The Master’s Degree is intended for graduates or people with qualifications related to food science and technology, food engineering, biology, biotechnology, veterinary medicine, biochemistry, chemistry, pharmacy, or other qualifications that provide a basic grounding in food science and technology. It is also addressed to graduates in the field of business management who wish to gain a greater insight into the casuistry of food companies and industries, as well as to food industry professionals who wish to refresh their knowledge and update the tools they use at the workplace.
The Master’s Degree is awarded 55-60 ECTS credits (depending on previous qualifications), which students can expect to complete in one academic year. Individual modules can be taken but will not be awarded a master’s degree qualification.
Admissions to the Master’s Degree are subject to candidates holding a bachelor’s degree, a first- or second-cycle Spanish diploma or a foreign qualification accredited by the Ministry of Science and Innovation. Students in possession of non-accredited foreign degrees who have a level of training that is equivalent to a Spanish bachelor’s degree shall be admitted at the discretion of the University of Lleida. According to the Royal Decree 1393/2007 of 30 October 2007, admission to master’s degree courses will require prospective students to hold an official university degree.
Candidate selection criteria
The selection of students is made based on the following criteria:
Degree held. Similarity and compatibility of previous studies with the Master’s Degree (according to CV).
Marks obtained on previous courses.
Professional experience and scientific achievements.
Knowledge of Spanish/Catalan.
Availability for full-time study.
The evaluation of students’ merits will be based on the credentials submitted with their applications. A personal interview will be conducted if deemed necessary.
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