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Food Industry Engineering

University of Padua
Italy, Padua
Department of Management and Engineering Italy, Stradella S. Nicola, 3 - 36100 Vicenza
Tuition fee €2,739 per year

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Application fee €30 one-time

This fee is non-refundable.

Deposit €204 one-time

In order to accept your place at the University of Padua, the payment of the admission fee is required. This fee is non-refundable.

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Overview

The Master’s Degree program in Food Industry Engineering aims to create professionals capable of conceptualizing, planning, designing, and managing processes, systems, and services in the food industry, with a strong emphasis on safety. The educational path is structured around six areas:

  • food technology, microbiology, safety;
  • chemical and process engineering;
  • design and management of automatic machines and integrated automatic systems;
  • thermal exchange and energy sustainability;
  • supply chain management, data digitalization, traceability, and quality;
  • risk analysis and control.

Programme structure

1st Year: Legislation, hygiene and applied microbiology for food safety, Unit operations in food industry, Hygienic design & steels, alloys and coatings for food industry, Materials for sustainable food packaging, Electronics for information processing, Refrigeration and thermal processing technologies, Plant-safe design and food logistics.

2nd Year: Sustainable and traceable digital supply chains and statistical quality, Automatic machines and robots for food industry, Safety management and risk management, Electrification, sustainability and efficiency in food processing, Conversion and storage systems for the energy sustainability of the food industry, Applied machine learning.

The Master’s degree programme culminates in a significant design activity, concluding with a thesis
demonstrating mastery of the subject matter, autonomous working capabilities, and strong communication skills.

Career opportunities

Graduates can work both in the private and in public sectors, in Italy and internationally, in managerial positions focusing on automated integrated industrial processes, safety, quality monitoring systems, and food hygiene aspects. They can seek employment in food manufacturing companies, machines and plants production companies specifically designed for the food industry, distribution companies within the food supply chain, and qualified consulting services companies.

Apply now! Academic year 2024/25
Application period has ended
Studies commence
1 Oct 2024
Apply now! Academic year 2024/25
Application start
2 Mar 2024
Application deadline
2 May 2024, 23:59:59
Central European Time
Studies commence
1 Oct 2024
Apply now! Academic year 2024/25
Application period has ended
Studies commence
1 Oct 2024
Apply now! Academic year 2024/25
Application start
2 Mar 2024
Application deadline
2 May 2024, 23:59:59
Central European Time
Studies commence
1 Oct 2024