24 months
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14780 EUR/year
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About

The MSc in Integrated Food Studies programme at University of Copenhagen enables you to tackle problems related to the production and consumption of food, such as obesity, climate change and sustainability.

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Overview

Your area of study will be the production, processing, distribution, and consumption of food products from the perspectives of the natural, health and social sciences. You learn to analyse the challenges and propose ways in which food systems can be designed to contribute to a transition towards better public health, lower environmental impact, and better quality food for a growing global population.

Career opportunities

Graduates of the Integrated Food Studies programme at University of Copenhagen have a range of career opportunities in the food sector:

  • In the private part of the food sector – e.g. the food industry and retail trade – you are able to work with management, strategic planning and innovative design, or manage change projects in food-related organisations and companies
  • In the public sector, you can work with strategic development and consultancy, as well as with preparing and implementing policies in the food area.
  • You will be able to work with the strategic development and implementation of public and private meal services. This could involve, for example, developing local authority meal services for elderly people, designed to reduce food waste and improve health.
  • Graduates can work with food systems at international level, e.g. in the EU, the UN, or international NGOs.
  • You can also set up your own business, drawing on the study programme’s broad knowledge base in nutrition, design, consumption, and policy development.
  • Programme Structure

    Courses included:

    • Innovation in Food Systems
    • Food Concept Design
    • The Sociology of Food and Eating
    • Meal Consumer Research
    • Sustainable Food Systems and Diets
    • Meal Systems and Technology

    Key information

    Duration

    • Full-time
      • 24 months

    Start dates & application deadlines

    Language

    English
    IELTS admission requirements IELTS
    6.5
    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
    83

    Credits

    120 ECTS

    Delivered

    On Campus

    Academic requirements

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

    English requirements

    IELTS admission requirements IELTS
    6.5
    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
    83

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    • Accidents
    • Legal aid

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    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • If you have completed a Bachelor’s degree or are enrolled in the final semester of a Bachelor’s programme you are eligible to apply 
    • If you have a bachelor’s degree other than those listed above, you must submit additional documentation along with your application so the University can evaluate whether or not you meet the admission requirements.
    • Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree within the field of food science from an international university if their programme includes at least 30 ECTS within the field of food science.
    • Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree within the field of science from a Danish or international university if their programme includes at least 30 ECTS within the field of food science.

    • Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree within the field of social science from a Danish or international university if their programme includes at least 30 ECTS within the field of sociology and/or anthropology.

    Tuition Fee

    To alway see correct tuition fees
    • International

      14780 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 7390 EUR per semester during 24 months.
    • EU/EEA

      Free
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.
    • DKK 55,000

    Living costs for Copenhagen

    7928 - 13456 DKK /month
    Living costs

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

    Funding

    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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