"The Faculty of Health Sciences has well-equipped laboratories that allow students to develop their practical skills"
The curriculum of the degree in Food Science and Technology at UNEATLANTICO offers current and quality training in all professional fields in which the food technologist can operate, with special emphasis on matters related to food safety and its management , processing and innovation in the field of food design.
Technological advances and new scientific discoveries in the field of nutrition and food technology have generated a great demand for professionals trained in this branch of knowledge. Thus, graduates of this Degree at UNEATLANTICO will be able to practice their profession in the first national industrial sector: the Spanish Food and Beverage Industry. This sector closed 2012 with net sales of 86,298 million euros, a figure that represents 7.6% of the country's GDP.
The Faculty of Health Sciences has modern facilities that allow students to fully develop the practical skills of the food technologist. These facilities include a laboratory for Biochemistry and Physiology, one for Bromatology and Food Technology and, finally, another for Culinary Technology and Gastronomy.
Professional outingsThis Degree offers knowledge to develop professionally in the following areas:
Management and quality control of processes in the food industry, as well as use of by-products and waste management.
Development and innovation of food products and processes.
Marketing, communication and food marketing.
Legal, scientific and technical advice, both public and private.
Teaching and research.
Consulting and development of other activities as a liberal professional.English at UniversityEnglish, the key to your present and future
Currently, one of the essential tools in international communication, and the key that opens the possibilities to find a good job both in Spain and abroad, is English. In our country, 80% of job offers already require an excellent command of this language and, on many occasions, this criterion is imposed above others such as the record or professional career.
That is why at the Universidad Europea del Atlántico and in the Degree in Food Science and Technology, training in this language is promoted and a compulsory subject and two optional subjects of English are included in the curriculum with the aim of that the student reaches a high level in this language. In addition, the international profile of the university promotes and facilitates the development of this language.
So that the previous level of English does not pose a barrier to access to studies, UNEATLANTICO provides personalized teaching, especially during the first year, so that all students achieve sufficient language skills in English with which to successfully pass the subjects of the career.
In this way, regardless of their starting level of English, with a global support plan based on tutorials, specific materials and very small work groups, the student can follow the classes in a Spanish / English bilingual system progressively and at At the end, they will have acquired bilingual skills for the exercise of their profession.Practice your professionUNEATLANTICO reproduces real work environments
The Campus of the Universidad Europea del Atlántico is designed for students to put their profession into practice from the first year. The Faculty of Health Sciences has modern facilities that allow the student to fully develop the practical skills of the Degree, including several technical laboratories (biochemistry and physiology, bromatology and food technologies, culinary technology and gastronomy), computer rooms and a Nutritional Clinic where the student can exercise their skills in consultation in a totally real environment and make a first contact with real patients.
The teaching team motivates the university students to get involved in the life of the Campus, guides them to start projects and ideas that allow them to develop their profession from day one. The educational model is not limited to complying with the curricular activity of the students but to guaranteeing their theoretical-practical training and the total involvement of the student in their professional environment.
In addition, the University has numerous internship agreements with companies from different sectors that complement the learning of university students and favor the development of transversal skills that will be necessary for them when applying for a job. The teachers-tutors are in charge of guiding and supervising the work of the students and thus favoring the maximum use of their contact with the business world. The Universidad Europea del Atlántico helps you put your dreams into practice.TitlingAt the end of the program, the student will obtain the title of GRADUATE OR GRADUATE IN FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, issued by the Universidad Europea del Atlántico .Admission profileThe degree is aimed at people who are clear about their professional and personal goals, who contribute maturity and contribute to mutual enrichment with the rest of their colleagues. This is intended to provide candidates with a context in which to develop a profitable long-term relationship with classmates, professors, alumni, and the institution.
In general, candidates to study at the University must meet the following qualities:Leadership: the University expresses its interest in candidates capable of working as a team, with self-confidence, with initiative, capable of working under pressure, with communication skills and a high sense of ethics.
Academic trajectory and professional motivation: candidates must have completed their access studies to the Spanish university system within a reasonable period of time and with satisfactory academic results. Likewise, certain previous professional experience is considered positive, as well as any other complementary training that the candidates have carried out and contribute in the application.
Languages: given the international and global nature with which the University is intended to provide, the command and use of the English language, as specified below, is an admission requirement that is valued during the admission process. Likewise, non-Spanish-speaking students who enter the university must prove the level required to study in Spanish. In any case, any other language will be valued as a differentiating element during the admission process.Personal characteristics:Entrepreneurial spirit.
Leadership.Objectives in their training:A prestigious international institution.
Flexibility in the curriculum.
Innovative learning methodologies.
Personalized teaching: small groups, tutoring systems.
Practical approach oriented to the labor market: workshops, conferences, internships.
Exchange programs with world universities.
Integral formation.In addition to the general data of the students of this University, the students of the Degree in Food Science and Technology will respond to the following specific characteristics of the degree: Personal characteristics:
The following criteria are indicative and will meet, in any case, the criteria of non-discrimination based on race, nationality, ideology, sex or religion. It will be valued positively:Interest and concern for culture in general, both his own and that of other regions.
Intellectual curiosity and interest in reflecting on the value of intercultural political communication, discovering the reason for the rules about how contemporary societies are organized and how international social actors interact and innovate in their organizational and decision-making modes.
The facility in oral and written expression. International experience through trips or school stays.
The understanding of ethics as the ultimate engine of human decisions.Academic characteristics:
The recommended academic profile is one that meets the access requirements set forth. In addition, an interdisciplinary, inclusive profile is pursued and open to a diversity of possible profiles since we are aware of the richness it brings. The recommended entry profile is that of a Baccalaureate graduate in any of its modalities or who have completed a Higher Level Training Cycle.