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MSc in Food Technology

The MSc programme in Food Technology at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) provides you with an understanding of modern food production and profound knowledge of technologies associated with the production of healthy, safe food.

Full-time Duration: 2 years
Starting in: February, September
Tuition Fee: EUR 7,500 per semester
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

Food technology is an innovative, exciting, and highly interdisciplinary field of study; meeting the challenges related to global market requirements, changing consumer demands, sustainability, social responsibility, and competitiveness requires knowledge in a wide range of areas.

Food Technology at DTU is thus an interdisciplinary study programme involving different departments and disciplines, including microbiology, biochemistry, physics, chemical engineering, and engineering.
Study programme focus
The Food Technology programme at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) aims to provide you with profound analytical, design, and development skills in terms of technologies and processes.

The programme covers a wide range of courses in technical fields of activity, food science, management, and communication. In addition, the food industry and other external stakeholders also play an active role on the programme, allowing you to work with highly relevant, real-life issues and projects.

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“What makes your studies unique at DTU is the possibility of proposing or taking part in special courses. These courses can be worth up to 30 ECTs and vary from internships and projects with industry or working on academic projects with world class institutes in DTU. They are a fantastic way to make contacts within industry or for practice in academic writing before your thesis.”

Amy // Ireland

Career opportunities

With an MSc degree in MSc programme in Food Technology at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) you will have the qualifications to work in food companies and related industries engaged in production, quality, and safety in production chains—both in Denmark and internationally. Furthermore, you will be able to work in industries involved in the manufacture of food production equipment, and in the consultancy industry providing scientific advice and personal consultancy services.

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