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Food Science

Food Science

120 ECTS - MS degree

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The programme covers all major fields within food science and technology and is organized into intensive short courses. It offers great opportunity for innovation and is taught in cooperation with Matis, a government owned research company. The programme is taught in English.

About the Programme

The MS programme in Food Science is two years and 120 ECTS based on

  • 60 ECTS coursework and 60 ECTS individual research project, or
  • 90 ECTS coursework and 30 ECTS individual research project

The programme covers all major fields within food science and technology, such as food chemistry, biology, processing and engineering. More information.

Why study Food Science in Iceland?

Iceland is a great destination to study food science. It has pure nature, great access to raw materials and closeness to food producers. It is home to a peaceful and progressive nation with freedom and equality at its core. The Icelandic landscape is unique and very inspiring. We look forward to see you!

Admission requirements

Graduate studies

BS degree or equivalent with minimum average grade of 6.5. In addition to the BS degree there may be some prerequisite courses requirements before starting the actual MS programme.

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Contact us

Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition

Læknagarður, 4th floor
Vatnsmýrarvegur 16
101 Reykjavik, Iceland

Tel: +354 5254867
Email: mn@hi.is

Office hours: Everyday from 9 - 12