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 promote better public health, have a lower environmental impact and ensure food for the planet’s growing population.
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.
- Alternative and Mainstream Food Systems
- Innovation in Food Systems
- Food Concept Design
- Project in Sustainable Diets, Food Systems
- Food Consumption
- The Sociology of Food and Eating
- Meal Systems and Technology
- Meal Consumer Research
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesFamily & Consumer Science Public Health Food Sciences View 8 other Masters in Food Sciences in Denmark
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 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.
International14788 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7394 EUR per semester during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.
- DKK 55,000
Living costs for Copenhagen
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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