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Academic Degree:Master of Science in Engineering / MSc
Use of the academic degree in combination with the brand "MCI" approved

Duration:4 semesters incl. Master thesis and final exams
Prerequisites:Bachelor or equivalent degree in relevant studies or studies comprising a certain level of relevant ECTS points
Next start:Fall 2017

Food Technology & Nutrition

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In particular the shift of consumers‘ demands in the food industry towards healthier and sustainable products, an increase in health awareness and an exceptional simultaneity of internationalization and regionalization processes draw more and more attention to the topics of food technology and nutrition. These new parameters have made knowledge of food science highly relevant for competition in the area of food production.

The aim of the master’s program is to enable graduates to make a valuable contribution to the economic de-velopment of their enterprise by being equipped with a profound knowledge of food and nutrition, of manu-facturing techniques and processes, the identification and characterization of aspects relevant to nutrition, as well as of the effects of certain kinds of food.

Additional contents taken from strategic and business management, leadership, legal frameworks, and marketing open up career opportunities all over the world.

Structure 1st - 3rd semesters: core program
4th semester: Master thesis and exam
Time model Part-time: working alongside studies generally possible; attendance predominantly on Thursday evenings, Fridays and Saturdays; additional block seminars as required

Full-time: compulsory attendance Monday - Friday during the day
Academic year Part-Time:
Winter semester: September - February
Summer semester: mid February - mid July

Winter semester: October - January
Summer semester: March - June
Legal basis Fully accredited according to the Austrian Regulatory Framework.
Report, Approval & Statement by AQ Austria (Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria)
Contents Food Technology & Nutrition (44,2%)
Current industry projects (12,5%)
Scientific working incl. Master thesis (35,8%)
General management (7,5%)
Admission requirements Bachelor or diploma in Food Technology, Nutrition, Oecotrophology, Bioresource Technology, Biotechnology, Environmental Engineering, Process Engineering, Chemistry and Bioengineering, Technical Chemistry and Food Chemistry or equivalent qualification
Selection process Career background (30%)
Written entrance exam (20%)
Interview (50%)
Applications Online. Please consider the indicated deadlines
The Entrepreneurial School®
Food Technologies & Nutrition
Maximilianstrasse 2
6020 Innsbruck/Austria
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