Application and Admission Online Master's Food Technology

Do you want to apply for the Online Master's Food Technology? Find out whether you meet the admission criteria and how you can apply.

Application deadline

You can find the necessary steps for the application and the application deadlines in the step-by-step guide How to apply for an online master's?

Admission requirements

Relevant BSc degree

Students holding a BSc degree or equivalent in one of the following fields are eligible for the MSc programme Food Technology:

  • Food Technology or related
  • Food Science or related
  • General agriculture/Agronomy with specialisation Food Technology
  • Dairy Technology
  • Post -Harvest Technology  (when focused on food science)
  • Nutrition*
  • Chemical Engineering*
  • Laboratory Sciences*
  • Biotechnology*

*Only admissible when enough food technology courses in the BSc programme

Students with other BSc degrees can be admitted based on the actual programme in their BSc and/or relevant work experience. An admission committee will judge every application on an individual basis. If you are not sure whether you are eligible, please contact the programme (

The programme does not offer a linkage or pre-master's option.

Grade point average (GPA) of 70%

A Grade Point Average (GPA) for this BSc of at least 70% of the maximum grade.

For some countries/systems there are exceptions to this rule: 

  • Ethiopia/Eritrea: a gpa of 85 % is required, below 85% you are not eligible
  • Turkey: 65% or higher is eligible

Proficiency in English

More information about English proficiency:

Dutch nationals - EU nationals - nationals outside EU/EFTA.

Specific online master's requirements

Besides these three criteria, enrolling in an online master's programme at Wageningen University & Research also requires the following:

  • Good computer skills
  • Access to broadband internet
  • Commitment to engage in a virtual learning community

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