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Food Science and Engineering

Food Science and Engineering

MSc - Master Degree
School of Agriculture
Time period 
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Data de Acreditação A3ES 
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6 anos
Official Portuguese Code (DGES) Number 
R/A-Ef 2080/2011
Official Portuguese Code (DGES) Registration Date 



The Master in Food Engineering is a 4-semester degree of 120 ECTS and aims to train professionals for taking up leadership positions in industry and research in food and related areas. The quality of the state of the art teaching allows for the mobility of students to other universities in Europe or outside Europe, as well as the inclusion of future Masters in the global labor market. The integration of concepts in the areas of science and engineering allows evaluating raw materials and interpret the phenomena associated with biochemical, physicochemical, microbiological, sensory and functional changes of food and beverages. The Master in Food Engineering also provides training in management and marketing allowing greater diversification of career options. The course is accredited by A3ES (Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education) and by the Engineer Order (OE).

Career prospects 
Food industry, Planning and Implementation of Industrial Projects, Industrial Biotechnology, Technological and Management Consulting, Scientific Research and Technological Development in Industry or Academia, Professional Training and Education, Intellectual Property and Regulation, Public Central and Local Administration.
National Admission Exams 
Holders of a degree, or equivalent, obtained in ISA or other higher education institutions, in areas defined for each master; Holding an academic degree of higher education abroad conferred following a 1st cycle of studies in the areas of each master, organized according to the principles of the Bologna Process by a State adhering to this process; Holders of a foreign academic degree that is recognized as meeting the objectives of a degree by the Scientific Council of the ISA; Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum vitae that is recognized as attesting the capacity to carry out this cycle of studies by the Scientific Council of the ISA.
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