Food and Meal Science

Kristianstad University

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12 months
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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 at Kristianstad University 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 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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed





Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

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 

Tuition Fee


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.

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!

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