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Food Science

Food Science

180 eða 240 ECTS - Doctorate

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Research programme based on one year of course work and a research project conducted under the guidance and in cooperation with a faculty advisor, according the University's regulations for Ph.D. degrees. There is a strong emphasis on publication of research findings in internationally recognized research journals.

About the Studies  

The doctoral programmes involve 180 ECTS of academic and technical research projects which establish new knowledge and innovation.

All research and graduate students have the option of completing a part of their studies abroad, subject to the supervisor's guidance.

What is Food Science?

Food Science is based on natural sciences, engineering and technology sciences, and provides insight into health sciences. The study programme is focused on:

  • Production/Engineering
  • Quality and Safety
  • Innovation
  • Biotechnology

The study programme is a cooperation of the Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, Matis and other research institutions.

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Admission requirements

Graduate studies

MS in Food Science or the equivalent.

Contact us

Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition
Laeknagardur, fourth floor
Vatnsmyrarvegur 16
101 Reykjavik, Iceland

Tel: +354-5254867
Email: mn@hi.is

Office hours: Everyday from 9 - 12