Master's Programmes (MSc)

Master of Science in Food Innovation and Health

At the MSc programme in Food Innovation and Health you will be working with the development of healthy, sustainable, and tasty products. 

Challenges such as a high carbon footprint, obesity and bad nutrition are priorities high on the international agenda. At the same time, our consummation of food has changed. Even before we enter the kitchen, an increasing number of our food has been prepared or partly prepared. Convenience products are often not a healthy and sustainable choice, and we should demand the development of healthier and more sustainable products.

You will be taught how to combine knowledge about nutrition, sensory quality, innovation and entrepreneurship with food chemistry, culinary techniques, product development, sociology, and consumer experience.

You will be able to advise and collaborate with companies and health authorities in the food area. Your expertise will also give you a unique opportunity to shape the food culture of tomorrow.

The programme is in English.

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Master of Science in Food Science and Technology

The 2-year MSc programme in Food Science and Technology enables you to develop the foods of the future with a focus on taste, health, sustainability, food quality and food safety.

The rapid development within technology and natural sciences has created completely new ways of producing and processing foods. Hence, there is a growing need for highly trained specialists. A degree in food science and technology enables you to work on the challenges associated with food production, food safety, food quality and health. And you are able to develop foods based on gastronomic know-how and consumer knowledge.

The food industry is one of Denmark’s most important industries, and those with a food education have numerous options. You can, for example, work with product development - including plant-based foods - quality management and company management in food companies.

You can choose between four specialisations in the Master's programme in Food Science and Technology: Plant-based foodsDairy Science and Technology, Brewing Science and Technology and Individual Specialisation (General Profile).

The programme is in English.

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Master of Science in Biosolutions

This programme trains you to work with the development of sustainable biological production of foods, biomaterials, biologicals, and environmental technologies related to these productions. Biosolutions is based in Kalundborg, Denmark’s new biotechnology powerhouse, close to world-leading biotech companies like Novo Nordisk, Novozymes, Chr. Hansen, and many others.

The programme is offered in English.

You become an expert in biological-based systems for industrial processes. You will acquire knowledge about, for example, industrial microorganisms, raw materials, enzymes, processing, and by-products. You learn how to develop new bio-based products and methods for recycling resources e.g., in food production, bioenergy, water and waste treatment technologies, plant biologicals, and biomaterials. You also learn how to adapt biological systems, and how to analyse and optimise manufacturing processes.

Most of the courses are taught in close collaboration with the biotech industry, and you will have many opportunities to write your Master’s thesis together with a company.

The programme is in English.

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