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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 program will teach students to check and improve the food safety and quality metrics, from conception to market. At the end of the program students will be proficient in developing and implementing waste management specifications, and manage the «circular economy» approach in food process.
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.
European residents: A student may pay from a minimum of about € 3600 (for lower family incomes and cheaper courses) to a maximum of about € 9000 (for higher family incomes and more expensive courses) per year.
Non-European residents: The full tuition fee amount is € 8540 per year.
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore is the largest private university in Europe boasting over 41,000 students across 12 Schools. We distinguish ourselves for multidisciplinary curricula, strong ties with top businesses and industries, and services tailored to meet international students' needs. With 10 disciplines taught by us featured in the top 200 QS World University Rankings by Subject (2015), the prestige and quality of our education is recognised worldwide. Aside from our 200+ Italian programs, we offer Undergraduate, Graduate, Summer and Semester programs in English.
The scholarship consists of a tuition fee reduction from EUR 8,040 a year to EUR 5,750 and applies to all M.Sc. degrees offered (both English-taught and Italian-taught). The discount covers about 42% of the total cost. Applicants are notified of the award by e-mail when they receive an offer for admission.
Students are considered non-EU for the scholarship only if they/their family pays taxes in a non-EU country (and not based on their passport).
Merit-based, for students that meet entry requirements and are made an offer on our 2 year M.Sc. degrees.
Simply click "yes" on the relevant section of the online application form. No separate application or documents are needed; All eligible students submitting their application within the deadlines are automatically considered.