First cycle degree in

Food science and technology (2019/2020)

Class: L-26 - Food Sciences

Class L-26 - Food Sciences
Duration 3 years
Branch Legnaro
Language Italian
Tuition fees and scholarships
President of the Course of Study VIVIANA CORICH
Access Restricted (108)
Reference structures Department of agronomy, food, natural resources, animals and the environment, Scuola di agraria e medicina veterinaria

Brief overview of the course

Characteristics and objectives
The course provides knowledge and professional skills that guarantee a complete view of the activities and issues related to the production, processing, preservation and storage of food and foodstuffs. In particular, it aims to provide a solid basic preparation that allows the acquisition of the knowledge specifically related to the food sector, providing competences in the areas of processing, safety, quality of food and food-related products for a sustainable and environmentally-friendly food production. The course also provides basic knowledge of economics and management of agri-food business and market, together with regulatory aspects, integrating economic with ethical knowledge.

Occupational opportunities
Graduates can operate in the management and control of production, preservation, transformation, distribution and administration of food and beverages, with the aim of improving the qualitative and commercial aspects of food products and of guaranteeing the sustainability and environmental compatibility of involved processes. Graduates can be employed in companies that deal with the production, processing, preservation and distribution of food products and in the bodies of analysis, control, certification and investigation for the protection of food production. They can also work for providers that supply materials, plants, technological adjuvants, ingredients and semi-finished products for food production.

From Bachelor's degree to Master's degree
The course gives access to the master's degree in Food Science and Technology, according to the modalities that will be indicated in the specific admissions notices.