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Master's Degree in Agrifood Industry Technology and Sustainability


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Respond to the challenges of today's food industry through sustainability, innovation and research, and promotes change towards more sustainable food production and consumption patterns.


Master’s degree in line with the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

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Why study the Master's Degree in Agrifood Industry Technology and Sustainability?

  • Double professional and research orientation.
  • Internships in companies in the agri-food sector.
  • Advanced training in which you will acquire general and specific skills to successfully initiate and develop activities in the field of the food sector from the point of view of sustainability.

You can do this master's degree with:


Training in competencies


From which degrees can I access the Master's Degree in Agrifood Industry Technology and Sustainability?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Innovation on Food Processes and Products.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural, Food and Rural Environment Engineering (Mention in Agrifood Industries).
  • Bachelor's degree in Food Science and Technology.
  • Other university degrees related to the agrifood field and which provide access to master's degree studies.
  • For those university degrees that are not covered in the previous case, the Academic Committee of the Master's will assess the adequacy of the profile taking into account previous training in that field and / or professional experience in research centers or in the food industry.

What will I be able to work in when I finish the Master's Degree in Agrifood Industry Technology and Sustainability?

  • Agro-food industries: R+D+i, quality departments, especially those committed to innovation in food products and processes.
  • Technology centers and universities: research and results transfer projects, technical advice to companies.
  • Public administration, agencies, consultancies, etc.

Learning outcomes / Competencies

Consult the learning outcomes (study programme 7509)

Consult the competencies (study programme 7501)

Access and admission

Access requirements

To be admitted to the official Master's Degree courses, students must hold an official university degree issued by a higher education institution in the European Higher Education Area or in other countries which entitles them to access Master's degree courses in the country issuing the degree.

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Specific criteria for the Master's degree

If demand exceeds the number of spaces available, students will be admitted according to the following scale:

  • Academic record of the university degree that gives access to the master's degree (up to 5 points). A weighting coefficient (0.25-1.0) will be assigned to the mark on the file according to the affinity of the degree with the subject of the master's degree.
  • Professional experience (up to 2.5 points). Professional work that is related to the content of the master's degree will be valued at up to 0.5 points per year in the case of contracts and 0.25 points in the case of scholarships.
  • Courses received and taught in the agri-food sector (up to 1.5 points.
  • Other merits (up to 1 point). The following merits will be evaluated (weighing the suitability to the subject of the master):
    • Knowledge of languages (demonstrated by official certificate or by courses received)
    • Publications

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Fundación Carolina   Fundación Carolina offers grants to study this Master’s degree.