Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

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Course details

  

Each course syllabus is available here.
Select the academic year, campus and Faculty to view and download the file. 

First year

  • Raw materials - 12 ECTS
    • Grains and vegetables
    • Fruit science
    • Animal sources
  • Physical chemistry and biochemistry of food - 12 ECTS
    • Physical chemistry of food
    • Biochemistry of food
  • Food microbiology - 11 ECTS
    • Food microbiology for food production
    • Food microbiological safety
  • Food supply chain management - 5 ECTS
  • Food technology and plants - 10 ECTS
  • Food quality assurance and international certifications - 5 ECTS
  • Free choice courses* - 0-5 ECTS


*Suggested courses

  • Food footprint: the environmental impact of the agro food chain - 5 ECTS
  • Food consumer psychology and market intelligence - 5 ECTS
  • Introduction to sustainability of the food system - 5 ECTS
  • Italian civilisation and language for international students - 5 ECTS

Second year

  • Digital data processing - 5 ECTS
  • Economic impact of agricultural and food regualtion - 5 ECTS
  • Food processing - 10 ECTS
  • Innovation in food packaging - 8 ECTS
  • Process control and digitalization in food industry - 6 ECTS
  • Soft skill - 1 ECTS
  • Free choice courses - 5-10 ECTS
  • Thesis - 20 ECTS


*Suggested courses

  • Food footprint: the environmental impact of the agro food chain - 5 ECTS
  • Food consumer psychology and market intelligence - 5 ECTS
  • Introduction to sustainability of the food system - 5 ECTS
  • Italian civilisation and language for international students - 5 ECTS
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore's Faculty of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences gives participants of the Master of Science in Food Processing: Innovation and Tradition the opportunity to undertake the second year of their course at the University of ISARA Lyon, France, and receive both degrees:
  • Master of Science in Food Processing: Innovation and Tradition at Università Cattolica
  • Master of Science in Sustainable Food Systems at ISARA Lyon

 

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As an expert in food product innovation graduates can apply as product developers, with a role in R&D groups of Food Companies. In managerial positions, they will be combining technology, financial planning and research. Positions as product and innovation managers will be specific for the programme graduates' skills. In addition, as food quality expert, graduates can become global food production managers. This entails monitoring fundamental aspects of food production, which means graduates are responsible for creating high quality, safe and healthy products. Graduates are likely to start out as junior food safety specialist working in the innovation, safety, or quality department of a food company. 
Classes for the academic year 2022/23 start on September 19th, 2022.
 

Participation to the Orientation Event is highly recommended – Find details here

Find here the calendar of the Faculty of Agricultural, food and environmental sciences for the a.y. 2022/23. 

Please refer to this webpage for updates about delivery mode for academic year 2022/23.
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