Food Safety and Quality Engineering

University of Debrecen

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
7500 USD/year
7500 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The MSc in Food Safety and Quality Engineering is designed to develop your undergraduate knowledge and improve it through application and research.


The field of food science is broad and the program reflects this diversity, with emphasis on raw material qualifying, processing technology, quality analysis and quality assurance.

Postgraduates may progress to PhD studies or find employment in food and dietetics science research, lecturing, consultancy or other science-based sectors of the food science industry. 

Programme Structure

Theory of Measurement and Experimental Designs, Expectations of Foodstuffs, Consumer Protection, Separation Technique, Quality and Safety in Food Technologies (HACCP in practice), Food Marketing, Basics of Food Microbiology, Management and Communication, Spectroscopyc Methods, Nutritional Sciences, Essential Molecular Cell Biology, Microbiological Aspects of Food Quality and Safety, Quality Control, Quality Management

Regulation of Food Production, Quality and Safety, Food Toxicology, Hyphenated Analytical Methods, Quality Management Systems and Audit in the Food Chain, Traceability in the Food Chain, Food Industry Management and Economics, Radiology in the Food Industry, Analytical and Microbiological Rapid Methods, Food Quality and Safety Risk Analysis, Rheology in Food Testing, Thesis


Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in food engineering, chemical engineering, biological science, agronomy.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7500 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7500 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


There is a governmental scholarship called Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship program. The scholarship will be available again for 2021, you may apply from November, please keep checking the following website for updates: (you may check the supported fields/nationalities here: )

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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Updated over a year ago

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Food Safety and Quality Engineering
University of Debrecen


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