⇒ Employment in food industry (R&D, Quality Assurance, Management roles) or a PhD position.
⇒ At least 60% of graduates are hired by the sponsoring companies in the programme.
Innovative, Diverse, Growing Opportunities
There are an abundance of diverse opportunities in the food industry to satisfy any interest, from production and tech support to marketing and regulation. Here are just a few options for food technology grads to consider:
- Product Development: Creating new food products or improving the quality and performance of existing offerings
- Research and Development: Investigating food components or processes by applying scientific principles
- Processing or Preservation Specialists: Improving food systems and applications for added efficiency or quality
- Management: Coordinating the interconnected processes to oversee development, operations and business organization
- Distribution: Focusing on global market systems including logistics, supply chains, import/export and shipping
- Academic Research: Some graduates choose to continue their studies with a PhD, focusing on academic research related to the food industry
European Master graduates typically find employment in the food industry – almost 50% in R&D positions. Quality Assurance, PhD studies and Management positions each account for approximately 10% of the positions taken by graduates.
As far as we have been able to track the European Master alumni careers, it is estimated that at least 60% were hired by one of the sponsoring companies in the programme.