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Food and Meal Science, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
This Food and Meal Science master programme from Kristianstad University takes you to a higher level within the field of food and meal science. It requires a bachelor's degree with equivalence in a subject relevant to the main field* including a degree project.


After graduation you will have a wide range of working possibilities, for example as a nutrition manager or a key account manager in the food industry.

For a degree of Master of Arts (60 credits) the student shall:

  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding in Food and Meal Science, including both an overview of the field and specialised knowledge in certain areas, as well as insight into current research and development work
  • demonstrate specialised methodological knowledge in the main field of Food and Meal Science.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • The Complexity of Food Choice: The Public Meal from a Consumer Perspective
  • Food, Overconsumption and Consumer Critique
  • Applied Statistics in the Health Sciences
  • Food for Many: Interdisciplinary Approach and Methodology
  • Optional specialisation through first or second cycle courses in Food and Meal Science theory
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Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with the equivalence of 180 credits in a subject relevant to the main field of Food and Meal Science, including a degree project of at least 15 credits, or the equivalent, and English 6 from Swedish upper secondary school or the equivalent. 
  • English 6 is equivalent to - International English Language Testing Service (IELTS): an overall mark of 6.5 and no section below 5.5. - Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): Paper-based: Score of 4.5 (scale 1-6) in written test and a total score of 575; Internet-based: Score of 20 (scale 0-30) in written test and a total score of 90. - Cambridge ESOL: Certificate in Advanced English, Diploma of English Studies or Certificate of Proficiency.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1212 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1215 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Total tuition fee: 11,872 SEK.


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