MSc in Food Science and Nutrition


Area of Studies

agricultural sciences



Degree (in English)


  • English
Course Duration

3 semesters (full-time)

ECTS points



Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition

Tuition and Other Fees

3900 EUR (1300 EUR per 1st, 2nd, 3rd semester) + enrollment fee (65 EUR for non-EU candidates and 85 PLN for EU candidates and NAWA scholarship holders)

Application Deadline(s)

May 32, 2023

Course Description

Course Profile

The programme started at the Poznań University of Life Sciences in the academic year 2011/2012. The course comprises 805 hours of lectures, laboratory classes, seminars, and visits to food companies. The studies give an excellent chance to develop a career in food science and technology and visit Europe. This course provides a technological and science basis for food production and preservation, assessment and control of food safety, diet and health issues and extension with industry. On successful completion of this programme, along with writing their MSc theses, students will be able to present an original research thesis, explain the principles of techniques used in food and nutrition research and apply them in practice, . Graduates will acquire and demonstrate understanding of the technological and scientific basis for food production and preservation and methods for the assessment and control of food safety, while they will also be able to elaborate methods to modify and control food quality by means of chemical, microbiological and sensory analysis techniques.

Course teachers have carried out research in many aspects of food technology, nutrition, food analysis, molecular biology and quality control and they will be eager to share their experience with you. During your studies you will have many possibilities to gain skills in applying unique technologies and using analytical equipment.

Career options

Career options include jobs in food technology industry, research and development divisions, food safety and food control departments, food quality laboratories, as well as PhD studies in food science and nutrition.

You will also be prepared to participate in the realization of scientific and food industry projects. Thanks to the knowledge and skills you will gain during your studies, you will be able to work as advisors for companies, public departments as well as individual clients.

Main modules

Comprehensive studies in food processing and human nutrition

Advanced food processing and preservation

Advanced food analysis

Selected topics in food science

Field trips (visits to food industry plants)

Food product development

Quality and safety in food production

Education Requirements

BSc in:

Food Science & Technology

Chemistry or Applied Chemistry

Chemical, Biochemical or Agricultural Engineering


Human Nutrition


Other Requirements

Please note: these are full-time studies and students are required to attend lectures at the University campus.


Poznań University of Life Sciences

28 Wojska Polskiego St.

60-637 Poznań, Poland

MSc Studies phone: +48 61 846 6716, WhatsApp +48 517 340 910, e-mail: 


Poznań University of Life Sciences


Poznań University of Life Sciences

28 Wojska Polskiego St.

60-637 Poznań, Poland,



MSc Studies phone: +48 61 846 6716, WhatsApp +48 517 340 910, e-mail:

Erasmus+ Programme phone: +48 61 846 6194, e-mail:

PULS Doctoral School phone: +48 61 846 6195, e-mail:

phone: 0048 61 846 6716; 0048 61 846 7011