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Food value chains: safety, integrity and processing (UNITO-QUB-UHOH)

Tuition fee €16,500 per year

The participation fee covers tuition fees for participating universities, mandatory travel during a semester (e. g. for off-site modules & activities) and participation in joint modules & activities (e. g. Summer School, Graduate Conference). It does not cover travel from one partner university to the next between semesters.

Overview

Semester 1 – Food safety of the whole value chain – University of Torino
Semester 2 – Food integrity of the supply chains. Applied and advanced systems for food control – Queen’s University of Belfast
Semester 3 – AgriFood Science and Engineering – University of Hohenheim
Semester 4 – Thesis – University of Torino

Please note that this paths may be subject to change before the programme starts. If this affects your application, you will be notified.

Programme structure

Semester 1 – Food safety of the whole value chain – University of Torino
The main subjects covered in the track will be the food safety of the whole chain from production to consumption, with insights of foodborne pathogens physiology and virulence, food toxicology, food safety management systems. Problem solving exercise will be carried out in the field of food safety.

Semester 2 – Food integrity of the supply chains. Applied and advanced systems for food control – Queen’s University of Belfast
This track will cover from the environment to the consumer with an emphasis on incorporating new innovations with emerging technologies and how to design those get approval and acceptance for implementation.

Semester 3 – AgriFood Science and Engineering – University of Hohenheim
This track will cover the “front” end of the food system namely primary production principles as well as conversion and processing to value added ingredients and innovative food products. Some knowledge on use of byproduct streams will be provided. With primary production, a focus will be on agricultural technologies as well as some plant sciences. Two new introductory modules – AgFoodTech 1 and 2 will provide students with an introduction and overview to the specific track.

Semester 4 – Thesis – University of Torino

Apply now! Academic year 2020/21
Application deadline
Mar 30, 2020 23:59
Europe/Brussels time

Deadline applies to applicants who are citizens of a country outside the European Union (non-EU)

Notes
The programme path is currently being finalized.
Studies commence
Sep 1, 2020
Apply now! Academic year 2020/21
This intake is not applicable
Notes
The programme path is currently being finalized.
Studies commence
Sep 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Academic year 2020/21
Application deadline
Mar 30, 2020 23:59
Europe/Brussels time

Deadline applies to applicants who are citizens of a country outside the European Union (non-EU)

Notes
The programme path is currently being finalized.
Studies commence
Sep 1, 2020
Apply now! Academic year 2020/21
This intake is not applicable
Notes
The programme path is currently being finalized.
Studies commence
Sep 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States