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Food safety and food risk management

University of Parma

24 months
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150 EUR/year
150 EUR/year
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About

The Food safety and food risk management course at the University of Parma provides you with sound knowledge of current and future challenges in food sciences, combining innovation and authenticity, and offering you the opportunity to interact closely with the food industry. 

Overview

Education

The Food safety and food risk management course at the University of Parma is a joint initiative with the Universities of Parma and Udine, known worldwide for their excellence in higher education in the field of food sciences.

The course aims at training professionals who are able to work confidently in areas of food sciences, such as technology, engineering, microbiology, chemistry and sustainability.

After the first year, you can choose among five different profiles:

  • Applied Engineering and Genetics;
  • Food Quality and Management;
  • Nutrition Sciences;
  • Food Chemistry;
  • Food Packaging.

Employment prospects

Graduates of the programme are placed in companies in the food industry, and specialise in research and development; food processing; product design and development; management and control of food processing; food automation technology; the development of methods to guarantee food authenticity; quality control; and the development of innovative processes to enhance the nutritional value of foods and the sustainability of the food chain.

The course provides students with the tools to pursue a career as a consultant or to work in managerial roles, mainly in the food industries, and in companies that link the food supply chain, from manufacturing to storage and distribution, including large-scale retailers, and public and private centres dedicated to planning, managing and improving processes. Our graduates design and innovate all food processes and products to guarantee and enhance the sensory, nutritional and sustainable quality of the food chain.

Programme Structure

  • The first year mainly includes modules on Food Technology and Food Microbiology, which are common to all learning tracks. From the second year onwards, modules become specific to the profile chosen. You will be able to choose from five profiles and a range of modules in order to customize your course.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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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 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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

In order to gain admission to this programme you need one of the following qualifications:

  • a bachelor degree in one of the following Italian degree classes: L-25 ex D.M. 270/2004 (Agriculture and Forestry) or the corresponding class ex D.M. 509/99; L-26 (Food Sciences ) or the corresponding class ex D.M. 509/99; L-38 (Animal Production Sciences and Technologies) or the corresponding class ex D.M. 509/99
  • the previous career must have covered at least 30 ECTS credits

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    150 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 150 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    150 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 150 EUR per year during 24 months.

€150 - €1020 (Tuition Fee proportionally calculated on the basis of the sole ISEE indicator)

Living costs for Parma

700 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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