALF, French Bac) 
  • French is NOT required for admission to English-taught programs, but is highly recommended

Tuition Fee

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    9900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9900 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Lille

741 - 1145 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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