Food Processing: Innovation and Tradition MSc


Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore    Graduate Programs

Full time September MSc 2 years
Agriculture (1)

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Unleash your potential in the field of food processing with the MSc in Food Processing: Innovation and Tradition. This programme equips students with the expertise to create and enhance food products, implement cutting-edge methods to elevate food quality, and manage the entire production process from inception to market. Through a comprehensive curriculum covering topics such as food microbiology, supply chain management, and food technology, students will develop a deep understanding of the industry. The flexibility to choose elective courses like food consumer psychology and sustainability adds a unique dimension to the learning experience. Graduates emerge as skilled product developers, innovation managers, and food quality experts, ready to make a mark in the industry. To embark on this exciting journey, candidates need a high school diploma and an undergraduate degree meeting specific academic criteria. Join us and become a leader in the dynamic world of food processing.

About the course

The M.Sc. in Food Processing will enable students to generate new food products and modify existing products and processes, as well as implementing new methods to improve food quality.

Students will acquire skills regarding scientific and engineering principles in research and development but will also be qualified to prepare and submit product costs, based on acquisition of raw materials and manufacturing budgets.

The programme will teach students to check and improve the food safety and quality metrics, from conception to market. At the end of the programme students will be proficient in developing and implementing waste management specifications, and manage the «circular economy» approach in food process.

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Entry Requirements

Eligible candidates need to hold a valid high school diploma.

Eligible candidates need to hold an undergraduate degree obtained after a minimum of 3 years of study (180 ECTS), which satisfies the requirements for access to second-level academic studies in the awarding country. If candidates have undertaken less than 15 years of total schooling, they may not be eligible for admission to a Laurea Magistrale.

The degree has to be issued by a higher education institution which is regularly accredited or recognized in the awarding country.


Fees

European residents: The flat tuition and university fee is € 6,625 per year.

Non-European residents: The full tuition and university fee amount is € 9,050 per year

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Scholarships

Scholarship amounts vary according to program; please check individual page tuition fees & costs. They all consist of tuition fee reduction and are open to EU and NON EU students alike.

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Eligibility

Students that submit the application form completed, paid the application fee (€75), and are interviewed on Skype (where required-depends on program), are automatically considered.

Application Procedure

Simply click "yes" on the relevant section of the online application form. Submit the application form within the first 3 deadlines of the program. No separate application or documents are needed; however, there may be a Skype interview for shortlisted candidates. Successful candidates will learn of the outcome via email.


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