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Tuition fee $6,700 per programme


The program also offers graduate study leading to master degrees for those who graduated from other related engineering disciplines, such as chemical engineering, environmental and agriculture engineering, and interdisciplinary programmes such as biotechnology and bioengineering, material engineering etc. Graduate students receive in-depth training in the core disciplines of food chemistry, food microbiology, food engineering and processing.

Programme structure

Doctorate Program in Food Engineering is a 180 ECTS credit program with a duration of 3 academic years and with 6 consecutive 30-ECTS semesters. The regular program consists of 7 courses of 21 local credits and a thesis. The course work has 60 ECTS credits while the thesis has 120 ECTS credits . The institute, upon a request by the program director, may require the prospective student to enroll additional courses if his/her background is not considered to be sufficient to follow the program requirements.

Career opportunities

In a food engineering career, you would be able to work towards protecting the world from foodborne illnesses. Since the Food Safety Modernization Act was signed into law in 2014, there is a great need for trained, competent employees in the food industry. With a phd degree in Food Science you can help keep your friends, family, and nation safe by preventing foodborne illness outbreaks.

Apply now! Commence year 2019
This is a rolling intake - applications are accepted all year round.
Studies commence
Nov 4, 2019

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States