Integrated Food Studies
Master (2 years) of Integrated Food Studies, 120 ECTSHealth care, social services, and care services
|Institution||Aalborg University (AAU)|
|Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH)||3070 EUR|
|Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH)||0 EUR|
DescriptionThe Master's programme in Integrated Food Studies will give you the possibility to study food and its many meanings in society. The programme offers a holistic approach combining natural science, design and social science traditions. It is oriented towards contemporary and historical meanings and expressions of food through the study of food production, processing and consumption. Both ‘main stream’ and ‘alternative food networks’ gastronomy and nutritional aspects and meanings of food will be presented and elaborated with innovation and sustainability as two common key words.
The holistic approach will give you the ability to navigate in a complex world of food-related decisions and expressions, both public and private.
'Hands on’ activities with taste or innovation of food product design will offer an exciting dimension to the study programme. The three professions listed below are meant to be a common part of the study programme for all students, but it is possible to choose one of the following as a main specialization:
- Design and Gastronomy
- Food Policy, Innovation and Networks
- Public Health Nutrition
Career OpportunitiesThe occupational aim of the Master´s degree is divided into four domains of the food sector described by the following job functions:
- The Food Industry, Industry Organizations and Retail: Innovative Design, Management and Strategic Planning and Technology Development
- Foodservice and Meal Production: Planning and Development, Management of Health Promotion and Nutritional Planning
- Authorities and Administrations: Strategic Development and Implementation, Policy Development, Advisory Work
- Research, Consultants, Teachers: Scientific Work and Advisory Work.
AdmissionYou can apply for enrolment in the Master in Integrated Food Studies if you have completed one of the Bachelor educations mentioned below:
- Bachelor in Food Science
- Bachelor in Nutrition & Health, or
- Bachelor in Global Nutrition and Health
Students with a similar Bachelor's Degree, upon application to the Board of Studies, will be admitted after a specific academic assessment if the applicant is assessed to have comparable educational prerequisites.
Qualifications within the following fields are emphasized:
- Scientific, technical and engineerical qualifications relating to food studies
- Qualifications within design and visualisation relating to food studies
- Qualifications within the socio-technical field or policy governance field relating to food studies
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Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.
TuitionThere is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside EU/EAA/Switzerland.
Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.
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