Nutritional Science  Scienze e tecnologie alimentari

General information

Classification of Scholarly Field LM-70 Food industry
Application and Admission Open with entry requirements examination. How to apply.
Course Duration 2 years
Course Attendance Not mandatory
Course Language Italian
Course Location via Celoria 2 - Milano
Head of Studies Mara Lucisano
Course Website Programme Description

Course Objectives

The degree programme is designed to prepare graduates to undertake professional roles geared at the continuous improvement of food products, in terms of both quality and cost-effectiveness, through sustainable industrial processes, assimilating and proposing innovations in the various professional occupations in the sector.

Career and Employment

Graduates are qualified to work in the food industries, in companies engaged in the production, processing, conservation and distribution of food products, in large-scale retail, in public and private bodies engaged in planning, analysis, control, certification and scientific surveys for the protection and development of food products, in training organisations, research offices and as freelance professionals. By way of example, graduates are trained to pursue the following professional occupations:

  • the management of food conservation, processing and commercialisation lines
  • the study, design, management and testing of production processes for foods and related biological products, including waste treatment and by-product recover processes
  • procedures relating to the supply of raw materials and food systems and the distribution of finished products, food additives, etc.
  • production chain quality management for food products, additives, technological adjuvants, semi-finished products, packaging and all other aspects relating to food production and processing 
  • expert and arbitration roles connected with the duties listed above
  • market research and related activities in connection with food production
  • research into and the development of food processes and products.