Master's Degree in "Sience and technology of food and human consumption". Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition. Faculty of Food, Biotechnology and Development. Agricultural University of Athens.


Knows, understands, and can apply the principles, methods and techniques in one of the following cognitive fields: Systems for Quality Management and Food Safety - Nutrition, Public Health and Policies - Food Processing and Preservation - Food bioprocesses & Biorefineries.

Further Information

Advanced specialisation in food and human nutrition sciences.
Purpose: The advancement of scientific knowledge on issues related to safety, quality, hygiene, processing, and bioprocesses of foods, as well as on human nutrition.

Relation To Employment

The Postgraduate Studies Programme admits graduates of higher education of positive sciences, from domestic and similar accredited foreign Institutions, as well as graduates of Departments of Technological Educational Institutes of relevant subjects.


Access to this type of qualification have those who hold a Bachelor Degree (level 6). The selection of graduate students is mainly based on the following criteria: the overall grade of the Bachelor Degree, the grades in undergraduate courses that are relevant with the subjects of the Master’s program, the performance in thesis, where is foreseen at the undergraduate level and any research activity of the candidate. The detailed application of the above mentioned criteria, the definition of additional criteria or the conducting of examinations and interviews, the results of which are taken into account in the selection, are determined by decision of the relevant Department.
Holders of such qualifications gain access to study programmes at the same level or at level 8.

Ways To Aquire

Qualifications of this type are acquired via formal education.