Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

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Food of Life, 120 HEC

Food of Life is a cross-disciplinary Master’s programme within the science of animal-derived foods. In a unique way, the programme combines animal science, food science and technology, and focuses on the social, cultural and of course scientific aspects of the food production chain. 

Food of Life is a part of the Erasmus Mundus programme initiated by the European Commission to enhance and promote European higher education throughout the world. The two-year Master’s programme builds on the expertise of four European universities: University of Copenhagen (Denmark), Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (Sweden), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Spain), and the University of Helsinki (Finland).


Future

Through the EM Food of Life Master's programme you will acquire knowledge in the basic theories, practical technologies and research and development methodologies, preparing you for a career in the food production industries. You will work with topics such as:

  • How to meet increased global requirements for meat and milk products.
  • How to deal with increased emphasis on product quality, proven health benefits for the consumer.
  • How to improve animal health and welfare reduced environment impact.


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