M.Sc. Food Technology

Wageningen University

Application deadline: Start in 1 September: August (non-EEA: May).
Tuition fee:
  • € 1,906 / Year (EEA)
  • € 14,875 / Year (Non-EEA)
Start date: September  2015
Credits (ECTS): 120 ECTS
Duration full-time: 24 months
Languages:
  • English
Location:
Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Full-time
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Description

The program focuses on aspects of production, composition and design of food products. Majors:product design & functionality; food innovation and marketing; food biotechnology; and dairy science.

The history of the Food Technology programme at Wageningen University goes back more than 50 years; it is considered to be one of the best and most innovative programmes in its field in Europe. Wageningen University also offers high-level courses and research in all areas of food science, ranging from advanced technical fields such as Molecular Biology to fields with a more economic or sociological focus such as Marketing and Consumer Wishes. The Wageningen Food Science faculty is larger than that at any other European university, and includes professors and lecturers from a wide range of departments: Food Chemistry, Food Physics, Food Microbiology, Product Design and Quality Management, Food Process Engineering and Toxicology.

Contents

Programme internationalization:

  • Studying abroad is optional.
  • The percentage of foreign students: 80%
  • The percentage of students abroad: 60%

This programme has a workload of 120 ECTS.

Requirements

Knowledge minimum: Grade Point Average of at least 70%; good skills in mathematics and/or statistics; basic computer skills.

Language test: Applicants must provide recent evidence of their spoken and written command of English.

Previous education: Bachelor's degree in the agri-food sciences, food technology, biotechnology, chemical engineering or related fields.

Additional language requirements:

  • TOEFL computer based: 213

English Language Requirements

IELTS band: 6
CAE score: (read more)

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IELTS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever.

180 (Grade C)
FCE score : (read more)

Cambridge English: First (FCE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at an upper-intermediate level (IELTS 5.5-6.5). It is an international English language exam which provides the perfect foundation for success in study and work. Take Cambridge English: First to prove your ability to use everyday written and spoken English when applying to study abroad.

173 (Grade B)
TOEFL paper-based test score : 550
TOEFL iBT® test: 79

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Accreditation

Accredited by: NVAO in: Netherlands

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