Food and Nutrition technology

Food and Nutrition technology

Duration of the programme: 4 years (8 semesters) 

Programme description: 

The program is dedicated to doctoral students interested in the deepening their knowledge on and implementing innovative technical and technological tools aimed at improving food quality and the impact of nutrition on the human health. The curriculum in this discipline has been developed with the emphasis on self-development and the ability to solve problems at the basic and applied research. An integral part of the interdisciplinary educational program is the research project with the supervision and guidance of a selected supervisor and publishing the research results in renowned international journals.

The school encourages participation in courses, training and scientific conferences, as well in international exchange programs, which will shape open and innovative researchers. The aspects of functional food, modern analytical techniques and technologies used in food processing constitute a key pillar of the educational program.

Career opportunities:

The graduates have the knowledge and skills in the fields of food technology and nutrition.

The graduates of the PhD programme will be able to choose a career as a member of Research and Development team, nutrition expert, food technology and production consultant, quality controller and food officer at any managerial level. The graduates very often also decide to continue their research path and work in in Poland and abroad. 

Key words:

  • Food biochemistry
  • Food biotechnology
  • Food engineering
  • Food microbiology
  • Food safety
  • Functional food
  • Nutrition
  • Dairy science
  • Meat science
  • Plant science
  • Quality control