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1.1 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Application deadline: 15 July 2020
3,000 EUR

Program description

Study Food Hygiene in Latvia

The study programme is aimed to educate highly qualified and creative specialists – Professional Masters with specialization in food hygiene with competence to work in the establishments of food chain as well as in the state services. The Master study programme provides proficiency on safety and harmlessness of food chain, quality criteria of foodstuffs, knowledge on elaboration and maintenance of safety systems of the food establishments, as well as ability for scientific research on food safety. The programme is completed with the elaboration and defense of the Master thesis.

Career prospects and further studies

The graduates work in all kind of establishments of food chain. Master`s degree entitles graduates to continue studies in a respective doctoral programme in the universities in Latvia or abroad.

Why study Food Hygiene at the Latvia University of Agriculture?

  1. You will develop multidisciplinary understanding about management and maintenance of the food safety systems.
  2. You will be offered to participate in research projects and volunteering activities.
  3. You will acquire knowledge and skills on technology of food production, criteria of food safety, quality and hygiene, food infections as well as on legal aspects of international food trade, which allow you to develop your future career in many professional domains.
  4. We offer you an interactive study process with dynamic and experienced academic staff and opportunities of e-learning.
  5. We ensure the student-centred approach to the study process and focus specifically on your needs and interests in each study course.

Admission requirements

Bachelor’s degree or the second level professional higher education in the following groups of study programmes: veterinary medicine, medicine, food technology, agriculture, biology or chemistry. English requirements: IELTS score 6.0, TOEFL score 547, TOEFL-iBT score 76.

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Tuition fees

Tuition fee per year: 3000 EUR


Professional Master in Food Hygiene (Mg.cib.hyg.)

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Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies

Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies (LLU) is one of the leading higher educational institutions in the Baltic States. Offering a wide range of study programs for international students, the university has provided educational opportunities for more than 150 years. In...

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Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies

Lielā Street 2
LV-3001 Jelgava

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