The Master’s in Food Processing Technology prepares students for the evolving demands of the industry, emphasizing innovative processing methods and sustainable practices.

With a focus on mechanical, thermal, and fermentation processes, this blended program ensures students gain essential skills for shaping the future of food production. Through a combination of on-campus and online studies, including intensive contact teaching sessions in Kouvola, students can acquire the knowledge and expertise needed to drive innovation and renewal in food processing.

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Degree info

  • Master of Science in Technology
  • 2 academic years / 120 ECTS
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Tuition fee: 13 500€ / academic year
  • Campus: Kouvola

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Regular Admission:

You will learn enough science and technology in this master’s program to work as a chemical engineer in the food processing or machine manufacturing industries. It’s also a good way to prepare for study at universities or research institutes.

As you study, you will learn how to come up with new, long-lasting ways to solve big problems around the world. You will learn how to work with people from other countries and develop new technologies.

The lessons for this master’s program were planned with input from people in business. These people are committed to giving students real-life topics for projects, theses and internships.

While you’re in school, you will learn:

  • Understanding of current and future methods for processing food
  • Knowledge of how to create long-term technologies and solutions for sustainable food processes in the future
  • To build a professional network through real-world projects and teamwork with businesses

The duration of the Food Processing Technology Master’s Programme is two years. The program results in the award of a Master of Science in Technology degree, abbreviated as M.Sc. (Tech.), which requires the completion of 120 ECTS credits.

The program consists of fundamental, advanced specialization, and optional courses, along with a Master’s thesis.

You will get practical expertise and up-to-date knowledge of the technologies and chemical process engineering methods used in food processing.

Possible career opportunities in the food business or manufacturing and technology organizations that specialize in food processes include positions such as specialist, process engineer, laboratory manager, or development engineer.

Additionally, employment opportunities can be found in research institutes, where you can contribute to the development of innovative and environmentally friendly methods and technology for further food production procedures.

Furthermore, you will get a solid foundation to pursue further studies in PhD programs at the institution.

The admission requirements for the program can found on the university page.

Further information about the tuition fee and available scholarships for the program can found on the university page.


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