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Program description:
The BSc in Food Engineering is aimed to train professionals who are able to operate, supervise and develop food processing technologies. The studies contain the physical, chemical and biological basics of engineering with special emphasis on the food quality and safety related issues. Besides becoming acquainted with the operations and technological processes the students also learn economic, management and analytical subjects. Therefore, the main goal of the education is to train people who are able to fully provide the functions in relation with the everyday tasks of operation from the engineering, biological and chemical work to the management duties based on their comprehensive theoretical bases.

Entry requirements:
High school leaving certificate

Entrance exam:

Type of entrance exam:
oral and written

Entrance exam location:

Entrance exam description:
The two main aspects of the selection procedure are the professional educational results and the English language proficiency. In case of a missing certificate about the English language proficiency we conduct a Skype interview in order to check the applicant’s English language skills. After evaluating the documentations and previous educational results, the applicant is required to take an entrance exam (online) and is admitted with a result of at least 60%.

Ms Annamária Rácz
Admissions Officer

Preparatory year available:

Specialisation year available:

Programme structure

Main subjects typically include (this list is indicative and may change):

Year Main subjects
1 Agricultural Botany, Economic Sciences, General and Inorganic Chemistry, History of Agriculture and EU Knowledge, Informatics, Mathematics, Raw Materials of Food Processing, Thermodynamics, Zoology, Animal Physiology, Agricultural and Food Microbiology, Analytical Chemistry, Basic Equipment for Food Industries, Environmental Management, Environmental Technology, Introduction to Food Safety, Organic and Biochemistry, Technical Basics of Agricultural Machinery
2 Agricultural and Food Microbiology, Business Studies and English Language Skills, Economic Sciences, Electrotechnics, Food Chemistry, Food Hygiene, Introduction to Intercultural Communication, Professional Language Skills, Unit Operations in Food Processing, Colloid Chemistry, Grant Proposal Writing in the target language, Measurement and Control, Principles of Food Technology
3 Basics of Quality Assurance, Business Studies and English Language Skills, Food Industry Technologies and Quality Assurance, Instrumental Analytics, Legal English, Statistics, Unit Operations in Food Processing, English for Environmental Management and Politics, Food Analytics, Food Industry Economics, Intercultural Communication, Principles of Food Technology, Project Work, Agricultural Regulation and Administration
4 Professional Practice, Thesis

Career opportunities

Graduates may find employment in the food industry, raw material and product qualification, food analysis, inspection, quality assurance or may work for food authorities. Graduates may continue their studies with an MSc in food engineering, an MSc in food quality and assurance, or an MSc in nutrition.

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