Master's Courses

Wageningen University & Research, renowned worldwide for its expertise in the field of Food Technology, offers online Master’s courses. These courses are discipline-based instead of product-based and focus on optimising food products and food production. You can make your own track by combining more courses and conclude with a capstone project on a relevant and related topic, under the supervision of a WUR expert! Choose the course that fits your interests. We look forward to welcoming you.

Are you a professional in the food industry or do you hold a bachelor degree in Food Technology? These online master's courses:

  • Enhance your knowledge and expand your expertise
  • Can be followed part time, so you will be able to combine study and work
  • Grow your network, both with WUR experts and your peers

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Master's Courses at Wageningen University & Research

The online courses are discipline-based instead of product-based and focus on optimising food products and food production. You can make your own track by combining more courses and conclude with a capstone project on a relevant and related topic, under the supervision of a WUR expert!

Online education

The online courses include short knowledge clips (video), textual explanations, animations, case studies and exercises. During the capstone, you will be coached by a Wageningen expert.

Level of knowledge

Admission to the course requires a level of education in Food Science and Technology or related, such as Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology. Relevant work experience can be considered.

English proficiency

The language of instruction of this course is in English. Admission to the course requires a level of English as defined at the website for Dutch nationalsEU nationals or nationals outside EU/EFTA respectively

Why following an online master's course?

  • You combine study and work
  • You can study in your own time and at home
  • You are in contact with others in the field
  • Your knowledge is completely up-to-date
  • You connect to the WUR network

Read these student experiences:

The modules’ contents are at a good level, well designed with diverse knowledge clips and include good response from the professors.
Geert Knulst, enrolled in the online master's programme in Food Technology and is now taking the course entitled 'Predicting food quality - solving food science problems by modelling'.
The module had a lot of depth and consisted of diverse, useful and stimulating learning material.
Jan-Willem Heesakkers, Project Manager Processing at NIZO, about the online course Microbiology.