Master of science in technologies in food science and safety in Kaunas university of technology
This programme is designed for preparation of wide profile food science specialists both for food industry and the companies performing research of food products and development of new products enriched by advanced natural antioxidants, antimicrobial substances, rheological characteristics and texture of various components. The first and most modern in Lithuania Food Science and Technology Competence Centre facilitates students research and applied competences using four unique semi-industrial lines of food technologies (bread, beer, meat, fish, dairy products).
University Bachelor (a minimum of a 3 years) degree certificate and its supplement (legalised by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, translated into English and notary verified); Minimum average grade (CGPA) > 60 % in each entry subject; Research activities, articles are not required but gives higher entry score. Entry score is calculated where the weight in % of each entry subject is as follows: 70% CGPA, 20% Research activities, articles, if any (portfolio for Architecture), 10% Motivation (skype interview), Proficiency in English: IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 85, CEFR C1, or equivalent, motivation letter followed by skype interview, Digital photo, Notary verified copy of passport or ID (for the EU citizens only).
Graduates of Food Science and Safety are easily employed by the companies of food industry or the institutions related to research of food products. Employers value the programme,s graduates, because they are able to rapidly find solutions to the problems arising during production and product control.