Why this programme?
- Translate technical and consumer wishes to food and product development.
- Great variety of ten specialisations.
- Perform an internship in large companies all over the world.
Study programme of the master's Food Technology
The MSc Food Technology is a fulltime two year programme, fully taught in English. The first year consists entirely of courses to give you a solid base for the second year in which you conduct an individual research thesis and do an internship. On the Programme of Food Technology page you can find more detailed information about courses, theses and internships.
You can also read more about the Background of the programme and Compare Food Technology to other master's programmes.
Within the master's programme you can choose one of the following Specialisations to meet your personal interests.
You can find more information about these specialisations on the Study Handbook.
Application and admission
To be admitted to the Master's programme at Wageningen University you need to have:
- A bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant field of science;
- Sufficient quality of the bachelor's degree;
- Proof of English proficiency, see requirements.
Find out more about the Admission requirements, application procedures and tuition fees.
Students with a BSc in Food Technology at Wageningen University have direct admission.
The best way to get to know a place is by getting to know the people! Read some student experiences about the master's programme and student life in Wageningen on the page Student experiences.
Food Technologists have good job perspectives. Graduates generally find a job in the food industry, or at the government, universities or institutes. Around 10% of the graduates will pursue a PhD degree. Read more about Career perspectives and opportunities and stories of alumni.