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Master's Degree in Management and Food Safety Vera (València) Campus, Universitat Politècnica de València

Master's Degree in Management and Food Safety

60 credits ECTS

Pre-registration in June

Introduction

The food industry is the industrial sector that contributes most to gross domestic product in Spain. The success of these industries requires proper leadership and management, not only from the point of view of economic and financial aspects, but also from those related to the quality and safety of production processes and foodstuffs.

The recent food scares have raised public concern and the demand for safety from producers, who in turn are asked to supply a variety of foods that are easy to buy and prepare, healthy and with a long shelf life.

Objectives

This master's degree course aims to train specialists who are able to optimise and innovate processes and products, to analyse, evaluate and manage food risks, to evaluate, control and manage, using the most advanced methods, quality and safety in the food industry, to provide scientific and technological advice to the food industry and related industries, as well as to consumers, and to manage a food industry, also considering the management of economic aspects.

Aimed at

  • Graduates of Agricultural, Chemical and Industrial Engineering.
  • Graduates of Biotechnology, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Pharmacy, Medicine, Veterinary Science, Food Science and Technology, Biochemistry and Oenology.
  • Diplomas in Human Nutrition and Dietetics.
  • Graduates of qualifications equivalent to these degrees
  • Equivalent qualifications abroad.

Admission criteria

The admission and selection procedure for students will be based on:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Academic record
  • Curriculum vitae (assessing the courses taken, research accomplishments and professional experience related to the contents of the master's degree).
  • Personal interview, if appropriate.

Organisation

Institute for Food Engineering for Development (UEDI)


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