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Bachelor DegreeFood Quality and Safety

Tuition fee €2,951 per year
Application fee €100 one-time

Vytautas Magnus University bank details:
Bank Address: Gedimino pr. 12, 01103 Vilnius, Lithuania
Bank Account: LT04 7044 0600 0284 8625
Bank Code: 70440
SWIFT/BIC: CBVILT2X

Application fee is not refundable.

More information

vdu.lt/en/study/program/show/317 

Overview

After completion of the programme graduates will be able to:
- use modern laboratory equipment, special computer programs, processing and interpreting research results, developing and implementing new ideas;
- apply information management skills, knowledge of research methodology in the management of food raw material production processes;
- analyze environmental factors, soil potential, ways to improve and protect it, select technologies for growing raw materials, processing and storage processes affecting their quality and safety;
- evaluate the influence of environmental factors on a person, the advantages of a healthy lifestyle, the regularities of the factors determining the quality of food raw materials;
- apply scientific principles to control and ensure the quality of food raw materials, selecting appropriate analytical methods to solve practical problems;
- plan and execute the experiment, starting with problem identification and evaluation and presentation of experimental data.

Programme structure

Subjects:
Physics, Mathematics and Informatics, Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Basic Economics, Basics of Management, Physiology of Human Nutrition, Agricultural Systems, General Ecology, Plant Raw Materials for Food, Animal Raw Materials for Food, General Food Microbiology, Food Microbiology and Toxicology, Food Economics, Food Law, Basic Course of Research Methodology, Processing of Food Raw Materials, Engineering of Processing of Food Raw Materials, Storage of Raw Agricultural Food, Science of Food Commodities, Food Additives, Organically Food Products, Food Chemistry, Food Hygienic, Biological Active Substances, Management Systems of Food Safety and Quality, Instrumental and Sensory Analyses of Food Raw Materials, Functional Food, Packaging Materials and Technologies, Biotechnology of Food Raw Materials.

WHERE CAN YOU DO AN INTERNSHIP?
Professional internships will be carried out in laboratories of University or in other research institutions as well as in companies with the most recent production facilities and technologies in Lithuania and abroad.

EXCHANGE PERIOD ABROAD
Students, who are willing to study in other European universities, have possibility to select exchange studies or traineeship abroad for one semester at 90 European universities (ex. Vienna University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Ghent University, Czech University of Life Sciences, Hohenheim University, Technical University of Munich, Athens Agricultural University, Padova University, Palermo University, Perugia University, Lasalle Beauvais Polytechnic Institute, Valencia Technical University, University of Algarve, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Akdeniz University, etc.) getting the monthly scholarship.

Career opportunities

Graduates have career opportunities to work in governmental institutions shaping food policy, food quality assessment laboratories, food processing companies, public and private companies, consultancy services, and start their own business. The programme offers graduates opportunity to further second cycle studies (MSc) in the study programme “Quality and safety of plant raw materials for food” or in others study programs of agricultural sciences in Lithuanian and foreign universities.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
Application deadline
May 1, 2020 23:59
Europe/Vilnius time
Studies commence
Aug 24, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
Application deadline
May 1, 2020 23:59
Europe/Vilnius time
Studies commence
Aug 24, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States