University Master's Degree in Quality of Food of Animal Origin

The only master's degree in Spain to offer highly specialised training required to cover the demands of companies producing animal source foods 

 

Admission Official Master's Degree in Quality of Food of Animal Origin

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Access

Access to this master's degree is open to holders of an official bachelor's degree from a Spanish university or from another higher education institution within or outside the European Higher Education Area, provided this gives access to postgraduate studies in the country of issue.

Admission requirements

Admission to this Master’s degree is most suited to holders of a a degree in Food Science and Technology, Veterinary Science, Pharmacy, Nutrition and Dietetics, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Medicine, Animal Science and Health, Environmental Sciences, Food Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Biosystems Engineering or a degree equivalent to those mentioned above and related to the above, Food Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Biosystems Engineering or a degree equivalent to those mentioned above and related to food science and animal science, depending on the area of specialisation.

Students must demonstrate their knowledge of Spanish and English by means of the EUROPASS Language Passport, which can be obtained free of charge and easily by means of an online self-assessment tool available at the following address:

http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/en/documents/language-passport

In order to successfully complete the Master's degree, it is recommended that students have at least a B1 level (EUROPASS) in each of the above languages.

All the requirements must be documented.

Selection criteria

Should the number of applicants be higher than that of places on offer, these will be allocated according to the following criteria:
 

  • 1. Academic transcript (60%).
  • 2. Curriculum vitae. Consideration will be given to employment experience and to complementary studies related to the master's degree (30%).
  • 3. Language accreditation (10%). You must accredit a level B2 in the EUROPASS Language Passport.

Complementary training

Graduates in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Medicine, Environmental Science, Agricultural Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Biosystems Engineering, or equivalent qualifications will also be able to join this master's degree programme, but in this case the Master's Committee, after an appraisal of the students' academic records, will decide whether a bridging course in the field of food science needs to be taken.

These bridging courses will be taken with the 3-credit Food Science subject from the Bachelor's degree, the content of which will provide a common grounding in the field of food science, from which the  Master's degree level courses will be taught.