Bachelor's Degree in Food Science in Portugal

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Food Science

Earning a bachelor's degree is achieved by completing the necessary course of study offered by the college or university you enroll in. Completing this study may take three to seven years depending on where you seek your degree.

Food science studies can cover various disciplines, including biochemistry, biology and chemical engineering. Programs in this field often explore the biological, chemical and physical makeup of food and the ways in which food can be improved for the public.

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Top Bachelor Programs in Food Science in Portugal 2017

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Bachelor in European Food Business

Aeres University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 4 years Portugal

This 4 year <strong>Bachelor degree</strong> will focus on entrepreneurship and innovation in the European Food Business. The first two years you will receive a foundation in business management, marketing and food product development. [+]

Best Bachelors in Food Science in Portugal 2017. Europe has a very rich history in food production and trade. The different locations in Europe allowed for the development of unique products and traditional production methods. What is the future for these products? Consumers today are more aware of what they eat and due to all the recent scandals in the food industry more and more consumers are looking for products of known origin. You will study European Food Business together with students from different nationalities and explore how the diversity of food production opportunities within the European Union can be used for larger groups of consumers. This 4 year Bachelor degree will focus on entrepreneurship and innovation in the European Food Business. The first two years you will receive a foundation in business management, marketing and food product development. In these years you will also gain a better insight into the developments in the food business worldwide as well as the latest developments within the European Union. One of the elements of the programme is a study trip to one or two European countries in the first semester to further explore the concept of European food production. In the third year you will study at different European universities and further focus on the relation between the location where the product is grown and the specific characteristics of the product. You will also get a better understanding of the relation between culture and food, and how to brand products coming from a specific region. In the fourth year you will create your own business, based on a product of choice. In addition you will write a thesis and after graduating you will be an expert in European Food Business. Professional opportunities After graduating European Food Business, you have gained much knowledge about production, processing and marketing of products, but also know how to bring producer and consumer close together. You are deployable inside the (inter-)national food business as well as outside this business, which will definitely increase your employment opportunities. This could include positions such as: - Market Research Manager - Distribution and Logistics Manager - Corporate Sales Manager - Financial Officer - International Sales Consultant - Policy Analyst - International Marketing Manager [-]

BSc In Biological And Food Engineering

Castelo Branco University of Applied Sciences
Campus 3 years September 2017 Portugal Castelo Branco

Development of technologies that can operate in harmony with the biology of living beings, with the technological support of food processing and its biological processes an area of ‚Äč‚Äčintense and fruitful research; areas such as fermentation technology, genetic engineering, bioprocesses, food chemistry and structure; food quality and safety, such as HACCP, new methods of chemical and organoleptic analysis; toxicology food; transgenic and organic food; innovation in the food industry; standardization and legislation on food quality; distribution and marketing and concern and environmental protection are strong aspects of this degree. Use and development of industries associated with the production, transformation and commercialization of products in order to contribute to sustainable and balanced development. This presentation is to highlight training in the areas of pollution, wastewater treatment techniques and recovery of waste. [+]

Goals Students should know in depth the food, in order to manage the transformation of raw materials, aimed at optimization technologies to preserve their nutritional and sensory value, taking into account all aspects of quality management, environmental and food safety. Should be able to perform the characterization and control of biological parameters and physico-chemical, microbiological and sensory food. Finally a technician with the formation of Biological Engineering and food should be able to use the knowledge gained to collect, select, analyze and interpret relevant information to justify solutions to your workplace. Career - Business - biotech products - food products with essentially physical or physico-chemical processes - food products meat processing, fish and fish products - Pharmaceutical industry - water treatment plants, wastewater treatment plants and waste treatment plants solid - Laboratory analysis - Consulting Business - scientific supplies marketing companies and technology - R & D activities - agricultural products marketing companies or products for agriculture - Public Administration - Quality control of food - Technical Supervision - Disclosure and information - teaching activities at various levels, from high school through education or vocational track to higher education [-]