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Food Science and Food Technology Engineering (MSc)

About the Programme

A certified food science and technology engineer is skilled in the fields of production, technology, planning of operations, management of economic processes, development of products, quality assurance, tender-writing, and is capable of undertaking management tasks while taking into account technical and economic aspects. Food engineers are involved in the development of innovative applications in agricultural technology, biotechnology and processing of raw food materials to produce healthy food products. Between the 2nd and the 3nd semester there is a vocational practice (4 weeks) at multinational, local company or laboratory of food.


Basic subjects: Physical chemistry, Statistics, Transport phenomena, Quality management, Basics of nutritional science; Specialized subjects: Food safety; Biotechnology in food industry; Environmental management, Marketing; Measuring technics and automatization, Food technologies, Packaging in food industry, Product development and innovation, Food law, Planning of food plants, Novel and alternative food processing technologies; Elective subjects: Novel food preservation technics, Sensory analysis, Technology of fermented food products, etc.


Students will acquire scientific and technical knowledge to develop healthy and nutritious food products by applying innovative technologies, as well as skills to promote and market them. Food engineers will be equipped with the necessary analytical skills to work on food security and food analytical projects. Students who graduate from the Faculty usually choose their carriers in the sector of food and beverages at production companies; at research institutes, at biotechnological laboratories or international advisory companies.


Level of the programme: Master of Science (MSc)

Duration of the programme: 4 semesters

Registered in: Hungary

Credits: 120

 

Who should apply?

The program is planned for students who intend to pursue a Master of Science in Food Science and Technology engineering in English by completing this two year long course.

Application requirements: Submitted online application form; Bachelor of Science certificate (BSc in Food Engineering, Biotechnology, Biology, Chemistry, Agriculture, Agronomy, Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Microbiology, Analytical, Organic Chemistry or Physic), a demonstrated proficiency in English (B2 level or equivalent) and a Skype interview (verbal entrance examination).


Tuition fee: 2600 EUR / semester

Start of the program: September 2019

Entrance Exam fee: 150 EUR

Application fee: 35 EUR

 

For more information visit our website or contact Dr. Anita Vidács via e-mail , or Dr. habil. József Gál via e-mail or call +36-62-546-025.

SZTE Experience

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Ferdous Rahman – Faculty of Law and Political Sciences

My name is Ferdous Rahman and I am from Bangladesh. I am pursuing doctoral studies at the Department of Private International Law at the Faculty of Law and Political Science under the Stipendium Hungaricum Programme. Currently I am in the first year of my four-year PhD programme. I came to know about SZTE while exploring for the Stipendium Hungaricum programme. Among the other available options, this was my first choice. Apart from its excellent ranking, I got my supervisor with similar research interest. The increasing number of international students gave me a comfort of having a cosmopolitan environment. After starting my studies here in September 2019, I am convinced that I could not expect more. For prospective students, I would advise that SZTE can be their next home as I got mine. Everyone here including the professors, the administrators, and the students are very friendly and helpful. They make studies a joyous journey instead of pile of classes and books. After my graduation, I will return to my home country. The knowledge and the experience that I have been receiving here will be a great resource for my academic career. I intend to continue my research further and expect to contribute to policy formulation at national and international level."

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Ahmad Adha - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

I am Ahmad Adha from Indonesia and currently a 3rd year student in Theoretical Linguistics PhD program. I chose the University of Szeged (SZTE) as my study destination because it is located in the center of the town and it is also the highest ranked university in Hungary. The university staff and the professors were very accommodating and understanding when I decided to change the program that suits my research topic. I am so glad that I can be a part of my current department, and of course SZTE, since it is also the Center of Pragmatic Research which aims to promote advanced linguistic pragmatic research with international collaborations. After graduating, I wish to continue to work in my academic field as a professor and a researcher. My advice for prospective SZTE students is to choose a university with a good academic reputation that fits their passion.

 

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