Masters programme in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition - funded by Erasmus Mundus


25th November 2010

Dublin Institute of Technology and KaHo Sint-Lieven, Belgium offer a European MSc. Degree programme in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition, funded under Erasmus Mundus (for details of funding, please click here).

The programme is offered in each of the partner institutions and is organised in a modular format.  Candidates will be required to undertake six compulsory core modules and to select four modules from the optional modules listing - for full details please see

The ten modules will be followed by a semester of a Professional Competence module organised by the partner institutions in cooperation with companies and/or research laboratories.

Additionally, the programme will require the students to work on a scientific project in one of the partner institutions or the associated member or in an approved workplace and to submit a thesis.

The award of the European MSc. degree will be based on the successful completion of the ten modules (60 ECTS credits), the professional competence module (30 ECTS credits), and the project (30 ECTS credits).

Apart from the complete Master course, stand alone modules are also offered to persons (without an Erasmus Mundus grant) who wish to gain new insights and knowledge in the particular field. On successful completion of each module selected ECTS credits will be awarded. 

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