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Learning Opportunity: Food Hygiene - Professional master studies

Food Hygiene - Professional master studies

Course Information

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.

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Duration Information: 

Full time – 1,1 year (1 year 2 month)

Access 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.


3000 EUR per year (2018/19)



Provider Information

Provider Name: 
Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies
Provider Contact Info: 

Liela iela 2, Jelgava, LV-3001
+371 63005684

Qualifications Awarded

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Qualification Awarded:
Professional Master in Food Hygiene