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Food Quality Management

Wageningen University & Research

Master Postgraduate Wageningen

Course description

Qualification Master of Science
Field of study Health care, social services and care services
Course summary The Food Quality Management Master of Science study programme offers an integrated approach to the study and assessment of quality processes in the agrifood chain
Course description through an exclusively developed techno-managerial approach. The whole supply chain is studied from the primary sector to the final consumer. Food, flowers and cattle are also discussed. This two-year MSc gives you the chance to analyse problems using both the social and life sciences. This allows you a higher level of approach on the topics of food quality, quality management, quality design, quality control, quality improvement, quality assurance, quality policy and business strategy.
Study subjects The courses in your programme are dependent on your background. The programme is individually tailored.
Course objectives Academic training in food quality management with a focus on the combination of technological and management theories and models, in order to predict food systems behaviour and to generate adequate improvements from a chain perspective.
ECTS credits 120.00
Duration 24 month(s)
full-time
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes -
Accreditation NVAO, NVAO

About the institution

Department Wageningen University & Research
Information about the institution Wageningen University & Research is the only university in the Netherlands to focus specifically on the theme 'healthy food and living environment'.

Admission

Admission requirements
  1. Students with either a managerial or technological background can enrol in this multidisciplinary programme. Students with a managerial backgound need to have at least 30 credits (half year) of advanced science (chemistry, biology, food technology) courses in their BSc (see Admission and Application), or enroll in a pre-master programme.
  2. Grade Point Average of at least 70%
  3. good skills in mathematics and/or statistics; basic computer skills.
  4. Applicants must provide recent evidence of their spoken and written command of English.
Language requirements
IELTS overall band 6
IELTS speaking 6
TOEFL internet based 79
Professional experience required -
Duration 24 month(s)
full-time
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
1 Sep 2020 1 Jul 2020 1 May 2020
1 Sep 2021 1 Jul 2021 1 May 2021
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
2020 (FT)€ 2143€ 15700€ 13250

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.

Scholarships

Orange Knowledge Programmes (OKP), Anne van den Ban Scholarships Fund, FAO, Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program, Libertas Support Fund, Orange Knowledge Scholarship Programme (formerly NFP), StuNed Scholarship Programme, WUF

For more scholarships, visit: www.grantfinder.nl

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Contact

Contact information for the study programme

Studievoorlichting

study@wur.nl

Food Science Office

Contactpersoon

food.science@wur.nl

Ralf Hartemink

Programme director

food.science@wur.nl

Contact information for the institution

Studievoorlichting

study info

study@wur.nl

Telephone number +31 (0) 317-48 48 48
Course website More information about the course
Institution website More information about the institution